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

  • Recruiting Challenges for Different Life Science Companies

    There are many recruiting challenges for an executive search firm depending on the nature of the particular clients they are working for. Often the differences between clients will determine the likelihood that a search assignment will end up successfully for both the client and the recruiter. So what are these differences in regards to clients? […]

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  • Headhunter or Recruiter: What’s in a Name?

    People often wonder if it is derogatory to use the word ‘headhunter’ instead of recruiter? I have been an executive recruiter  for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies now for almost 20 years and I don’t mind in the least being called a headhunter. In fact, when asked what I do, I have learned it is easier […]

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  • Google+ and Recruiting

    Another storm is taking over the social media world and that is Google Plus ( google+), in case you haven’t heard. I luckily got in to google+ early even though there was very limited access to begin with. I immediately took to google+ due to its simplicity, seamlessness with other web services, and the ability […]

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  • The Reason I Recruit Scientists and Doctors

    In this post I will explain why I exclusively recruit scientists with PhD degrees and medical doctors. Currently, my company, Clark Executive Search, works in a narrow niche performing searches for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies mostly in R&D and for these jobs high-level graduate degrees are a requirement. However, 20 years ago, when I first […]

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