It’s inevitable that at some point during a recruitment process you will receive details about the same candidate from two or more different agencies. While this situation can be a little awkward, there’s no obligation to choose the first one that lands in your inbox.
For candidates on the lookout for new job opportunities, enlisting the help of a recruiter is a great way of finding out about the latest roles available in your specialism and getting you a foot in the door with the companies you want to work with. However, it’s worth being mindful that there are some recruitment agencies out there who can actually do your career more harm than good....
As a leading specialist recruitment agency, Paramount understands the importance of getting the right people in the right jobs to maximise the success of a business. These principles are equally as applicable to Paramount’s own operations, and over the last 17 years owners Daniel and Eugene have established a culture which values a job well done, encourages development and rewards success. Here, we take a closer look at what its like to be part of the Paramount team.
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
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.
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.
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
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%
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
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
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:
Figures from the Office of National Statistics suggest that almost 2 million of us now work from home, accounting for 7 percent of the UK’s working population1. With more employers than ever before embracing flexible working options, a growing number of healthcare communications professionals could find working from home is a perk of their job. Here, we take a look at the pros and cons of being a homeworker:
The way we are incorporating DNA technology into our daily lives now goes well beyond medical discoveries, as organisations explore increasingly innovative and commercial ways to utilise genetic science. Based on what DNA is being used for now, the future possibilities are many and varied. Here’s our top 5 of the most interesting uses of DNA which are here now, or soon will be
Candidates who are in high demand often know they are, and so use this to their advantage when looking for the next step in their career. Usually, they will be contacted regularly by recruiters selling them opportunities or asking them what they would move for. We always recommend taking the time to speak to a specialist recruiter as you may be surprised to hear what opportunities are available.
Have you ever stopped to wonder whether you are doing a good job? Not in terms of whether you are carrying out your role to the best of your ability or impressing your boss, but a good job. One which is actually making a difference to the world or helping your fellow humans.
British Science Week is taking place from 10-19 March, 2017, encouraging people of all ages to get involved in science, technology, engineering and maths events and activities. So with the spotlight firmly on science and technology this week, Paramount’s Eugene McDaid has put together his top five scientific discoveries and inventions of all time:
The second annual Festival of Genomics was held at London’s ExCel Centre (31 January - 1 February) to provide a showcase for the ground-breaking research, technology and advances in medicine that this innovative field of study is producing both here and around the world. One of the key themes of the two-day event was on integrating data and how this can ultimately bring the benefits of genomics to patients, faster. Here, we take a closer look at the major talking points:
It is often said that the world is getting smaller – air travel, the internet and advanced communications make it easier than ever for us to build relationships with people and businesses around the globe, and the pharma industry is one sector which has certainly thrived as a global entity. Fancy broadening your horizons with your next career move? If you do, here’s our guide to working abroad: