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WARNING: Do You Know Where Your Resume Is?

Dec 16, 2011 @ 04:59 PM — by Dan Stiffler | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Resume | Career Risks |

When you press the "send" button and email your resume, or post it on-line, you are no longer in control of who sees your resume, or what will be done with your resume.  Alan Smith, a successful recruiter I had the good fortune to be affiliated with for more than two decades, wrote an article in 2008 addressing the risks associated with the distribution of your resume.  It's only been three years since he wrote the article, but the subject is becoming more relevant every day.

Cardiac Pacemaker Business Model is Broken

Dec 9, 2011 @ 04:51 PM — by Dan Stiffler | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Trends | Cardiology | Implants | Changes |

The current business model for selling and servicing implantable cardiac rhythm management devices is broken.  The model, used by Medtronic, St. Jude, Boston Scientific, and others, is not sustainable in the current health care environment.  It will be even less sustainable as health care evolves in the future.

Pfizer's Lipitor Causing Major Shifts in the Market

Dec 1, 2011 @ 04:46 PM — by Dan Stiffler | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Changes | Pharmaceuticals | Cardiology |

Pfizer recently lost patent protection on its lead drug, Lipitor.  In 2010 Lipitor had sales of $10.7B, which represented 15.8% of Pfizer's revenue.  The ramifications will be widespread.

Unstable Job Market Places a Premium on Saving Money

Nov 15, 2011 @ 05:24 PM — by Dan Stiffler | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Career Building |

Saving money can be critical to building a strong career.