ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

Top 10 Contract Research Organisations (CROs) to Watch in 2016

Posted by Peter Hogg

07/03/16 09:30

Contract research organisations (CROs) have become essential to the pharma, biotech, and medtech industries by supporting clients’ efforts to test, refine, and market the latest pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Our list of the world's top CROs profiles the industry's leaders and emerging companies. 

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

How to get a clinical project manager job

Posted by Theodora Savlovschi-Wicks

15/12/15 11:44

Getting a clinical project manager job (CPM) can be a challenge. While there is a need for CPMs, there are also a great deal of senior, principle, and lead clinical research associates (CRAs) that are striving to reach the CPM level. With this competition, it is critical to understand the necessary skills and experience required for attaining a CPM role. It is also important for professionals to be aware of the various pathways that can lead to a successful career as a CPM.

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Topics: Career advice, Applying for jobs, Networking, Clinical research

The benefits of freelance clinical research jobs

Posted by Neil Winn

13/07/15 12:20

Contract jobs are commonplace in the field of clinical research and are often a necessary way for pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organisations (CROs) to manage their workforce. Are concerns about job stability justified or do the benefits of working as a freelancer outweigh the risks?  

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Topics: Contracting, Career advice, Clinical research

Will Apple Watch and ResearchKit transform your clinical research job?

Posted by Peter Hogg

16/03/15 11:06

Apple has now entered the healthcare industry with a product that has been described as a "game-changer". With their revolutionary sensor technology and ability to capture vast amounts of data, the company that brought us the iPhone is well placed to make a significant imprint in medical devices and clinical research. But what does this mean for your job?

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Topics: Career advice, Life sciences news, Clinical research, Digital health

How to get a job as a clinical research associate (CRA)

Posted by Peter Hogg

18/02/15 10:54

A career as a clinical research associate appeals to many because it can be rewarding and varied. ProClinical receives a high number of applications to our CRA jobs, but what separates the successful applications from those that are rejected?

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Topics: CV writing, Career advice, Applying for jobs, Training & Qualifications, Clinical research

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training: Helping you find your next clinical research job

Posted by Peter Hogg

20/01/15 08:30

As patient recruitment for clinical trials hit 3 million in 2014, pharmaceutical professionals need to ensure that their skills and training are up-to-date with the latest regulations. Having recent Good Clinical Practice training on your CV bolsters your job application and could help you to secure your next role.

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Topics: Career advice, Training & Qualifications, Clinical research