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“In the last year, my team of scientists has grown from three to ten. Recruiting this number of scientists rapidly, while maintaining top standards of experience and ability, would have been impossible without Steve’s help... He is unequivocally the most productive and conscientious recruiter I have worked with in the industry… I look forward to continuing to work with him in the future. I do not bother to keep any other recruiter’s phone number on hand.”

Greg Hamilton
Group Leader Chemistry
Guilford Pharmaceuticals 

“This was the first time our company had utilized NeuroSearch to help us fill a position and we will most definitely utilize them again. From the very initiation of the job search I had a comfortable feeling that the people at NeuroSearch knew what they were doing.” 

Larry Witte
Director Molecular/Cell Biology
Imclone Systems Incorporated 

“Over the last ten years I’ve worked with a number of recruitment specialists in my efforts to find and attract lab automation scientists. I am most impressed with the quality of service provided by Steve. I’ve found that he puts more up front effort into understanding my exact needs and the candidates’ career desires than others in his field... I fully intend to continue working with him to help meet our on going lab automation resource needs.” 

Julie Tomlinson
Research Investigator II
Glaxo Wellcome 

“Steve made sure he completely understood what type of person we were interested in hiring. He then quickly located several excellent candidates. Moreover, he presented only candidates that clearly fit the position requirements, an attribute that is unfortunately lacking in some other recruiters… It was a pleasure to work with Steve, and I look forward to working with him again.” 

James Fandl
Senior Staff Scientist
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 

“I have dealt with a number of recruiting agents in the past for other positions and Steve’s performance was unprecedented. He was very helpful in the interview and recruiting process and was a major reason why we were able to complete a thorough search for a difficult position in a short period of time.” 

Richard Scott
Director Molecular Biology
Cephalon, Inc.

“I was not positive that we could identify many candidates for this position since there are a limited number of animal  pharmacologists in the bone field. Since this was going to be a problem we employed several recruiters on this opening. I was impressed that Steve identified the top four candidates for this position. Also he was able to identify many more candidates than the other recruiters combined.” 

Donald Bertolini
Section Head Osteoporosis

Bayer Corporation 

“Within a few weeks I had a better roster of candidates than I have had for any position previously and knew them in greater depth before bringing them on site for face-to-face meetings. All this, with less effort on my part. As the interview process continued, Steve performed a number of other services which saved me time as well.” 

Susan Hattox
Associate Director Drug Metabolism
Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation 

“Most impressive was the speed with which Steve was able to find qualified candidates, even when we made changes in the job description as the search progressed. He was very aggressive in coordinating details of the search and obtaining helpful feedback at each stage of the process. In the end, we had the good fortune of having a choice between two well-qualified individuals… I will be happy to recommend Steve to anyone who needs to match jobs with candidates in the field of transgenic technologies.”

 Michael T Hinkes, MD
Harvard Medical College

“Steve took a mature and balanced approach to matching people, personalities, and roles. In every conversation he showed genuine concern for the interest of all parties… It is obvious that Steve does not see his job ending with “the sale” since he has contacted both myself and the new employee from time to time to make sure we remain happy with our decisions.”

Paul Domanico

“Steve has been an extremely invaluable resource with his numerous and diverse connections in the neuroscience community… My congratulations on the timely and professional services provided by your company.”

Paul Wood
Director Pharmacology

“Steve’s approach was energetic, comprehensive and creative. He thought extensively about possible sources for candidates and some possibilities that we might not have thought of without his enthusiastic development of leads. He provided a sensitive and diplomatic intermediary between us and the candidate...We are now facing a search for a related position and have no hesitation in calling upon Steve to assist us, as we have come to do regularly when we are hiring.”

Kenneth Cliffer
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 

“I would like to commend the work of Scott Shanes for his professional and courteous service. His assistance significantly minimized my effort in this usually time consuming process. Furthermore, during the interview process, he provided skillful insight in regard to each prospective candidate that was critical to the final selection of a suitable candidate… Having previously filled a technical staff position without the aid of a referral service, and thus having gone through the headaches incurred therein. I would phone Mr. Shanes without hesitation for any future hiring needs. The entire process was virtually painless and did not disrupt my daily research efforts, as I did not have to trudge through stacks of worthless resumes! He did a remarkable job for me. "

Dale Ludwig
Senior Scientist
Imclone Systems Incorporated

“I am writing to express my appreciation for the excellent job that Scott Shanes did in the recruitment of a research associate with experience in transgenic technologies.   I had been unsuccessful in identifying qualified candidates through the use of newspaper ads. Scott and I discussed the position in great detail as well as the type of person that I was looking for. Several days later, I received information on a number of excellent candidates…Needless to say, I don’t know what I would have done without Scott’s assistance. I look forward to working with Scott again. I will certainly recommend him and your company  to my colleagues.” 

Michael Mucenski
Group Leader Molecular Biology
Human Genome Sciences, Inc.