As mentioned in our previous post, attitude supersedes skills when evaluating ideal candidates. By now, you’ve taken this into consideration in your candidate evaluation and have hired a driven, curious and dynamic personality. You’ve trained them in the skills necessary to be successful in their position. Now you need this employee to contribute in a significant way to your organization to maximize the performance of your company. But how do you create a high-performing environment for this new employee to […]
When looking to fill a role, often times hiring managers seek the most talented candidates with the sharpest set of technical skills. While expertise is important to have when filling high-level positions in a specific industry, a candidate’s attitude is a key component to assess as well. Attitude can even trump skill set when hiring for certain industries. Take sales, for example. The core foundation of the sales industry is people interacting with other people and seeking to influence them. […]
At any recruiting firm, the success of the business is reliant on the ability of the employees to build relationships with others. Recruiters must be able to connect and establish rapport with candidates in order to engage them throughout an entire interview to offer process. While the most successful recruiters are those who possess natural qualities like confidence and assertiveness, there are still key methods on how to train new hires on “selling” an opportunity to a passive candidate. The […]
Check out this teaser from Megan’s article on what options to weigh when considering an offer, to be featured in the AAPS Newsmagazine’s July issue… Searching for a new job can be an exhausting process and often times the only light at the end of the tunnel is being able to land an offer at the end of it all. While you may be inclined to sign the dotted line right away, and the employer is likely pushing you to […]
While most companies have a principal business goal that they tout as their mission, the underlying goal of every company is to build an organization where people want to work. Creating a culture of appreciation and fun can go a long way in recruiting new talent and retaining your top performers. Employee productivity is a core component to running a business and it’s a no brainer that happier employees are more productive employees. The big question is: how do you […]
The debate over whether companies should adopt an open office design or a traditional enclosed work space has been a hot topic recently. While open floor plans have gained popularity over the years, no doubt correlated with its association as a “modern”concept, some companies are now choosing to build offices with divided, enclosed spaces. Organizations originally embraced the idea of open work plans in order to foster a collaborative work environment and provide transparency throughout the hierarchical structure of the […]
PharmaLogics Recruiting will be heading to the AAPS conference in San Antonio Texas from Novemeber 10th-12th. If you are visiting the conference look out for Megan Driscoll and Kerri Doherty! Megan will be contributing as a speaker and Kerri will be offering free resume review and revision. Take advantage of all the experiences at AAPS! See you there!
In June of 2013 Pharmalogics started working with Novartis in Morris Plains New Jersey, as they started a massive build out in their new Cell and Gene Therapy Group. This group is going through a hiring campaign as result of the partnership Novartis started with Carl June’s lab and The University of Pennsylvania. Since the partnership’s inception the goal has been to focus on expanding the CART 19 Study. Recently this study has received a lot of press as result […]
For the fifth consecutive year Quintiles has been named to the Information 500! Information Week has recognized Quintiles as an industy leader in biopharma drug development. If you are intersted in learning more about the power of innovation in information technology please check out Information Week 500. Be sure to read the full list!