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Crucial Steps Before You Start the Hiring Process

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You’ve created the perfect job description, researched the salary requirements, checked out your candidates on LinkedIn and now you’re ready to start the hiring process, right? Maybe not. These six tips will have a positive effect on your hiring practices and will leave your candidates and colleagues feeling involved, informed and respected along the way.…

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How to Decline a Job Offer – Advice to Do it Right

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No matter the job market, or your personal circumstances, as a job seeker, you have the power to decline an offer. It may be a matter of culture, commute, the company or a better opportunity elsewhere – not every role is right for every person. However, how you conduct yourself when declining a job offer…

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The Top Reasons Job Candidates Get Rejected

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The job is perfect – you have the right background, skills and experience – and you are invited in for an interview. But the process suddenly ends and… you’re rejected. What happened that you’re out of the running? We polled several expert recruiters and asked them to share their take on why candidates get rejected.…

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The Planet Group Announces Agreement to Acquire OmniPoint Staffing, a Full-Service IT Staff Augmentation Firm

Acquisition Allows for Further Expansion of Planet’s Technology Portfolio with Enhanced Staffing and Consulting Services CHICAGO, IL (June 29, 2021) – Planet Pharma’s parent company, The Planet Group, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners and leading provider of outsourced human capital and consulting solutions, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to…

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The Best Questions to Ask During a Job Interview

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Congratulations, you scored an interview! You’ve done your company research and know who you’ll be speaking with. What’s left to prep? Making a list of the questions to ask during the interview. Here are our recruiters’ favorites: About the Role What is great about this job / position in relation to the company? (Job seekers…

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Should You Participate in a Clinical Trial? A Personal Story

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Note: This is Recruiter Kim Zinner’s personal story about her opportunity to participate in a clinical trial. We hope the insight is beneficial to anyone considering a similar situation, especially during the Covid crisis. As a National Senior Recruiter with Planet Pharma, I have been recruiting clinical research professionals for pharmaceutical and biotech clients for…

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The Importance of Life Sciences Internships and Lab Roles

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As a Recruiter, one of my favorite groups to work with is recent grads breaking into the life sciences industry. Their passion and excitement for science, manufacturing, and engineering are what make my job invigorating and worthwhile. However, as is the nature of recruiting, I don’t often have the chance to speak with these candidates…

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