January 27, 2016

Strategies for a Successful Interview in the Bio-pharma Industry

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The presentation portion of your interview is make or break. If your scientific presentation is poor it is highly unlikely you will get the job for which you are interviewing. To avoid this misfortune there are three actions you can take to increase your chances of having presentation success: Ask the hiring manager for guidance in regards to picking a topic; practice, practice, practice; and anticipate questions and prepare answers.   Ask for help Do not be shy about calling […]
November 9, 2015

PharmaLogics is On a Winning Streak!

PharmaLogics is on a winning streak! In the past few months we were on the Inc. 5000 list and named a finalist for the Stevie Awards and BostInno’s 50 on Fire. This would not have been possible without the support of all of our clients, candidates, and employees! We are so grateful to work with some of the greatest and most talented people in the industry! Thank you everyone!
June 15, 2015

Winning The War For Top Pharma Talent

My dad is an engineer, analytical and precise in every way. Growing up, whenever I went to him with a problem, his fix-all phrase would be, “It’s the little things that matter.” As I sit here now contemplating all that I have learned in the last 17 years of recruiting in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, that phrase pretty much sums it all up. Companies don’t need the best lab equipment money can buy or to offer free lunch and lattes at […]
March 27, 2015

Sealing the Deal: How to Nail Your Onsite Interview

You spotted your dream job on that innovative, up and coming company’s website. You took a red pen to your resume and edited it to showcase all of the core responsibilities of the job description. You crafted an articulate, thoughtful cover letter that demonstrates your genuine interest in not only the position, but the company’s future as well. All of your hard work landed you a phone interview – which you aced – and now you’ve been asked to come […]
November 26, 2014

The Most Important Quality an Employee Can Have

It’s a bold move as an organization to name one non-negotiable character that every employee absolutely needs to have. But it’s crucial to our growth as a company and the success of our staff that every person we employ is coachable. Receiving feedback is a concept that we all learn early on in the classroom and is reinforced throughout our childhood in the home and on the sports field. And it’s a notion that needs to be present in the […]
May 20, 2014

What To Consider in Your Next Offer

Check out this teaser from Megan’s article on what options to weigh when considering an offer, to be featured in the AAPS Newsmagazine’s July issue… Searching for a new job can be an exhausting process and often times the only light at the end of the tunnel is being able to land an offer at the end of it all. While you may be inclined to sign the dotted line right away, and the employer is likely pushing you to do […]
February 27, 2014

Why Perks Matter

While most companies have a principal business goal that they tout as their mission, the underlying goal of every company is to build an organization where people want to work. Creating a culture of appreciation and fun can go a long way in recruiting new talent and retaining your top performers. Employee productivity is a core component to running a business and it’s a no brainer that happier employees are more productive employees. The big question is: how do you […]