ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

What is immuno-oncology? Uncovering the future of cancer therapy

Posted by Monique Ellis

20/09/17 15:30

Hailed as one of the most exciting and unique cancer treatments of today, here’s everything you need to know about this medical marvel.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research

Top CRO mergers and acquisitions of 2017

Posted by Monique Ellis

13/09/17 15:30

2017 has been quite the year for contract research organisations (CROs), with several significant mergers and acquisitions marking the fast-growing trend of CRO consolidation within the pharmaceutical industry.

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Topics: Life sciences news

What is the difference between HEOR and market access jobs?

Posted by Harry Williams

06/09/17 15:30

Health economics and outcomes reach (HEOR) and market access are two separate sectors within a pharmaceutical company, yet they work towards the same goal: helping to gain market approval for a drug by determining how much it should cost, and why. Both fields work together to ensure that patients have access to the drugs they need.

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Topics: Career advice

What makes a successful recruitment consultant?

Posted by Monique Ellis

30/08/17 15:30

Undertaking a career in recruitment is both complex and straightforward. If you have the right attitude and are hungry for success, nothing can stand in your way. However, the making of a truly successful recruitment consultant involves a developed and multi-faceted set of skills that only a few possess.

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Topics: Career advice, Motivation, Recruitment

Why did the best candidate decline your job offer?

Posted by Peter Hogg

24/08/17 11:49

As an employer in the life sciences industry, you know that it is not easy to find the perfect candidate for your vacancy. This makes it all the more painful when you think you’ve found the one, only for them to reject your job offer, setting you back to square one. Through examining the key reasons why candidates turn down job offers, we can help you to allay these costly setbacks and turn your company into one that can hire more of the industry’s top talent.

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Topics: Recruitment, Human Resources, Employee engagement, Human capital management, Employer brand

What is pharmacovigilance and why is it important?

Posted by Kevin Hansberry

23/08/17 15:30

Pharmacovigilance is concerned with only two outcomes: safety and efficacy. Does a drug work and is it safe? It touches on almost every aspect of the drug lifecycle - from preclinical development to post-market surveillance - making it one of the most fundamental functions within a life science company.

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Topics: Career advice

Why medical volunteering could be the most challenging and rewarding thing you’ll ever do

Posted by Monique Ellis

09/08/17 11:36

The world is in the midst of one of the most terrible humanitarian crises in history. With no access to food, medical aid and continued displacement, millions of people globally are at risk of dying as a result of conflict or starvation. Medical volunteering abroad is a fantastic way for medical workers to make a difference to the lives of those who need it most. Here’s why:

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Topics: Motivation, Job satisfaction, ProClinical news

Why do your employees keep leaving?

Posted by Monique Ellis

06/08/17 16:00

What are the reasons your employees leave, and how much is in your control as an employer? The issue of high staff turnover haunts many an employer in life sciences, and for good reason. Employees can leave for a wide range of reasons making it difficult for employers to get to the root of the problem. The trick is to be able to identify the issues and resolve them before employees leave.

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Topics: Human Resources, Employee retention, Employee engagement, Human capital management

What happens when you don't measure employee engagement?

Posted by Monique Ellis

31/07/17 16:00

According to ProClinical’s employee engagement survey, the most successful life sciences companies are those who regularly measure how engaged their workforce is. Organisations that fail to do so will have trouble with staff retention and company growth.

 

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Topics: Recruitment, Human Resources, Employee retention, Employee engagement, Human capital management

The most successful cancer drugs in 2017

Posted by Monique Ellis

26/07/17 15:30

As many as 1,688,780 people in the US alone expect to be diagnosed with cancer this year, leading to an unprecedented and skyrocketing demand for better oncology drugs and treatments. Cancer is one of the most feared diagnosis among patients, with over 200 types of the disease as it can affect almost every organ or tissue in the body.

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