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Our experienced team of recruitment experts help organisations like yours on a daily basis, to find the ideal people to expand their teams. Whether you're looking for life science consultants or life science researchers all the way through to graduates, we can help. We have hundreds of individuals on our books skilled in the technical and scientific fields, all ready to work for an organisation like yours. 

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Your life sciences recruitment questions, answered

What is important to mention in a job description when looking for candidates within life sciences?

As the nature of life science roles can vary greatly, depending on the company and the area of speciality, there is no set format that all job descriptions must follow. It is essential to highlight any required academic or professional qualifications, in addition to the specific technical skills that are necessary for success. To ensure you attract the best candidates, it’s important to also mention the soft skills, such as communication and problem-solving abilities, that you’re looking for.

What employee benefits should life science organisations be offering?

Life science organisations should be regularly reviewing their benefits schemes to make sure they are attracting and retaining the best talent. Research from the Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022 shows that flexible and working from home arrangements, opportunities for training, and mental health and wellbeing support are some of the key benefits that employees value and have come to expect from their employers.

What skills should life science employers look for in candidates?

According to the Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022, 88% of employers have experienced skills shortages in the last year. With this widespread skills shortage in the life sciences industry, it is more important than ever for employers to look for candidates with soft skills like problem-solving, communication and critical thinking skills, in addition to the technical skills required for life science roles.

How can companies ensure the salaries offered to life science professionals reflect the current market?

Research shows that salary rises are not meeting employee expectations, therefore it is vital that companies keep up to date with salary trends within the life sciences industry. The Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022 is a useful resource that can be used by organisations to make sure they are offering competitive salaries that reflect the current life sciences market.

How can life science companies attract global talent?

As is the case with many industries, life sciences candidates are increasingly adopting a global mentality and searching for jobs overseas, including in the UK. By developing and publicising global hiring strategies, businesses can attract talented life sciences candidates from overseas and diversify their workforce in the process.

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