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Get an inside view of life at ICON, from initial impressions of the company to mature reflexions of the industry - and everything in between.
How to forge a career in clinical research
How to forge a career in clinical research
17 Sep 20
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), in 2019 there were 56,848 clinical trials worldwide and in just 10 years that figure has increased by a factor of 20. Th...
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5 tips to make a lasting impression in a video interview
5 tips to make a lasting impression in a video interview
16 Sep 20
The number of companies using video interviews jumped up by 67% in four weeks in response to the Covid-19 crisis. Both employers and recruiters were forced to adopt new t...
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How wearable technology has reinvented clinical trials
How wearable technology has reinvented clinical trials
26 Aug 20
Wearable technology has become a normal part of everyday life, from fitness trackers and smart watches to smart jewellery and implantables, more sophisticated wearable me...
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Are remote decentralised clinical trials the future?
Are remote decentralised clinical trials the future?
18 Aug 20
In traditional clinical trials, patients must attend regular check-ins at hospitals or clinics but fully remote decentralised clinical trials (DCTs) and hybrid trials lim...
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4 reasons to consider becoming a biostatistician
4 reasons to consider becoming a biostatistician
7 Aug 20
Biostatisticians take on the responsibility of statistical aspects of both preclinical and clinical research studies. It’s their job to advise pharmaceutical compan...
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What are the four phases of a clinical trial?
What are the four phases of a clinical trial?
30 Jul 20
Having enjoyed steady growth over the last several years, it’s predicted that the global clinical trials market will hit a value of $65.2 billion by 2025, and aroun...
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Becoming a CRA with ICON
Becoming a CRA with ICON
1 Jul 20
The global clinical trials industry was worth $46.8 billion in 2019 and analysts report the market will continue making an annual growth, reaching $49.4 billion in 2020.T...
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How to promote leadership in your team
How to promote leadership in your team
23 Jun 20
“Leadership is a choice; it is not a rank." In a recent TedTalk, leadership expert Simon Sinek discussed the ideal behavioural traits that came with being a good l...
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Digital interviewing: How ICON is increasing hiring flexibility
Digital interviewing: How ICON is increasing hiring flexibility
12 Jun 20
Though digital interviews are relatively new to the recruitment scene, the shift to remote working has seen an unprecedented surge in demand and usage. In 2019, companies...
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What does a Drug Safety Associate (DSA) do?
What does a Drug Safety Associate (DSA) do?
29 May 20
A Drug Safety Associate is responsible for assessing the safety of pharmaceuticals drugs once they’re on the market. Using standardised guidelines, they determine w...
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