Clinical Staffing Reviews

A site which compares Clinical Recruitment Firms so you are able to select the best Recruiting Company to fit your staffing needs.

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craresources
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Adecco
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PharmaLogics Recruiting
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ExecuPharm
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Clinical Solutions Group (aka CSG)
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Onpoint Consulting
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PharmaBio Staffing
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Apogee Clinical
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Randstad
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Real Staffing
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craresources

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Another niche recruiting firm to notice is craresources.  The company was established in 2007 and while they do focus on the recruitment of clinical research professionals, their primary claim to fame is the placement of CRAs.

So I guess you can say they have a niche within a niche.  They have an outstanding LinkedIn presence with a very mature LinkedIn Group which only allows clinical professionals (no recruiters, no one from outside of the clinical research industry).  They also have a very active blog where they provide ongoing resources and support to their job seekers and hiring managers.

Their size is fairly small (11-50 employees with 19 recruiters listed on LinkedIn), but with them being so specialized in our industry, I don’t see their size as an issue.  The other thing I noticed was that they offer a 90 day money back guarantee on their permanent placements.  I know a lot of recruiting companies offer some type of “guarantee”, but it is nice to see a company put it into writing.

They have a nationwide reach (all of North America, actually), have an expertise in direct sourcing passive candidates, and a low attrition rate.

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PharmaLogics Recruiting

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PharmaLogics Recruiting has a team of about 11-50 employees according to LinkedIn. Their website is heavily devoted to obtaining more clients and they are a contingency based recruiting firm.

PharmaLogics Recruiting has open jobs ranging from marketing and engineering, to supply chain/logistics and manufacturing. This company appears to recruit for several different industries besides clinical research although they do offer a
guarantee on all positions.

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Clinical Solutions Group (aka CSG)

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CSG is another niche clinical recruitment firm established in 1999 and located in Raleigh, NC.  They advertise that they place both contract and perm positions and state they offer excellent benefits, referral bonuses, relocation, training reimbursement and continuing education.

I find this offer quite interesting as typical recruiting companies will not provide employee type benefits to consultants.  The positions posted on their website are across the US so they appear to have a solid nationwide reach.

We didn’t find any negative or positive feedback on CSG.  We also couldn’t find a company blog offering advice to clinical research professionals in the job search or hiring topics.  We did find their LinkedIn presence and it is fairly small with a single digit number of recruiters listed as working with the company.  While having a smaller recruiting organization is acceptable when niched in a specific industry, I would be concerned if the team is this small on how quickly they can turn around submittals…so if you engage CSG, ask how many recruiters will be focused on your needs and also ask what their average turn around time is for submitting candidates.

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Onpoint Consulting

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Onpoint Consulting is a soup to nuts recruiting agency. Their website is nice, it is easy to read and well thought out. They have a nationwide search capability however it seems they are both a staffing firm and also a management consulting firm in many different industries.

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Accord Scientific

The business model of Accord Scientific is a  professional search firm, providing both clinical research, and scientific professionals to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. Headquartered in the southeast, they provide qualified professionals to fulfill contract, contract-to-hire, or direct hire staffing needs.

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