Prior to the pandemic, very few people would have been able to predict how the world would change. The life sciences sector is one that had to adapt quickly to a changing world as research into the COVID-19 virus, treatments, and vaccines were all needed quicker than people were used to working. On top of this need to work at speed to create solutions, several factors made it more difficult. If people had known a pandemic was on the way, they would have done things a bit differently. Here are some examples:
Over the past few years, the world has experienced some devastating blows, from the current pandemic to the loss of people like George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Daunte Wright. This has left many people keen to address the inequalities people face, moving the country forward into a cohesive and fair place to live. Within the Life Science community, many companies are keen to ensure that their leadership teams and boards are comprised of diverse people, but they struggle to find the right candidates. Find out how a recruitment service like GeneCoda® can help.
Finding the right talent is important, especially as the Life Science industry is experiencing a shortage of people right now. This shortage means that we are all expected to find less traditional ways to search for new people, using all the available tools.
One of my peer groups turned me on to the practice of journaling each day. It has helped me focus and has been an effective tool to capture a day in my life. But, most of all, journaling has helped me better understand where to expend efforts and resources. Continue reading “Do you Serve Others?”
My Cousin Vinny is an American comedy film featuring two young New Yorkers traveling through rural Alabama who are arrested and put on trial for a murder they did not commit. The 1992 movie follows the comical attempts of cousin Vinny Gambini, a lawyer who had only recently passed the bar exam after several unsuccessful attempts, to defend them.
If you’re a recruiter, you likely have a list of your favorite interview questions. But do the questions you’re asking really help you learn more about a candidate and their potential fit to the role you’re recruiting for?