The pandemic changed everything. We live differently, behave differently, and have come to appreciate the little things we might have taken for granted before COVID-19 took hold in the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR).
In an incredibly short time, Gaithersburg, Maryland’s Novavax has advanced its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate into Phase III trials and received FDA fast track designation, putting its vaccine very close to potential FDA approval. There has been a herculean effort underway by Novavax and other companies to deliver desperately needed pandemic protection to people across the globe.
Rockville, Maryland’s Advanced BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (ABL) is a rapidly growing biotech company that provides expert contract manufacturing and laboratory research services to customers across the globe. The company delivers best-in-class GMP manufacturing and immunology solutions for gene therapies, oncolytics, vaccines, and other immunotherapeutics to life science organizations, and government agencies.
Rockville, Maryland’s Advanced BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (ABL) is a rapidly growing, innovative, biotech company—a strategic viral GMP manufacturer and contract research organization with superb technical prowess. ABL is a CDMO and CRO providing GMP manufacturing and immunology solutions for gene therapies, oncolytics, vaccines, and other immunotherapeutics to biopharmaceutical, biotech, and life science organizations, and government agencies alike.
Did you know that 80 percent of jobs never get posted or advertised? This is what some refer to as the hidden job market: jobs that are offered to people already known within the industry. As we discussed in part one of our blog series on breaking into the biotech and pharma industry, networking and making connections could be the best way to get your foot in the door.
Are you looking to work in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry? Jeff Caskey, a senior life science talent consultant at Workforce Genetics was recently a featured speaker for Johns Hopkins University where he offered practical advice for breaking into the industry.
The pandemic turned the talent acquisition world on its head, forcing life science companies to adjust on the fly and move to a 100% virtual recruiting environment nearly overnight. While many industries saw layoffs, the life science industry saw a surge in hiring which made it even more important to get this new virtual shift right.
Virtual recruiting, remote hiring, and virtual onboarding have become the norm for almost all employers these days, and the life science industry is no exception. Since the pandemic outbreak, talent recruiting and hiring has become a brave new world.