Learning and Development – The Impact of a Positive L&D Company Culture

By Jenny Downing, Team Lead – Clinical Research and Medical Affairs The flywheel effect is a concept created by Jim Collins in his book ‘Good to Great’. He carried out years of research on multiple organisations looking into how and why they were successful. He identified that those businesses who succeeded in going from good …Read More

Employer Value Proposition (EVP) – How Does Yours Stack Up?

By Martin Anderson – Managing Director at Carrot Pharma Recruitment  EVP? Most organisations now realise the importance of having a well-developed Employer Value Proposition (EVP). There are many data sources which verify the importance of having a strong and well-defined EVP in place in order to better attract and retain valuable employees. A good EVP …Read More

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! To celebrate this fantastic event, we are travelling back in time to look at women who have made amazing contributions to science. But before we do, we’d like to highlight some interesting statistics of women currently working within the industry in the UK: Over …Read More

I have a Life Sciences degree – is a career in Clinical Research right for me?

By Claire Craig, Clinical Research Consultant Interested in a career in Clinical Research but unsure if it’s right for you? I regularly speak with candidates who have a degree in a Life Science and are considering a career in Clinical Research. For many reasons the Clinical sector isn’t for everyone, therefore I suggest you have …Read More

What to expect at an assessment centre in Pharma Sales and how to prepare

Assessment centres are regularly used within the interview process for a role within the pharma sales and medical devices industries to help improve the accuracy and quality of candidates taken through to further interview and offer stages. If you’ve never been to an assessment centre before it can seem a daunting experience – especially if …Read More

New Year, new job… Why January is the best time to look for a new job

New year’s resolutions, “new year, new me,” “time for a fresh start?”…   You’re probably sick of hearing the same old sayings at the beginning of each year – but don’t let the annoyance of these phrases get in the way of fulfilling your ambitions this year.   If you want to make 2020 the best year yet and exceed your …Read More

The perks of health and well-being in a Medical Communications job

By Katie Goulbourn – Medical Communications Consultant Health and well-being benefits and programmes are more common than ever and are no longer offered by only larger corporations. Medical communications agencies are no exception with many agencies offering many perks in line with promoting healthier living and/or a better work life balance in order to attract …Read More

An Entry Level Guide to Market Access

Image from rawpixel.com By Jon Morris, specialist Market Access consultant What is Market Access? Market Access is essentially the way pharmaceutical companies allow their products to enter the market, across various countries and regions, in order to reach and benefit patients. Market Access is focused around demonstrating the value of these products in order to …Read More

ISPOR Europe 2019 – Market Access in Copenhagen

Our specialist Market Access recruitment consultants have recently returned from the annual ISPOR Europe conference, which was held in beautiful Copenhagen. Chris Costello reflects on his time at the health economics and outcomes research convention: Now the dust is settling after another year at ISPOR 2019 in Copenhagen I thought I’d just share a few …Read More

Carrot Pharma’s Annual Drinks Party

Carrot Pharma Recruitment’s Healthcare Communications team are back in the office after a fantastic couple of days in London and a very successful industry get together. It was great to meet so many of our London based contacts, whom we usually only get the opportunity to speak with over the phone. The evening had a …Read More