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Is Your Social Media Presence Harming Your Chances of a Medical Devices Position?

by Rudy Bier in career
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In today's digital world, social media isn't just about sharing pictures of your pets with close circles of your friends or family. Thanks to smartphones, Wi-Fi and increasing levels of connectivity, everything we do is becoming increasingly "public" - whether you're aware of it or not.  For people in the medical devices industry, the line between personal and professional can be challenging to navigate on social media. While it's natural to want to use your Facebook page to vent about an exhausting day or look for new opinions on a challenging project, the things that you do online can put your career in jeopardy...
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Why Successful Life Sciences Candidates Always Drive Their Own Development

by Chris Atkinson in career
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Abraham Lincoln once said that the "best way to predict the future, is to create it." In other words, if you want to become a leader in the life sciences sector, then you need to take control of your development and put a plan in place to reach your goals.  People don't become senior compliance managers and heads of pharmaceutical companies by accident. These are the individuals that continuously assess their career, and plan on acquiring new skills, experiences, and capabilities. By driving your development, you ensure that you achieve your targets as quickly as possible.  The Importance of a Career Development Plan  A career development...
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6 Things That Will Sabotage Your Life Sciences Team

by Rudy Bier in career
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There are many steps involved in creating a successful pharma or medical devices team. After you've collaborated with a specialist recruitment company like Kinetic to find the ideal candidates, you still need to make sure that you're creating an environment where your staff members can thrive.  A dynamic, supportive and collaborative workplace ensures that your people feel happy and engaged in their roles. Engaged team members are less likely to leave your company for an alternative position, and they're more likely to go above and beyond to achieve business targets.  If your people aren't achieving their real potential, the problem may be that these issues...
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What Makes a Candidate Stand Out in the Life Sciences Industry in the Gulf / Middle East?

by Rudy Bier in career
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The Middle East and Gulf area are brimming with well-educated people, looking to start their career in the life sciences space. According to some studies, the region will expand its talent pool by 50% by 2030, giving employers plenty of great options to choose from. The life sciences sector is responsible for many of the breakthroughs in the medical world, and it's a huge economic driver for the Middle East. In 2017, the life sciences industry accounted for 1.73 million jobs.  The question is, what makes a candidate stand out in this growing space? How can you make sure that you get the role...
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The 5 Critical Skills Employers Will Look for in 2019

by Chris Atkinson in career
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According to the World Economic forum, five years from today, up to 35% of the critical skills employers look for in candidates today will have changed.  The new year is upon us, and with it comes a multitude of new requirements from companies embracing the fourth industrial revolution. The digital nature of our world is affecting almost every industry, from life sciences to pharma, and on top of that, hiring managers still need to find employees with the right soft skills to thrive in their company culture.  As specialists in the UAE recruitment space, the team at Kinetic has evaluated...
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