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Apr 01, 2005
By Pharmaceutical Executive

OVERVIEW

Building a World-Class Workforce
Pharma must cope with the challenges of recruiting, training, and developing new leadership—and filling some pretty big shoes—amid fierce competition.
Sibyl Shalo, Senior Editor

RECRUITMENT Confessions of a Corporate Headhunter
After 30 years in the business, a veteran recruiter realizes her profession is broken and suggests being more client-focused as a fix.
Denise DeMan Williams
Bench International

Candidate Care
Even if you don't hire them, treat job applicants as VIPs or suffer the "tell 10 people" consequences.
Bob Hennessey
The Hennessey Group

TRAINING & EDUCATION Found in Translation
Pharma's global expansion has introduced new challenges to building teams across cultures and languages. Here are 12 practical tips to overcome them.
Jorge Arteaga, MD
Alter Translation Services

Educational Exchange
Partner with an institution of higher learning, and reap the rewards of true symbiosis.
Michelle Reece, CMR Institute
Barbara Lockee, Virginia Tech

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MVPs
If you were to lose two to five percent of your employees, who would you protect? Those are your multi-culturally adept "most valuable performers."
William Roiter, EdD, MVP Research Group
Daniel Williams, Leadership Communications

Life After Big Pharma
As manager of Korn/Ferry's biotech practice, Stephen Israel sees the future of pharma marketing pros, and it's not necessarily at the top of Big Pharma.
Sibyl Shalo, Senior Editor

BACKPAGE The Business Case for Diversity
Abbott Labs is the only pharma company (out of 22) to place within the top ten most diverse companies in DiversityInc's 2005 Top 50 competition.
Sibyl Shalo, Senior Editor