ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

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

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

How to get the right people in place for the MDR and IVDR

Posted by Luke Webber

04/12/17 14:30

In an already competitive market for talent, the task of assembling a highly skilled workforce to carry out your compliance plan for the new medical device regulations will be no easy feat. Getting the right people in place will undoubtedly affect your existing workforce, but the most important aspect to consider will be the additional personnel you’ll need to set your company’s compliance plan in motion. Here are some steps to follow to get the right people in place for the MDR & IVDR:

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Topics: Regulatory affairs, Human Resources, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing

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

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

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

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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