If you are thinking about your next career move, chances are you’re already looking at opportunities at the kind of well-known pharma and life science companies which are going to look great on your CV. But what if your next big move was to a start-up? Here, we’ve put together our top 5 reasons why joining a small company can get the best out of you.
How far would you go to help science find a cure for a disease that kills hundreds or even millions of people every year? Most of us are happy to donate money to medical research charities – but what if you were asked to donate your genome, the unique map of your genes and DNA, to scientific research? As the field of genomics continues to grow, this may be a question we are all asked to consider in the not too distant future.
As part of the school curriculum, Arden secondary school in Solihull, West Midlands enlisted Paramount Recruitment to help young people turn their lesson objectives into science.
Digital technology has transformed the way we communicate with each other, putting the ability to call, message and share thoughts at our fingertips 24/7. For medical communications agencies, the global success of digital technology has heralded a major shift away from tried and tested traditional media and methods, and a leap towards constantly evolving online platforms, where only those that adapt and innovate will survive.
Step 1: Diagnosis, Step 2: Treatment – the two cornerstones of clinical practice follow each other naturally, sharing considerations to plan a course of action. But what of initial prevention? What of Step Zero? In their revitalisation of personalised care, supporters of genomic medicine may also change how we utilise preventative measures, and the pharmaceuticals that bring them.
Modern science, perhaps more than any other sphere, benefits from open, interconnected networks of knowledge and of people. We continue to pool larger subject samples, to share more data, and to seek the expertise of specialists across a veritable pick 'n' mix of labs.
Until recently, almost 95% of the human genome was neglected by medical research.(1) Despite completing the full genome map in 2003, researchers were sure that only the coding genes – that active 5% – played any role in disease. The full gene sequencing that once took 13 years can now be done in a day, however, and it is only with this leap in technology that the enigmatic 95% has come in to focus.
For those in search of employment, the job application process can become second nature. Certainly, according to a recent article by Indeed (1), applicants are focusing less on dedicated 'job seeking' time, and more on a constant readiness to apply throughout the day, as new opportunities arise.
Since the introduction of the first therapeutic monoclonal antibody product in the 1980’s, antibodies are now dominating the biopharmaceutical market and are the fastest growing class of therapeutics.
Recent reports have shown the UK recruitment industry has acquired more agencies than in the US. In a report by Ciett 2014 Economic Report it shows there are around 18,000 agencies in the UK compared to 17,000 in the states.
Moving into 2015, the HEOR and Market Access industry is looking to be one of movement with plenty of new opportunities arising from a talent acquisition point of view.
My name is Jessica and I’m the medical writing specialist here at Paramount Recruitment. I have over four years’ experience working with a range of medical and healthcare communication agencies across the UK, Europe and most recently internationally.
I have been working at Paramount Recruitment as the Operations Manager for almost 18 months, after previously spending almost 20 years within an outsourced contact centre.
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