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Written By: morunda | Posted in: Hiring Authorities, Human Resources, We care

As a recruiter for the clinical development area of the pharmaceutical industry, it is always great when you receive a phone call or e-mail from your client saying, “We need Project Managers, Clinical Trial Leaders, CRA’s…and lots of them. Can you help us”?   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Hiring Authorities, Human Resources, We care

As my meeting with the HR Director at a leading American pharma company in Japan drew to a close, he asked if I thought that young Japanese managers would be interested in international assignments. He explained that he had brought this matter up with Headquarters a number of times, and the general consensus was that young Japanese people would only be interested in going to Europe or the United States of America.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Hiring Authorities, Interviewing, We care

I often ask directors what percentage of their challenges are technical compared with people-oriented. In most cases the breakdown is 60% people and 40% technical. Yet anecdotal evidence suggests that most employment interviews focus on technical considerations rather than examining a candidate’s character, personality, background, and attitude.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Hiring Authorities, We care, Your career

I left the recent NAPS conference angry and frustrated after listening to Don Schmincke defiantly explain that success in our companies is not about mastering processes, metrics, goals, or strategic analysis. Hadn’t I just filled three exercise books with notes on exactly that, ready to fly home to Japan to change the face of recruiting?   Read More >>

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As a recruiter for the clinical development area of the pharmaceutical industry, it is always great when you rece

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As my meeting with the HR Director at a leading American pharma company in Japan drew to a close, he asked if I tho

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I often ask directors what percentage of their challenges are technical compared with people-oriented. In most case

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I left the recent NAPS conference angry and frustrated after listening to Don Schmincke defiantly explain that succ

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Over the last 10 years, there has been one constant challenge for recruiting in Japan’s pharmaceutical industry,

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