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In our blogs, we delve deep into the hidden truths of the recruitment world, uncovering the very reasons that may have been keeping you from achieving your desired results.

With new articles arriving bi-weekly, we are committed to equipping you with the insider knowledge you need to navigate the recruitment landscape with confidence. Our exclusive access to behind-the-scenes insights offers a unique perspective, shedding light on the hidden factors that drive success in the industry.

Are Your Recruitment Agencies Life Science Specialists or Sales Experts? Tips for Choosing a Reliable Partner.

With so many recruitment agencies out there claiming to be specialists and niche service providers in Life Sciences or Pharma, how do you know which recruitment partner will actually deliver good candidates quickly, efficiently and using the right approach? How do you know that they don’t just have a strong marketing team or great sales people?

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3 Reasons Why Candidates Hate Recruiters (Part 3)

In the third and final edition of this series, we continue to address the negative stigma surrounding recruitment and we'll explore our final three factors contributing to the love-hate relationship between candidates and recruiters. 

3 More Reasons Why Candidates Hate Recruiters (Part 2) 

In the second part of this series, we will continue addressing three more factors that contribute to the negative opinion's candidates may develop towards recruiters. Unveiling these factors, we aim to provide both candidates and recruiters with insights to foster better interactions and outcomes. 

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3 Reasons Why Candidates Hate Recruiters (Part 1)

From poor communication to unmet expectations, there are various reasons why candidates develop a distaste for recruiters. In this article, we delve into the common pain points experienced by candidates and shedding light on what contributes to the negative stigma surrounding the recruitment industry.

Breaking Barriers: Unveiling the Persistent Gaps in Clinical Trial Diversity

In 2023, diversity in clinical trials is essential. Past biases persist, with 75% of FDA-approved drug trial participants being White despite diverse populations. Achieving inclusivity isn't just moral; it's scientific. It ensures fairness, trust, and effective treatments for all. At Verbatim Pharma, we embrace diversity, advocating for a future where medical advancements benefit everyone.

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Navigating Salary Talks: A Guide to Salary Negotiation in the Recruitment Process

Every day, we get asked about salaries, bonuses and benefits by our candidates and clients. This article is going to address the question about how salary negotiations work when you have a recruiter, along with tips on making the process better for everyone involved. 

The Evolution of Equality: The Rise of Women in the Pharmaceutical Industry

 This article delves into the challenges and triumphs of women in the pharmaceutical industry. It includes an exploration of navigating a traditionally male-dominated field and addressing gender bias. Additionally, it celebrates the triumphs of women in pharma by showcasing their leadership achievements and the progress they've achieved in promoting inclusivity and diversity

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Balancing Act: Negotiating Start Dates in the Recruitment Process

Whether you're a candidate eager to embark on a new career or a recruiter striving to find the perfect match, understanding the nuances of start dates is key to a smooth and successful onboarding process. Matching a candidate's start date with the company's needs is a key part of the recruitment process.

Embracing the New Normal: Working from Home in 2024 and Beyond

In the year 2024, the world has moved beyond the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. Major pharmaceutical companies, like many others, are eager to get their employees back into the office. However, they are discovering that the mentality of employees has undergone a significant shift since the pandemic in 2020. The appeal of working from home, with its benefits of more family time and flexibility, has taken precedence. But why has this shift occurred, and how can organizations adapt to this changing landscape while keeping their teams engaged and connected?

Join us in recognizing the achievements of women and girls in the field of science. #Women

Why Hiring Managers Hate Recruiters

If you've been a loyal subscriber of Verbatim Pharma Insider, you'll likely recall our series delving into the reasons why candidates hate recruiters. Now, we're directing our attention to explore why hiring managers face challenges in their relationship with recruiters. This look into the relationship between recruiters and hiring managers aims to give helpful insights for both parties involved in the recruitment process.

How Far Can AI Go in Recruitment? Will It Ever Replace Human Interaction?

AI's role in recruitment is growing, but will it ever match the human touch? Efficiency vs. empathy, automation vs. intuition 

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Why Hiring Managers Hate Recruiters (Part 2)

Welcome to part 2 of our series on why hiring managers hate recruiters. Today, we're digging deeper into the reasons behind this dynamic. From overselling candidates to cultural fit problems, we'll explore what can make this relationship tricky.

Why Hiring Managers Hate Recruiters (Part 3)

Welcome to Part 3 of our series! If you've been following along with our previous articles, thank you for sticking around as we delve deeper into the nuances of the recruiter-hiring manager relationship.

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