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We all agree that it is important to continue to learn and try new things.  This may take the form of learning about new technologies, like CRISPR, or software programs that provide new levels of productivity at work. But sometimes it’s important to simply learn more about oneself.  Over the years I have found Myers Briggs, the Four Personality Types and various theories on personality interesting.  They have helped me understand how I communicate and how I may be perceived, and also provide insights as to how others may prefer t...

The biotech job market continues to be strong – good news for companies and employees. Companies are hiring and for the first time in years, I am seeing candidates with multiple competitive offers. It is always important to find the best candidates for your teams, but in competitive markets finding “A” players and taking the time to find the right fit is imperative. There are a variety of hiring guides available but one that I highly recommend is, “Who, the A Method for Hiring” by Geoff Smart and Randy Street. It is an easy airplane r...

I often get requests from hiring managers to provide benchmark compensation ranges and increasingly that becomes more and more difficult, especially for early stage companies. There was a great article in a recent issue of the Harvard Business Review that speaks to this – “Why it’s so hard to figure out what to pay top talent” by Tim Low.

To summarize, he talks about several things including the evolution of “micro-industries”. Over the years the explosion of developments in technologies such as, synthetic biology, next generation sequ...

The Thanksgiving season is upon us which is a wonderful time for reflection. The good news is that slowly, over the last few years, the job market has made significant recovery and for that, we are all thankful. But there is an opportunity for us to improve on the hiring process, from a hiring manager standpoint.

Over the past ten years that I have been a recruiter, I have seen a significant shift in the hiring process and not necessarily for the better. So the blog Anne Kreamer wrote this month in the Harvard Business Review resonates...

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