The Importance of Being Awesome and What It Really Means

Wake up and smell the reality around you. Remove the desire to be deceived. The news, whether you call it fake and despite which outlet you prefer, is slanted. It has some bit of truth, and a ton of opinion couched as fact, all designed to elicit emotion by using extremes.

Mark Twain said, “You can kill the truth easily, but a well told lie will live forever.” This, in reality, all points to perspective and perception; and we have all heard, “Perception is reality.”

Really, we all do perceive the world through our own eyes. In reality, we all see things a little differently. No matter your perception, reality could care less. Reality does not change. It does not adapt to our viewpoints. It is what it is. It is non-negotiable. That’s a fact.

Reality is the truth. The acceptance of reality, in other words, is dealing with the truth, and that is a moral obligation, not an option. Unfortunately, the truth often becomes a piñata for those who refuse to accept it

https://cercatalent.com/2020/the-importance-of-being-awesome-and-what-it-really-means/

9 Ways Being a Standout Will Benefit Your Career or Brand

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This post is devoted to standing out, to being different, and thinking outside the norm. It is to encourage everyone to occasionally be a round peg in a square hole. It is meant to celebrate the nonconformists, those others think a little “crazy “, the revolutionaries, the visionaries, the renegades, the mavericks….those who just see and do things differently. It is for those who always Take a Walk on the Wild Side and who wonder, “Why fit in when you were born to Standout?!” –Dr. Seuss.

Today, challenge yourself and others to push the envelope, become inspired to test the limits, learn exactly what it takes to be different in the right ways, and empower each other to show the world that you were fearfully, wonderfully and uniquely built to make a BIG difference.
Leap out in front

Why is nonconformity and standing out from the crowd a good thing? Most of our lives, we are told to get in line, follow directions, and spend a great deal of time trying to fit in

https://cercatalent.com/2020/9-ways-being-a-standout-will-benefit-your-career-or-brand/

Should You Hire for Sales Skill or Technical Acumen?

The question plaguing many hiring managers — not just in the Clinical Research and the Genomics and Genetics Diagnostics spaces, but indeed in all businesses — is: “Should we hire a candidate with technical expertise and train them in becoming a great sales person; or, should we hire a candidate with a strong sales background and train them in technical and product knowledge?

Making a hiring decision to address all the needs of your business takes forethought, patience and insight. You may find yourself asking whether you should focus more on sales or technical experience throughout the process, but the truth is, both are integral to success.

In fact, research shows that sales experience is more important long term, while technical expertise is more important short term. Let’s go into more detail.

Some say truly good sales people are harder to find than those with technical expertise, being that the ability to sell comes more naturally to those with certain innate traits t

https://cercatalent.com/2020/should-you-hire-for-sales-skill-or-technical-acumen/

Furnace Service Edmonton – Legacy Heating and Cooling

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Living in Edmonton in the winter months, your home heating system is the largest energy expense.

Did you know that on average, a furnace accounts for about 45 percent of the average Edmonton family’s energy bills?

A great way to ensure your furnace is both running properly and operating as efficiently as possible is to schedule regular maintenance and periodic checkups.

In Edmonton, most wait until a furnace problem exists. Yet in most cases, a problem arises after damage has already begun. To catch a problem early ensures that your equipment remains fully functional and operational, no matter if it sits for weeks without use, or is used 24 hours per day.

With regular care, you’ll experience less downtime. This simple checklist will help you maintain the life of your furnace.

Clean or replace your filter

The filter in your furnace serves a crucial job in the process of delivering warm air throughout the rooms in your home. A

https://legacyheating.ca/furnace-service-edmonton/

Why Talent Branding is Key to Your Recruiting Strategy

We find that Talent Branding plays a major part in how companies and brands are perceived. Organizations, like Glassdoor and others, are working to define the brand of many companies in the market today, but why would you want someone else making these important, even crucial, decisions for you and your company?

This “new” idea of Talent Branding has been kicked around for years. Some say it’s the overall look and feel of the company (including on-line); others say it’s the internal pulse on how people like or dislike the organization, and some even say it’s complete nonsense.

