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Addressing the Talent Gap in Biotech - Recruit and Retain

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In an increasingly competitive market, there is a growing need for efficiency in attracting and retaining top talent.

This session, recorded at the 7th annual Chief Medical Officer Summit, and moderated by Dr Julie Krop, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, addresses the following:

  • How to source talent; pros and cons of recruiters versus word-of-mouth
  • How to make the work environment optimal to keep employees satisfied
  • How to compete with the competition banging on the door
  • How to ease or address relocation concerns of potential hires
  • When is a good time to have consultants or contractors filling the gaps
  • How to access the untapped talent in academia, do they know we exist?
  • Benefit/risk of having non-MDs fill the gaps and guided by a physician
  • Does the industry need to evolve to attract and retain talent
  • How do you decide whom to recruit first
  • How to identify the right hire

Panelists include:

  • Kara Coluccio Bern, Perspective Group
  • James Lewis, Barrington James
  • Chris Poshka, Govig

Save the date for the 8th annual Chief Medical Officer Summit on April 6-7, 2020 at the Boston Marriott Cambridge, in Cambridge, MA. Learn more at