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

  • Ellen Clark, President of Clark Executive Search, in Xconomy Article

    A month or so ago, Luke Timmerman ( @ldtimmerman ) , National Biotech Editor for Xconomy, interviewed me ( Ellen Clark) about my reaction to a NY Times piece which talked about the hoops candidates have to go through to get hired and the time it takes. I had a post mostly completed at the […]

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  • Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

    This review is on the book “ Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves” by George Church and Ed Regis. George Church, PhD is a fascinating Harvard scientist, who I have met at several GET Conferences  and is often mentioned when anyone talks about genomics. His credentials are numerous, but one highlight is that he is the […]

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  • A Hot Biotech Company, Moderna Therapeutics

    I’m writing to introduce you to a hot biotech in Cambridge, Massachusetts that just so happens to also be a client of Clark Executive Search. If you are a follower of FierceBiotech or twitter I am sure you will have heard of Moderna Therapeutics. But if not, here is a bit about them and the […]

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  • It Is All About Timing

    Everything is about timing for both the executive recruiter on a search and a candidate looking to make a career change. Recently timing came into play for my firm and for a candidate I heard about through a human resource manager. First my story: All I can say is time kills deals. I acquired a […]

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