• The Workplace Evolution

    1 day ago

    ​As many businesses are finally reopening their doors, the life sciences workplace will be virtually unrecognizable. What short and long-term impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? While the global pandemic will inevitably result in long term transformations to the form and function of the workspace, the short term will mostly b...

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  • Top Trends to Improve your ED&I Strategy

    9 days ago

    ​The global relevance of equity, diversity, and inclusion (ED&I), as a business value and organizing principle, remains a key concern for recruiters and many organizations. ED&I is a powerful enabler of innovation and growth; companies that lead with this progressive course of action, not only address systemic barriers, but drive impactful change within all areas of ...

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  • 5 Self-Care Practices that Put Your Mental Health First

    about 1 month ago

    ​​In light of the anxiety and stress caused by the global health crisis and its fallout, it’s no wonder that many have felt the weight of the past twelve months on their shoulders. Social isolation, video call fatigue, and an increase in employee burnout are some of the driving factors impacting the lives of so many this year. Whether you are struggling to stay motivated, fe...

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  • Talent Moves: Locate and Relocate

    about 1 month ago

    ​Workforce flexibility, employee wellbeing, and the rise of technology dominated talent topics last year and continues to be a focal point for 2021. There is a discussion concerning talent mobility that, in many ways, may have been swept under the carpet on the back of the global pandemic. This raises the question, has the pandemic halted the movement of talent through the l...

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  • Performance Over Presence

    2 months ago

    ​At the beginning of 2020, many life science companies were firmly thrust into a remote working trajectory, a watershed year for digital transformation within the workplace. For the past year, the high-speed mass adoption of flexible working required employers to redefine and re-examine the workplace. If flexible agility, clinical trial innovations, and bioinformatics a...

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  • Locked Down and Upskilled

    3 months ago

    ​The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 has resulted in many becoming accustomed to spending endless time at home. With the days blending seamlessly into the next, how have individuals made productive use of this time during local lockdowns and periods of self-isolation? Some have utilised this new-found time to prioritise self-care, rediscover a particular passion, or ...

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  • Virtual Panel Talk: The Effect of the Pandemic on Productivity in Life Sciences

    3 months ago

    ​Ahead of International Women’s Day, we invited female industry experts to gain insights on how they have managed the pandemic as leaders and what long-term effects we can expect in their field. Hosted by Isabel Kennedy, the panel discussed recent changes to the industry and how this affects productivity in different areas of life sciences.

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    5 months ago

    ​It’s tempting to enter 2021 with blind optimism, eager to put the challenges of 2020 behind us. However, to learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year, we’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflection.

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  • BioNTech Recognises EPM Scientific (part of Phaidon International) as Key Support Partner for Covid-19 Vaccine

    5 months ago

    ​Phaidon International, the parent brand of EPM Scientific, is honoured to be recognised for its part in BioNTech's journey towards a successful vaccine against Covid-19.​The German-based biotechnology company who was the first to bring a successful vaccine against Covid-19 to market, acknowledges key partners in making this historic achievement possible.Ugur Sahin, CEO and ...

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  • EPM Scientific at Virtual.MEDICA 2020

    7 months ago

    ​EPM Scientific exhibited at this year's MEDICA Trade Fair, taking place entirely online as virtual.MEDICA 2020​The world-leading information and communication platform for the medical technology industry took place from 16 to 19 November 2020, and for the first time in its history it was held fully virtually due to the ongoing pandemic.Thousands of medical technology prof...

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  • The Work-Life Rebalance

    9 months ago

    ​We are at a crossroads. The health and wellbeing of the workforce has never been more closely intertwined with the state of the economy.The public health crisis caused by Covid-19 has forced operational change and reflection on the way that people organize and work. Global lockdowns have meant that many companies have shifted to remote working – where they are able to – res...

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  • Why Flexible Working is No Longer a Benefit

    9 months ago

    ​​​Flexible working has been a growing trend for many years; with the outbreak of COVID-19, this trend has reached its tipping point.  For many employers, flexible working arrangements have been the only way to handle the unprecedented challenges the pandemic brought about; with 78% of workers now saying they want increased flexibility in their work moving forward, it will b...

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  • Job Confidence Index 2020

    11 months ago

    In this complex social and economic climate, it can be hard to understand how current and prospective employees are feeling and thinking. Thanks to our expansive network, we are able to gauge the sentiment and aspirations of the life sciences workforce in Europe, and share that vital information with you. The EPM Scientific Job Confidence Index 2020 is a new annual report th...

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  • How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    11 months ago

    ​​Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be. HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.​Anxiety about the workforce is not new: a recent PWC study found 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewhat concerned about thei...

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  • Working from Home is the Key to Diversity

    12 months ago

    ​The Covid-19 pandemic has put working-from-home firmly on the agenda. A recent poll by Phaidon International found that 81% of the life sciences workforce want their employer to continue offering working-from-home flexibility. However, 1 in 5 employees believe their employer would reject any attempt to negotiate a more flexible working arrangement.   Organizations who respo...

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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Ally

    12 months ago

    ​What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every jobseeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals trying to advance their careers, but for members of the LGBTQ+ community recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career ally.​Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need career allies?​While great pr...

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  • Alleviate Video Call Fatigue With These Top 5 Tips

    12 months ago

    ​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For professionals working in the life sciences sector, that might mean more time in front of the camera than you signed up for. Even those who usually have the verve and stamina to withstand back-to-back meetings may experience video call fatigue.Why the video call fatigue?Evolving from social animals, most human commun...

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  • The Five Soft Skills Needed for Remote Working

    about 1 year ago

    ​Working-from-home will likely last long after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. While remote working was already on an upward trend before, it was certainly not the norm. In 2018, only 5.2% of people across the European Union would regularly work from home and in the UK that number was even lower (4.4%). As government lockdowns required most workers to stay inside and work ...

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    about 1 year ago

    ​​​In the European life sciences industry, many hiring managers have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, every job post has been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up. You have revised, rethought, and remade every aspect of your talent acquisition process, several times o...

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  • How to navigate a difficult job market

    about 1 year ago

    ​It comes as no surprise that Covid-19 is dominating the European Life Science market in 2020. Research and projects that are directly aiding the fight of the pandemic are being prioritised, creating immense opportunity for specialised professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device sectors.However, as international markets and the global economy are being sh...

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