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How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected job seekers in the UK?

We recently surveyed some of our candidates who have found new roles to investigate the latest trends in recruitment and see what these could mean for future job seekers.

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Hiring Managers: Change your recruitment methodology

The latest KPMG/REC UK Report on Jobs highlights the sharpest growth in permanent placements in 23 years, and the fastest growth in temporary recruitment in over six years.

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We’re going to be at MassBio Career Fair

On May 26th, we’re attending the MassBio Virtual Career Fair hosted by MassBioEd. The event is open to anybody working or interested in careers in biotechnology in Massachusetts, and will give attendees access to current opportunities as well as a wealth of information and advice on careers in science. CK Group will be hosting a […]

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Take part in our 2021 candidate job hunting survey

Have you recently found a new role? We want to hear about your job hunting experience in our 2021 candidate survey.

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Job hunting pitfalls and how to avoid them: free webinar

We’re excited to announce that next month we are hosting a free ChemCareers webinar with the Royal Society of Chemistry. Principal Recruitment Consultant Sarah Farrow and Recruitment Manager Graeme Pallas will be hosting the webinar on the 12th May at 12:30pm alongside RSC’s Laura Woodward. Themed: ‘Job hunting pitfalls and how to avoid them’ With […]

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Exciting QC Analyst opportunity with VMIC

The Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC), supported by CK Group, are recruiting for a talented individual to join their state-of-the-art vaccines manufacturing facility in Oxfordshire. VMIC has been established to provide the UK’s first strategic vaccine development and advanced manufacturing capability. The company will fast track the development and manufacture of early stage vaccine […]

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We’re hiring!

We are looking for outgoing, ambitious and confident Trainee Recruitment Consultants to join our teams in Chesterfield and Stevenage.

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World Health Day 2021: building a fairer, healthier planet

This year, World Health Day is aiming to highlight inequalities in health and welfare within and between countries, and build a world that is fairer and healthier post Covid-19.

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A year of working through Covid-19: an interview with a contractor

While many businesses closed their doors last March and office workers adapted to new ways of working, those in the science sectors have continued on the frontline to keep things moving safely.

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British Science Week 2021: The Matilda Effect

This week is British Science Week, which is a ten day celebration of all things science, technology, engineering and maths. For 2021, British Science Week is challenging stereotypes in science and celebrating the diversity of those working in STEM careers, by sharing the stories of the inspiring individuals working in laboratories, innovation centres, universities and […]

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How to prevent burnout during lockdown

The current COVID-19 pandemic has forced most of the nation into lockdown, and meant that many of us have been working from home for almost a full year. As a result, the boundaries between our personal and professional lives have become significantly blurred. Whilst this lessens the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus, when technology […]

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LinkedIn’s ‘Jobs on the Rise’ report for medical science

LinkedIn last week released a special edition of its Emerging Jobs Report for 2021, taking a closer look at how Covid-19 has affected the jobs landscape in the UK and, specifically, the roles that have experienced the highest growth over the last several months. The report found that specialised medical professionals has been one of the fastest […]

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Future opportunities in chemistry – watch the webinar

On the 20th January, we joined a webinar hosted by The Royal Society of Chemistry on future opportunities in chemistry and employment growth areas, alongside the pharmaceutical company Pfizer.

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How we’re celebrating Christmas this year at CK

With the ongoing pandemic and like many other companies at the moment, we have had to put our annual Christmas celebrations on hold. Usually, we are able to socialise with all of our colleagues within different teams throughout the company. Everybody looks forward to this time of year – renewing acquaintances, having fun and seeing […]

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CK Group has shown their commitment to racial equality by signing up to the Race at Work Charter

Business in the Community (BTIC) in partnership with the government is pleased to announce that the CK Group has signed up to the Race at Work Charter, an initiative designed to improve outcomes for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employees in the UK.

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We are hosting an event at NTU’s Virtual STEM Job Fair

We are pleased to be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 3rd November with Nottingham Trent University, to help upcoming graduates prepare for the job market and secure their first role in industry. The event will form part of NTU’s three day Virtual STEM Job Fair. The webinar aims to give an insight to students […]

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Watch our webinar on demand

We hosted a webinar on the 14th October on how to work with a recruitment agency and why you should consider it.

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Two exciting opportunities with VMIC to develop vaccines

The Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC), supported by CK Science, are recruiting for talented individuals to join their state-of-the-art vaccines manufacturing facility in Oxfordshire. VMIC has been established to provide the UK’s first strategic vaccine development and advanced manufacturing capability. The company will fast track the development and manufacture of early stage vaccine products, […]

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10 QA Officer opportunities with global Pharma

A global pharmaceutical company, which works to push the boundaries of science in order to deliver life-changing medicines, is recruiting for 10 QA Officers to join their team in Macclesfield on a contract basis for 12 months.

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Field Application Specialist opportunities to support COVID testing

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity with a globally successful biotechnology company? Do you want a job that can help save lives through COVID testing?

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