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Demand for Medical Device Talent Still Outpaces Supply

Demand for Medical Device Talent Still Outpaces Supply

CareerBuilder’s Supply and Demand Insights tool shows that available U.S. talent supply for key medical device roles is meeting just a small portion of the demand.

Across three common medical device roles, Sales Representatives and Industrial Engineers registered the most significant talent shortfall with supply meeting just over 10 percent of demand.

 
 
 

Pharma Talent Demand Outpaces Supply

Pharma Talent Demand Outpaces Supply

According to CareerBuilder’s Supply and Demand Insights portal, from February 2017 to July 2017, U.S. pharmaceutical talent supply met only a portion of demand.

Across four common pharmaceutical roles, Medical Scientists (except epidemiologists) registered the most significant talent shortfall, with supply meeting 8.2 percent of demand or less.

 
 
 

9 things you need to take off your resume right now

9 things you need to take off your resume right now

Some resume mistakes are straightforward. Bad grammar, spelling mistakes and inconsistent formatting—they're all simple enough to spot if you keep your eyes peeled.

But then there are other kinds of resume mistakes. The ones that you don't realize are wrong!

Here are 9 things you need to take off your resume right now...

1. Your date of birth or graduation year
Many studies on unconscious bias have shown that even seemingly innocuous details like your DOB may have an effect on your chances. No one needs to know how old you are or the year you graduated from school. Just leave them off.

 
 
 

Houston Jobs Market: 2017 Year-to-Date Review

Houston Jobs Market: 2017 Year-to-Date Review

Whether you’re an executive at a Houston business in need of a recruitment strategy or a candidate looking for a job, it’s important to understand the realities facing your industry and local economy. Here we’ve gathered the most recent news and predictions for hiring and employment in Houston:

Houston Before the Storm

The most recent employment figures available preceded the devastation of the region by Hurricane Harvey:

 
 
 

Six unusual, real-life questions asked by hiring managers in job interviews

Six unusual, real-life questions asked by hiring managers in job interviews

Even if you are well-prepared for a job interview and have rehearsed your answers to common questions, sometimes a hiring manager will ask an unusual question to see how you can think and respond on your feet, as well as find out more about your soft skills and cultural fit.

Here are six real-life examples from Glassdoor of unusual questions people have been asked in job interviews, and how to answer them if they come up for you:

"If I were talking to your best friend, what is one thing your friend would say you need to improve?"

 
 
 

Washington D.C. Jobs Market: 2017 Year-to-Date Review

Washington D.C. Jobs Market: 2017 Year-to-Date Review

Whether you’re an executive at a Washington D.C. business in need of a recruitment strategy or a candidate looking for a job, it’s important to understand the realities facing your industry and local economy. Here we’ve gathered the most recent news and predictions for hiring and employment in Washington D.C.:

In the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, total employment outside the agricultural industry grew by 83,100, or 2.6 percent, between July 2016 and July 2017. Employment in the region, which includes Arlington and Alexandria across the Potomac in Virginia, outpaced national employment growth of 1.4 percent for the same time period.1

 
 
 

Are vision and values holding back your corporate culture?

Are vision and values holding back your corporate culture?

Vision isn’t 2020. In fact, in a world where change and uncertainty are now a constant, can anything be as incongruous as a vision?

During the 2000s, all leaders were implored to dream up engaging and powerful visions. At my previous company, I remember being given a piece of flipchart paper and challenged to draw a visual representation of a world changing vision:

To be the best………..

To be the world leader in…………

 
 
 

How to Thrive in the New World of Work

How to Thrive in the New World of Work

In a nutshell, the New World of Work can (arguably) be defined by a series of challenges facing modern organizations:

  • Business model disruption – the impact digital technology is having on business transformation and change
  • Managing a multi-generational workforce – the workforce will soon be made up of four different generations, all with contrasting attitudes and expectations regarding work
 
 
 

Dallas Jobs Market: 2017 Year-to-Date Review

Dallas Jobs Market: 2017 Year-to-Date Review

Whether you’re an executive at a Dallas business in need of a recruitment strategy or a candidate looking for a job, it’s important to understand the realities facing your industry and local economy. Here we’ve gathered the most recent news and predictions for hiring and employment in Dallas:

The Economic Impact of Hurricane Harvey

While Dallas was not in the direct path of Hurricane Harvey, the massive flooding in Houston and along the Gulf Coast is likely to have a lasting impact on the economy in Texas and across the country. The shutdown of oil and gas facilities could cause gas price increases of up to 25 cents per gallon. Houston evacuees are arriving in Dallas and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is prepared to shelter up to 5,000 people.1

 
 
 

Call Center Hiring Supply & Demand Update, August 2017

Call Center Hiring Supply & Demand Update, August 2017

Call center representatives are on the frontlines of your business from troubleshooting customer issues to finalizing sales. Right now, the call center industry is seeing a shortage of available talent, and the industry is only project to grow through now and 2024. (Deloitte)

From February 2017 to July 2017, the available call center talent supply met only a portion of demand. Below is supply and talent demand data sourced from CareerBuilder’s Insights portal.

 
 
 

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