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Executive Search Firms Remain a Valuable Resource

With the rumored threat of an economic recession not likely to take hold in the very near future, the talent shortage continues to greatly impact companies attempting to increase their workforce. The longer it takes to fill an open position, the more costs increase. Not to mention the cost of...

Recruiting Non-Local Life Sciences Talent in 2020

70% of employers in the Life Sciences industry expanded their workforce in 2019, according to a BioSpace Life Science Community Survey. This means that recruiting and hiring talent within that space is increasingly challenging and competitive. Unemployment is at an historic low. We are currently in one of the longest...

10 Hiring Trends to Watch in 2020

With continued record-breaking unemployment rates, increasing incomes, and more unfilled jobs than ever, the overall state of the employment market remains strong moving into 2020. Also, it is expected that the US-China trade war will subside, and consumer spending will continue, promoting overall economic and job growth. As sited by...

Startup Success Strategy: Hiring the Right Team

In the past it was extremely challenging to open a successful business without a massive amount of investment/capital. With the advanced technologies and innovations accessible today, new organizations (startups) pop up every day all around the world. Unfortunately, for many of these new businesses, success is not in the cards....

The War for Biotech Candidates Increases Along with Salaries

Since its inception in the 1970s, the biotech industry has grown tremendously and made huge advances. The industry has gained even more momentum over the past decade and continues to develop. Sara Radcliffe, president and CEO of the California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), stated that “the life sciences sector has...

Are Your Hiring Expectations Realistic?

Hiring talent remains the number one concern of CEOs, as found in the most recent Conference Board Annual Survey. It’s also the top concern of the entire executive suite. Unfortunately, many companies struggle with the search for talent because their hiring expectations are not realistic: There is a big gap...

Why Are Candidates Rejecting Offers?

Companies continue to struggle to attract qualified candidates in the current employment market. That is only half of the battle. The other half is being able to generate enough interest to get candidates in the door for the interview process. Once they do, companies are now facing another, unexpected obstacle:...

2019 Mid-Year Employment Market Update

Staying abreast of the employment market landscape is a crucial part of successfully navigating the recruiting industry. This includes observing trends and economic impacts on companies, hiring forecasts, and job candidate behaviors. Being in the trenches on a daily basis allows external recruiters to focus on what is evolving as...

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