Jade Page joined Paramount Recruitment in 2011 and, after 5 successful years, she was awarded a sabbatical to allow her to travel and experience the world. She has travelled across India, throughout South East Asia, to Fiji and New Zealand before settling in Australia. She is now working from Perth, WA, on international recruitment within bioinformatics for Paramount before returning to the UK in May. She tells us about her travels and shares how the sabbatical has improved her confidence and awareness.
The UK’s position as a world leader within the global Genomics industry could be under threat thanks to Brexit uncertainties about the future working status of EU nationals in this country. Research by Front Line Genomics and Paramount Recruitment shows that 26% of the current UK Genomics workforce are nationals of other EU countries, and this percentage has dropped by 3% since the Brexit vote
The average salary for a male worker in the UK Genomics sector is 26.8% higher than the average female salary. This gender pay gap is higher than that in the USA where males earn 19% more than females and in the average of all other countries in the survey where the gap is 12.7%