With the ever changing evolution of the gig economy, many industries have had to adjust to meet the demands of the market to continue to ensure that they were still hiring top talents, that goes for industries like Pharma and Biotech. As outlined in this Pharma Exec article published this year, Pharma has been considered the employer of choice for a long time, an industry where many employees would jumpstart their careers as they sought the opportunity to grow within a company or move comfortably to another industry employer.
However, the convergence of technologies and the adoption of a multitude of digital assets and the impact of the gig economy, the traditional career path that many came to love, has changed and the industry landscape for employment has forever been altered.
Pharma Exec suggests that employers would need to consider multiple approaches to attracting and retaining top talent. One would be to anticipate the balance of a contingent to permanent workforce as companies evolve, especially younger companies. Companies would need to begin looking to the gig economy world to discover top talent even if temporarily to help focus on one specific task or take their company from one stage to another.
Read more on the changing landscape of the pharma and biotech talent search on Pharma Exec’s website