BioSpace Spotlights Massachusetts' Life Science Community

Print and online campaign highlights the area's leading companies

Dec 20, 2012, 11:00 ET from BioSpace

DENVER, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioSpace, the leading life sciences employment and news website, launched the 2012-2013 Genetown™ Hotbed Campaign, marking the campaign's fourteenth edition.


The Genetown Hotbed campaign launches each December, highlighting the top life science companies in Massachusetts. The state continues to be one of the leading biotech and pharmaceutical regions with more than 17 percent of all jobs on out of Massachusetts. More than 130 Boston-area employers posted jobs to the site this year, demonstrating hiring health in the area.

"Life sciences job seekers regularly use the map as a tool to investigate the area's leading employers," said Chanille Hewett, life sciences product manager at onTargetjobs, the parent company of BioSpace. "In today's competitive recruiting environment map participation gives companies an advantage in reaching job seekers; last year employers received more than 16,000 applications from Massachusetts candidates through BioSpace."

Campaign participants include Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genzyme Corporation, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Pfizer, Inc., and Sanofi Pasteur.

Genetown serves as part of a series of Hotbed campaigns, each hosted on its own BioSpace Web page.

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