One Nucleus – Online Building Life Science Adventures Conference // 12-13 March 2024

CK Group are proud to be sponsoring the two-day online Building Life Science Adventures conference hosted by One Nucleus, 12-13 March.

The One Nucleus careers conference focuses on creating careers in science, not just jobs. It emphasises a collaborative approach between individuals building their careers and organisations building strong teams. Unlike traditional job fairs, this event offers free attendance and features panels of students, early career seekers, employers, recruitment specialists and universities engaging in lively discussions on topics such as inclusive pathways, overcoming imposter syndrome, navigating industry barriers, and choosing the right employer. It provides an opportunity to fill knowledge gaps, debate best practices, and connect for success in the science sector.

The event aims to cover:

  • Inclusive pathways
  • Tips on how to develop the best team
  • The value of a PhD – is it worth it?
  • What to expect from the current Life Science job market
  • The role of social media in recruitment and career development
  • How Big Pharma and Start Ups compete for the right people (read our article on choosing between global or start-up companies)
  • UK vs USA recruitment

Join our Associate Directors, Russell Oakley and Jocelyn Blackham as they share their expertise and valuable insights with you all, alongside several industry experts.

Read more about this event here.

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PIPA Conference 2023 | 8th & 9th November

CK Group are proud to be speaking at this year’s PIPA conference, taking place the 8-9th November at De Vere Horsley Estate in Surrey.

Our talk is taking place during the Breakout Sessions starting at 2pm on day 1. We will be focussing on Difficult Conversations, with our Director Jonathan Hart-Smith discussing some useful insights.

‘Have you ever had a conversation with somebody in your team, your boss or your colleague that you have been dreading? Maybe it didn’t go to plan, you didn’t really say what you meant or perhaps you avoided having it altogether? This session covers some of the skills and practical steps you can focus on to have those challenging conversations. We’ll talk about the types of difficult conversation you are likely to have at work, how you can prepare for them and give you some tools to use to get your point across in a safe and non-confrontational way.’

View the full event programme below:

We have an experienced team of recruiters dedicated to roles within Pharmacovigilance, Medical Information and Medical Affairs who can help you find your next career move.

If you’re thinking that it might be the time to move roles, please come to our stand at PIPA for a brief chat. We look forward to meeting with all in attendance!

Enter our competition!

Come visit our stand at PIPA for exclusive access to our competition – a chance to win an Echo Show 5!

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ChemCareers 2023

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with the Royal Society of Chemistry on a number of initiatives to aid job seekers with a background in chemistry. The Royal Society of Chemistry is a membership organisation dedicated to advancing the chemical sciences and improve the lives of people around the world now and in the future. The RSC publish new research, develop professionals and connect the chemistry community through collaboration.

The Royal Society of Chemistry hosts a monthly webinar programme focusing on a varied range of topics within the scientific field. The webinars run for approximately 60 minutes, with a panel of experts talking about their area of expertise and offering the opportunity for a Q&A style session at the end of their discussion. We’re excited to announce that we will be sponsoring the series again this year! You may even see a few familiar faces as some of our experienced recruiters will be sharing their expertise in the chemistry industry.

We will also be sponsoring the 2023 Pay and Reward Survey conducted by the RSC. The Pay and Reward Survey asks members to share their experiences within the sector, namely their employee needs, salaries, pensions, benefits, job security, and skillset amongst other areas. The survey not only offers benchmarking for others in the industry, but also gives insight into the current chemical science landscape. From the information given by their members, the RSC are able to enact positive change into the chemical industry and the wider life science arena. The survey will run from 14th June 2023 to 12th July 2023.

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