March 8, 2018

Top 20 Do’s and Dont’s of Interviewing In The Bio-Pharma Industry

Candidates often spend lots of time on the process of searching for job opportunities. Hours go into scanning LinkedIn and Indeed, making phone calls, preparing, and emailing resumes out, all in hopes of creating interest in their candidacy. Because so much work goes in to getting noticed and landing a phone or face to face interview, often times, there is little energy left to adequately prepare for the opportunity to actually interview. Below are some simple suggestions to ensure that […]
February 22, 2018

How To Avoid The Wrong Hire

Hiring the wrong person for the job can send ripples across multiple functions of your organization. Hiring the right people is one of the most overlooked processes within small companies that are in growth mode. Bringing on a new employee that does not fit the culture of the company nor have the correct technical skills can lead to unwanted expenses, wasted time and resources, and it can be detrimental to the work environment. Here are a few way to help […]
February 8, 2018

Time Kills All Deals: Eliminate The Obstacles That Are Impending Your Recruiting Efforts

Hiring is a time consuming process typically eating up 20% of a hiring manager’s workweek. Managers have enough on their plate even before they spend time reviewing resumes, conducting interviews, debriefing with interview teams, checking references etc. It is imperative to plan and manage the process efficiently such that the right candidate gets hired with as little interruption to other responsibilities as possible. There are some simple steps to make the recruiting process more economical. Identify the key skills needed […]
January 30, 2018

Progressive Perks: How to Build a Strategic Employee Benefits Package

When evaluating an offer from a company, candidates often immediately focus in on the base salary of the position. While starting salary is, and should continue to be, a factor in considering any reasonable offer, a strong perks and benefits package is an equally important part of a compensation package to evaluate. A salary can dictate how you are financially rewarded for your work, but a well thought out perks platform can offer a number of benefits for your employee […]
January 15, 2018

How to Hire the Top Talent

  In such a competitive industry, every company is looking for a way to get ahead. You may have the newest equipment or the most cutting edge technology, but these are things that can be duplicated by your competition. What they cannot duplicate are your employees, because it is your employees who bring innovative ideas to fruition. They are the ones who drive sales and profits. In order to hire top talent, you need to have a plan. Here are […]
June 6, 2017

How to Stand Out at a Career Fair

So you’re in the middle of your senior year, enjoying life and feel like you’ve finally figured out this whole college thing when your professor announces there will be a career fair at the end of the week open to all students. Like most college students, you have no idea how to prepare. Well, I’m here to help! Here are a few tips and tricks for impressing potential employers from a professional staffing manager: Dress to Impress. This may seem […]
April 13, 2017

PharmaLogics Backs Employee-Initiated Philanthropy Projects

Last year, our CEO led a company-wide workshop to help employees attempt to find the purpose of their life or their “life mission.” She felt it was critically important to enable employees to make a difference in the world and that PharmaLogics would be a part of helping them do it. PharmaLogics “Passion Projects” were born. Individuals of similar purpose were grouped together and tasked with creating, initiating, and implementing a charity project of their choice with a yearly stipend […]
April 11, 2017

Top Do’s and Don’ts to Make a Great Impression on Candidates

My dad was an engineer, analytical and precise in every way. Growing up, whenever I went to him with a problem, his fix-all phrase would be, “It’s the little things that matter.” As I sit here now contemplating all that I have learned in the last twenty years of recruiting in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, that phrase pretty much sums it all up. Companies don’t need the best lab equipment money can buy or to offer free lunch and lattes at […]
April 5, 2017

How to Level the Playing Field in the War for Talent

Are you losing out on the best candidates in this competitive market? We’ve put together a brief overview of how you can level the playing field! Designed exclusively with small businesses in mind, our flexible Small Business Platform provides the resources and structure to manage the diverse staffing and development needs of start-up companies. To request additional information, please contact our Head of Business Development, Megan Lanham, at!
March 28, 2017

How to Hire the Top Talent

Don’t lose out on excellent candidates. Adopt these strategies to gain a competitive advantage in hiring the best. By: Adam Kaner and Megan Driscoll In such a competitive industry, every company is looking for a way to get ahead. You may have the newest equipment or the most cutting-edge technology, but these are things that your competition can duplicate. What they cannot duplicate are your employees – your employees are the ones who bring innovative ideas to fruition. They are […]