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CASE STUDY: Identifying and Hiring a VP of R&D for Biotech Startup, Velvet Therapeutics
CASE STUDY: Identifying and Hiring a VP of R&D for Biotech Startup, Velvet Therapeutics
by Christine Sands
Posted in Biotechnology, Case Studies, Pharmaceuticals
Velvet Therapeutics was looking for an R&D leader to lead pre-clinical development pursuant to clinical trials and ongoing capital formation. Understanding the unique goals of the company, our biopharma team were able to shortlist six talented candidates for a Vice President of Research and Development position in only three months, and received excellent feedback throughout the process.
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Spotlight On Stablepharma: An Interview with CEO and Executive Director
Spotlight On Stablepharma: An Interview with CEO and Executive Director
by Christine Sands
Posted in Career Advice, Pharmaceuticals, Spotlight On
Stablepharma is a novel technology that aims to provide fridge-free vaccines, reduce vaccine wastage and save lives. In this interview, I spoke with CEO and Executive Director Özgür Tuncer, to discuss his role within the company and upcoming plans for the team.
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Spotlight on Pharmaceutical Manufacturing – An interview with Executive Director Business Development EMEA at LabConnect
Spotlight on Pharmaceutical Manufacturing – An interview with Executive Director Business Development EMEA at LabConnect
by Christine Sands
Posted in Career Advice, Pharmaceuticals, Spotlight On
From established corporate giants to innovative start-ups, our 'Spotlight On' series interviews individuals across the medical, pharmaceutical and scientific industries, revealing the driving forces behind their company's success. In this interview, I spoke with Ilka Reineman, Executive Director of Business Development EMEA at LabConnect.
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Creating Careers: Hitting record-breaking fees across the company
Creating Careers: Hitting record-breaking fees across the company
by Christine Sands
Posted in Pharmaceuticals
November is National Career Development Month, encouraging professionals to celebrate their own career development and focus on their future career choices. In this interview we spoke to Ben Conway – Managing Consultant of our pharmaceutical team. 
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Creating Careers: Manager to Divisional Director in 4 years
Creating Careers: Manager to Divisional Director in 4 years
by Christine Sands
Posted in Pharmaceuticals
November is National Career Development Month, encouraging professionals to celebrate their own career development and focus on their future career choices. First up, we interviewed Christine Sands – our Divisional Director of Pharmaceuticals.
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IWD 2022: “It’s all about work-life balance.”
IWD 2022: “It’s all about work-life balance.”
by Christine Sands
Posted in Meet the Team, Pharmaceuticals
For International Women’s Day, we spoke to three of our female senior managers to find out what it is like being a woman in recruitment, how male-dominated the field really is and what we can do to support women. Our second interview is with Christine Sands who heads up our global pharma team.
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2022: The state of play in the US job market
2022: The state of play in the US job market
by Andrew Maddison
Posted in Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals
In this article, we take a look at the state of investment in the market, the size of the talent pool and how this is impacting the job market in the US across the pharma, biotech and medical device industries.
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Addressing the post-Brexit hiring challenges of UK Qualified Persons
Addressing the post-Brexit hiring challenges of UK Qualified Persons
by Christine Sands
Posted in Pharmaceuticals
Before Brexit, the UK could hire QPs from any location within the EU, but now we can only hire QPs based in the UK – resulting in a lack of supply and a rise in day-rates and salaries. We spoke to the Vice President of Quality at a global biotechnology organisation about the challenges of hiring QPs within the UK, and how these might be overcome.
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