LifeSciHub Report:   BioNJ’s Life Sciences Human Resource Conference Sept 23, 2022

LifeSciHub Report: BioNJ’s Life Sciences Human Resource Conference Sept 23, 2022

An R&D SME’s Cautiously Optimistic Journey Into The Land Of HR- A Report From BioNJ’s HR Conference, September 23, 2022 As a regulatory and clinical operations SME I was a bit of a fish out of water at September’s BioNJ’s Pharmaceutical Human Resources Conference.  Representing LifeSciHub, a network of independently incorporated experts from all across […]

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The Problem LifeSciHub Solves:  Mid Sized Pharma Program and Strategic Asset Management Case Study

The Problem LifeSciHub Solves: Mid Sized Pharma Program and Strategic Asset Management Case Study

April 2021:  US hub for a mid-sized ($1-10B US) Japanese pharmaceutical company had 3 open positions in Strategic Asset and Program Management (SAPM) in the midst of a hiring freeze, detailed description below.  “Bob”, Sr. Director of SAPM and “Chris” HR Director of Flexible Workforce, launched a search involving 7 suppliers.  There was an initial […]

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Planning Work and Talent According to Tasks, not Job Descriptions

Planning Work and Talent According to Tasks, not Job Descriptions

Head, Nonclinical Regulatory Writing Group, global top 20 pharmaceutical company, Sept 2022: “We have a weekly resource shortfall of 20 hours per week of senior level nonclinical expertise [must have:  PhD toxicologist, 20+ years direct drug sponsor experience], 10 hours a week of eCTD Module 4 document formatting, and 10 hours a week nonclinical systems […]

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The Gig Economy: Economic Theory Meets Evolutionary Biology

The Gig Economy: Economic Theory Meets Evolutionary Biology

The tech enabled gig economy is causing the corporate world to probe at what British Economist Ronald Coase famously called the “Boundary of the Firm.” And it feels like a sore tooth. Corporations are hierarchies, and a hierarchy is all about belonging to a structure (tribe) that everyone- ideally- understands where they stand in the […]

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LifeSciHub Strategic On-Demand Talent Pool Best Practices

LifeSciHub Strategic On-Demand Talent Pool Best Practices

Strategic LifeSciHub Talent Pool Best Practices Despite the term “Talent Pool” becoming common, it is a new and revolutionary concept that has yet to be widely adopted to its fullest potential in life sciences.  A thoughtful, strategic implementation of a Talent Pool can solve myriad expertise gaps, increase quality, efficiency, save budget, and enhance the […]

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Boldly We Go!

Boldly We Go!

Today on the Center for the Transformation of Work  thought leadership call we heard from Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski 🧠creator of Braintrust, a marketplace for creatives. Although LifeSciHub and Braintrust have followed different pathways, we’ve both arrived at the same conclusions: -That “Take Rates” (mark ups) should decrease -That operating as a #dao unlocks value that would […]

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LifeSciHub Newsletter Q2 2022- First Industry Conference Independent Consultant Rate! And more

LifeSciHub is grateful to have been instrumental in DIA ‘s recent decision to create a new conference attendance pricing category- Independent Contractor Rates- a 25% discount off industry registration rates Please, use this to spread the word and put pressure on any and every conference you would like to attend.  This is just a little […]

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LifeSciHub Radical Transparency- 2021 P&L

LifeSciHub Radical Transparency- 2021 P&L

LifeSciHub’s believes in radical transparency, and as such, the entirety of LifeSciHub’s Profit & Loss is reported to members, both Expert Provider small businesses and Hiring Entities.  We reviewed all 2021 inputs and outputs, all fees, expenses, and investments in:  software development, office support, management and administrative staff payments, marketing, legal and insurance, everything.  Also […]

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Small Independent Experts Deserve Passive Revenue Streams

Small Independent Experts Deserve Passive Revenue Streams

Not all Small Business Expert Providers care very much about money.  Many of us have packages from many years in pharma, but are staying involved to contribute value.  Many of us, when we have too much work,  freely and happily provide references and introductions to clients and other independent experts in the name of Goodwill.  […]

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LifeSciHub as a DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization)- Organizational Crypto

LifeSciHub as a DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization)- Organizational Crypto

This post will explain the recent birth of the “DAO” concept, and why adapting it to the LifeSciHub business model might be not only possible, but amazing- a new way for a group of human beings to collaborate together, create value, and distribute that value.  Not up and out to the 1%- execs and investors- […]

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LifeSciHub is Working to Increase Small Business Access to Mid-Large Sponsor Project Work and

