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Does pharma hire mostly in beginning of the year? Wondering if there are any notable trends while looking for exit opps from consulting

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End of the year nothing happens. Big wave of movement after bonus pay out, usually in March

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Agree w D1. There are a decent number of openings at the moment but budgets will open on q1 so expect more postings and activity. People are busy wrapping up 2020 things now

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Big pharma tend to have generous PTO which allows some people take the entire month of December off (also aligns with a lot of end of the year holiday shut downs). Dont expect hiring to happen til at least New Years

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At J&J we saw a lot mid winter-spring

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Late Q1 is typically the peak, but you will see consistent openings throughout the year. The trough is probably December/January.

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