Medical Specialists Are Most Likely to be SuedRead the rest of this entry »
Lawsuits are a fact of life in American business and that includes medical practitioners. Among all the various specialties, it's not much of a surprise that surgeons are sued more often than most other specialties. But equally as vulnerable -- and this may be something of a surprise -- OB/GYNs and women's health specialists are as often the subject of a malpractice suit.
A Medscape survey of some ...
Report: Traditional Drug Selling Is Becoming 'Obsolete'Read the rest of this entry »
The future of pharmaceutical sales marketing will look very different in the next decade from what it was in the last. These changes, which began to take shape even before the start of the Great Recession, are accelerating, leading, says a PricewaterhouseCoopers report, "to a new marketing and sales system with a smaller, more agile and smarter sales force."
Among the headwinds that are forcing drug makers to change tactics ...
Cybercrime Becoming Banking's Biggest WorryRead the rest of this entry »
Bad credit used to be the biggest worry for banking executives. Now, cybercrime is rapidly overtaking it.
At a roundtable discussion at a conference in New York last week, executives from some of the nation's largest banks said that in the wake of the summer's massive Equifax hack, their fears of a security breach at their institution have intensified.
U.S. Bancorp CEO Andy Cecere was quoted by ...
Tech Hiring May Be Even Harder Next YearRead the rest of this entry »
If you hire IT workers, you already know how hard it is to hire the combination of skills and experience at a price you can afford. Don't expect that to change next year. In fact, reporting the results of a national survey, CIO.com says, "today’s tech talent gap will continue to put pressure on businesses in 2018 to the benefit of those they are looking to hire ...
We Salute Our VeteransRead the rest of this entry »
From all of us at Green Key Resources, we salute you, America's veterans. And we thank you for your service.
Many HR Jobs Predicted to Grow Faster Than AverageRead the rest of this entry »
There's good news for human resource professionals and those planning on a career in the field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the number of new jobs will grow at or faster than the national average over the next decade.
The latest update of the government's Occupational Outlook Handbook shows demand for HR specialists will increase by 7% over the 547,800 recorded in the 2016 survey. That ...
Why Hedge Fund Managers Need to be More Like AmazonRead the rest of this entry »
What do hedge fund managers have in common with the mega-retailer Amazon? Too little, says Peter Hans, co-founder and CEO of the investment marketing and content delivery firm Harvest.
Writing in FinAlternatives, Hans says, "Amazon has succeeded by prioritizing the needs of the customer." However, too many alternatives managers-- a majority, he maintains -- have been so hesitant to change how they do business that they "have become at risk of ...
The City Mouse Is DifferentRead the rest of this entry »
Aesop was on to something more than a moral when he wrote about the dining preferences of the country mouse and the town mouse. Researchers have found that there is indeed a difference between mice living in New York City and those in nearby rural environs.
Here's how they put it in the summary to their paper published in Molecular Ecology:
"Our results indicate that white-footed mice in NYC ...
Bread and Some Filling and You're Celebrating!Read the rest of this entry »
Did you brown bag it today? If you did, heck, even if you didn't, chances are good that you or the person next to you will have a sandwich for lunch. On any given day of the year, 47% of American adults will eat a sandwich.
We tell you this so you can celebrate National Sandwich Day -- that's right, it's today -- knowing you are in good company ...
10 Strategic Tech Trends For 2018Read the rest of this entry »
Artificial intelligence, a sci-fi conceit not that many years ago, is now so much a part of our language it's showing up in ads for household gadgets. If you're wondering what's next, after an AI-powered toaster oven, the international consulting firm Gartner says it's just the beginning.
Car swarms, where intelligent cars talk to each other to make driving recommendations or even take action, is already ...