24 Jul 13
It’s a common problem. You want to get a job in a given field, but you have no direct experience, and all the job adverts say experience needed, so how do you get experience without getting a job - Here are a few tips that might help:
Mike Wood - Pharmiweb Editor
08 Jan 13
Do you ever wish you had the quickly-evolving terminology of our industry at your fingertips?
13 Dec 12
In this article, Emma Collins describes a trend that most Pharmiweb readers should be aware of - the use of social media and other online tools for recruitment. Job seekers today face a much different world than they did even five years ago, and web-based strategies are one of the most important new developments.
21 Sep 12
Across the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, nothing is simultaneously as important for patient safety and operational efficiency as the supply chain.
Roger Lamb, Healthcare Sector Manager, GS1 UK
07 Sep 12
Despite many pledges from Government to change the employment law landscape, this October’s legislative programme is a relatively quiet one for employment lawyers and employers.
12 Jun 12
A brag file is simply a file where you keep evidence of your achievements!
Mike Wood- Pharmiweb.com Portal Manager and Editor
30 May 12
“Need a degree to get a pay rise – don’t bother if you’re 61 or older!”
“Want to work beyond the age of 65 – afraid not, it’s in our Partnership Deed!”
These may sound like the worst job adverts in the world, but in fact they are the subject matter of two cases whose judgments were handed down by the Supreme Court last week (25 April 2012). These key cases are set to challenge employer’s attitude to age and retirement.
24 May 12
As both social media and webcasting continue to evolve at a rapid rate the pharmaceutical sector continues to innovate and evolve the ways in which it communicates to diverse and geographically spread audiences.
Jake Ward, Business Development Director, Groovy Gecko
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
29 Sep 11
New drug formulations, biological agents, combination therapies and the latest pharmaceutical developments designed to improve outcomes in patients with a wide range of cancers were highlighted at EMCC 2001. Here are just a few of the highlights:
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