Recent Hiring and Compensation Trends

Evidence of labor market tightening is seen in declining unemployment rates, rising vacancy durations and less job applicants: February unemployment was at the lowest rate since May 2008 and also declined to 5.5 percent from 5.7 percent in the previous month.1 Economists expect a jobless rate of below 5% by year’s end. 2 The average number of work days from time of vacancy until a job offer is made has increased to 25.7 working days, an increase of 3.5 days from last January. However, more specialized sectors, such as the information sector...

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RomAnalytics is Now WBENC-Certified

Collegeville, PA – August 1, 2014 RomAnalytics is certified as a women’s business enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of the businesses owned and operated by women in the U.S. RomAnalytics recognizes the commitment to supplier diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies today and we can add diversity to your supply chain.

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When to Hire a Pharma Market Research Contractor

The USA Today recently ran an article entitled, “Temporary Jobs Becoming a Permanent Fixture” with the following astounding figures: • About 12% of all U.S. workers have temporary/contract/freelance jobs • The number of temp workers jumped 50% since the recession ended four years ago • 75% of economists the Associated Press surveyed said the rise in temp jobs is a longstanding trend It can be assumed that the market uncertainty felt by many companies has led them to shy away from longer term permanent employee commitments and...

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Roman Consulting Announces New Name – RomAnalytics, LLC

Established Market Research and Analytics Company Changes Name, Reflecting its Core Business Collegeville, PA – February 25, 2013 – Roman Consulting, a provider of market research and analytics specializing in the life science industry, today announced the formal launch of its new name – RomAnalytics, LLC. This change is part of a rebranding effort to emphasize our commitment to the market research and analytics field.  “We pride ourselves on our ability to develop and execute timely and actionable results based on sound market...

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Pharma’s Contraction Leads to Outsourcing Hires

In a study conducted by KPMG market research and analytics were found to be one of the key functions outsourced as part of the development process.  This is logical, especially at the time of opportunity assessment when success of product launch is uncertain and headcount to support the product prior to launch is less likely budgeted.

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