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5 (Easy) Body Language Interview Tips for Life Sciences Candidates

by Chris Atkinson in career
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When you've secured an interview to further your life sciences career, you will want to start prepping for the day as soon as possible. This includes researching the company, carefully examining the job description, rehearsing answers to anticipated questions – and lastly, but not least, practising your body language, and how you present yourself. Indeed, you never get a second chance to make a first impression – and first impressions carry a lot of weight in job interviews. Life sciences organisations are populated with skilled professionals who also have high levels of empathy, with patient and end-user care an omnipresent issue. With this in mind...
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5 (Must-Do) Tips to Help You When Sending Your CV to a Life Sciences Recruitment Company

by Rudy Bier in career
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Our experience in delivering the best candidates into life sciences jobs they were made for means that we work with candidates as they move through the recruitment process. The time we spend with candidates of different skills, abilities, ages and time spent in the sector has meant that we can give invaluable advice to candidates when sending their CVs to their life science partner of choice. Whether you are looking for your first or second job within the life sciences sector, or you have been in the industry for many years and are searching for an executive role - if you are going to work with a recruiter...
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Can the Pharma Skills Gap Be Closed?

by Chris Atkinson in career
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There is a lack of skills threatening the UAE pharmaceutical sector.  The sector is enjoying massive monetary growth, but it is relying on a diminishing pool of talent to keep momentum.  A panel of experts from TECOM (which includes Dubai’s own DuBiotech) said of the skills shortage: “Analysis of the region’s health sector shows we can expect rapid growth in the coming years. [we have discussed] the challenges, such as a shortage of qualified staff and skilled labour needed to ensure we achieve the potential”. Pharmaceutical organisations have continued to struggle to locate the talent they need to drive their business forward...
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The Five Must-Ask Questions for a Pharmaceutical Recruitment Company

by Rudy Bier in career
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Population growth, coupled with an ageing population has meant that pharmaceutical sales in the UAE are growing year on year. The Khaleej Times reported recently that the sector could expect ‘robust growth ahead’ as sales build year on year.  Increased demand in the sector has led to significant growth for pharmaceutical companies. However, the problem arises that many pharma companies are competing from the same pool of talent. There is a skills shortage in many essential pharma roles, as companies struggle to find the best talent to fill positions. This has led to an increase in UAE pharma firms relying on recruitment companies to...
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What GCC Pharma and Medical Device Employers are Looking for this Year

by Rudy Bier in career
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The GCC pharmaceutical and medical device sectors are enjoying significant growth. The pharma market alone has grown from just over $3 billion in 2015 to $5.7 billion in 2020 – it has almost doubled it’s worth in only five years. And the medical device sector in the UAE is estimated to be worth 3.7 billion AED and is growing year on year. What does this mean for job seekers in these sectors?  It means it has never been a better time to take advantage of the prosperous job opportunities that are available.  The GCC is home to some...
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