The CenterWatch Weekly, May 22, 2017
Falsified CRA resumes: Recruiters see an increase
Almost 20% of people seeking clinical research associate (CRA) jobs are submitting resumes that are either partially or fully fraudulent. That’s according to craresources, a large recruitment agency that focuses on hiring in the clinical research space. Angela Roberts, head of CRA recruitment at craresources, said a recent search of the 40,000 CRA resumes in its database showed that 7,000, or 17%, contained falsified information.
inVentiv Health, INC Research announce merger
INC Research and inVentiv Health, two of the largest CROs in the world, recently announced their consolidation into a single, unified CRO entity. This merger of INC-inVentiv will effectively create the second largest outsourcing provider in the biophar-maceutical industry with a combined net revenue of approximately $3.2 billion. The CRO will likely become one of the top three global CROs.
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