1. Bayer buying KaNDy for $425M to get menopause market — Putin says Russian COVID-19 vaccine will be ready January 1 — Eisai creating new US HQ in New Jersey — See more on our front page news Stay updated with the latest pharma-related coronavirus news on our new page
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Please take our quick survey on how COVID-19 is impacting your job It will only take a minute or two to respond. The survey is confidential, and does not require registration. Thank you in advance for your participation. We will provide regular updates on results as responses accumulate.
    Dismiss Notice

GSK Oncology Contract

Discussion in 'Syneos Health' started by anonymous, Dec 4, 2019 at 5:03 PM.

Tags: Add Tags
  1. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Dallas next week for interviews. 19-20 positions to be filled?
    How many people do they bring in per spot and what kind of questions do they ask?
    Any other thoughts?
     

  2. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    I was an interviewer with Syneos (and InventivHealth before corporate realignment).
    Syneos almost always brings in 3 to interview, all within a few hours. They interview one right after the other, 45-60 minutes each.
    After all 3 done, they give the job to one person and platitudes to the remaining two.
    Q's are in typical S.T.A.R. format. Fairly easy, no prep needed. Just make sure you're African American.
     
  3. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    This is spot on except the AA part. I interviewed recently and didn’t see any AA’s there at all.
     
  4. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    That's one reason AAs are a "shoe in". Recruiters get a bonus for it too.

    And it can be an effective marleting strategy. So often when an AA rep walks into a clinic and asks to get samples into the doc's practice, the "white guilt" of the doc or head nurse kicks in and the rep gets sent straight to the drug cabinet. The samples then sell themselves in cases where the doc gets good feedback from patient. The AA rep doesn't need to be competent about the drug.

    Also, a lot of pharma companies (like GSK) are trying to make up for past egregious marketing practices. So they can "hide" behind the face of the AA rep as many see them as the downtrodden in society.
     
  5. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    syneos as was inventiv health, is an Affrimative Action employer