• Global Job Confidence Index 2021

    17 days ago

    The unprecedented global pandemic certainly gripped the Life Sciences industry. Pharmaceutical, healthcare, and biotech companies have been at the front line of managing the crisis. While vaccine manufacturing and virus testing brought the prospect of light at the end of a dark tunnel, the fundamentals of how to compete for talent in this new landscape are a bottleneck faci...

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  • The Virtual Recruitment Landscape: Reset and Reboot

    3 months ago

    The historical events of the past year made most firms pivot and re-evaluate their talent acquisition processes. Despite the resetting of traditional workplace rules, on the back of many businesses continuing to limit travel and in-person collaboration, what can be said for the virtual recruitment landscape then? At EPM Scientific, a subsidiary brand of the Phaidon Interna...

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  • The Workplace Evolution

    3 months ago

    As many businesses are finally reopening their doors, the life sciences workplace will be virtually unrecognizable. What short and long-term impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? What does this guide explore?Short term impactRedesigning the workplace for human healthNegative and positive impacts of social distancingRisk assessm...

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  • Navigating the Talent Challenge Post-Pandemic

    4 months ago

    ​The legacy of the global pandemic and the future of work is yet to be determined. As firms carve out a path forward, there are signs that the flexible working paradigm may be the solution to the impending talent challenge, namely the battle of acquisition and retention. The special Forbes feature, in partnership with our parent company Phaidon International, raises prominen...

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  • Talent Moves: Locate and Relocate

    5 months ago

    ​Workforce flexibility, employee wellbeing, and the rise of technology dominated talent topics last year and continues to be a focal point for 2021. There is a discussion concerning talent mobility that, in many ways, may have been swept under the carpet on the back of the global pandemic. This raises the question, has the pandemic halted the movement of talent through the l...

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  • Legal Recruitment Trends in the Life Sciences Industry

    6 months ago

    Throughout the last year, we saw movements in all industries when it came to the ever-changing legal recruitment market, especially within the Life Sciences space which, in this environment, is more important than ever. Our team, who exclusively focus on the Legal Life Sciences market had had to adapt, like many others, to a new way of working and ensure we continue to supp...

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  • Locked Down and Upskilled

    6 months ago

    The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 resulted in many becoming accustomed to spending far more time at home than usual. With the days blending seamlessly into the next, how have individuals made productive use of this time during local lockdowns and periods of self-isolation? Some utilized this new-found time to prioritize self-care, rediscover a particular passion, o...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in Life Sciences

    7 months ago

    ​More than 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has moved forward slowly in recent years. With diversity and inclusion at the top of the agenda, we explore the current state of affairs for women in color in life sciences and the underlying processes within recruitment that may create obstacles to increasing their represe...

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  • Medical Affairs Recruitment Trends

    9 months ago

    The importance of utilizing value-based research within the healthcare industry to inform decisions on the patient population has increased tremendously since COVID-19 forced us into lockdown. Pharmaceutical companies in the past have relied heavily on data compiled by epidemiologists to forecast which products will have a lasting impact on their consumers’ base. However, d...

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  • Talent Trends in Commercial Pharma Recruitment

    10 months ago

    Commercial Pharma Trends for the New Year The push for multi-channel marketing tactics by pharmaceutical companies has increased drastically since the pandemic-induced lockdown affected our day-to-day lives. Pharmaceutical companies have traditionally relied on salespeople and Medical Science Liaison’s (MSL’s) for one-on-one conversations with physicians and other clients. ...

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  • The Work-Life Rebalance

    12 months ago

    ​We are at a crossroads. The health and wellbeing of the workforce has never been more closely intertwined with the state of the economy.The public health crisis caused by Covid-19 has forced operational change and reflection on the way that people organize and work. Global lockdowns have meant that many companies have shifted to remote working – where they are able to – res...

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  • Job Confidence Index 2020

    about 1 year ago

    In this complex social and economic climate, it can be hard to understand how current and prospective employees are feeling and thinking. Thanks to our expansive network, we are able to gauge the sentiment and aspirations of the life sciences workforce in the United States, and share that vital information with you. The EPM Scientific Job Confidence Index 2020 is a new annua...

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

    over 1 year 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 Micaela Siegel

    over 1 year 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

    over 1 year 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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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    almost 2 years 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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  • EPM Scientific to Moderate Panel at Biotech Week Boston

    about 2 years ago

    ​We are delighted to announce Andrew McNeilis, Chief Commercial Officer, will be moderating a panel this year at Boston BD, taking place on September 10th, 2019. This forum convenes C-level executives to discuss the most pressing business development challenges and opportunities facing the biopharma industry. This conference is a part of Biotech Week Boston, a festival of in...

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  • Launch or License: Taking Your First Product to Europe

    about 2 years ago

    ​For many emerging US-based biotech companies, taking their first product to Europe is a daunting prospect. Directly launching abroad is a difficult path, with many companies deciding to out-license rights for that territory instead. While doing so cuts down risk, it typically reduces profits and inhibits the potential to create a global brand and market strategy; companies ...

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  • Overcoming the Founder's Dilemma: Why You Should Recruit Outside Your Network

    about 2 years ago

    ​Biotech start-ups can be nimble and responsive if they utilize a small, tight-knit, interdisciplinary team. However, the minute work-groups start to expand they are susceptible to the founder’s dilemma. So how can an elite team find the right recruits that will align in terms of their technical skills, experience and vision, as well as their cultural fit? Small teams can be...

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  • Recruiting for Oncology: Top US Trends for 2019

    over 2 years ago

    In the last decade, innovations in cell and gene-based therapies have changed the Oncology recruitment market. So what does a top Oncology candidate look like in 2019?In the lead-up to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual conference, we always take stock of current trends in Oncology recruitment. In 2019 new therapies, like gene editing, are driving the ma...

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