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Why Europe’s top Genomics talent should be heading for the States


They say that everything in the USA is bigger, and this is certainly true of its thriving healthcare, medical research and pharmaceutical economies. These industries are well funded and rapidly expanding, exhausting the local talent pools – which is why America is now looking beyond its borders to recruit, particularly in the specialist areas of genomics and healthcare communications.

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One year on from Boston Festival of Genomics – what a difference a year makes


In October 2017, Paramount Recruitment Inc President Eugene McDaid visited the Boston Festival of Genomics to hear about the latest developments in the life sciences scene in the US, meet some of the industry’s movers and shakers, and discover more about the need for top talent recruitment in this rapidly growing sector

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Paramount opens new office in Boston, USA


Specialist recruiter, Paramount Recruitment, has opened a new office in Boston dedicated to the needs of clients and candidates working in the US genomics and healthcare communications industries.

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Why become a freelance account handler in healthcare comms?


A growing number of account handling professionals within healthcare communications are working on a freelance or contract basis. Find out the three main reasons why, and what the benefits are of working on contact.

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Winners from Communique Casino competition receive prizes


The two biggest winners at the Paramount Recruitment sponsored casino at the Communique awards in June were delighted to receive their prizes this week.

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Salary survey presented to MedComms networking group


Dan Clifton, Managing Director of Paramount Recruitment, presented the key findings of the Healthcare Communications Salary survey and workforce insight report to the July meeting of the MedComms networking group.

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Healthcare Communications Salary Survey report published


The 2018 Healthcare Communication Salary and Workforce Insight Report has been launched today and enables companies and candidates in the sector to benchmark salaries and identify key trends within the specialist Healthcare Communications market.

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Golf event supports Cancer Research UK


Paramount Recruitment was delighted to sponsor two teams at the Nuneaton Golf club annual charity event in aid of Cancer Research UK.

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Excellent response to Healthcare Comms Salary survey


We have had an excellent level of response to the Healthcare Communications Salary and workforce insight survey 2018. Nearly 300 healthcare comms professionals have completed the survey to date. The survey closes next week so please spare 10 minutes to take part and ensure that you can benchmark your salary versus the industry.

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Jade Page returns after a year on sabbatical


Jade Page joined Paramount Recruitment in 2011 and, after 5 successful years, she was awarded a sabbatical to allow her to travel and experience the world. She has travelled across India, throughout South East Asia, to Fiji and New Zealand before settling in Australia. She is now working from Perth, WA, on international recruitment within bioinformatics for Paramount before returning to the UK in May. She tells us about her travels and shares how the sabbatical has improved her confidence and awareness.

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Brexit threat to UK Genomics industry


The UK’s position as a world leader within the global Genomics industry could be under threat thanks to Brexit uncertainties about the future working status of EU nationals in this country. Research by Front Line Genomics and Paramount Recruitment shows that 26% of the current UK Genomics workforce are nationals of other EU countries, and this percentage has dropped by 3% since the Brexit vote

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26.8% Gender pay gap in UK Genomics


The average salary for a male worker in the UK Genomics sector is 26.8% higher than the average female salary. This gender pay gap is higher than that in the USA where males earn 19% more than females and in the average of all other countries in the survey where the gap is 12.7%

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Sales & Marketing is highest paid role within Genomics


Sales, Marketing and PR is the highest paid sector within the UK Genomics industry according the Genomics Industry Workforce survey report published this week by Front Line Genomics and Paramount Recruitment

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US genomics salaries are double those in the UK


Genomics salaries for professionals working in the USA are twice as much as colleagues working in the UK. This was one of the most striking findings from the Genomics Industry Workforce survey report published this week by Front Line Genomics and Paramount Recruitment

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Since it was first conceptualised in the early 1970s, gene therapy has been very much considered to be an experimental technique. But recent clinical successes are proving that this cellular level approach could revolutionise the way we treat (and indeed pre-treat) diseases and disorders caused by genetic abnormalities. Here, we take a look at some of the latest breakthroughs and how gene therapy is breaking the mould in the here and now:

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Directors Eugene and Dan, and a seven-strong team from Paramount Recruitment were among the hundreds of delegates who attended this year’s Festival of Genomics in London on 30-31 January 2018. Don’t worry if you didn’t manage to get along, here the Paramount team shares their highlights of the 2-day event at the Excel:

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Paramount Recruitment will be at this year’s Festival of Genomics 2018 in London from 30-31 January to share the company’s unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities to attracting talent within the wider industry, as well as getting to know more of the movers and shakers in the sector. Thinking of going along too? Here’s our top 5 reasons to attend:

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Healthcare Communications, are you GDPR ready?


You may or may not have heard of GDPR, a new legislation intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals. We’ve put together a brief summary of how this will affect the healthcare communications industry and what you need to do to prepare.

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6 Great Books to read this Christmas


The Christmas break is fast approaching, so whether it’s a last minute Christmas present for the Life Sciences professional in your life or you’re just looking for an alternative to the Christmas TV then you’ve come to the right place. Paramount have compiled a list of some of our favourite must-reads to keep your brain ticking over the festive period:

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A look back on 2017 in Med Comms


2017 has been a great year for the Medical Communications industry with so much positive news about growth, expansion, new team members and new offices. We take a look at some of the biggest stories of the year, what’s happened in the sector this year and what it means for next year:

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