August 12, 2013

Busy weekend

This weekend was an exciting weekend for Pharmalogics. On Saturday the team took on a fierce competitor in Quest Diagnostics at the Easter Seals Softball Tournament. Easter Seals is a nonprofit charitable organization that assists more than one million children and adults with autism and other disabilities annually through a network of more than 550 service sites in the US, Australia, and Canada. Every year, Project Manager, Adam Kaner organizes a team of Pharmalogics employees to play in the Boston area tournament. Easter Seals is an […]
July 23, 2013

Lonza

Today Megan visited Lonza for a couple of meetings. She had a successful meeting with the Global Head of Staffing. He had wonderful advice as to building an office in Basel. After their meeting Megan spent some time looking at potential office space and walking around the city. As result of her travels around Basel she has decided to do a write up about living and working in Basel. This will be wonderful as more and more projects develop in Basel as recruiters […]
July 23, 2013

Business in Basel

After melting through the heat of the weekend in Basel, Monday morning brought a sweet reprieve for Megan Driscoll; Monday signaled the start of BD meetings in Basel. First thing in the morning Megan and Eric prepared Maddy and Bailey for their first day of European Football camp.  Then shortly after the kids were dropped off at camp Megan visited Novartis for a few business meetings.  According to Megan, the Novartis campus in Basel is just breathtaking.  The campus consists […]
July 19, 2013

They Made it!

On Wedneday afternoon Megan and her family landed in London, England. They spent one day seeing the sites and enjoying a good ‘ole English pub.                 Early on Friday morning the family flew to Basel Switzerland, which will be their home base for the next month. Tomorrow the kids will head to football camp and Mom will prepare for her first business meeting on Monday!                 […]
July 18, 2013

Why Basel?!

If you’ve been following Pharmalogics on Linkedin you’ve probably seen our statuses about our new office opening in Basel Switzerland. Early Wednesday morning Pharmalogics President Megan Driscoll loaded four 50lb bags, and 4 heavy carry-ons, her two children, Maddy and Bailey, and her husband Eric, (although I’m sure he helped) into a van bound for Logan airport to hop a plane across the pond.   We are ecstatic to open our first European office in Basel Switzerland. The primary reason […]
April 18, 2013

HR Spotlight: Cathy Carew

Cathy Carew is principal and founder of HR Collaborative, an HR Consulting firm focused on emerging life science companies. (She is currently working at four company on site locations) and has worked in HR for the majority of her career. She began working at the Bank of New England for an HR training program and shifted into a generalist role in 1983. Get an inside scoop about the life of an HR consultant with Cathy in this exclusive interview. 1)     What is […]
March 19, 2013

Boston Business Journal (People on the Move) spotlights Founder of PharmaLogics Recruiting, Megan Driscoll!

Boston Business Journal (People on the Move) spotlights Founder of PharmaLogics Recruiting, Megan Driscoll! Megan Driscoll Date added:March 15, 2013 Submission Type:Professional Recognition Current employer:PharmaLogics Recruiting Current title/position:Founder Position level:President Reason for being recognized:Megan Driscoll, founder of PharmaLogics Recruiting is a recipient of the 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards. This award honors women business owners who have demonstrated that they have fast–growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as […]
March 15, 2013

HR Spotlight: Lisa Heflin (SAIC-Frederick, Inc.)

HR Spotlight: Lisa Heflin (SAIC-Frederick, Inc.) Lisa Heflin, Human Resource Manager at SAIC–Frederick, Inc. has worked in HR for over 20 years. Her industry experience includes talent acquisition, management for technology consulting and biotechnology firms. She is currently working at SAIC-Frederick where she has been the HR Manager for 2 years. Get an inside scoop about the life of an HR representative with Lisa in this exclusive interview. 1) What is the most challenging part of your job? The most challenging […]
February 15, 2013

HR Spotlight: Elizabeth Trowbridge (Pharmalucence, Inc.)

HR Spotlight: Elizabeth Trowbridge (Pharmalucence, Inc.) Elizabeth Trowbridge, Director of Human Resources at Pharmalucence, Inc. has worked in HR most of her career. Her industry experience ranges from robotics to air craft navigation and this is her first position working in a Pharmaceutical environment. Get an inside scoop about the life of an HR representative with Elizabeth in this exclusive interview. 1)     What is the most challenging part of your job? One of the most challenging aspects of my job […]
January 18, 2013

How to Increase Employee Retention at your Company

How to Increase Employee Retention at your Company The benefits of improving employee retention at your company are exponential. Retaining quality employees adds increased productivity, higher customer satisfaction, and morale while reducing turnover costs. What are the best methods to ensure that employee retention remains high? First Step: Data driven. Understand where you currently are in order to figure out the best methods for improvement. Understand the cost of turnover.  Recruitment, selection, orientation, loss of productivity, vacancy costs and customer impact […]