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Assessing the Landscape for Personalized Medicine

21 May 12

In complex therapeutic areas such as oncology, thought leaders have long sought improvements to lengthy trials, hit-or-miss treatments and soaring research costs.
Scott Vogelsberg of Datatrial

The ticking time bomb of older workers

15 May 12

Until 1st October 2011, most businesses adopted the default National Retirement Age (NRA) of 65 for their staff. Under the then law, employers had the right to retire employees at 65, provided they followed the statutory retirement procedures.
Marc Jones, Employment Partner, Turbervilles Solicitors

What does a Pharmaceutical Sales person do?

11 May 12

If you are a person who has a knack for convincing others to follow your lead and you have a special curiosity in the sciences, you could be the perfect candidate for a career in pharmaceutical sales. A positive, proactive attitude and a fierce determination to succeed are all important qualities in pharmaceutical sales.
AHealthCareer.co.uk

What does a Pharmacist do?

11 May 12

If the world of pharmaceuticals is a fascinating one for you, particularly understanding the nature of medicines, metabolism and drug interactions, then a career in pharmacy may be a solid match for you.
AHealthCareer.co.uk

What is a Brand Manager?

11 May 12

Pharmaceutical brand managers have the task of bringing success to a brand's lifecycle. Every brand has this lifecycle – where it is introduced to the market before it eventually 'dies' out. People who work in this role will want to make that brand as successful as possible while extending its lifecycle as much as they can to get more profits out of the drug.
AHealthCareer.co.uk

What does a Health Economist Do?

09 May 12

Health economics is one of those rapidly growing fields that links up business with health care. A health economist has a unique passion for using their knowledge of economics by applying it to a variety of challenges in health and medicine. As the population continues to grow, the demand for quality and cost-effective health care similarly grows, leaving careers in health economics vital to sustaining our health care system
AHealthCareer.co.uk

Hitting the target: IntelliCap provides reliable and accurate regional drug delivery

01 May 12

Medimetrics, recently certified to ISO 13485, has successfully developed the IntelliCap system, specifically designed to target delivery of small molecule drugs and biologics to the GI tract. The technology is capable of achieving controlled release of drugs to specific GI sites in a fast, cost-effective and convenient manner (Shimizu et al., 2008).
Michael Crawford

Global Branding Ultimatum 2012

10 Apr 12

Why is Facebook on its way to become a $100 billion dollar enterprise? Because, the corporate world is very comfortable with ‘predictability driven marketing’ surrounded by ‘search based social mediums’ expects ‘click based’ returns on investments and believes in 247/365 multidirectional expansion while rest of the world loves the freedom to engage online.
Naseem Javed

Wherever you are in your career, ICR can take you further

28 Mar 12

If you want to go further in your clinical research career, the Institute of Clinical Research (ICR) can help. We provide training, analysis and discussion of the issues facing clinical research today, and opportunities for widening your professional network. Join ICR today, and benefit from all these resources straight away, many of them at specially discounted rates.
ICR

First ever study to modify progression of knee osteoarthritis

28 Mar 12

Strontium ranelate (Protelos ®) reduced structural progression of osteoarthritis (OA) in knee joints by one third, finds an international phase III study. The trial, presented at the European Congress of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (IOF-ECCEO) meeting in Bordeaux, France, 21 to 24 March, 2012, is the first study ever to have demonstrated a disease modifying effect in OA, with additional benefits shown for pain, function and mobility.
Janet Fricker

Boyes Turner: April Changes 2012

28 Mar 12

Here’s what employers have to look forward to in the coming month hopefully along with some much needed sunny spring weather!
Jim Golby

Engineering skills hardest to find, says Hays

21 Mar 12

Engineering and sales skills top the list of those in most demand, according to employer feedback canvassed for the 2012 Hays Salary Guide.
Kathy Lou, Marketing Manager of Hays in China

Love Parks Week 21-29 July 2012

15 Mar 12

Research proves that green spaces are restorative and therapeutic; they provide a relief from stress, a place for peace, a place for exercise, and a place to create connections with other people in our community.
Kelly Caulfield, Marketing & Communications

Top ten global skills shortages

14 Mar 12

Financial and budgetary, IT and green skills top the list of ten skills that Hays’ global offices and clients commonly identify as being in greatest demand. “Talent shortages are a global problem,” said Simon Lance, Regional Director of Hays in China. “We operate in 31 countries and these skills are the ones that our clients globally say are in most demand. For anyone considering their career options in our globalised economy, these are the skills to focus on.
Kathy Lou, Marketing Manager of Hays in China

Employment law update - what’s on the horizon for 2012?

