An exciting future

At LifeCore Consulting we’ve recently celebrated our third birthday. We’ve now moved into our fourth year and what a superb year it’s been! A huge thank you to all our customers, candidates and clients and we look forward to a New Year of continuing to provide the very best specialist medical recruitment services to new and existing customers.…


Feedback is a gift. Really?

Feedback is a gift. I’m sure you’ve heard this old saying many times before. You may even have said it yourself to a bemused listener. So, what sort of a gift is feedback? I’ve been given lots of feedback, some great, some life changing, some average and some given, I suspect, because it made the giver feel better.…


Honesty is the best policy

There is one saying that I think resonates more than ever in the competitive job market and that’s ‘honesty is the best policy!’ I have lost count of the number of times I’ve seen a CV that has an ‘omission or two’. Candidates have left jobs off because “they were only a short period of time”, or “they…


What’s the big secret?

So this is the scenario, I speak with a new candidate who is looking for their first or next role as a Medical Sales Specialist, we discuss their career, expectations and get an initial understanding of why they are looking for a move and what they would like to consider as career options. We arrange…


Who’s watching who?

Let’s face it LinkedIn is a great tool for networking, connecting to likeminded professionals who want to be better informed. I often wish I’d thought of it but like all good ideas someone got there first and I congratulate them and thank them for a great piece of work. I’m also proud to be a…


Recruiters – we’re not all bad

You may agree or disagree with me on this one, but TRUST me not all recruiters are bad! Well not every single one. I have worked with many recruiters at all levels and I can genuinely say that most people that enter the world or recruitment medical or otherwise generally do so with good intentions,…

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Scottish scientists unveil Star Trek-style ‘tractor beam’

Scientists at Dundee University have boldly gone where no man has gone before by developing a working ‘tractor beam’. Remember watching episodes of Star Trek and seeing the SS Enterprise save the day by pulling another spaceship or object towards it at a crucial moment? Well, this ability is no longer confined to the realms…