A life science recruiter's blog on placing R&D professionals.

  • A Collection of Articles on Career Advice and Innovation in Pharma

    Occasionally I will write about various blogs I have found that have relevant information for the type of candidates I recruit for my niche, the R&D arms of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. I recruit for my company, Clark Executive Search, PhD and MD candidates who are discovering and developing drugs or working in some […]

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  • Big Pharma Outsourcing to CROs and Setting up R&D in China

    This past week I read a few well written posts, that I thought I would share with my readers, about pharmaceutical companies outsourcing more and more of their functions to CROs and building new R&D sites in China. This news is important to my business, Clark Executive Search, as it directly effects hiring decisions both […]

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  • Top 10 Ways to Annoy a Recruiter

      1. Send mass emails Probably nothing is more annoying than to receive a resume or CV from a person that is not in your area of expertise. Candidates just don’t check before sending off a resume to see if their background is in an area that a recruiter does searches in. With today‚Äôs technology […]

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  • Moving from a Career in the Lab to Business Development

    As an executive recruiter who has only placed PhD and MD candidates with my pharma and biotech clients, I often come across scientists who are looking to leave the lab and shift their careers to other functions within industry, especially business development (BD). When they ask me about positions in BD that I am recruiting […]

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