• How Big Data Impacts Life Sciences Hiring

    over 2 years ago

    ​Pharma and biotech are digitizing.Historically, natural resources have driven the global economy, what the OECD calls the “real wealth of nations”. However, this wealth-model has changed because for the first time in human history we can measure the details of our life at scale.  What is big data?The term ‘big data’ is used to describe extremely large sets of data that, due...

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  • Is Remote Working the Missing Ingredient in Your Recruitment Offering?

    over 2 years ago

    ​What’s the best way to attract and retain top talent in pharma? Increasingly, flexible working is being prioritized by candidates alongside pay, conditions and development opportunities. Employers who enable remote working communicate trust to their employees – and the reward is often a boom in productivity.The increasing shift towards remote workingAccording to the 2017 St...

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  • The Rising Demand in the Orthopedic Implant Market

    over 2 years ago

    ​The orthopedic devices industry is growing fast. By 2020, the sector is expected to rank third in sales, after cardiology and in-vitro diagnostics.[1] It’s an industry that offers rewarding careers, too, with strong demand for individuals who can use cutting-edge technology to improve patients’ lives.Why is the orthopedic implants sector growing?Medical innovation and an ag...

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  • Move Over California – Boston Is Now the World’s No.1 Biotech Hub

    over 2 years ago

    ​Biotech is booming in Boston. Massachusetts is now the number one biotech hub in the world, overtaking closest rival California. As a recent MassBio report[1] makes clear, biotech industry jobs have grown 28% in the last 10 years – and not by chance. The Boston metropolitan area, including Cambridge, Worcester and Waltham, has been doing all it can to attract the best talen...

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  • The Candidate Experience and its Role in Successful Hiring

    over 2 years ago

    ​Are you focused on the candidate experience?What makes the perfect interview process? The right format? The right panel? The right questions? These are all important factors to consider, but none of them are as significant as the candidate experience.So are companies giving the candidate experience the attention it deserves? Ask job seekers what they think and the answer wo...

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  • The Case for Working Remotely: Pharmacovigilance Professionals in the US

    over 2 years ago

    ​Introduction Pharmacovigilance professionals already work virtually. Whether liaising with patients and healthcare providers to collate data or reporting to regulatory agencies, pharmacovigilance professionals are communicating through global channels to best provide an overview of a product’s benefit-risk profile. Remote work is a natural step for this profession, yet we f...

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  • The Growing Importance of Quality in the Medical Device Industry

    over 2 years ago

    ​When it comes to medical devices, what's the cost of quality? It could be as much as $36 billion, according to research by McKinsey & Company which suggests the total direct cost of quality is between 6.8% and 9.4% of industry sales.[1] That’s equivalent to between $26 billion and $36 billion each year. One-third of that amount is ensuring good quality, the remaining tw...

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  • The Demand for Regulatory Affairs Candidates

    almost 3 years ago

    ​Why Regulatory Affairs (RA) candidates are increasing in demandThe accelerated use of technologies in life sciences, such as stem cell research, gene therapy, mobile medical devices, and cloud computing, makes it likely that regulatory uncertainty will continue. Life sciences will need to continue to push forwards effective risk and compliance programs, for example through ...

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