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What Establishes Talent in a C-Suite Recruit?

Posted by Pact & Partners on December 7, 2017

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Placing the right leadership for your organization can mean the difference between simply operating and making a significant difference in the lives of the people you serve. Executive talent is never easy to find, but in the Life Sciences space, it is even more of a challenge due to high burnout and turnover rates. An individual may excel in a clinical setting, but may not be cut out to lead at the c-suite level. In theory, they may seem like the perfect fit–they know your people and the issues you face on a daily basis, they understand the mission and
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Know What You Want Before You Start Recruiting

Posted by Pact & Partners on December 1, 2017

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Before beginning any important task or endeavor, preparation is essential. This stands true for pretty much everything, from professional sports to a presentation for your sales team and everything in between. Knowing what your objectives are before diving in is the key to success. The alternative–not knowing or being able to articulate exactly what you need to accomplish–will only lengthen the process and may require continual adjustment along the way. Since your time is valuable, it’s in your best interests to do some of the legwork prior to setting out, that way, not a moment will be wasted. This philosophy
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Are You a Good Company to Work For?

Posted by Pact & Partners on November 20, 2017

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The recruitment and hiring process is long and complicated. The higher up the ladder you are trying to recruit, the more complex the process and the shallower the gene pool you have to work with. When the talent is that narrow, competition is pretty stiff, and it’s simply not enough to be able to offer a position with a salary and sundry benefits attached to it–you’ve got to stand out from your competition or you’ll risk being passed up for greener pastures. With a largely millennial workforce starting to hit its stride, you almost have to start thinking like one
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How Do Medical Headhunters Find C-Suite Execs?

Posted by Pact & Partners on November 11, 2017

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Finding C-Suite executives for medical and life sciences is a complex task–finding being the operative term, here, because this level of leadership is not simply out there looking for a position. Most, in fact, exist under-the-radar from a medical headhunter’s standpoint, making it even more difficult to identify and recruit top executive talent. Placing the right leadership in these key roles is critical to the long-term success of the organization. Good organizational and cultural fit is directly linked to outcomes and retention, so this is the ideal. The very nature of the type of work and their inherent expectations mean