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Compass Consulting Group recently hired a Training and Development Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA! Our client is the worlds largest independent biotechnology firm and is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. This new hire will work with clients in the General and Accounting (G&A) functions under the direction of the Learning Professional team. This person will… Read more »

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Most biotech companies desire similar characteristics from their employees — top talent, reliability, good education, solid experience, and an ability to work on a team as well as independently when needed. In terms of interviews, there are always certain basics — dress neatly and professionally, be friendly and courteous, be on time. Roche is no different than… Read more »

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Compass Consulting Group recently placed a Senior Compensation Analyst in Pleasanton, CA! Our client develops, manufactures and supplies a wide array of innovative medical diagnostic products, services, tests, platforms, and technologies. The candidate will be responsible for supporting the administration, development, and implementation of our clients’ compensation programs. Below is a brief description of the role and… Read more »

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Every company, large or small, has its own culture. And with that culture often comes a specific approach to hiring. A great culture fit is arguably one of the most important aspects of retaining amazing employees. Some companies, for example, have a reputation for asking fairly odd questions, like: “How many Jelly Beans would fit in this… Read more »

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Genetown The Genetown Hotbed community highlights the organizations that comprise the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device industries in Massachusetts. Some of the top industry employers include well-respected names such as Sanofi Genzyme, Shire, Novartis, Pfizer and Quest Diagnostics to name a few. Massachusetts has more employment classified as “Biotechnology Research and Development” than any other… Read more »

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Massachusetts is the #1 biotechnology hub in the world, home to the best Universities, Hospitals, and Biopharma companies, along with the most intelligent minds in the industry. Recent years trends and forecasts point to a promising future within the industry and location. To explore our opportunities please look through our current postings here, or contact… Read more »

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“Network”. For many people, just hearing that word invokes feelings of dread and anxiety. It’s a form of professional and social interaction that is vital in nearly all professional settings and fields, scientific and non-scientific alike. While looking for a job, you’ve probably heard the term “network” more times than you can remember. If you… Read more »

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Compass Consulting Group recently placed one of our candidates within a leading pharmaceutical company here in the Bay Area. The Brand Director is responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic and operational plan for a world-class drug launch.  This individual will work collaboratively with key markets and regional colleagues to generate, evaluate, and… Read more »

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Interested in getting hired by a top-level biopharmaceutical company? Much of the customary advice applies: be skilled, experienced, make sure your resume is up-to-date, polished and focused, and exercise your interview skills. One aspect of interviewing that often goes overlooked is understanding more about the company, what it does, what it offers and its culture…. Read more »