02 Jul 09
Getting a job in Clinical research or Regulatory Affairs can be tough at the best of times. Have you ever wondered how some people seem to know everybody and they are always the first to know what is happening in the industry and what roles are available?
15 Jun 09
Unless it paints the right picture youâ€™re letting the side down!
In a depressed job market, an employer is likely to receive 50+ CVs per job advertised from 5 or more Preferred Agencies and many more from agencies who â€˜piggy backâ€™ in. So now, more than ever, your CV needs to stand out and be tailored to the role and client and submitted by an agency with valid access.
Avril Horn PhD
11 May 09
The recent outbreak of influenza A (H1N1) infection, previously referred to as swine flu, has thrown the spotlight on governments around the world and their ability to manage a pandemic. In the UAE, customers are currently finding it difficult to source antivirals but, with Dubai seen as a hub for international travel, the government has stockpiles ready for distribution should an outbreak occur.
08 May 09
There has been no shortage of conversation lately about current problems facing the Pharmaceutical industry...
06 May 09
The inspiration for this article came to me when watching an interview with Mr N R Narayanmurthy, Chief Mentor at Infosys. I was particularly taken by his control and poise; clearly, someone with years of training and experience in being interviewed can be completely at ease in such a stressful situation, but it made me think about how we can all improve our own techniques and create that vital positive first impression.
28 Apr 09
Public opinion has for long been regarded as essential to the success of a thriving business. In fact, whilst the benefits of popular perception can often appear somewhat intangible on the balance sheet, what is essentially the respect of the customer is the bastion of almost every profession
20 Apr 09
Any positive effect on the pharmaceutical industry derived from the G20 summit and European Union summit will be indirect and much of the direct healthcare spending increase will cover the cost of cheaper generics accessed through publically funded programs. Furthermore, emerging markets previously targeted to drive revenue growth face potentially crippling consequences from the downturn.
03 Apr 09
We have all heard the doom and gloom regarding the financial markets/ credit crunch/ recession. Itâ€™s pretty hard to escape it. The high earning bankers are jobless and the face of our high street is changing with high profile collapses of organisations including Woolworths, the Officers Club, MFI and Barretts.
Chantal Williams- RSA executive search consultant
10 Mar 09
Much has been written on how to produce a good CV so in this article, I will give you an insight as to how a recruiter uses a CV during the recruitment process.
Toni Lakin - Phlexglobal Ltd
10 Mar 09
Job satisfaction is an attitude that employees have about their work and is based on numerous factors, both intrinsic and extrinsic to the individual. Job satisfaction is important from the perspective of maintaining and retaining the appropriate employees within the organization; it is about fitting the right person to the right job in the right culture and keeping them satisfied.1,2
Toni Lakin - Phlexglobal Ltd
28 Nov 08
â€˜More universities should provide courses that offer hands-on experience to better prepare their students.â€™ This is the response from the Head of Cranfield Health, Professor Joe Lunec, after a report claimed that those leaving universities lacked the required knowledge and skills to progress in the UKâ€™s pharmaceutical industry.
26 Nov 08
Our eMarketing team at PharmiWeb Solutions often works with pharma brand teams to find new ways to reach healthcare professionals with news of the latest product or initiative. And sometimes, it can be challenging, with all of the pressures and time constraints that the average primary care practice faces.
14 Nov 08
The UKâ€™s success as a global centre of biomedical excellence is under threat in the long-term. A new report by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has highlighted serious concerns about the supply of skills that support the research and development of new medicines.
20 Oct 08
The ever-evolving healthcare industry has very few constants, and the pharmaceutical sales industry is just another piece of the puzzle that is in the middle of a major transformation. For multinationals, eager to sell their drugs in different countries, juggling between scores of different languages and different laws has always proved to be a major dampener.
14 Oct 08
The pharmaceutical industry has often been described as counter-recessionary, the broad logic being that people will always get sick, and hence there will be a continuous demand for drugs. And whilst this may be true at a surface level, a more granular analysis would reveal dissimilarities between different segments of the industry
19 Sep 08
If you are new to using PharmiWeb.com in your job searching, you'll soon realise that we have thousands of jobs listed and that they change every day. This means you may initially find the task a bit daunting.
02 Sep 08
With these increasing pressures upon the pharmaceuticals industry, it has never been more important to formulate an accurately informed pricing strategy
27 Aug 08
Whether you are looking for pharma sales jobs, clinical research jobs, or any other pharmaceutical job, with thousands of jobs in the PharmiWeb.com database you can be forgiven for not coming back every day to search... Well, you actually dont have to - we can do the searching for you!
17 Jun 08
Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) is the first and so far, only, PEGylated, Fc-Free, anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) alpha treatment in development for rheumatoid arthritis. Data presented at the Annual European Rheumatology Congress (EULAR) suggest that, in combination with methotrexate, Cimzia acts fast to significantly suppress disease activity, prevent structural damage to joints, preserve physical function and help patients continue working productively.
Olwen Glynn Owen - Pharmiweb Field reporter
29 May 08
10 simple points to remember when writing a great CV. Your CV is the first point of contact between you and a prospective new employer. It is unlikely that the reader will know anything about you except whatâ€™s in the CV â€“ so try to see it from their perspective.
29 May 08
A great summary of points to remember when writing your job application covering letter. The main purpose of a covering letter is to present your CV in support of your job application. This may be obvious, but itâ€™s surprising how many people appear to think that a covering letter needs to be long and complicated and somehow justify its own existence..