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The Sunshine Act: Does It Affect How Medical Sales Reps Do Their Jobs?

Posted by , on Oct, 2015 in Education | Comments Off on The Sunshine Act: Does It Affect How Medical Sales Reps Do Their Jobs?

The Physicians Payments Sunshine Act was passed as part of the Affordable Care Act a few years ago and enacted quite a few changes within not only the medical and pharmaceutical worlds but the sales world as well. These new regulations, often referred to as the Sunshine provisions, were intended to create more transparency surrounding the relationships between doctors and medical companies, with the ultimate goal of reducing the impact of marketing on physicians’ treatment decisions. A recent article published in the New York Times uncovered that certain gifts and payments from medical sales reps did, in fact, influence physicians, resulting in higher healthcare costs for patients (medications, treatment options, etc.). It’s almost certain that this type of practice had gone on for many years, either un-reported or severely under-reported. A September MedReps article highlighted a few facts about...

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Don’t Start Data Analytics Training Without This Information

Posted by , on Oct, 2015 in Education | Comments Off on Don’t Start Data Analytics Training Without This Information

Taking training, particularly in an in-demand specialized area such as data analytics and big data, is always a positive step for a new graduate or for a current professional. As with all types of training in New York City or elsewhere in the country, making sure you are completing your data analytics training from a top program is critical. There is little value in taking a training that only provides the basics or that isn’t recognized by the companies you wish to work for. This leaves the student with an important task. This task is to find out as much as possible about the training program they are considering, and to compare it with others to determine which is the highest value and will be effective in helping them in their career. The Curriculum When choosing between data analytics...

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Benefits of ESL Programs in NJ

Posted by , on Sep, 2015 in Education | Comments Off on Benefits of ESL Programs in NJ

Learning and studying English can be challenging, but it does not have to be. There are many resources to help you practice the English language. The best way to study English is through ESL programs in NJ. An ESL program will allow you the opportunity to prepare for exams, learn from experienced instructors, and meet other students like you. Better Exam Preparation Some colleges and organizations require specific exams, such as the TOEFL, prior to admitting students or workers. Studying for the TOEFL and other exams on your own may not prepare you well enough for success. Taking the TOEFL multiple times can be expensive. Therefore, getting a good score on your first try is important. An ESL program is specifically designed to help you sufficiently prepare and pass the TOEFL and other proficiency exams. The courses and modules...

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How Everyone Can Benefit From Hiring a Public Speaking Coach

Posted by , on Sep, 2015 in Education | Comments Off on How Everyone Can Benefit From Hiring a Public Speaking Coach

Effective communication is important in our personal and professional lives. In fact, a survey conducted by the National Association of College and Employers found that a job candidate’s ability to communicate effectively is one of the top qualities an employer looks for in their recruits. The majority of us will freely admit that we are not the best public speakers, and the fact of the matter is that almost all of us can benefit from enlisting the help of a public speaking coach at some point in our lives. If you have been debating about improving your own public speaking skills, the reasons listed below may be just what you need to be convinced to hire your own coach. Becoming a Better Listener When we think of public speaking, we think about hearing ourselves and not so much about...

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Benefits to Obtaining a Paralegal Certification Online

Posted by , on Sep, 2015 in Education | Comments Off on Benefits to Obtaining a Paralegal Certification Online

The recent challenges of colleges and regular universities include higher tuition, budget cuts, and course shortages. These challenges have forced many students to search for new ways to obtain a higher education. There are nearly three million students who are currently pursuing their degrees online. Six million students are currently taking at least one course online to help meet their course requirements. If you want to become a paralegal the best way to obtain your certification is online. Online education has the potential to provide students with an education as close to the on-campus learning experience as you can get. Here are just a few of the advantages of pursuing your paralegal certification online. Course Variety When students take online courses they find that there is more of a course variety online as opposed to on-campus classes. From algebra...

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