ISPOR Europe – Glasgow, November 2017

By Victoria Wooldridge – Senior Consultant, Market Access & HEOR This year, Chris and I decided we wanted to increase our ‘mingling’ potential at the ISPOR 20th Annual European Conference in Glasgow, so instead of dusting off the Carrot Stand (including customary Scalextric cars), we set off to Glasgow with nothing but our entry ticket …Read More

Healthcare devices – the tiny cardiac monitor set to save lives

It’s always an exciting time when new healthcare devices come to market – especially those that look set to change the future of healthcare for the better, while significantly improving the health of patients. One such device has been described as the world’s ‘first and only smartphone-compatible, insertable cardiac monitor’ – this tiny device is …Read More

Five ways to tackle your job hunting demons this Halloween

Does the thought of job hunting scare the heebie jeebies out of you? Do your hands go clammy at the prospect of updating your C.V.? Or perhaps panic sets in every time you imagine selling the best version of yourself at a job interview. It’s not just around Halloween when job hunting can appear to …Read More

What makes us happy at work? The results are in!

Being happy is when your life fulfils your needs. On average, in the UK we spend over 1,600 hours a year working, so it only makes sense that one of our needs should be to work in a job we’re happy in. But what exactly makes us happiest at work? We went on a mission …Read More

Let’s talk science the unscientific way

By guest blogger Arpita Sarkar, a postdoctoral researcher studying and editing genomes in Nice, France.  I was at a science conference last month when a fellow scientist came up to me. “Hi,” he asked, “What are you currently working on?”. My response? “I’m working on this acetyltransferase X that signals the pathway leading to a …Read More

#HappyIs…What does a happy job mean to you?

Happiness means something different to everyone – from money to making memories, and fancy holidays to time with family, the list of possibilities is endless! The stimulus for happiness is subjective, and therefore hard to measure and define. In fact, according to the Oxford Dictionary, happiness is simply “the feeling of being happy”. What we …Read More

#HappyIs – What does a happy workplace mean to you?

Happiness means something different to everyone – from money to making memories, and fancy holidays to time with family, the list of possibilities is endless! The stimulus for happiness is subjective, and therefore hard to measure and define. In fact, according to the Oxford Dictionary, happiness is simply “the feeling of being happy”. What we …Read More

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