BIOCOM and BioSpace Launch Online Life Science Career Center for Southern California
SAN DIEGO, CA– Apr. 24, 2007— BIOCOM, the association for the Southern California life science community, has partnered with online career center BioSpace to launch www.BIOCOMCareerCenter.org, a job-focused Web site giving employers and potential employees a one-stop shop for posting and searching resumes and job listings throughout the Southern California life science industry.
“BioSpace has developed a Web site with BIOCOM that offers a place for talented job seekers to find great life science career opportunities,” said Kristie Ford, associate director of workforce development at BIOCOM. “This site also gives our members and industry leading companies from San Diego to Los Angeles a place to list job openings and find the best employees among a diverse talent base.”
Through the new online career center, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, along with hospitals, health care, service and supply companies can post employment opportunities on www.BIOCOMCareerCenter.org and search the online candidate resume database.
Job candidates looking for employment in the Southern California biomedical industry are able to create accounts, apply for both scientific and non-scientific jobs and post their resumes for viewing by local employers.
As part of the partnership, BIOCOM and BioSpace will also collaborate on an annual California Life Science Career Fair and the Biotech Beach Hotbed Campaign, designed to showcase job openings and promote the life science community in Southern California.
“This Web site is a win for both employees and employers in the life science community,” said Joe Panetta, president and CEO of BIOCOM. “This career center highlights the Southern California life science cluster as a high-wage industry that values great workforce talent.”
“BioSpace and BIOCOM have worked successfully as partners for many years,” said Wes Crews, CEO of BioSpace. “We are pleased to provide an online career center for BIOCOM, its members and the biomedical and healthcare communities in Southern California. We hope for this initiative to serve as an exemplary workforce development model for other industry clusters and associations across the United States.”
BIOCOM is a premier life science industry association representing more than 530 member companies in Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the growth of the life science industry, including capital formation, public policy, workforce development, and scientific discovery and development.
BioSpace is globally recognized as the leading provider of career solutions and Web-based resources and information to the life science, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. For 20 years BioSpace has helped to accelerate communication and discovery among business and scientific leaders in the biopharmaceutical market. With a well-established site infrastructure and loyal online audience, BioSpace.com offers an unparalleled distribution channel for recruitment, investment, product, event and other life science industry messages. BioSpace is a subsidiary of onTargetjobs and is headquartered in Manasquan, NJ.