What Is a Senior Programmer’s Job in the World of Epidemiology?
A Day in the Life of a Senior Programmer “My job is like a puzzler. I’m given a puzzle and I put it together. When I finish a puzzle, it’s like finishing a journey. You start off confused. You don’t know where you’re going. You have no idea how it’s going to end up. The…Read More
Work/Life Balance Tips for Senior Programmers in Epidemiology
And a Bad Habit That Will Keep You on Top of Work With no day ever the same, and difficulty to schedule tasks for when it suits you best, how does a senior programmer in epidemiology ensure a healthy work/life balance? Nghi Ly, Senior Programmer at SimulStat, is lucky. She’s a great multitasker and juggles…Read More
SAS Tutorial: Tips to Use SAS More Effectively
Streamlining SAS Programming Professionally In this 5-minute SAS tutorial, Stanley Yuen shares his tips for using SAS more effectively. “Sometimes, programmers can get stuck into programming only one way. This can be a real problem when you encounter coding that isn’t very recognizable,” says Stanley. “You must have some flexibility and willingness to learn new…Read More
SAS Tutorial: Productivity Tools for Programmers
From Google to GitHub, Bruce Kayton Shares His Productivity Tips For programmers, this SAS tutorial outlining the best productivity tools will help to keep work on track. This is crucial when you’re working to a deadline, or on a piece of code that is essential to the efficiency and accuracy of work to be done.…Read More
Chat with SimulStat Recruiters and Business Developers during PharmaSUG 2021 Virtual Conference
The SimulStat team will be available for live one-on-one chats from our virtual booth during the upcoming PharmaSUG conference May 24-27, 2021. Learn about our flexible FSP solutions varying from small scale support to large project teams. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear about benefits of our contract staffing services. Whether you have a…Read More
How Does a Biostatistician Keep Up With Changes to Their Role?
7 Strategies to Turn Challenges Into Opportunities As a biostatistician, you can be sure that changes in processes, procedures, and regulations will affect your work. You’ll need to be adaptable as the responsibilities and duties within your role evolve. While change can be invigorating, it can also be demoralizing. Especially if it forces you to…Read More
How Do the Best Biostatisticians Work Remotely the Best?
11 Tips to Boost Your Productivity When You Work from Home Some biostatisticians thrive in the remote working environment. If you’re working from home and are finding it difficult to adjust and remain focused, or your job isn’t delivering the work/life balances your thought it would, these tips will help you achieve all the promise…Read More
Overcoming the Challenges of Life as a Remote Statistical Programmer
Maximize Your Work/Life Balance Potential When Working from Home Working remotely as a statistical programmer offers some fantastic benefits. You can take advantage of greater freedom and flexibility. You don’t have a long commute to work. You can work anywhere, and improve your work/life balance. However, working remotely also has its challenges. For example, you…Read More
Screening Resumes: How Do You Know You Are Getting the Talent You Ask For?
The Application Checks That Build Trust Screening resumes is a process that many employers hesitate to do, or simply don’t have time to do. It’s also a function that we take very seriously at SimulStat. When we hire, we must be certain that candidates have the technical skills and experience you expect from our biostatisticians,…Read More
5 Mistakes Interviewers of Statistical Programmers Make (And How to Avoid Them)
Hone Your Interview Technique to Hire More Effectively Interviewing statistical programmers is not part of your daily job. In fact, it’s something you do only rarely when you need to hire. Therefore, your interviewing skills are, at best, rusty. At worst, they are almost non-existent. If you present well as an interviewer, you are more…Read More