A career in medical communications is extremely rewarding but it’s not for the faint-hearted with lots of hard work, tight deadlines and keeping up with the fast pace. Katy Binney reveals exactly what it’s like to be Associate Director, Global Corporate Affairs for a multinational pharmaceutical organisation.
It’s an exciting time to work in genomics, and the industry is rapidly growing as new discoveries and ground breaking research pushes the boundaries of modern medicine to unprecedented heights. However if the industry is to sustain this growth, attracting appropriately skilled candidates is essential – and therein lies the biggest challenge to genomics, writes Eugene McDaid.
At Paramount recruitment, we pride ourselves on bringing together ambitious candidates and inspired businesses to help connect the ideas that are advancing the sector throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. We know what it’s like to be looking for a new job, whether you have just graduated or have been in the industry for years and are looking for your next challenge, we aim to make this process as easy as possible for you by understanding your needs and getting to know you. But don’t just take our word for it, here’s what some of our candidates have said about their experience with us:
Genetic research is opening the door to possibilities beyond our comprehension – personalised medicine, preventative treatment and even the complete eradication of hereditary conditions. But while scientists are busy collecting all the information they need to do these incredible things, to truly make these wonders of modern medicine a reality, the life sciences industry desperately needs to recruit hundreds, if not thousands, more data scientists. Here, we look at why computational scientists and mathematicians could hold the key to humankind’s greatest achievement:
Last week, Paramount Recruitment’s Eugene McDaid went stateside to attend the Boston Festival of Genomics. Here, he shares his thoughts and findings about the US biotech and pharma industries, the challenges they are facing and how the genomics scene in Boston compares to the UK:
Autumn is traditionally a time of change and transition; the summer holidays are over and everyone is back at their desks and ready for action. This means plenty of meetings and lots of new assignments making it the most fruitful time of the year for people looking for their next big career move. Here, Daniel Clifton from Paramount Recruitment explains our 5 golden rules to make sure candidates get the best opportunities the market has to offer:
Boston is a vibrant hub of activity for bioinformatics and genomics, and from 3-4 October the city will be hosting the next Festival of Genomics. These events, held annually in London, Boston and San Diego, are run by Front Line Genomics to bring together people from academia, biopharma and healthcare to provide a space to share the latest updates and developments in the field of Genomics. This week, Paramount Recruitment’s Eugene McDaid is heading stateside to attend the Boston Festival of Genomics to check out the life sciences scene in the US. Here, Eugene tells us more:
If you’re considering a career move into healthcare communications and want some real advice on whether this specialist field is for you, look no further! For valuable insights and an insider view on the industry, how to get into it and how to get ahead, Paramount Recruitment caught up with Reghu Venkatesan who is currently head of healthcare at Madano – a global strategic consultancy working on integrated communications in highly regulated areas, including healthcare, energy and the built environment. Previously, Reghu was a director at Madano’s sister healthcare company, AXON Communications