Transitioning into life sciences industry from consulting, would you prefer to join a larger, established company (but slower to innovate) or a fast-moving, 'sexy' innovative company (e.g., AI in healthcare). Assuming both have strong brands + have experience in both industries, but given uncertain market conditions, what would you say is a better choice?

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Smaller, financially stable companies may provide you with more opportunities to learn and do different things, while in larger pharma, one is pretty much stuck within one function for a long time.

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Good point! Thank you!

Minor clarification but are you aiming for manufacturers or vendors?

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Manufacturer :)

I'd say big pharma so you can learn the business from within and network. If you're surrounded by industry newbies like yourself at the sexy company, you're missing out.

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