ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

The opportunities and challenges for the pharmaceutical industry in 2017

Posted by Emily Walters

21/06/17 16:30

The pharmaceutical industry’s steady growth curve is beginning to shorten in 2017, thanks in part to a few unique challenges that have unfolded recently. R&D productivity has diminished and the pharmaceutical landscape is changing.

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Topics: Life sciences news

Who are the top pharmaceutical companies in the world? (2017)

Posted by Monique Ellis

14/06/17 15:19

Every day the pharmaceutical industry strives to develop better and more effective drugs and therapies to battle the world’s most pressing health problems. Year on year, a collection of ultra-successful pharma giants continue to lead the fight. Here are the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world based on their 2016 revenue:

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Topics: Life sciences news, Top 10 blog, Top 10 list

Today's most inspiring women in the pharmaceutical industry 2017

Posted by Monique Ellis

07/06/17 14:33

For centuries women have been struggling to prove their worth in the realms of science and engineering, but have made significant strides in both the laboratory and pharma business world in the last 100 years or so. In particular, the industry seen a great number of fantastic female leaders emerge who hold positions of power within some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

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Topics: Motivation, Job satisfaction, Life sciences news

Top 10 biggest life science employers in New Jersey

Posted by Darren Whyte

24/05/17 11:17

Hailed as a life science hub, New Jersey is the home to an impressive collection of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, many of which are industry leaders. In 2015, 50% of new FDA approvals came from companies that have a base in the New Jersey region. Employing approximately 116,000 people, New Jersey is a thriving nucleus of life science talent.

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Topics: Career advice, Top 10 list

How to progress your regulatory affairs CMC career

Posted by David Nixon

16/05/17 17:02

Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) is a specific and significant aspect of regulatory affairs, which is found within many different types of company, particularly pharmaceutical companies that develop and manufacture drugs. ProClinical is giving some inside tips on how to progress your regulatory affairs CMC career within pharma.

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Topics: Career advice, Regulatory affairs

What are the leading causes of death in the world and can they be cured?

Posted by Monique Ellis

10/05/17 16:54

Following a survey carried out by the World Health Organisation (WHO), ProClinical has compiled a list of the top leading causes of death in the world. While some diseases are well known for causing high death rates worldwide, there are a few that may come as a surprise. It’s not all doom and gloom though, as the pharmaceutical industry is always striving to develop better treatments and cures for these deadly diseases. Find out more:

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research, Top 10 list

How to resign from your life sciences job

Posted by Monique Ellis

03/05/17 14:43

Handing in an official resignation letter can be pretty daunting. Leaving your job after a number of years can be even harder. After having worked for a company for a long period you are likely to have formed strong relationships within the business; your team may even feel like extended family! This can make the process of resigning from your job tough to navigate. Here are some tips to see you through a difficult time:

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Topics: Interviews, Career advice, Job satisfaction

Is there a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

Posted by Monique Ellis

26/04/17 15:30

Five million patients in the USA. Leading cause of death in the UK. The only disease in the global top 10 causes of death that cannot currently be cured or prevented. It’s no wonder that the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease remains a top priority for the pharmaceutical industry. The important question: will there ever be a cure for Alzheimer’s?

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

Five reasons to use a life science recruitment agency to find a job instead of applying directly

Posted by Monique Ellis

19/04/17 15:30

Life science recruitment agencies are widely misunderstood in the world of job hunting. While many opt to apply directly to employers for jobs, the added value that recruiters can bring to clients and candidates slips under the radar. Although there are some situations where applying directly may be more appropriate, in most cases getting in touch with a life science recruiter will be more beneficial to you.

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Topics: Interviews, Career advice, Applying for jobs, Job satisfaction, Recruitment

What not to do during a life sciences job interview

Posted by Monique Ellis

05/04/17 15:30

Chances are, you’ve had your fair share of job interviews at various pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. You’ve probably been told many things that you must do in order to beat the competition. Yet, how often are you told what not to do? Many interviewees are often unaware of the subtle things that may be standing in the way of them and their dream job.

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Topics: Interviews, Career advice, Applying for jobs

About this blog

ProClinical is one of the leading recruitment agencies in the life sciences sector. Blogs are written by ProClinical recruitment consultants and experts within the recruitment and life sciences industries. This blog features advice on finding new jobs and career planning, as well as life sciences news and hiring tips for employers.

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