Market Insights

Posts and articles for life sciences clients

Market Insights

Our knowledge base includes posts and articles for Life Sciences clients seeking to hire exceptional talent.

The Purple Squirrel (6/6/2021) by Don Alexander - Almost as rare as a Yeti sighting, the term “purple squirrel” is used by those in the executive search industry to describe a job candidate with the precise range of qualifications—the right education, experience, and set of skills—to perfectly match an in-demand job’s requirements.
The Trust Equation (6/3/2021) by Don Alexander - Have you considered how trust relates to recruiting, interviewing and hiring? I’ve recently finished The Trusted Advisor by David Maister, Charles Green, and Robert Galford and found one of its concepts to be particularly intriguing as its applications transcend client/service partner situations into other areas of life  – including hiring and recruiting.
Always Be Recruiting (5/23/2021) by Don Alexander - My wife works part-time at a bakery. Although they’ve had some turnover, they’ve recently experienced challenges with hiring staff. We brainstormed a few ideas to help them get back on track, but the one that struck me the most was that they need to be recruiting all the time – whether they have a job … Continue reading "Always Be Recruiting"

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