Tag Archives: biopharma

Hiring Tip #49: Clarity

Having clarity in the job offer to begin with can prevent all manner of problems, from “fall-off” when that perfect candidate has to come back over and over [..]

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Nitty Gritty of compensation

Compensation is only one of the many tasks of HR.  Irv, Lisa and I discuss some of the parts and tools you use to keep all that going. [..]

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New to the industry PostDocs: What do they need to know?

You have openings in your R&D team that require a PhD.  You would be fine with recent PostDocs, if only….. We know that the current recruiting methods are [..]

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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:

I suggest … Read more »

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What should we call the “hiring manager”?

Recruiters and HR people use the term “hiring manager” for any top person in the organization who needs a spot filled. Read more »

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3 Places to post

  Places to post for life sciences, diagnostics, therapeutics or medical device candidates 1. BioSpace.com  is focused on Biotech/Pharma, Medical Device/Diagnosics, Clinical Research and Academic/BioMed.  It is a [..]

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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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