Tending for the well-being of the world’s population is something that professionals in the life sciences sector do every day.

By advancing diagnostics and therapies more quickly and effectively, these life sciences professionals are supporting their companies’ mission in an age of growing longevity.

With the sector expanding rapidly, demand for better products and services are forcing human capital leaders to find a greater variety of essential skills in life sciences to keep up with the needs of patients everywhere.

singapore life sciences sector expanding
singapore life sciences sector expanding

companies pressured to develop new healthcare solutions with small talent pool

It’s not an easy task. One of the biggest challenges in life science sector is talent scarcity, and the pressure to close the skills gap will only rise as people are expected to live longer. Life sciences companies face higher demand to develop more innovative treatments.

In these times of rising talent scarcity, life sciences companies must create more transparency and
offer stronger employee value propositions, especially as they undergo digital transformation.

Failing to do so could result in losing a competitive edge even as new entrants into the field from other sectors – Google and Apple, for instance – look to expand.

free download: global insights into the perception of the life sciences sector

Our 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research confirms that while life sciences workers are mostly happy to be employed in the sector, those outside of it are not especially familiar with the biggest employers of the sector.

our research provides insights into:

  • Industry attractiveness factors of life sciences against other 13 industries
  • Employee value proposition factors that life sciences professionals seek in an ideal employer
  • Gap between what life sciences professionals seek and what employers are perceived to offer
  • Building employer brand loyalty in life sciences

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