• How to Deal With a Toxic Co-Worker

    over 1 year ago

    ​Many roles in the pharma and life sciences sector relies on collaboration and positive relationships with your colleagues to achieve success. However, if you are faced by a coworker who displays toxic behavior such as gossiping or taking credit for other’s work, it can quickly destroy the productivity of a team and slow the progress of your projects. Worse yet, working with...

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  • How to Resign Your Job and Leave on Good Terms

    over 1 year 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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  • Why You Should Always Reject a Counter Offer

    almost 2 years ago

    “We’ll match what they’re offering.” It’s a moment that can catch you off guard. You’ve done the difficult bit, after all. You’ve survived marathon interview rounds, had your experience and expertise challenged, and come out on top – success, you’ve been offered the job! The only thing left to do was to rip off the band-aid and hand in your resignation. Unfortunately, your e...

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  • To Interview or Not to Interview: How to Decide Whether to Go For a Job That May Not Seem Perfect

    about 2 years ago

    Here’s your dilemma: a recruiter or hiring manager has come across your CV or found you on LinkedIn and approaches you with an interview opportunity that you haven’t sought out. The problem is that the role doesn’t seem, well, perfect. It’s not exactly what you want, and you didn’t even apply for it.So what do you do? Do you go for the interview or not?Why it may be a good i...

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  • Can A Mentor Accelerate Your Career?

    over 2 years ago

    ​Recent research shows that 94% of women across a variety of industries feel that mentoring programmes are an important tool for personal and professional development. While many companies do offer formal mentorship schemes, there is still a large number that don’t yet offer it as part of their in-house learning and development initiatives.Professionals are starting their ow...

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  • Relocating For Work? Dos and Don’ts For the Big Move

    over 3 years ago

    ​The thought of relocating for work can make even the most seasoned professional feel a little apprehensive. How do you decide if the opportunities on offer are worth committing to the move?Here at EPM Scientific, we have had years of experience helping candidates relocate within the US and beyond and can advise you on the best way to minimize disruption so you can just conc...

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  • 7 Alternative Ways to Prepare for a Job Interview

    over 3 years ago

    We’re not the first company to write about how to prepare for a job interview - and we certainly won’t be the last. Anyone who has read such an article will know that the usual advice offered is generally pretty standard – research the company, know your resume, prepare some questions to ask etc… However, when attending a job interview, the last thing you want to be is run-o...

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