ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

How to prepare for a management interview at a life science company

Posted by Monique Ellis

18/04/18 14:13

The key to acing a management interview at a life science company is simply smart preparation. If you are well-versed on the type of questions you’ll be asked and the themes that will likely crop up, you’re sure to make a good impression. You only have a small window of opportunity to prove to your interviewers that you’re a talented leader, so make it count!

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Topics: Interviews

6 innovative oncology biotechs in China to watch in 2018

Posted by Tom Tan

11/04/18 15:30

China is home to a quarter of the world’s cancer patient population but has in previous years been behind the curve in terms of developing innovative oncology therapies. However, in just a few short years the Chinese life science industry has rapidly transformed into one of the most watched biotech hubs in the world. It’s now the place to be for life science professionals looking to be at the forefront of scientific discovery, particularly following the explosion of the immunotherapy approach to treating cancer. Here are just six of the most innovative Chinese biotechs to watch in 2018:

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Topics: Life sciences news

How artificial intelligence is tackling neurodegenerative diseases

Posted by Monique Ellis

04/04/18 15:45

Neurodegenerative diseases are a substantial burden on the pharmaceutical industry, let alone for the millions of patients affected worldwide. Common neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and motor neuron disease (MND) seriously impair either physical movement or mental functioning, and are currently difficult to diagnose, complicated to treat and impossible to cure. Could the age of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning be the turning point for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of these debilitating neurological diseases?

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Topics: Life sciences news

Who are the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world? (2018)

Posted by Monique Ellis

28/03/18 16:00

The global pharmaceutical industry reached unprecedented heights in 2017, being estimated at an astounding $1.11 trillion. By 2020, this figure is set to rise to $1.43 trillion. With rising pressure to develop drugs to meet ever increasing global demand, pharmaceutical companies continue to work tirelessly to bring the most innovative and cutting-edge treatments to patients.

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

Become a magnet for talent by creating an exceptional employer brand

Posted by Monique Ellis

14/03/18 15:30

In a world where the best talent can cherry-pick where they work, having a first-rate employer brand is a company’s best shot at securing their future growth and success. What can companies do to create an employer brand that will keep on attracting the talent they need to fuel innovation?

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Topics: Employee engagement, Human capital management, Employer brand

Hannah Cihlar: Passion and perseverance is the key for women leaders in recruitment

Posted by Monique Ellis

08/03/18 12:30

Hannah Cihlar is now one of ProClinical’s most senior female employees following her promotion to Director of Contract Delivery at ProClinical’s office in the USA. In this spotlight interview, Hannah sheds light on what she believes it takes to be a successful female leader in the recruitment industry.

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Topics: ProClinical news

Some of the greatest women in life sciences today

Posted by Monique Ellis

07/03/18 16:50

Over the past few centuries, we have benefitted from many, many incredible discoveries by female scientists. Famous examples include Marie Curie’s discovery of radium which led to the development of the x-ray, and Rosalind Franklin’s crucial work on understanding the molecular structures of DNA. But what about the women who are changing the world of life sciences today?

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Topics: Motivation, Life sciences news

What do big mergers mean for small CROs?

Posted by Monique Ellis

28/02/18 15:10

The last few years have seen a substantial increase in mergers and acquisitions at the top of the global contract research organisation (CRO) food chain. We’ve seen Quintiles and IMS become IQVIA, the acquisition of Chiltern by LabCorp and INC Research merge with inVentiv Health to create Syneos Health. At this high level, the mergers are bound to lead to domination of the CRO landscape, changing it beyond recognition. But what does this mean for smaller and mid-sized CROs?

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Topics: Life sciences news

The most exciting research and development projects in 2018

Posted by Monique Ellis

21/02/18 12:00

In the face of increasing demand for more effective and affordable healthcare, the life science industry is continuously battling to develop drugs and therapies to save and improve patients’ lives across the globe. Using the most technologically and scientifically advanced methods of today, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies are now capable of developing new and innovative ways to treat disease, including many that were previously thought incurable. 2018 and the years beyond bring promise of an exciting period within R&D.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

6 recruitment myths that could be stopping you from getting your dream job

Posted by Monique Ellis

14/02/18 15:30

Have you ever been reluctant to search for a job through a recruitment agency due to widely-held beliefs about how recruiters conduct themselves? In reality, many myths surrounding recruitment have much less truth than you’d think. Recruitment consultants are predominately open and enthusiastic individuals who are dedicated to connecting candidates with their ideal employers. To dispel the recruitment myths standing between you and your dream job, read on!

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Topics: Recruitment

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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