From experiencing exponential growth to keeping the cultural cornerstone through a very scientific discovery

Published on 17 Feb 2014

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Healthcare, Life Sciences

Deployment country
United States


Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious illnesses. Based in Tarrytown, N.Y., Regeneron employs more than 1,700 people.

Business need
After winning a contract to build a new line of drug products, Regeneron needed to quickly double its staff by hiring more than 350 employees, primarily qualified scientists, who were hard to find in a short period of time.

Kenexa conducted a study of culture fit to come up with the Regeneron 5, a list of statements that captures the essence of the company’s employment brand, and then Regeneron used three different solutions to accomplish its goals.

· Met recruitment goals, ahead ofschedule, by recruiting for fit · Fulfilled employee recruitment contract, ahead of schedule, enabling company to meet their business requirements · Improved recruitment branding has increased job attraction of highly passionate and engaged scientists and non-scientists


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