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Why values are important for a startup company
Why values are important for a startup company
by James Webb
Posted in Startups
Your values support your vision, shape the culture of the business and importantly help you make the best hiring decisions. 33% of people surveyed said the startup they worked for does not have clear values, so, what are the key benefits of formalizing your values early on and where do you start?
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CASE STUDY: Helping a life science HR team with technical prequalification
CASE STUDY: Helping a life science HR team with technical prequalification
by Revna Cömertpay
Posted in Case Studies, Scientific and Process Technology
A growing life science company was looking to hire several field service engineer positions across Belgium and France. Due to the company hiring numerous positions, they were struggling to manage the process internally and needed to partner with a recruitment company that could help them to prequalify candidates on a technical basis.
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Why you shouldn’t hire someone just like you
Why you shouldn’t hire someone just like you
by Lewis Wilson
Posted in HR
One of the worst mistakes you can make when hiring is to employ somebody who’s just like you. Subconsciously, it’s easy to hire your double without even realising it. This is a common trait amongst employers, and it’s actually quite natural to do so.
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CASE STUDY: Supporting the European growth of a proteomic company
CASE STUDY: Supporting the European growth of a proteomic company
by Naima Morys
Posted in Case Studies, International Expansion, Scientific and Process Technology
A fast-growing European proteomics company was looking to hire two Business Development Manager roles as part of their major expansion plans across Europe. The company offers a niche product and finding a candidate with specific industry knowledge and experience proved difficult.
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CASE STUDY: Building a US sales team for a startup aligner manufacturer
CASE STUDY: Building a US sales team for a startup aligner manufacturer
by Russell Stones
Posted in Case Studies, Dental, Medical Devices, Startups
A startup aligner manufacturer was looking to launch in the US and as part of its ambitious growth plans, the company needed to establish a field sales team. These roles have been critical to the US growth of the startup and one of our candidates is the top performing sales representative in the business.
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Are companies willing to reduce travel for sales and field-based employees?
Are companies willing to reduce travel for sales and field-based employees?
by Naima Morys
Posted in HR, Scientific and Process Technology
Covid-19 has undeniably changed the way we live, work and communicate. For sales, field service and field application employees, travel restrictions have given an insight into a new way of working. As a result, we are seeing an increasing trend of people looking for a better balance, but is this something companies are willing to offer?
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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 Hawys Evans
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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Should you ever accept a counteroffer?
Should you ever accept a counteroffer?
by Thomas Jones
Posted in Job Search
50% of employees receive a counteroffer when they resign. For your employer, it’s undoubtedly a costly process to recruit your replacement and it is only natural they would try to keep you. But should you ever accept and can the underlying issues that prompted you to explore new opportunities in the first place be resolved by a counteroffer?
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What life science companies should consider for a US expansion
What life science companies should consider for a US expansion
by James Chippindale
Posted in International Expansion, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Scientific and Process Technology
Are you a life science company looking to expand into the US? To find out more about what you should consider, we interviewed Joanne Farquharson, President & Chief Executive Officer at Foothold America, a company that helps businesses around the world to expand into the US market.
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