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Written By: morunda | Posted in: Hiring Authorities, We care

Turning frustration into Success In my last column, senior ex-pat executives shared valuable insights into the complex world of the Japanese Pharma industry. I asked them to explain major challenges and the issue of honne was discussed. Honne means true feelings and desires and these inner emotions are often masked. I also asked these 19 senior executives to offer advice to newcomers to Japan and many agreed the most successful executives were able to use Japanese strengths to their advantage.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Hiring Authorities, We care

Acceptance, Patience and Persistence The Japanese Pharma industry offers important international experience to expat executives. After their tour-of-duty is completed, foreign-based executives return to HQ having often received a more rounded, and often a more successful global-minded executive.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Hiring Authorities, Human Resources, We care

As a recruiter for the clinical development area of the pharmaceutical industry, it is always great when you receive a phone call or e-mail from your client saying, “We need Project Managers, Clinical Trial Leaders, CRA’s…and lots of them. Can you help us”?   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Hiring Authorities, Human Resources, We care

As my meeting with the HR Director at a leading American pharma company in Japan drew to a close, he asked if I thought that young Japanese managers would be interested in international assignments. He explained that he had brought this matter up with Headquarters a number of times, and the general consensus was that young Japanese people would only be interested in going to Europe or the United States of America.   Read More >>

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