BREXIT – A Bitter or Better Pill?

By guest blogger Preeti Parikh  Brexit has been one of the most discussed topics across the globe ever since the referendum date was announced on the 23rd June 2016 to decide whether the UK should remain or leave the European Union (EU). The country’s decision to leave the EU (with 51.9% of voters in favour …Read More

Upcoming job interview? Here’s how to ensure you stand our from the crowd

You’ve just landed yourself a job interview – congratulations! Now your focus is on preparing to meet your potential new employers for the first time; researching the company and people, brainstorming questions to ask when prompted, and deciding on a sensible outfit that also shows off your personality. But what if everyone else they interview …Read More

Carrot and the Med Comms Community

Today we’re celebrating #MedComms day – a global initiative set up by NetworkPharma Ltd to promote the wonderful world of medical communications across the globe. Here at Carrot Pharma we have our own dedicated recruitment team who specialise in placing candidates into happy new jobs within this sector. But what makes medical communications such a fantastic …Read More

Ten ways to excel during your probationary period

The hardest part is over – you’ve successfully impressed enough at interview stage to be offered an exciting new job and you’re about to begin a new chapter in your career. But there’s still one final hurdle to get over – your probationary period! Most companies enforce a probationary period to help both the employer …Read More

Nine reasons why critical analysis should be applied during deviation management

By guest blogger Ibelema Emeh – Director of Setax Training & Consultancy    The Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GMDP Symposium 2016) stated the common deficiencies found in deviation management systems and creative and preventive actions (CAPAs) as those listed below: Deviations were not adequately documented and investigated – consequently the appropriate CAPAs were not …Read More

Cloud computing could speed up clinical trials – as long as it’s not hacked

According to a recent BBC article the development of new drugs, which at present takes on average a decade to complete and costs billions, could be set to speed up. The reason? Cloud computing – in particular, in relation to clinical trials, which are usually costly and lengthy to complete. The cloud could help to mine …Read More

How remote working could benefit the pharmaceutical industry

Contribution from freelance writer Jenny Holt Let’s be frank, the pharmaceutical industry is one of the industries where not everyone can participate in remote working. Unlike many sales and service industry jobs, a large portion of the pharmaceutical industry’s work requires specialised laboratories operated under government mandated health and safety laws. That being said, there …Read More

5 things to a smoother 2017 – Numbers 4 & 5

No. 4 & 5 Finding a new job is one of the most satisfying things you can do. Knowing that you have secured a job based on your talents is a fantastic feeling. We want to give you the best tools aimed at helping you along the process in the smoothest way possible. We have …Read More

5 things to a smoother 2017 – Number 3

When you are looking for jobs in the pharmaceutical industry, communication throughout the job search process is key. Keeping in touch and updating your recruitment consultant means that the process can move swifter than if you start playing phone tag and missing calls. If your circumstances change it is a good idea to let your consultant …Read More

Rise in Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Companies

Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Organisations Over the last couple of years, the growth in the number of pharmaceutical contract manufacturing organisations within the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry has been steady and greater than that of the pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical industry. The pharmaceutical manufacturing market in the UK compared to Europe and the US has been in decline for the …Read More