Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to Look Good to Your CEO and Get a Promotion — Without Cutting Your Recruiting

Succeeding as a hiring manager, particularly in competitive fields like pharmaceutical recruiting, requires that you have strong, positive interactions not only with your own supervisors and executives, but also with job candidates. The successful hiring manager essentially negotiates a sequence of small “sales” as a candidate advances through the hiring process. It isn’t easy, and […]

Top Degree Paths for a Career in Pharma

Clinical research in the pharma industry is growing, particularly in the United States, Europe, India, and China. Because the industry covers such an enormous range of products, there’s no single template you can use against a job candidate to determine if they’re right for such a career. Much will depend on whether you’re hiring for […]

5 Steps to Finding an Inexpensive Recruiting Firm

The possibility of working with a recruiting firm can be intimidating, particularly if you have to stick to a budget during the hiring process. It’s important that you understand that “inexpensive” and “cheap” aren’t necessarily the same things, and this is particularly true for specialists like biotech recruiters. If you need the services of, say, […]

Where and How to Find Quality Hires

Hiring in the pharmaceutical industry has never been easy, but biotech recruiters are especially challenged as more industries bounce back from the recession and face a more limited hiring pool. Many jobs created in the current economic recovery are grounded in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and finding people with the right qualifications requires […]