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

  • Recruiters Have Always Had to Sell

    I read this recruiting article, “ Your Future As A Recruiter: You Better Know How to Sell, Because Most of What You Do Today Will Be Done By Technology” by Dr. John Sullivan a while ago and the title bothered me from the start. The article is mostly written for the corporate recruiter and not a […]

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  • No Recent Posts on Life Science Recruiting? Here’s why.

    I recently got an email from a candidate who liked my blog and wanted my help with finding a new job. He also commented that since there were no new posts on my website blog for many months, he thought perhaps I had gone out of business. Now that got my attention. I never thought […]

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  • The Importance of Thank You Notes

    Thank you notes are an important key to job success and should be used more often by candidates seeking jobs, those marketing for new business, and anyone who wants to impress his boss and colleagues. I am talking about hand written notes, not emails. A written thank you note shows the recipient that you care enough to take a bit more […]

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  • Review: “Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotech”

    The “Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotech” by Andrew Morkes is a well-written introduction to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry for those who are thinking about a career in the industry. It is written for the layperson, especially those who don’t know much about what goes on in pharma and biotech companies. It will […]

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