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Scientific Division Provides Scientific Staffing

Effective August 31, 2015, Eastridge Workforce Solutions' Scientific Division will commence operations out of our Mission Valley office in Suite 310.

Eastridge's Scientific Division will provide contract, temporary-to-hire and direct hire staffing to clients in the life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies. Positions will include Lab Technicians, Research Associates, Scientists, Chemists, Biologists, QC/QA, Manufacturing and related staff.

The life sciences industry is a major driver of the innovation economy in the San Diego region with more than 600 life science companies and over 80 research institutes. In the San Diego region alone, this industry has over 42,000 employees with the highest average wages and attracts more than 60% of venture capital invested.

Eastridge's Scientific Division will be led by Jeff Henderson, the Branch Manager, and will report to Tim Merri. Jeff has been a successful Senior Account Executive in the scientific staffing industry, most recently at Lab Support as the interim leader for the Sacramento team and regional field trainer for the greater Northwest. Jeff has a proven track record of success for his branch, which includes highest contractor headcount, highest client count and highest quarterly revenue. In addition to his scientific staffing experience, Jeff has more than 5 years of laboratory research experience at UC Davis Medical Center, Autopsy Pathology, the Sheriff's lab and NCIS. Jeff received his Bachelors Degree in Biological Science from UC Santa Barbara and his Masters Degree in Forensic Science from National University.

Please stop by Jeff's office in Mission Valley to welcome the newest member of the Eastridge family.

About Eastridge Workforce Solutions

For over 40 years, Eastridge Workforce Solutions has made it easy to recruit, retain and manage a skilled workforce. Ranked in the top one percent of U.S. firms by Staffing Industry Analysts, Eastridge places 18,000 candidates and processes more than 250,000 paychecks each year. Eastridge Workforce Solutions provides comprehensive workforce management, recruitment and technology solutions worldwide, serving startups to Fortune 500 companies.


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