April 18, 2018

Mastering your Telephone Interview

Candidates often spend lots of time on the process of finding job openings. Hours go into scanning LinkedIn or Indeed for opportunities, making phone calls, and emailing resumes out, all in hopes of creating interest in their candidacy. Because so much work goes into getting noticed and landing a phone interview, often times candidates have little energy left to adequately prepare for the call. Below are some simple suggestions to ensure that all your hard work in attaining a phone […]
April 11, 2018

Equal Pay Day at PharmaLogics Recruiting

On Tuesday, April 10th 2018, PharmaLogics employees wore red to represent how “in the red” women’s pay is compared to men. If you are not familiar with Equal Pay Day, here is some information on how the day came about and what it represents: Equal Pay Day marks the wage discrepancies that exist between men and women within the workplace. The National Committee on Pay Equality created Equal Pay Day back in 1996 with the intention expose the pay gap […]
April 5, 2018

PharmaLogics Makes Boston Business Journal’s Fast 50 List for the Third Consecutive Year

On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 the Boston Business Journal announced the recipients of their Fast 50 award, which represents the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the state of Massachusetts. For the third consecutive year, PharmaLogics Recruiting was selected as a winner, with CEO and Founder Megan Driscoll being one of six female leaders to take home the award! Over the past 3 years PharmaLogics has grown from 40 to 85 employees while showing significant financial growth and will continue to […]
March 26, 2018

Strategies for Selecting & Working Effectively with a Recruiter

Building a relationship with a recruiter is important, even if you are not actively looking for a new position. A good recruiter can keep you informed of opportunities that would potentially interest you given your particular family needs and career goals. This is also a good way to keep your finger on the pulse of the industry and to hear about new and emerging companies. It is not unusual for a professional in the biopharmaceutical industry to receive 10 calls […]
March 14, 2018

How to Get Noticed with a Great Resume

The primary purpose of a resume is to allow a hiring manager to determine if you have the technical skills, educational background, and work experience to perform well in the job you’ve applied for. However, there’s a reason job offers aren’t made based on your resume alone. The hiring team will conduct further interviews to determine whether this position will be a good cultural fit, as well as whether you have the personality, work ethic, motivation and other “soft skills” […]
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 14, 2018

The Story of PharmaLogics Recruiting

PharmaLogics Recruiting was founded in 2003 by CEO, Megan Driscoll. Prior to the inception of PharmaLogics, Megan was a successful recruiter in the pharmaceutical engineering space. She always wanted the challenge of starting her own business, which led to the beginning of PharmaLogics. The company originally started out as a typical contingency and retained search firm specializing in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. Over the next 5 years the company and the team were doing well financially, but […]
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 […]