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How to ace a phone interview

Often a phone interview is the first contact a candidate will have with a potential employer. To help you prepare, we asked our CK recruiters for their top advice.

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UK PM proposes to fast track visas for top scientists

Last week Boris Johnson, the new UK Prime-minister announced plans to ‘supercharge’ the UK science and pharmaceutical industries by lifting the visa restrictions on the world’s top scientists, mathematicians and engineers. Johnson said he wanted the immigration system to be changed to make the UK a very attractive place for scientists to be based. “We […]

Job of the week: Therapy Area Medical Head

We are looking for a Therapy Area Medical Head to join a dynamic pharmaceutical organisation who specialise in rare diseases. We have chosen this role as our job of the week as it offers the following: Split working between home and the office, two days at home and three days in the office Line management […]

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Changes to IR35 legislation and its impact on employers

In October 2018 the government confirmed that it will be extending the off-payroll rules to the private sector. As of 6 April 2020, clients in the private sector will be responsible for assessing the IR35 Status of their contractors. For those deemed to be working inside IR35, the client will need to ensure they deduct […]

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Job of the week: Global GCP Auditor

Our client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company, is looking for a permanent Global GCP Auditor, based at their offices in west London or Cambridge. This organisations uses cutting-edge science and technology to study the subtlest biological mechanisms in search of therapies that will improve the lives of those who suffer from serious diseases. You will […]

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A day in the life of a Biostatistician

“It is crucial that the statistician is able to know their data well.“ Working in Biostatistics can be a challenging and interesting position that enables you to be very in influential within the clinical development team. We interviewed an experienced Biostatistician working within the pharmaceutical industry to find out what a typical day is like […]

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Job of the week: Clinical Trials Programme Manager

Are you looking to make a real difference in people’s lives with your career? If so we might have the job for you. We are recruiting for a Clinical Trials Programme Manager to join one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. […]

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Senior Regulatory Executive – CMC

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with strong CMC experience to join a global healthcare company. Contract length: 9 months initially, £400-£489 per day. Will be responsible for highlighting potential delaying factors promptly to line management and sharing knowledge of regulatory documentation and procedures with others to assist in problem. Role involves preparation of […]

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How stress affects the brain and your capacity to function at your best

Stress can be healthy and energizing, but too much stress can lead to some serious, longer-term issues. But how can you tell the ‘good’ stress from the ‘bad’ stress? To understand why stress affects us, it’s important to understand a little about how the brain works.

Job of the week: UK Information Science Analyst

This is an amazing opportunity for an Information Science Analyst to step into a self-driven role and work within a team-orientated environment as part of a highly flexible and dynamic group. There is the opportunity to work remotely for 2 days per week in an initial 6 month contract. Our client is a multinational patient-focus […]