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7 (Easy) Interviewing Strategies for Healthcare Hiring Managers

by Rudy Bier in career
Go to any recruitment company website in the healthcare sector, and I am sure you will find multiple articles that relate to how to excel in your next pharma or med-devices interview.Topics might include preparing in advance, what to wear, how to exude confidence and the list goes on. Advice is sold on the premise that most candidates are not applying for jobs constantly, and therefore their interview skills might get rusty. But what about interview skills for hiring managers?  Is it right to assume that a manager who does not interview regularly will automatically be good at interviewing; the answer is...

How the Skills Shortage is Threatening Telehealth Progress

by Mark Nancarrow in career
The rise of tech in healthcare has created a host of new opportunities to treat patients in progressive ways. Telemedicine and the broader services of telehealth have exploded in the UAE in recent years. The UAE telemedicine market is forecast to reach over US$536.5 million by 2025, according to recent data revealed by global Medical Directory Omnia Health. Since the Covid-19 outbreak, the need for non-contact healthcare has increased dramatically, and there are significant benefits of telemedicine for both patients and healthcare providers. Convenience, reduced risk of infections, increased speed, and treatment efficiency from telehealth devices all contribute to better treatment and improved patient care...

Is It Time to Start Recruiting Differently in Your Pharmaceutical Organisation?

by Chris Atkinson in career
Rapid changes to the recruitment sector mean organisations that don’t keep up risk being left behind in the quest for talent. Looking at how pharmaceutical organisations attract and retain talent, we already see a disconnect between those who adopt more progressive methods and those who are reluctant to step out of their recruiting comfort zone. The pandemic accelerated changes that would have happened naturally over a period of years and condensed them into a few months. Now organisations are recruiting in a different landscape, what must pharmaceutical companies be aware of as they look to attract new talent? These are the new ways to recruit for your pharma company. 1. Prioritising Quality Over Time...

A Guide to Explaining Redundancy in a Job Interview

by Rudy Bier in career
When you’ve got an upcoming interview for a Pharmaceutical, Medical Device or Life Science role, getting through the interview stages will be at the forefront of your mind. You will want to impress the interviewer and navigate the questions like an expert. But what happens when you’ve got a redundancy to explain? First of all, don’t panic. Organisational transformation, restructuring, and downsizing can all result in redundancy. And additionally, since Covid-19, markets have shifted incredibly. There have been redundancies on a massive scale in some sectors, so it is essential to remember that you’re not alone in this problem.  However, you will still want to explain your redundancy to the...

What to Look for in an RPO Provider for Your Pharmaceutical Company

by Mark Nancarrow in career
Since the pandemic, pharma recruitment has changed, and we have updated our services in-line with what pharmaceutical companies now need from their recruitment providers. A recruitment process outsourcing service (RPO) could be the answer to your pharmaceutical company’s recruitment challenges. Many businesses have recently gone through transformational change, and for some pharma companies, this has meant a big shake-up to their teams. The need for experienced pharma staff, individuals with new skills, and management expertise has never been greater. For this reason, at Kinetic, we offer a new and improved RPO service and work with clients on a more in-depth level to...
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