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 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

Today's most inspiring women in the pharmaceutical industry 2017

Posted by Monique Ellis

07/06/17 14:33

For centuries women have been struggling to prove their worth in the realms of science and engineering, but have made significant strides in both the laboratory and pharma business world in the last 100 years or so. In particular, the industry seen a great number of fantastic female leaders emerge who hold positions of power within some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

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Topics: Motivation, Life sciences news

Should a career change be one of your New Year’s resolutions?

Posted by Monique Ellis

05/01/17 14:50

Many studies suggest that people are not likely to keep their New Year’s resolutions. In fact, according to Statistic Brain, only 8% are thought to actually achieve the goals they set for themselves. When it comes to a career change, many will have this at the top of their list. Yet for the majority, the fear of change and the obstacles in between may be too scary a prospect. Here’s why a career change is a resolution worth sticking to in 2017.

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Topics: Career advice, Motivation

5 ways to make the most of your notice period

Posted by Monique Ellis

08/12/16 11:22

Notice periods are often a difficult but necessary phase that you must endure before embarking on a new professional challenge. In life sciences jobs, they can range from 2 weeks to 3 months, so knowing how best to conduct yourself during this transitionary period is vital, especially if the notice period is at the longer end of the scale. ProClinical has composed some tips on how best to manage the time you have left at your current employer.

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Topics: Career advice, Motivation

Three steps to a successful career in pharmaceuticals

Posted by Monique Ellis

28/09/16 15:08

After the difficult process of applying and interviewing for an entry role in the pharmaceutical industry, it’s truly rewarding when you finally secure your first job. Whether you’ve chosen to work in regulatory affairs, clinical research, drug safety or any other type of life science job within pharmaceuticals, you’ve made the first step in what will hopefully be a long and satisfying journey within your chosen field. Here are some steps to follow that will help you to achieve the most successful career possible.

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Topics: Career advice, Motivation, Job satisfaction

How to stay motivated when R&D projects end

Posted by Peter Hogg

12/06/14 16:59

Research and development (R&D) projects differ from most other types of job. There is a high degree of uncertainty and the impact of the final product is unpredictable. But when a product fails to make it to market, has the meaning been taken out of the work that has gone into it?

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Topics: Contracting, Career advice, Motivation, Job satisfaction