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April 1, 2005

Pharmaceutical Executive

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OVERVIEW

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

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