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Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry

Industries Overview

Legal and Compliance Recruiters for the Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry

The demands on healthcare and life sciences legal and compliance leaders are at an all-time high. Today’s leaders face a myriad of technology changes, regulations and restrictions. To be successful amid constant change, a company must not only have a General Counsel succession strategy for growing its leadership team; it must also recruit and maintain the best possible talent that can guide the organization smoothly through transitions.

Many healthcare organizations attempt to take on the challenge of hiring a GC, CCO and other legal and compliance professionals themselves, usually so they can avoid the placement fee when working with a recruiting firm. However, they soon realize how difficult it is to find the right people. As the process drags out over several months, they eventually settle for a candidate that falls short of their expectations. It's not long until they realize they made a hiring mistake and need to go through the entire process again.

BarkerGilmore: Expert Compliance and Legal Recruiters for the Healthcare Industry

If you're a human resources professional, hiring manager or anyone else tasked with finding talented workers for a healthcare organization, there is a better way to locate the people you need. At BarkerGilmore, we're experts at healthcare legal and compliance recruiting. We've spent more than 15 years tracking the careers of high-caliber attorneys and compliance officers in the healthcare industry. We've forged relationships with many of these accomplished individuals, giving us access to a large pool of qualified candidates that other executive recruiting firms can't match.

BarkerGilmore’s Healthcare and Life Sciences team is uniquely prepared to help healthcare and life sciences companies attract and retain the highest caliber talent. We are able to reach deeper into a broad group of companies to identify and place talent and have successfully placed leaders throughout the healthcare and life sciences industry.

If you work in one of the following subsectors, BarkerGilmore can assist you in finding legal and compliance executives that will fit with your organization:

  • Healthcare services
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Senior living
  • Health insurance (payers)
  • Healthcare IT
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical devices
  • Biotechnology
  • Diagnostics and medical technology

We are one of the top legal and compliance recruiting firms in the U.S. and have unparalleled retention rates. When you need General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officers or their direct reports, we can help you find the perfect candidate to build strong legal and compliance departments. Our assessment process, as well as our consultants' connections to industry resources, have led to our unmatched retention rates.

About Our Healthcare Legal and Compliance Recruiting Process

Our process-driven approach to hiring differentiates BarkerGilmore from other legal and compliance recruitment organizations for the healthcare industry. We call our advanced method "CustomFit" because we're able to tailor it to meet the requirements of every job search. We assign each search to an experienced team that coordinates with the client's hiring manager to develop an Operating Prospectus, an effective marketing tool we present to qualified candidates. We then tap into our network of contacts and identify the individuals we believe are the ideal fit for the position.

After targeting the top candidates, we reach out to them and engage in a conversation to gauge their interest and conduct a preliminary assessment. We then present the individuals to an account manager to perform a final review. We only bring the individuals who meet all the predetermined criteria for the position to the client, who ultimately makes the hiring decision.

What Are the Advantages of Working With BarkerGilmore?

The combination of our process, industry contacts and targeted expertise produces reliable, consistent results for our clients — whether the healthcare specialty is pharmaceuticals, life sciences, biotechnology or any other related field. The benefits of choosing us include:

  • We've made successful placements in 98% of our searches over the past three years
  • Approximately 96% of the candidates we placed three years ago are still with the hiring firm
  • In 2018, 55% of our placements consisted of women and minority candidates — we're committed to the promotion of diverse hiring practices
  • Our client satisfaction score of 4.7 out of 5.0 speaks volumes regarding the quality of our work
  • Our performance-based fee structure ensures a fair, equitable price for our services

Learn More About What Sets BarkerGilmore Apart From the Other Healthcare Compliance and Legal Executive Search Firms

Contact us for more information about our healthcare legal and compliance search headhunters and get a no-obligation quote today.


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