• The Importance of Employee Retention in the Life Sciences Industry

    about 1 month ago

    ​In the third quarter of 2022 alone, 3.5 millions Europeans decided to leave their jobs. If your life sciences company is already experiencing talent loss or you are concerned about this ongoing trend, it is essential to reconsider your employee retention strategy.In this article, EPM Scientific delves into the common factors contributing to poor retention, highlights the ad...

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  • Transitioning from a Full-Time Position to a Contract Role in Life Sciences

    about 1 month ago

    ​An increasing number of professionals in the life sciences industry are choosing to transition from permanent roles to contract positions, enticed by the potential for higher earnings, the opportunity to become self-employed, and greater flexibility. While the allure of these benefits is undeniable, it's a transition that requires careful consideration and planning for succ...

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  • Advantages of Permanent and Contract Employment in the Life Sciences Sector

    about 2 months ago

    ​If your life sciences company has a vacant position, you might be contemplating whether to opt for a permanent or contract hire. Having a clear understanding of the advantages associated with both choices will enable you to make the most informed decision for your business.EPM Scientific examines the benefits of hiring permanent employees, the advantages of hiring contract ...

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  • Managing Gen Z in the workplace in the life sciences industry

    about 2 months ago

    ​Projected to make up 27% of the global workforce by 2025, Generation Z is emerging as is a force to be reckoned with. Born between 1997 and 2012, this generation is characterized by passionate individualism, enjoying both collaboration and fierce competition, a strong affinity for technology in the life sciences workplace, and pragmatism.However, according to a recent surve...

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  • Key Clinical Research Skills and Experience to Emphasize During Interviews

    about 2 months ago

    ​Much like the broader life sciences industry, the field of Clinical Research is highly competitive, so it's essential to distinguish yourself from the rest to advance your career. One of the most effective ways to achieve this, especially during interviews, is to emphasize your sought-after Clinical Research skills and experience.In this article, EPM Scientific provides ins...

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  • New and Evolving Technological Trends in the Life Sciences Industry

    about 2 months ago

    ​Valued at an impressive $2.83 trillion in 2023, the global life sciences industry encompasses biotechnology, medical technology, and pharmaceuticals, and owes its existence to technology. It's only logical that new and emerging technological trends now wield significant influence over the future of health and well-being.In this article, EPM Scientific delves into the impact...

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  • Key Considerations for Life Sciences Professionals When Switching Jobs

    about 2 months ago

    ​Transitioning to a new job is a momentous decision for any life sciences professional, and requires careful thought and examination of many factors that can impact your long-term career trajectory. In this article, EPM Scientific delves into the critical points that life sciences professionals should consider before making the leap to a new job.Alignment with KnowledgeOne o...

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  • The Overhaul of European Pharmaceutical Legislation: Recruitment Implications

    2 months ago

    The European pharmaceutical landscape is on the precipice of substantial change. The recent draft of pharmaceutical regulations by the European Commission, which will be the most extensive overhaul in over two decades, is set to ripple through various aspects of the sector. From drug availability to environmental considerations, this reform touches on it all. A critical comp...

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  • The Surge of Cell and Gene Therapy in Life Sciences

    4 months ago

    ​In today's fast-paced world of technological advancements, few industries witness as much rapid change and innovation as life sciences. Zenab Nessa, Vice President at EPM Scientific, lends her expertise to shed light on the current state of competition for talent within cell and gene therapy.Cell and Gene Therapy: The Next FrontierCell and gene therapy is a revolutionary co...

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  • Interview & Hiring Guidance

    7 months ago

    ​5 essential tips for employers, hiring managers, and HR on the hiring process in Life SciencesThe interview process, from initial phone call screenings and psychometric testing, to face to face interviews with the hiring manager and onsite tours, can often be a long and laborious process.So it is imperative to keep the interview process streamlined and engaged, to ensure ta...

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  • How to Avoid Bias in Job Descriptions

    7 months ago

    There is overwhelming evidence that companies with diverse workforces perform better on every possible metric, with diversity positively impactingevery level of a business, from the cleaning staff to the board of directors. Bringing in as many perspectives, working styles and experience as possible to a workplace leads to integration, success and growth to those businesses w...

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  • Biologics Hotspots Around the World

    9 months ago

    Discover key manufacturing insights and the dynamic forces reshaping the industryGlobally, the biologics market overall is witnessing robust expansion, causing a surge in the demand for highly skilled Life Sciences professionals.One of the biggest concerns that could impact growth of the sector is talent scarcity and a skills gap. Increasing investments, a rise in R&D activi...

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  • Hiring Strategies & Management in Biotech

    10 months ago

    ​Should flexible working be a staple of job offers, and what are the best questions hiring managers should ask in a job interview?Here at EPM Scientific we hosted an exclusive gathering of Biotech companies to connect and learn from each other, answering the above questions and more. This exclusive round table discussion was led by EPM Scientific Germany experts in Clinical...

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  • Nine top tips to improve your applications for Clinical Development, Drug Safety and Medical Affairs roles

    over 1 year ago

    CV writing is an art in and of itself and can be tricky. Especially as highly specialized talent professional in the Life Sciences, your CV needs to reflect the caliber of your know-how and experience to attract your next challenge. Yet crafting your CV comes with several challenges itself:  ·         How do you handle quick job changes that might give a wrong impressi...

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  • A Career in Contracting

    about 2 years ago

    Our guide, A Career in Contracting, offers those considering the challenge of becoming a contractor or consultant an informative insight on what to expect when making the change. We cover the benefits, challenges, experience required and essential details to help you begin a career contracting.

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  • Global Job Confidence Index 2021

    over 2 years ago

    ​​​The annual EPM Global Job Confidence Index aims to measure the beating heartbeat of the life sciences labor market, their confidence in the economy, securing or finding a job, compensation and bonus, flexible working patterns, and whether the bull-bear factors in employment have altered.

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  • Employee Job Confidence: Is the Grass Greener?

    over 2 years ago

    ​As we look ahead to global recovery and relaunch, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to cast a shadow on many countries and plague economic activity. The Life Sciences sector is a crucial pillar, supporting a wave of economic growth and plugging the gap to solve world health challenges. To continue innovating and fuelling economic activity post-pandemic, the sector needs a str...

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  • The Virtual Recruitment Landscape: Reset and Reboot

    over 2 years ago

    ​The historical events of the past year made most firms pivot and re-evaluate their talent acquisition processes. Despite the resetting of traditional workplace rules, on the back of many businesses continuing to limit travel and in-person collaboration, what can be said for the virtual recruitment landscape then? ​At EPM Scientific, a subsidiary brand of the Phaidon Inter...

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  • The Workplace Evolution

    over 2 years 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

    over 2 years 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 the corp...

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