LifeSciHub is Working to Increase Small Business Access to Mid-Large Sponsor Project Work and “Spend”

LifeSciHub is a strategic response to the Great Resignation.  Many happy and thriving independent experts may not realize how challenging it is for drug sponsors to find and engage independent experts.  There are two reasons for this: 1) Many independent experts work mostly with small pharmbio, because there are far fewer administrative hurdles to go […]

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LifeSciHub's Pharmaceutical Industry Company Size/Tier Definitions

LifeSciHub’s Pharmaceutical Industry Company Size/Tier Definitions

Everyone in the pharmaceutical industry knows there’s a big difference between small pharma and large pharma.  Although the regulations, requirements and standards are exactly the same, the cultures and buying behaviors can be quite different. To add clarity to the discussion LifeSciHub describes and (loosely) quantifies the “Tier” structure of the pharmaceutical industry.  There is […]

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LifeSciHub FAQ- Expert Provider

LifeSciHub FAQ- Expert Provider

LifeSciHub FAQ  I already work directly with sponsors, why should I work with LifeSciHub? The LifeSciHub platform seeks to provide value in areas where small businesses can experience gaps, such as: Transparency Even the busiest small, independent businesses end up in a “subcontracting” type of arrangement sometimes, wherein a third party introduces but is not […]

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LifeSciHub Introduction:  The Problems LifeSciHub Solves

LifeSciHub Introduction: The Problems LifeSciHub Solves

Expert Provider Problem: From Chris, a 25 year veteran of regulatory and clinical operations at Pfizer/Novartis/J&J/Amgen/Merck [one of these]:  “I had a former colleague who took a role as Director of Regulatory Operations at Roche/AstraZeneca/AbbVie/GSK [one of these].  When she heard I became an independent consultant she called me right away for an eTMF inspection […]

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From our Freelancing.eu Friends in Europe

From our Freelancing.eu Friends in Europe

LifeSciHub appreciates independent workforce advocates across the globe, and Robert Vlach, author of The Freelance Way, is one of those amazing fellow advocates! From his newsletter this morning, 28 February 2022:  —————– From: Freelancing.eu <hello@freelancing.eu> Sent: Monday, February 28, 2022 1:50 PM To: Sheila Mahoney <sheila@lifescihub.com> Subject: Freeletter 💙💛 Independence. Liberty. Freedom + Why to […]

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Abstracts Dates

Category Org Name Event Event Info Submission Deadline Comments Biometrics ASA – American Statistical Association JSM 2023- Joint Statistical Meeting August 5–10, 2023 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Invited Session Proposal Submission: July 14 – September 8, 2022 Short Course Proposal Submission: July 14 – September 30, 2022 Computer Technology Workshop Proposal Submission: July 14 – January […]

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LifeSciHub Collects Feedback- on Expert Providers AND Hiring Entities

LifeSciHub Collects Feedback- on Expert Providers AND Hiring Entities

Independently incorporated Small Businesses Expert Providers (EP) aren’t subject to annual performance reviews- that is part of the joy of separating from the org chart!  And yet, feedback is still required for continuous improvement and competitive benchmarking. For all projects that go through the LifeSciHub platform, LifeSciHub collects feedback on both sides of the equation- […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside Sept 27 2021:

LifeSciHub Fireside Sept 27 2021: “Hubber” Update Q4 2021

All LifeSciHub members are small business.  LifeSciHub is too!  As we’re also based on total transparency, we thought, why not invite our fellow small business members into the details of the LifeSciHub tech platform startup journey?  It is both informative and interesting, for all of us who are interested in business.  And, if you are […]

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If Networking Makes You Feel Dirty, You’re Doing It Wrong!.

If Networking Makes You Feel Dirty, You’re Doing It Wrong!.

Thanks Nadia Bracken for passing this along! Great article about networking- especially for people who sometimes (or all the time!) feel negatively about networking. This really puts the skill of networking into perspective! If Networking Makes You Feel Dirty, You’re Doing It Wrong

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Freeletter ⭐ On €1,000+ hourly rates

Freeletter ⭐ On €1,000+ hourly rates

LifeSciHub was thrilled to recently meet Robert Vlach ,   author of The Freelance Way and founder of Freelancing.eu– a network of freelancers in Europe.  Freelancing.eu is dedicated to supporting and advocating for the independent professional in Europe! 🤗 DEAR FREELANCE FRIENDS Some time ago, we shared a story of a copywriter Laura Belgray, who created a $1-million business only after she switched from […]

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