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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 Real-World Importance of Corporate Culture (12/12/2018) by Don Alexander -   Don Alexander (GeneCoda), Ted Benson and Jerel Bonner (Corralling Chaos) Introduction Crafting and activating corporate culture can be challenging. Many papers, speakers, and books discuss various aspects of corporate culture, from time-worn standards like Jim Collins’ “Good to Great” to new classics like Dan Ariely’s “Payoff”. There are also company founders who are outliers … Continue reading "The Real-World Importance of Corporate Culture"
Commercial Launch, a Time of High Expectations and Greatest Risk (4/13/2018) by Don Alexander -   Recently, I met with a long time colleague, Chris Morrison.  In our discussions regarding bringing novel products to market, I reflected on the many times I’ve witnessed the premature scaling of a commercial sales force and asked Chris to author the following blog to better assist company leadership in assessing the best inflection points … Continue reading "Commercial Launch, a Time of High Expectations and Greatest Risk"
The High Cost of Unplanned Employee Turnover (2/16/2018) by Don Alexander - Many articles I’ve recently reviewed about employee turnover describe various methods to calculate the unplanned turnover costs of an organization.  For example, a study from the Center for American Progress in 2012 cites figures that range from 16% of annual earnings for jobs paying $30k or less up to 213% for very highly paid jobs … Continue reading "The High Cost of Unplanned Employee Turnover"

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