Successful Corporate Transition Of Leadership As Baby Boomers Retire

In the next couple years, one-third of baby boomers in the workforce will be over the age of 65. According to the Bureau of Labor, 41% of the entire workforce will be over age 55. While nearly every industry will…

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Deloitte’s Report of Pharmaceutical Innovation: A Review

In its Measuring the Return from Pharmaceutical and Innovation series, Deloitte reported on its first nine years with a focused examination of the top 12 pharmaceutical companies. Its analysis uncovered declining trends in R&D returns throughout the biopharma industry. In…

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Executive Recruitment Strategies During An Unemployment Crisis

The health and biotech industries are experiencing a boom. As the economy is coming to grips with a pandemic-affected world, these companies in these sectors have continued to operate to meet increasing demands. With unemployment rates hitting all-time highs in…

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Interviewing a Technical Job Candidate–When You’re Not a Techie!

HR directors working in biotech and pharma sectors face some unique challenges. Though experts in human resources and the topics that come under its purview such as insurance and company policy, many HR professionals working in pharma today do not…

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The 3 Worst Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

The job interview process is a unique dance. Candidate, recruiter, and potential employer are engaged in a delicate waltz, with each party having a clear motivation yet none wanting to sacrifice leverage should the discussion lead to a partnership. One…

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4 ways that Contract Research Organizations (CROs) can incorporate a global strategy in 2020

Looking at recent market trends, it’s clear that certain stages of drug development can be outsourced to help reduce spending costs, while also fueling drug discovery. The CRO market is heavily concentrated in North America, and pharma and biotech companies…

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Recruitment for the Contract Research Industry – An Interview with Brandon Miller of Key Corporate Services

Brandon Miller is a Partner, Executive Search & Advisory – Drug Discovery and Preclinical CRO As an executive recruiter, why focus on contract research and the drug development industry? The people in this industry are so fascinating. Many are former…

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Attracting Executive Talent by Understanding the Candidate Journey

Today’s job market is dominated by those who have leverage. Increasingly, that leverage rests squarely within the candidate pool. There was once a time when the employer had the upper hand, sifting through resumes to find the ideal fit for…

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Report: The State of Executive Talent Through 2025

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) recently published a report titled, “Executive Talent 2025: What’s now new and next in global C-Suite talent.” This report is chock full of valuable insights for members of the in-house recruitment…

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4 Trends Impacting the Pharmaceutical Industry

The pharmaceutical industry is used to moving targets. With frequent regulatory changes, updates to patient rights, and the continuously shifting healthcare landscape, understanding how the industry is shifting requires full-time assessment.  For those looking for new roles within the industry,…

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