There are places where it’s very difficult to find clinical researches but it become easy to find clinical research especially for those who are flexible enough to change their places and locations and can move to the suitable places. It’s also very difficult to get into the clinical research industry when you are living at distance from CRO and recruiters also reject such candidates because they have to pay a lot for their travel. Best trick to avoid this location barrier is to not to mention your location on the resume. It should also be mentioned in the resume if you willing to relocate nearby the CRO and don’t want to be compensated for this relocation. Through this, so many recruiters will reach out to you and will offer you suitable positions.
There are places with many clinical research startups where people can work and contribute to the development phases of the company where you should be able to perform multiple tasks.
It became easier to get your foot into the clinical research industry when you have experience and then you can further pursue your goals and by working hard and through strong networking you can get to the higher positions within the company.
Companies that help recruitments:
There are advertising companies who run ads and provide platform for the recruitment of the potential subjects and referring them to the companies who are having problems in recruiting patients for their studies. These advertisement companies have their consultants who deal with the patients as if they are eligible for the studies and referring them to the companies. These consultants also deal with the companies who are having issues for recruiting patients whether there are least patients or patients are getting beyond the requirement where these consultants decide that when and how many hours a day they should run ads for the recruitment of the patients.
Study coordinators can also get this consultancy position in these advertising companies in order to help the sponsor to recruit patients for their studies. These companies recruit patients by the pre-screening tests. Sponsors reach out to these consultants that they need recruitments and they also provide the list of the sites where they require patient recruitments and want to get benefits from these advertising companies to recruit patient for their studies.
Opportunity seekers can apply for this position through LinkedIn and indeed.com but all the positions are not posted online and company’s internal referrals get those positions.
Reach out to the recruiters and companies for any available position by letting them know about your experiences and research works. The recruiter hold on to your resume and will reach out to you when they have available position relevant to your experience and capabilities.
Working from office:
People can also work remotely from home that is very convenient but when working in the office for the sponsor, you interact with a lot of people and learn new ideas and learn more about studies and research work. Biggest advantage of working in office helps to build your network that can be helpful for future progressions.