The Key to Success – Combining Creativity and Knowledge

The Key to Success – Combining Creativity and Knowledge

Late night in the lab, staring at the data and the computer screen, trying to come up with a solution to a problem. Been working on this dilemma for weeks on end, toiling twenty hours a day and just can’t figure it out. The next day I decide to leave early from work...
Common Mistakes Made By Entry-Level Applicants

Common Mistakes Made By Entry-Level Applicants

The definition of an entry-level position has morphed into an entirely different meaning. No longer does entry-level mean you have translatable skills, you are certainly teachable, and you seem willing to stay at this job long enough for the time we invest in you to...
The Cover Letter Makes a Comeback

The Cover Letter Makes a Comeback

Cover The advent of online job board and e-applications in the early to mid 2000s all but killed the cover letter. The impersonal nature of applying online for pharmaceutical or biopharma positions led many to believe that cover letters did not improve or enhance a...
ADVICE FOR FINDING MORE (AND BETTER) CANDIDATES

ADVICE FOR FINDING MORE (AND BETTER) CANDIDATES

In the Biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, it takes more than a big salary to attract, and keep, better candidates. A successful pharmaceuticals recruiting strategy is essential when it comes to finding more, and better, candidates. If it were easy, everyone...
The most dreaded interview question

The most dreaded interview question

This most popular question that always seems to be tripping prospective employees up for years – whether they’re applying for jobs at the local store or at Google. There’s no guaranteed-to-land-you-the-job answer to this question, but there are certainly wrong ways to...