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Post the Job or Hire a Search Consultant: Which is Smarter?

When is it smarter to post the position or call your search consultant?

Does this sound familiar?

* One of your hiring managers needs a new employee (to fill a role that has opened or a new one).
* He/she has already asked their people who they know and no one knows the right person for the job (and no one can step into it).
* S/He calls you and says, “We need an X. How soon can you get me one?”

This is my recommendation, based on my 14 years of recruiting experience:

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Outsourcing in the Pharmaceutical Industry – How to Engage, Manage and Monitor CRO Activities

Dan Levy, Guest Blogger  DEL BioPharma Consulting Services for Drug Discovery Programs Dan’s blog In today’s industrial climate, use of contract research laboratories is no longer the exception.  [..]

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Companion Diagnostics? Or just better diagnostic guidance?

The BioScience Forum was held in South San Francisco Wednesday, 11/16 and I had the privilege of hearing Bob Curry speak.  He is the General Partner of the [..]

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How do Biotech firms fill their critical positions?

I’ve done some “market research” lately, talking to the wonderful CEOs and CFOs in “the industry” about what they see coming done the pike and how they plan [..]

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Why should a superstar work for you?

As the market gets tighter, will the superstars be available?  Sure, there are lots of great people who have been downsized or whose last company did not survive [..]

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Green Chemistry and Sustainable Pharmaceuticals

    I didn’t know that “green chemistry” existed until I saw Buzz Cue (BWC Pharma Consulting) speak last night.  Wow!  It turns out that Pharma has more [..]

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DIY Recruiting for the Bio Sciences

If you’re going to conduct a search for a top-level person without using outside resources, here are more guidelines Read more »

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