ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

How to prepare for a clinical research job interview

Posted by Arjun Datta

27/07/16 10:00

 Preparing for any interview can be a trying experience. Let’s face it, interviews are difficult and often there is a lot riding on their success. In order to be successful in any interview, preparation is key. When interviewing for clinical research jobs, interviews pose a unique challenge that may require additional preparation. Below are our five tips to make sure that you are properly prepared for a clinical research job interview.

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Topics: Interviews, Career advice, Clinical research

Questions to ask before, during and after your job interview

Posted by Peter Hogg

11/07/16 10:11

Interviewing can be a stressful process for anyone. If the interview goes well, you could be changing the trajectory of your career in the life science industry. However, if you say the wrong thing, dress incorrectly or can’t manage to deliver a concise answer, you will be left back at square one. Three of the most important things to do in any job interview are: have proper body language, demonstrate you’re up for a challenge and ask questions. Knowing what to ask can make or break your interview. Asking the right questions can help you to prepare, impress your interviewer and even help you to decide if the job is right for you. Here are some key interview questions to ask before, during and after a job interview. 

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Topics: Interviews, Career advice

How to prepare for a video interview

Posted by Peter Hogg

19/04/16 23:00

In today’s web-dominated world, top pharmaceutical companies have grown to embrace the ease and accessibility of online tools and technologies to connect with applicants. Not only has online recruitment taken over from traditional sourcing practices, but video conferencing has completely changed the landscape in which recruiters and hiring managers conduct interviews.

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Topics: Interviews, Career advice

Tips on how to get a quality assurance job

Posted by Lizzie Blount

05/04/16 15:30

The quality assurance job market is now as competitive as ever, which begs the question, “how do I stand out from my competition?”. Competition is fierce and you need to make sure that you have the right tools at your disposal to not only land an interview but also successfully get a job offer.

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Topics: Interviews, CV writing, Career advice

How to prepare for your regulatory affairs job interview

Posted by David Nixon

14/04/15 09:30

Interview preparation is key to being able to properly represent yourself to a potential employer. In regulatory affairs there are some key aspects that employers consistently look for in a job interview. With a bit of groundwork, you will be able to show these skills and increase your chances of getting the job.

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Topics: Interviews, Regulatory affairs

How to answer competency-based interview questions

Posted by Daniel Smart

18/08/14 08:31

At some point in your life sciences career you are likely to be interviewed by someone using competency-based questioning. Understanding the methods and reasoning behind competency-based qestioning will enable you to give strong and effective answers.

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Topics: Interviews, Career advice