Our findings are that it is so important that your company’s livelihood might just depend on it. People can dictate the success or failure of an organization, so it’s safe to say that the attraction of the right talent to an organization is the catalyst for the final outcome, whatever that may be, for the overall company. The best recruitment, then, marries talent to brand.

https://cercatalent.com/2020/why-talent-branding-is-key-to-your-recruiting-strategy/

Molecular Instrument Sales

Clinical Diagnostics Sales / Molecular Capital Equipment Sales – Infectious Disease

The Company:

An industry leader in the business of Infectious Disease diagnostic instruments and reagents, this company is in search of its next President’s Club Award winning Sales Specialist in their Michigan territory.

The Opportunity:

This position is responsible for selling clinical capital equipment in the Large Hospitals and reference laboratories in the assigned territory. The primary responsibilities for this position will be to grow the already current base of existing customers while continuing to maintain the current customer base.

The qualified candidate will be rewarded handsomely for their effort, as the total package will include a base and commission plan, company car allowance, computer, mobile telephone, paid vacation and access to a company 401k program.

https://cercatalent.com/2020/molecular-instrument-sales-infectious-disease-3/

Recruiter News – How Relentless Grit Helps You Win

When most people think of Nike, they tend to think of super athletes who Just Do IT! Folks like Michael Jordan, Mia Hamm, LeBron, Federer, Sharapova; maybe a few fallen stars, like Lance Armstrong and Pistorius; those on the rise again, like Tiger; controversial ones like Kaepernick; and now, a lost star, who showed us an 81 point game and 30 points in one quarter (twice) could be real things. The world will miss Kobe.

But when Nike employees picture someone, they still think of a scrappy, 5’9”, 139 lbs mustachioed runner named Steve Prefontaine, otherwise known in running circles as Pre. Prefontaine was the prized pupil of the company’s co-founder, Bill Bowerman, from his coaching days at the University of Oregon. His spirit is the cornerstone of the company.

He competed in every race as a life or death experience, and was fond of saying, “Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it.” His philosophy and style were to run without limits, to test t

https://cercatalent.com/2020/how-relentless-grit-helps-you-win-recruiter-news/

what is the microbiome – ProgenaBiome

ProgenaBiome™

A genetic research lab whose interest is to understand the clinical implications of the microbiome. Our broad array of specialties allows us to look beyond fecal transplant to examine other fields of medicine in which dysbiosis could be the culprit of disease.

In collaboration with leading physicians in multiple specialties, spearheads the movement of validating, verifying, and clinically applying its sequencing data, to better understand the microbiome.

We are taking the microbiome to the clinical level to better understand disease, so that it may be better treated and prevented.
Call (800) 380-7764

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Malibu Microbiome Meeting

Beginner’s Guide to the Human Gut Microbiome

Moderator: Sabine Hazan, MD

Microbiome 101

Speaker: Neil Stollman, MD (UCSF)

Objective: Become familiar with the human gut microbiome and its role in health

Making sense of metagenomics

Speaker: Andreas Papoutsis, PhD (Progenabiome)

Objective: Understand methods used to study the composition and function of the gut microbiome.

Disease associations (cause or consequence)?

Speaker: Sabine Hazan, MD (Progenabiome)

Principals guiding research, regulation and product development

Moderator: Howard Young, MD, PhD (NIH)

Connecting the dots: how scientists elucidate mechanisms of microbial influence.

Speaker: Howard Young, PhD (NIH)

Objective: Understand principals guiding investigations around human immune and gut microbial interactions

Taming the Wild West: Developing Standards for Microbiome Research and Product Development

Speaker: Scott Jackson, PhD (NIST)

Objective: Describe the importance of standards for microbiom

https://malibumicrobiomemeeting.com/topics

Dr Sabine Hazan – Can Our Microbiome Treat Mental Disease and Other Illnesses?

Dr. Hazan has done 150 clinical trials in the last 15 years. She explained that we have in our gut up to 100 trillion microbes and that there are more than 150,000 species of them—some well-known, others not so well-known.

Dr. Hazan’s theory is that, just like Penicillin was discovered from the growth of mold, all gut bacteria, gut fungi, and viruses might have properties that have yet to be discovered.

She is currently analyzing the gut microbiome of people with chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic constipation, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, recurrent urinary tract infections, psoriasis, Lyme’s disease, Alzheimers’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, autism, colorectal cancer, obesity, and several other conditions. In doing so, Dr. Hazan is discovering that patients with certain diseases have a very different gut microbiome than people without any disease.

But first let’s take a look at what a microbiome looks like, from Dr. Hazan’s point of view:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/heal-the-mind-heal-the-body/201912/could-our-microbiome-treat-mental-disease-and-other