Hiring Authorities

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

One Pharma president’s 32nd-floor office has a marvelous skyline view and the experienced industry player sees more than most. But on this particular morning he wanted to know my views. He asked me point blank why we recommend the executives and leaders we did. When searching for a manager or director, what did we look for?   Read More >>

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

Turning frustration into Success In my last column, senior ex-pat executives shared valuable insights into the complex world of the Japanese Pharma industry. I asked them to explain major challenges and the issue of honne was discussed. Honne means true feelings and desires and these inner emotions are often masked. I also asked these 19 senior executives to offer advice to newcomers to Japan and many agreed the most successful executives were able to use Japanese strengths to their advantage.   Read More >>

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

Acceptance, Patience and Persistence The Japanese Pharma industry offers important international experience to expat executives. After their tour-of-duty is completed, foreign-based executives return to HQ having often received a more rounded, and often a more successful global-minded executive.   Read More >>

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 >>

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One Pharma president’s 32nd-floor office has a marvelous skyline view and the experienced industry player sees mo

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Turning frustration into Success In my last column, senior ex-pat executives shared valuable insights into the c

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Acceptance, Patience and Persistence The Japanese Pharma industry offers important international experience to

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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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