BioPharm - FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What scientific disciplines do you cover?

A: Biologics drug discovery, antibody and protein engineering, cell culture process and development, immunology, immunogenicity, immunodiagnostics, computational biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics and other related disciplines.

Q: Where are your clients located?

A: We are a national recruiting firm.  We have clients from coast to coast. If there is a particular area of interest, please share that with your contact at Fidelis

Q: Do you work retained or contingency?

A: We work mostly on a contingency basis at this time, although our engaged and retained searches are increasing in volume. 

Q: What are your payment terms?

A: We work on Net 30 pay terms and allow for weekly invoicing for our C2C consultants.

Q: Do you offer direct deposit?

A: Yes, a direct deposit authorization form is included in our on boarding paperwork once you accept a new project position.

Q: What are your insurance requirements for C2C consultants?

A: We require our C2C consultants to carry Workers Compensation by applicable statue, Comprehensive General Liability and Professional Liability Insurance.  Additional information regarding specific insurance requirements can be provided upon request.

Q: Do you allow for W2 employment?

A: Yes, our W2 consultants are eligible to participate in our full benefits offerings.

Q: Do you sponsor H1-B visas?

A: No, we do not.

Q: Do you accept 1099 contractors?

A: We do not engage 1099 employees; however, we do work with independent contractors, who are incorporated, on a C2C basis.

Q: How do I become incorporated?

A: You need to consult your attorney and tax account for information regarding incorporation. Each state’s requirements vary, so you should consult a professional for further direction.