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How to Maximize Productivity When Working From Home

Posted by Date Posted: July 16, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  From housework and the television to texts and background noise, there are a variety of things that can distract you when working from home. Still, contract research organizations have long known the benefits of utilizing a remote workforce. New data even suggests that many professionals are more productive working remotely. Employees spend more time…

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Layoffs May Not Be Necessary to Weather This Storm

Posted by Date Posted: June 18, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  The pandemic has affected the bottom line for many companies within the pharmaceutical, biotech, and clinical research fields, and has made businesses more vulnerable. While it seems logical to lay off employees to cut costs, layoffs may not be necessary to weather the storm. Here are some alternatives to layoffs. The Problem with Layoffs…

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How Companies Are Offering Mental Health Support During the Pandemic

Posted by Date Posted: June 04, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  The coronavirus has taken its toll on the collective mental health of the pharmaceutical and biotech workforce. Clinical research associates and other professionals are likely feeling anxious and isolated. Companies, however, are doing what they can to provide their teams with the mental health support they need to cope with these uncertain times. Counseling…

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3 Tools to Improve Your Work Life-Balance Now

Posted by Date Posted: May 21, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  If you are working in clinical research right now, then you may have abandoned any sense of a work-life balance during this stressful time. Working remotely with the uncertainty of how the industry will fare in the midst of an economic slowdown can be unnerving. For some, it means working longer hours to keep…

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How to Continue Hiring During Quarantine

Posted by Date Posted: May 07, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  The hiring process is just one of the many different aspects of life that has been impacted by COVID-19. As biotechnology recruiters, we’ve certainly had to adapt our process to overcome these new challenges, while still meeting the demand of our clients. Shelter in place orders have been issued by many governors across the…

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The FDA is Evolving Amid the Coronavirus Upheaval

Posted by Date Posted: April 02, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  Like most other regulatory agencies, the FDA tends to be methodical and slow. However, as the coronavirus crisis sends us into uncharted territory, the FDA has changed its approach. The agency is trying to be adaptive and flexible so they can respond to the COVID-19 outbreak in a timely manner. Here are some ways…

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5 Most Underrated Skills of a Rockstar Boss

Posted by Date Posted: March 19, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  Leadership style depends on your values, skills, and experiences. It takes the right combination of these to be a successful boss. From effective communication to having a positive attitude, having core leadership qualities is important if you want to recruit the most talented candidates and keep moving ahead in the biotech industry. But it’s…

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Prioritize Self-Care for a Better Quality of Life

Posted by Date Posted: March 05, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  Self-care is usually the first thing that people compromise due to the pressure to excel in their professional lives. This “keeping up” mentality is what leads people to career burnout from working long hours and neglecting their personal welfare. It’s difficult to juggle personal and professional obligations at the same time. But if you’re…

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Retaining Skilled Professionals in a Talent Shortage

Posted by Date Posted: February 20, 2020 Posted in Brio News

  In a talent shortage, the ability to retain skilled professionals can make the difference between organizations that thrive and organizations that struggle. Life sciences is one area that is helping to bolster the U.S. economy, yet there aren’t enough quality professionals to fill all the vacant pharmaceutical, biotech, and clinical research jobs in the…

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