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Monique Ellis

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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

When did your employees become disengaged?

Posted by Monique Ellis

24/01/18 15:30

Most new employees are full of enthusiasm and optimism when entering a new role in a new company, and are willing to go above and beyond the call of duty. Whether it's through a sense of appreciation for being given the opportunity, or an effort to prove themselves, the new starter wants to be there, and wants to get results – and it shows! Sadly, the initial buzz rarely lasts very long. Research shows that their level of engagement goes into freefall after just a few months. But at what point did you lose them? Is the job not what they expected, or does the problem run much deeper?

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

What will be the biggest therapy areas in 2022?

Posted by Monique Ellis

17/01/18 16:15

Which are the therapy areas to watch over the next few years? How will long-standing sectors like oncology and vaccines stand compared with figures in 2017? With some therapy areas forecasted to grow in strength year on year, sales in other areas are expected to slow or stagnate. Have a look at which therapies are likely to be on top by 2022: 

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Topics: Life sciences news

What to do if you want a promotion at work

Posted by Monique Ellis

03/01/18 16:35

Want this to be the year that you take the next big step in your career? Navigating the rocky road to a promotion can be tricky. Depending on your industry and company, there may be different processes in place regarding career development. In some cases, there may be none at all. Often, it’s up to you to make a promotion happen.

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Topics: Career advice, Job satisfaction

Top 10 most significant FDA approvals of 2017

Posted by Monique Ellis

20/12/17 15:30

Taking a look back over the year, ProClinical reviews the most significant drug and device approvals by the US Food & Drug Association (FDA) in 2017. Giving a healthy 41 products the seal of approval, the FDA has commissioned a variety of novel therapies and innovative devices that are sure to have a big impact within the industry.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Top 10 blog

The best life science employers of 2017

Posted by Monique Ellis

13/12/17 16:00

Thinking of changing companies next year? This ranking of the top 15 life science employers in 2017 could help point you in the right direction. The findings are based on an insightful report by Biospace that ranked over 1,000 life science companies in the USA in areas that are considered most ideal to life science professionals.

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Topics: Job satisfaction, Top 10 list

Do annual performance reviews have an impact on employee engagement?

Posted by Monique Ellis

06/12/17 15:30

The effectiveness of performance reviews and appraisals is a hot topic of discussion in the HR community. Some claim that the process is archaic and counter-productive while others argue that the principle remains effective but its methodology needs revamping. Just how effective is the performance review process, and does it have enough impact on employee engagement to be worth continuing at your company?

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

The top 10 medical advances in history

Posted by Monique Ellis

22/11/17 15:30

Throughout history, disease has been a subject of fear and fascination in equal measure. However, each revolutionary medical discovery has brought us a crucial step closer to understanding the complex mysteries of disease and medicine. As a result, we have been able to develop medicines and treatments that have been instrumental in saving millions of lives. Here’s a chronological list of the top medical advances in history so far:

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Topics: Clinical research, Digital health, Top 10 blog

3 common CV mistakes stopping you from getting a job

Posted by Monique Ellis

15/11/17 15:30

When it comes to CV writing, you’ve probably heard it all. You’ve been told too many times to check your spelling and to tailor every point to the job description. You can recite your key skills at the drop of a hat. Yet, perhaps what is most important is how your CV fares within the fast-paced life sciences industry. As hiring managers and HR personnel get busier and busier, your CV is the first (and maybe – only) chance you get to impress. While these tricks are nothing new, they have never been more important. Here are a few critical opportunities you may be missing when optimising your CV for that life sciences role you really want:

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Topics: CV writing, Career advice, Applying for jobs

Common chronic diseases that most affect patients’ quality of life

Posted by Monique Ellis

08/11/17 16:00

Seven out of ten deaths each year are linked with a chronic disease, making it one of the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century. Many of the most common chronic diseases such as heart disease, hypertension and diabetes are often linked with ageing populations and unhealthy lifestyles, with 59% of Americans having at least one disease and others having up to four. However, there are several chronic health conditions, such as autoimmune and neurological-related diseases that are becoming much more prevalent, many of which are degenerative and/or extremely debilitating. This article aims to discuss the list of chronic diseases that most affect patients’ daily lives.

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Topics: Clinical research

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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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