ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

Who are the top 10 medical device companies in the world? (2017)

Posted by Monique Ellis

12/07/17 15:34

The medical device industry continues to gain momentum year on year thanks to progressive medical technological advancement. There are many leading medical device companies that work tirelessly to develop innovative healthcare solutions to fight against the world’s most prevalent diseases, as well as injury and disability. Here is a list of today’s biggest medical device companies based on their 2016 revenue:

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Topics: Career advice, Motivation, Life sciences news, Top 10 blog, Top 10 list

What are the different types of medical device jobs?

Posted by Monique Ellis

28/06/17 15:30

Medical devices jobs vary widely as the industry is split into several categories: orthopaedics, surgical instruments, stents catheters, syringes and hypodermic needles, blood transfusion and IV equipment, and dental instruments. There are also multiple types of medical device companies including pure-plays, conglomerates and combined drug-device companies.

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Topics: Career advice, Job satisfaction

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

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

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

Six ways that working for a contract research organisation (CRO) can be beneficial to your clinical research career

Posted by Monique Ellis

29/03/17 09:00

Many clinical research associates (CRAs) dream of working for one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the world, but may not realise that working for a CRO will also enable you to play a significant role in bringing new drugs and treatments to patients. Working for a CRO can be just as fulfilling, and in some cases more beneficial to your career, as working for a pharma company.

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Topics: Career advice, Motivation, Job satisfaction, Clinical research

Top medical affairs jobs that have great career paths

Posted by Sam Barry

01/03/17 15:00

Are you thinking of a career in medical affairs within the life sciences industry? This is a useful guide for those who have a few years’ experience in a medical affairs role and are keen to know what career paths are available to them.

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Topics: Career advice, Applying for jobs

Top 10 pharmaceutical companies to work for according to Glassdoor

Posted by Monique Ellis

22/02/17 15:07

Glassdoor is a website where employees from companies across the world can post honest reviews about their employers, in an effort to help prospective employees make a measured decision about their long-term careers. ProClinical has analysed Glassdoor to find out which are the best pharmaceutical companies to work for, according to their reviews and ratings.

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Topics: Career advice, Top 10 blog