ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

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

Is low employee engagement damaging your employer brand?

Posted by Monique Ellis

24/07/17 17:21

Employer branding is becoming more and more strategically important for life science companies, both in terms of attracting skilled talent and building a global reputation.

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

Why is employee engagement so important to your business?

Posted by Peter Hogg

17/07/17 18:28

Employee engagement is a vitally important yet often overlooked aspect that is essential to the overall success of your business as well as its people. Having highly engaged employees can transform your company from within, boosting productivity and innovation and encouraging greater collaboration and discretionary effort. It is also fundamental to staff retention and creating a dynamic, industrious working environment.

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

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

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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