• Bringing Your Company to Life, Virtually: How to Remotely Onboard New Talent

    6 days ago

    Hiring managers, you put a lot of time and effort into securing a business-critical hire for your life sciences organization. Given the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic, life sciences professionals are essential to help bring new testing, vaccination and treatment options to market. Amid current uncertainty, many teams have decided to onboard a new employee remotely rather th...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    11 days ago

    As the Covid-19 epidemic continues to spread across the US, life sciences organizations will be called on the help research and develop potential treatments and vaccines. With many people working from home at this time, it is more likely that a candidate will be asked to interview via video conference call. Jack Boobyer, Head of EPM Scientific, West Coast, suggests professio...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

    11 days ago

    As the Covid-19 epidemic continues to spread across the US, life sciences organizations will be called on the help research and develop potential treatments and vaccines. Companies will be looking to bring on top life sciences talent to navigate these challenges and bring life-saving solutions to the market. It is an opportune moment to use technology, like virtual intervie...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Thomas Hellen

    25 days ago

    ​What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the life sciences industry? Thomas Hellen, Principal Consultant for EPM Scientific, shares his thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in life sciences?Women in healthcare curren...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Kennedy Stewart

    26 days ago

    ​What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the life sciences industry? Kennedy Stewart, AVP - Strategic Client Advisor at EPM Scientific, shares her thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in life sciences?To me a equal w...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Micaela Siegel

    26 days ago

    What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the life sciences industry? Micaela Siegel, Principal Consultant at EPM Scientific, shares her thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in life sciences?An equal and enabled world ...

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  • How Life Sciences Companies are Solving the Organ Transplant Crisis

    about 2 months ago

    Our modern way of life is the cause and the cure to the organ transplantation crisis. Technological advancements and increasing wealth have led to a booming population that suffers chronic illness, obesity and old age. These factors contribute to a massive demand for organs that outstrips supply. In the US alone, over 120,000 people are currently on the transplantation waiti...

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  • How Artificial Intelligence Furthers Hiring Bias

    2 months ago

    Only 9.9% of the STEM workforce are women of color. Does AI help or hinder the 'double jeopardy' women of color face when seeking employment? So far in this series, Advancing Women of Color, we have explored the obstacles to increasing workplace diversity, as well as the ways that artificial intelligence may help overcome them. In this final guide, we take a more critical da...

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  • How AI Can Boost Diversity Hiring

    2 months ago

    Should more biotech and pharma companies use artificial intelligence ​to increase the diversity of their candidate pools? Only 9.9% of the STEM workforce are women of color, according to the National Science Foundation. As we explored in the first part of this series, women of color are uniquely disadvantaged when seeking employment. From recruiters and hiring mangers, too ...

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  • Scientifically Proven Ways to Beat Blue Monday

    2 months ago

    Have you ever wondered why January feels like such a long month, and more difficult to get through than others? It turns that there is a scientific reason for that, and it results in what is known as Blue Monday, or officially the most depressing day of the year. There are a number of factors, both scientific and environmental which can contribute to the depression associate...

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  • Goodbye Academia: How to Write an Industry Resume

    3 months ago

    ​So, you've decided to leave the world of academia and branch out into industry. With large pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer and Amgen receiving over 2,000 job applications per vacancy, it can be hard to stand out with a compelling resume. How can you market your skills and experience to employers in the life sciences industry? Read our top tips to discover how to write ...

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  • EPM Scientific to Attend BioTech Showcase 2020

    3 months ago

    We are delighted to announce that EPM Scientific will be starting off our 2020 partnerships by attending the BioTech Showcase 2020. This industry-leading biotech event will take place in San Francisco, CA from January 13th to 15th. BioTech Showcase will bring together over 3,700 professionals to learn, network and share expertise on the future of the industry. ​“We are excit...

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  • How to find out your co-worker's salary

    4 months ago

    ​The global pharmaceutical industry has seen huge growth and impressive revenues which can support well-paid jobs for skilled and knowledgeable employees. The life sciences sector has also seen resilient growth, with disruptors and competitors regularly creating new job opportunities.  This provides ample opportunity to seek a pay increase within your company, if you are cur...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    4 months ago

    ​​90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has hardly moved in recent years. A quantitative study by MassBio showed that although women make up half of the entry-level positions in biotech, they fill only 20 percent of senior leadership slots and 10 percent of board seats. While a 2017 study of the US biotech industry by Nat...

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  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    5 months ago

    ​Professionals talk to each other in the global pharma and life sciences sector, and you may find that your reputation already precedes you when applying for roles within the sector. If you quit a role in a sudden and dramatic way which burns bridges, your actions may come back to haunt you. Even if you hate your current role, it is better to leave your employer singing your...

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  • The Signs of Burnout at Work and What to Do About It

    5 months ago

    A 2015 study by the prestigious Mayo Clinic found that 54% of those working in the pharma and healthcare sector showed at least one symptom of occupational burnout. Recognized as a classified illness by the World Health Organization in 2019, burnout is the phenomenon of experiencing a range of physical and emotional symptoms as a result of prolonged stress and pressure from ...

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  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    5 months ago

    ​Turning down a job offer after a long and involved interview process within the pharma and life sciences sector is a difficult decision to make, but it pays not to be hasty when you are deciding where to spend 40 hours a week of your time.  It is important to find the right fit for you, and it pays to take time to evaluate a job offer before deciding to accept or reject it....

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  • Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time and Money

    5 months ago

    ​Hiring and training costs are high in the global pharma and life sciences sector, and hearing a skilled employee is handing in their resignation can strike fear into the hearts of managers. If a worker is truly irreplaceable, it can be a solution to create a counter-offer to keep your employee retained and providing value to your institution.   However, though counter-offer...

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  • How to Resign Your Job and Leave on Good Terms

    5 months ago

    ​Even with the best laid plans, resigning from your role in the global pharma and life sciences sector can be a tough experience. Especially if your role is skilled or senior, your employer may be unhappy to see you leave.  It will be valuable both to your employer and your own professional reputation within the sector to work as hard as possible to help your handover up to ...

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  • How To Survive a Marathon Interview Process

    5 months ago

    ​A 2018 Glassdoor survey found that the pharma and life sciences sector had some of the slowest recruiting cycles, with the average time between application and hire taking an average of 28 days. It can be hard to reach decisions with busy schedules, and so the ‘all day interview’ has increased in popularity to help speed up the recruitment process.  This is where candidates...

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