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

  • What Scientists Need to Wear in an Interview at a Life Science Company

    Dressing for an interview at a life science company, whether it is a biotech or a pharma, is the same as for any company interview. Even though technical environments can be very casual, scientists should dress professionally for the interview.As a life sciences recruiter, at Clark Executive Search, who specializes in finding scientists and doctors […]

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  • What Biotech Recruiters Look For In A Good CV

    What do biotech recruiters expect in a good CV (Curriculum Vitae) of a life science professional? How do they tell a good CV from a bad one? As an executive recruiter who specializes in finding life scientists and doctors, I review thousands of CVs and over the years I have developed a pattern in my CV […]

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  • How to Find Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Salary Info

    While negotiating an offer from a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company it is important to have as much information as possible about the salary for any given position. If you have been at the same biotech or pharma job for a long time you might not know your true value in the market place. Likewise if […]

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  • Women: Get the Salary You Deserve

    Women in general, including women in the life sciences, the area in which Clark Executive Search recruits, do not get as high a salary as men. There has been much written on this subject including a post I wrote titled “ Women Make Less Money than Men in Pharma & Academia”. Often woman are their own […]

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