How to Interview for What Is Essential In Genetics and Genomics Companies Today: TRUE GRIT

How to Interview for What Is Essential In Genetics and Genomics Companies Today: TRUE GRIT

“Tell me about a time when you failed, and what you learned from that experience.” Think of the most successful employees you’ve ever worked with, or the individuals you’ve mentored who excelled, or the leaders you’ve studied who seem to achieve every goal they set for themselves. Undoubtedly, a few common threads woven into their lives are the strength to discover …

Top 7+ Things You Must Consider When Kicking Off Your Mid-Year Recruiting

Top 7+ Things You Must Consider When Kicking Off Your Mid-Year Recruiting

Talent in today’s business environment is the catalyst of success. This is proven time and again by those companies that rank recruiting and talent as their number one priority, year in and year out, and is especially true as we consider the new ways teams and individuals will have to operate to be successful. Companies like Apple, Disney, Nike and …

Top 7+ Ways to Turn the Grind Into the Goal

Top 7+ Ways to Turn The Grind Into The Goal | Recruiting News

Renowned coaches are often asked what the difference is between athletes at the top of their game and everyone else. In other words, “What do really successful people do that most people don’t…or won’t?” Of course, there are the typical responses of genetics, luck, and talent. But there’s an added element most don’t think of…It is the will to be relentless …

How Contributing More to the Success of Others Enhances Your Career

How Contributing More to the Success of Others Will Make Your Career a Masterpiece

To enjoy a fully optimized career, you must make a meaningful contribution to the lives of others. Do this by focusing time and talent on helping others harness their greatest gifts, conquer their biggest fears, maximize their true strengths and capture their largest opportunities. The top job of a leader is to develop more leaders, and EVERY institution needs better …

Top 3 Hiring Myths Holding You Back from Success | Recruiting News

Top 3 Hiring Myths Holding You Back from Success | Recruiting News

It’s hard, if not impossible, to make the hiring process a science. While establishing a systematic approach to hiring can and will improve the outcomes, there is still an art to choosing your next new hire. Every artist has theories about why one hiring selection goes smoothly and another one does not, but as any good manager can tell you, …

Top 7+ Signs You About to Make a Hiring Mistake | Genomics Recruiter

Top 7+ Signs You Are About to Make a Hiring Mistake | Genomics Recruiter

Hiring a new employee is a time-consuming and expensive process that can make human resource and hiring managers feel pressured to cut corners just to get through it. While the frustration is understandable, simply checking the box is a poor approach. A bad hire ends up costing a company in numerous ways, including lost productivity, lost wages, lost revenue, damage …

You’ve Been Downsized From Your Genomics or Genetics Diagnostics Company? Now what?

You’ve Been Downsized From Your Genomics or Genetics Diagnostics Company? Now what?

Oh my! You have just learned that your job has been eliminated or you’ve been demoted from your current role. This is all too common in the current crisis. What do you do? First of all, try not to panic. Downsizing does happen… but not to me, you say? First thing to do is take some deep breaths and move …

Top Metrics to run Mid-Year Diagnostics on Your Recruiting Measures

Top Metrics to run Mid-Year Diagnostics on Your Recruiting Measures

We are about to enter the back half of the year, and whether you are expanding to leap out of quarantine doldrums or are starting fresh, it’s still time for a mid-year review of your recruiting metrics. Determine, today, just how your team has fared since the beginning of the year. Previously, our team created a list of the top hiring …

Top 6+ Surefire Ways to Hire the Wrong Genetics or Genomics Salesperson

Top 6+ Surefire Ways to Hire the Wrong Genetics or Genomics Salesperson

According to Forbes, the U.S. Department of Labor puts the cost of a bad hire at 30% of the hire’s annual salary. In his book, Topgrading, Dr. Bradford Smart estimates the cost of a mis-hire to be much higher than that of Forbes. On the other hand, McKinsey & Co. states that employing a top performer rather than an average performer means much …

Top 10+ Things Your Recruiter MUST Know To Quickly Fill Your Role

Top 10+ Things Your Recruiter MUST Know To Quickly Fill Your Role

Your Recruiters WANT to fill your jobs efficiently and well. Empty roles are costly, and as we emerge from quarantine and start up our recruiting efforts again in earnest, you may feel a bit “rusty”. This article outlines all you need to know in order to ensure your hiring success. It is not specific to internal or external recruiters. Attract, Recruit …

6+ Things Your Future Self Wants You To Start Doing… TODAY!

6+ Things Your Future Self Wants You To Start Doing… TODAY!

Life comes at you so fast sometimes it’s hard to contemplate the future. This recent pandemic we are all trying to emerge stronger from is a striking example of the premise. Now, more than ever, “If you don’t plan to succeed, you plan to fail.” You can’t afford to just drift through life. Your future self may someday look back at …

Phone Training Is Needed For Your Genetics Sales Team Post COVID-19

Phone Training Is Needed For Your Genetics Sales Team Post COVID-19

Many clients have asked what we are seeing from other companies with regard to post COVID-19 sales expectations and how they are preparing for whatever is to be the new normal for those teams. The simple answer is that it is far fetched to think that your sales team will be welcomed back to the hospital with open arms anytime …

8+ Reasons Leaders in Genomics and Genetics Need Mentors

8+ Reasons Leaders in Genomics and Genetics Need Mentors

We just happen to be writing this to you on Top Gun Day. The Navy’s elite pilot training program, officially named the “Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor” program, or SFTI (pronounced ‘siff-tee’), is not an actual school, but rather a graduate level, practical application course loaded with classroom and real-world training and tactics development. It was called Top Gun long before the movie …

Fourth of July from Cerca

CERCA TALENT+ Is Wishing Everyone a Happy and Safe Fourth of July

As the Unites States pauses to reflect on its history, the ideals birthed at its inception, and the strength it projects around the world today, we want to take this time to reflect on the great strength we admire in the companies and candidates we work with and celebrate the upcoming success you will build in the remainder of this …

Diagnostics Account Manager – Sales

Clinical Diagnostics Sales / Account Manager The Company: An industry leader in the business of Diagnostic Instruments and Reagents, this company is in search of its next President’s Club Award winning Sales Specialist in the St. Louis Area. The Opportunity: This position is responsible for selling clinical capital equipment in the Acute Care and Reference laboratory markets. The primary responsibilities …