VET Awards success 2019

by Gerard Creaner (President, GetReskilled) I’m absolutely delighted to announce that GetReskilled and Technological University Dublin finished 2nd in our category at the European Commission Vocational Education Training (VET) Excellence Awards 2019. Just to be recognised at a European level is a real honour. I’m really proud to be bringing home the silver [...]

What Types of Jobs are there in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Departments Before we consider specific roles, we should first discuss the departments typically found within a pharmaceutical manufacturing company: Production (Manufacturing) - operate the machinery and systems that actually produce the pharmaceutical product. (Approx 50% of  total staff) Validation - assess and document all equipment and processes to ensure that an action, process or system [...]

Scotland’s Booming Pharmaceutical Industry

Scotland's Pharma Industry at a Glance Over 5,100 people directly employed by Pharmaceutical Companies in Scotland The industry exports over £462 million worth of manufactured goods Salaries per head are around £15,000 higher than the Scottish average Global companies including GlaxoSmithKline and Merck with facilities in Scotland Now let’s take a closer look at the pharma industry [...]

Take a look inside Ireland’s Pharma plants

Due to the strict rules and regulations of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, you typically can’t just take a tour of the manufacturing plants. But whether you’re preparing for an interview or you’re just interested to see what the inside of a pharma manufacturing plant actually looks like, we’ve got the next best thing…