The importance of Glassdoor in recruitment

By Nicola Simpson, Med Comms Associate Consultant Glassdoor – one of the world’s largest job and recruiting websites – has 32 million unique monthly users. That’s 32 million people who could be looking at authentic reviews left online about your company. So if the candidates you’re looking to attract are highly engaged and well-researched, they’ll …Read More

Starting your career in pharma with a Life Sciences degree

By Chris Costello, Market Access Consultant Graduating this summer with a Life Sciences degree? Fancy working in ‘Healthcare’ or ‘Pharma’ but don’t want to work in a Lab? In line with the time of year and the job hunt that most graduates now face, I am often surprised / astounded at how unaware candidates are …Read More

Fast Pharma News Round-Up

Top UK doctors warn Boris Johnson that no-deal Brexit would cause key cancer therapy supply shortages Representatives from the Royal College of Radiologists, the British Nuclear Medicine Society and the UK Radiopharmacy Group have written a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to inform them on their concerns over the nation’s ability to deliver cancer …Read More

Fast Pharma News Round-Up

Elon Musk unveils plan to build mind-reading implants Neuralink, a secretive “brain-machine interface” start-up owned by Elon Musk, revealed that it has been working on creating a wireless implantable device that can, theoretically, read your mind. (Source: theguardian.com) DRC rejects clinical trial for J&J experimental Ebola vaccine The health minister for the Democratic Republic of …Read More

Deal or No Deal Brexit? What’s next for the pharmaceutical industry?

By guest blogger Preeti Parikh – Head of Business Development at RAS LifeScience Solutions, a boutique pharma/life sciences consulting firm. It’s been almost 3 years since the British public voted 52-48% to leave the EU on 23rd June 2016.12  Given the lack of clarity and ensuing uncertainty pharmaceutical companies, both in the UK and across Europe, have been planning for a worst-case scenario – leaving the EU with no-deal. In …Read More

Summer could be the perfect time to move forward in your career…

With the summer months now here, are you noticing things have got a bit quieter? Every year the world of work seems to cool off during July and August. The roads are less busy, more people are on holiday and there is a bit less to do at work. Here at Carrot, we see an …Read More

Fast Pharma News Round-Up

Amazon Alexa offering NHS health advice The NHS is partnering with Amazon to provide free expert health advice through Amazon’s Alexa devices. (Source: BBC.co.uk) Experts identify six ways to speed up dementia research Experts in dementia from pharmaceuticals, universities and charities have identified gaps in dementia research that could improve the search for a life-changing …Read More

How to get into a Healthcare Agency

How do you get your foot in the door of a healthcare agency and where could it take you? by Louise Lavelle What is a healthcare communications agency? Healthcare communications agencies support their clients with communicating information about their products. Their clients may include pharmaceutical companies, biopharma, medical devices and clinical research organisations. The information …Read More

Considering moving to Yorkshire? Here’s 6 reasons why definitely you should!

By Hayley Shayestehroo An increasing number of people are now open to relocating for a job opportunity, with more daring to cross the North/South boundary and head to beautiful Yorkshire. I speak with numerous Regulatory Affairs professionals daily who are currently living in the South East but are “open” to relocating. What “open” actually means …Read More

6 steps to building your personal brand in recruitment

By Matt Goldrick This is my first foray into blogging. It’s taken me a while – I’ve worked at Carrot Pharma for the best part of eight years. I started here as a fresh-faced Business graduate, eager to soak up as much information as I could but admittedly, oblivious to what my personal brand was …Read More