ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

How to get found on LinkedIn by life science headhunters

Posted by Arjun Datta

10/08/16 12:00

LinkedIn has quickly become the most essential source in any job seeker’s toolbox. As LinkedIn’s popularity grows, it is becoming one of the best places for life science and pharmaceutical headhunters to find new candidates. If you are looking for a new position, or want to increase your networking opportunities, keeping an up-to-date LinkedIn profile is essential.

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Topics: Career advice, Applying for jobs, Networking

How to get a chemical engineer job in the pharmaceutical industry

Posted by Owen Bach

04/05/16 13:00

Interested in the pharmaceutical industry? We don’t blame you. According to the World Health Organization, “the global pharmaceuticals market is worth US$300 billion a year, a figure expected to rise to US$400 billion within 3 years.” In other words, the pharmaceutical industry is booming, and the growth opportunities are truly endless. As a chemical engineer, you are an integral part to any pharmaceutical organisation. However, since the industry is so hot right now, getting your foot in the door can prove rather difficult.

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Topics: Career advice, Applying for jobs

How to get a clinical data manager job

Posted by Peter Hogg

01/02/16 10:30

Searching for a clinical data manager job can be difficult. Skilled clinical data managers are in great demand; however, when looking for positions, find roles that relate to your individual skills and past experiences. Additionally, it is key to understand the professional requirements for clinical data managers to focus your career and address undeveloped skills. There are many ways to find yourself in such a role, and being aware of these pathways is the first step towards a successful career as a clinical data manager.

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Topics: Career advice, Applying for jobs

How to get a clinical project manager job

Posted by Theodora Savlovschi-Wicks

15/12/15 11:44

Getting a clinical project manager job (CPM) can be a challenge. While there is a need for CPMs, there are also a great deal of senior, principle, and lead clinical research associates (CRAs) that are striving to reach the CPM level. With this competition, it is critical to understand the necessary skills and experience required for attaining a CPM role. It is also important for professionals to be aware of the various pathways that can lead to a successful career as a CPM.

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Topics: Career advice, Applying for jobs, Networking, Clinical research

How to get a medical information job

Posted by Rebecca Merson

23/11/15 16:58

Working in a medical information job can be an excellent way to enter employment within the pharmaceutical industry because it offers a unique insight into the products, patients, medical professionals and internal teams within a pharmaceutical company. It can help you to gain the experience that will enable you to enter other medical roles in the future. Here are our tips on how to get a medical information job and how it can benefit your career. 

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Topics: Contracting, Career advice, Applying for jobs

Is Cambridge the new centre of the UK pharma industry?

Posted by Peter Hogg

08/09/15 15:29

The UK has one of the world's largest pharmaceutical industries, steeped in both history and innovation – two things that it shares with the city of Cambridge. With an increasing number of pharmaceutical companies choosing Cambridge as the site of their global or European headquarters, could the city be set to become the new centre of the pharmaceutical industry in the UK, or even Europe? 

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Topics: Applying for jobs, Life sciences news

Pharma's top 10 employers and job creators revealed

Posted by Peter Hogg

29/07/15 18:23

A recent industry report of employment in pharma highlights some interesting findings as to which companies are creating the most new jobs in the pharmaceutical industry. Here we can reveal who the biggest employers are in pharma, and which companies have been busiest with their recruitment. 

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Topics: Applying for jobs, Life sciences news, Top 10 blog

Five things that pharma companies always look for on your CV

Posted by Peter Hogg

29/06/15 15:16

There are many variables when it comes to the exact skill set that is required to fill any given vacancy, but there are certain desirable skills that are almost universally in demand by employers in the pharmaceutical industry. Employers will spend most of their CV review time looking at employment history and education; here we tell you exactly what they are looking for. 

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Topics: CV writing, Career advice, Applying for jobs

How to get a job in regulatory affairs

Posted by Peter Hogg

10/03/15 12:03

Regulatory affairs is a vital function in safeguarding the health and wellbeing of millions of people worldwide but regulatory affairs jobs can be a difficult to attain for graduates and even those looking to move from other specialities with relatable skills. Here's our advice about how to get your foot on the ladder and start your career in regulatory affairs.

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Topics: Career advice, Applying for jobs, Training & Qualifications, Regulatory affairs

How to get a job in recruitment

Posted by Laura Sparrow

03/03/15 15:52

ProClinical is a life sciences recruitment company that was originally built on employing individuals with a degree in life sciences or experience working in the pharmaceutical industry and training them to become recruiters. But what makes recruitment such a great career, and how do you get a job as a recruitment consultant?

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Topics: Career advice, Applying for jobs