Creating Your Professional Roadmap: Identifying a career path in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries ( 2 of 3 in a series)

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IntermediateFormat:Recorded Webinar
Duration: 60 minutes
Member Fee: FREE
Non-Member Fee: Not available to nonmembers

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  • Tara Clem, Regional Staffing Manager, TalentWRx, LLC
  • Kurt Moore, President, TalentWRx, LLC

How You Will Benefit

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Determine what has changed in the industry and what are most important things to do / not to do
  • Identify the basics on how do you look for a position
  • Devise a path forward with a step-by-step set of action items for achieving the next level of career success
  • Define what do I need to know in order to be successful in getting there
  • Identify the company processes of who to talk to, how to speak with them, where are they looking
  • Examine a research project and apply the "do's and don'ts” and who can really help you


When considering the future topography of the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors, one must make an accurate and realistic career map. This map will allow you to avoid the many pitfalls and obstacles that lay between you and your desired professional destination. Without this clear picture as to how you plan to proceed, your livelihood can quickly become challenging.

Who Should Participate

  • ISPE Members (only)
  • 3 years in industry or more
  • Perhaps working in one company for a number of years, and need to freshen resume / approach / view

Presenters' Biographies

Tara Clem has over 10 years of successful leadership and management experience. Most recently, she was a National Accounts executive for a Life Sciences staffing provider, where she was a proven innovator in customer solutions and candidate source development. Her success as a leader and mentor helped to create high performance teams that achieved results. She is a graduate of Purdue University and is an active member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering.

Kurt Moore is founder and President of TalentWRx, LLC, a life sciences staffing services firm based in Tampa, FL with additional service locations in the Carolinas and Baltimore, MD.  TalentWRx has been recognized as Rookie Business of the Year in 2008 and enjoyed consistent growth. Prior to TalentWRx, Kurt was CEO of a publicly traded staffing firm, Ablest Inc., where he assembled a best of class leadership team and achieved industry low employee turnover while growing sales organically from $20 million to $145 million over 15 years. He has more than 25 years in the staffing industry, beginning as an entry level staffing supervisor and holding various operational, sales, and sales management positions.  He currently serves on the Advisory Council for Employ Florida Banner Center for Biotechnology and the Advisory Board for the Health Administration Program at TBT.

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