The Changing Landscape: Future directions in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries and how they will impact your career ( 1 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:

  • Examine the specifics relating to the state of the Life Sciences industry, state of employment, industry trends, etc.
  • Visualize the expected features of the new career environments in Life Sciences over the next several years
  • Identify important trends in industry to include Biotech, personalized medicine, Healthcare Reform, and globalization, changing R&D and new product model, contract manufacturing, generic
  • Identify the numerous alternative positions in the industry, with a specific look at how have career paths and titles changed and how they might change in the near future


Fewer industries are facing the same depth and scope of impending change than the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. The seemingly constant modification of regulations, the impact of emerging technologies and the fluctuations of global economies are just a few of the factors that will dictate the landscape that professionals will have to navigate in order to have a successful career.

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

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.

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.

ISPE Continuing Education Units (CEUs): .10

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