27 Feb 12

This year is another bumper year for employment law changes. In this article we consider the key changes for employers in 2012, planned changes to Employment Tribunal practice and procedure and what changes are still in the pipeline.
Boyes Turner

Name Brand Positioning & Market Domination

16 Feb 12

Suddenly, perfect storms are developing on the global branding fronts; the top of the agenda is now ‘naming’ of the brands itself and how will the names survive the rapid changes of massive digitalization of social media where such name identities reside and skate to catch customers via global cyber branding.
Nassem Javed

Market Domination via Name Identity

27 Jan 12

The boardroom agendas must raise some of these questions. What are the specific tactical options available for the organization at this stage? What are the hot buttons on name evaluation for national or global cyber name branding? What are the key steps to get current name identity ahead of competitors on fast track basis? What are the new digital platforms for mass-customer-acquisition? What are the methodical steps to market domination via name identity?
Naseem Javed

Protecting you and your staff on the road

24 Jan 12

Many employers will agree with David Cameron, that a decade of Health and Safety rules and regulations intended to protect people, have in fact simply overwhelmed businesses with extra red tape.
Boyes Turner

How to stop recruiters throwing out your CV

20 Jan 12

Recruiters are very busy people, and typically have little time to read and select CVs for any given role. For them it’s a filtering process, often starting with a pile of CV’s and throwing out the bad ones before reading in more detail, the ones that are left. Therefore your task is NOT to get thrown out with the bathwater, and ensure that your CV is one of the ones that makes it past the first cull!
Mike Wood

Top ten talent issues for 2012

21 Dec 11

The integration of mobile technology, bilingual skills and the use of Recruitment Process Outsourcing for global expansion are amongst the top issues that will dominate China’s recruitment market in 2012, according to recruiting experts Hays.
Kathy Lou Marketing Manager, China HAYS Recruiting expert worldwide

Asia Pacific - A Resourcing Perspective

21 Dec 11

Building a team of suitably qualified clinical research professionals within the Asia Pacific region, particularly in China, South Korea, Taiwan and India, has become a critical requirement due to the enormous growth in clinical trial activity in the region.
Paula Mumby, Vice President, Operations, Asia Pacific

The End of the Sick note..?

09 Dec 11

It is estimated that long term sickness absence costs the UK economy almost £9 billion each year due to 140 million days lost as sickness absence. With an already failing economy, it is no wonder then that alongside a number of employment law reforms aimed at tackling the economic crisis, this is another area under scrutiny.
David Blomfield

What’s in it for you? Employers put the focus back on candidates trying to find their career path

05 Dec 11

Employee Value Propositions (EVP) and attractive incentives are once again in focus as employers consider candidates who have potential rather than solely those who are an exact fit for the role, says recruiting experts Hays.
HAYS

The Challenges of PharmacoVigilance

23 Nov 11

ABBYY and partner Document Genetics team up to streamline critical business processes
ABBYY

New data on UCB’s anti-TNF biologic Cimzia announced at American College of Rheumatology 2011 meeting

14 Nov 11

New data on UCB’s anti-TNF biologic certolizumab pegol (Cimzia), disclosed this week in several poster presentations during the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), show the treatment works well in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients irrespective of prior exposure to other biologics, and that results are sustained over 28 weeks.
Olwen Glynn Owen - Pharmiweb Field Reporter

What's the Big iPad-ea?

01 Nov 11

We’re seeing increasing demand for pharma marketing solutions to be based on the iPad, and it’s not hard to see why. The pace at which the industry continues its move away from paper-based detail aids seems to be increasing. But what’s interesting is that remote ‘self-service’ edetailing does not seem to be growing at the same rate. The predicted disintermediation of the traditional field sales model hasn’t happened.
Paul Hartigan

CPL has got the stock under control

26 Oct 11

CPL Pharma Lager and Vertrieb GmbH designs and performs tailor-made logistics solutions for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry throughout Germany and Austria.
Mark Hook, Ascent PR

Research Partnerships Set to Boost Clinical Trials

10 Oct 11

In the aftermath of last year’s inconclusive General Election — and the subsequent emergence of the Coalition Government — you’d have been forgiven for thinking that ‘deficit reduction’ was the only buzzword in town.
Max Golby

New Data Inspire Global Experts to Call for Improved Education, Awareness and Support for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

06 Oct 11

Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany, in partnership with the European Head and Neck Society (EHNS), will convene an expert panel of physicians, who will issue a call-to-action that will focus on providing tailored information, advice and better support networks to head and neck cancer patients.
Merck Serono

Working while on holiday-survey results

04 Oct 11

We recently ran a survey to ask people about the work they do when they are on vacation. It makes interesting reading!
Mike Wood

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