The importance of setting goals

Many people think goals are a necessary evil while others have their goals mapped out in incredible detail.  Why do some people have such disdain for them while others eagerly embrace?  I believe it’s because they see the value in goal setting and with our fast-paced world, now is more important than ever.  If executed[…]

Employee Retention

Employee retention is addressed every day in conversations, articles, postings, etc. Why is this topic of such importance? Companies spend thousands of dollars and countless hours recruiting candidates, on-boarding employees and training them with the ultimate goal of retaining them.  And yet, article after article states that people, especially millennials, will only stay in a job for[…]

The easiest way to address a talent shortage

Several years ago there was so much top-tier regulatory talent on the market that companies could take their time making hiring decisions.  It truly was an employer’s market.  Unfortunately, some companies are still taking too long, losing out on a much harder to recruit talent pool.  In fact, recently several companies told us they have[…]

Time and Respect for It

      Every year time seems to move faster and faster and in the world of Life Sciences, it accelerates even more rapidly.  It seems that almost every day we hear of a new company, a merger or acquisition, a drug failure, and so on.  And then we watch how everyone scrambles (the media, investors,[…]

Change is Coming, whether we like it or not

The word “change” can emit a range of emotions from fear, anxiety and anger to anticipation and excitement. But change really just represents a transition from a known to an unknown.  Every year we see enormous changes in life sciences and that trickles down to regulatory affairs.  Sherry Keramidis’ interview regarding her 20-year career with[…]