Category Archives: CFO

For CFOs keeping a close eye on the costs of hiring

Nitty Gritty of compensation

Compensation is only one of the many tasks of HR.  Irv, Lisa and I discuss some of the parts and tools you use to keep all that going. [..]

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Temp vs Search

Temp Staffing vs Search Services I frequently find that people confuse my services with those of a staffing agency. Staffing agencies offer the services of individual contributors (mostly) [..]

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The pain in recruiting

From my discussions with HR people and hiring managers, most feel that recruiting is a pain.  The hiring managers know that they need someone, but are frequently too [..]

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How Recruiters Screen Candidates Using Social Media

Do you use social media to screen your candidates?  Or are there other methods that work better for you?  

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The Pharmaceutical Pipeline Attrition Rates

From Quintiles white paper. Does your company and your people have enough ideas flowing in on the left to provide the outcome on the right?  Does this apply [..]

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6 things to consider when hiring a recruiter

  What 6 things do you consider when hiring a recruiter? What kind of recruiter can the company afford to use for this search? How urgent and important [..]

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What is “unbundled” or “modular” search?

Margaret Dunn, a generalist recruiter from Pennsylvania has written a very nice definition of unbundled search or what is also called modular search.  I’ve been told by clients that it [..]

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ROI of recruiting?

ROI of recruiting is an important measure of HR talent. HR ROI is usually just Revenue – (Expenses – Pay and Benefits)/ Pay and Benefits  which does not [..]

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What tools do you use for recruiting?

When the time comes to hire someone, what tools do you go to most often? Do you start with a preexisting job description? Or start with a blank [..]

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What is Employer Branding and how can it help hire Life Science people?

Employer branding is a hot topic these days – LinkedIn and Forbes are talking about it among others.  But how does that apply to small biocompanies? You don’t [..]

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