mexec memo February 2021

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We hope that you’ve had a great start to 2021. After the turmoil of the past year, it’s pleasing to see that the industry has remained resilient with many companies looking to attract new talent and opportunities available for those looking for roles. Our new mexec jobstrategy™ program with industry executive Sue Forrest has really taken … Read more

3 big Whys to consider in your job search

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I am fortunate to be able to recruit some fantastic positions for companies in science, health and technology. Companies developing new drugs and devices, or companies supporting those that are. Overall, things are picking up in the health and technology sector as far as new positions go, which is excellent. However, it’s sad and frustrating … Read more

mexec memo December 2020

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2020 – what an interesting year it’s been! It’s been wonderful to see the industry working together on diagnostics, vaccines, medicines and technology to help manage the effects of COVID-19, but as a recruiter I’ve also seen first-hand the effect the pandemic has had on employment. During this time and to assist candidates in their … Read more

Referees – a key part of the recruitment process


Checking references is an important part of the recruitment process. It enables your potential employer to confirm the information you provided in your CV, your achievements and results and, just as importantly, the ‘soft skills’ you brought to the organisation, like your communication style and work ethic. So, if references are a critical part of … Read more

mexec memo May 2020

Mexec Memo May 2020

Hello from self isolation! To say a lot has happened since our last quarterly newsletter is an understatement but it has been encouraging to see the industry adapt by moving training, events and services online and pivoting to provide innovative product solutions during the crisis. In this edition, we’re talking with Genetic Signatures about what … Read more

Evidence, your Honour

Evidence, your Honour

It’s tough times at the moment, and our thoughts are with you all, particularly if you are out of work. COVID has presented difficulties for many sectors, and for many recruiters, there has been a downturn in jobs and letting go of staff. Fortunately, I am starting to see a turnaround, and I hope that … Read more

mexec memo January 2020

January 2020

Happy New Year! As many of us head back to work to begin the new year, it can be a time to reflect, set new goals and plan for the year ahead. In this edition of our newsletter, we’ve provided some articles that might help you think about that next move, some of our current … Read more

Infer or not to infer…

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With the end of the year in sight, we would like to share a few key things to think about over the coming weeks that might be inferring things about you to potential employers and preventing you from achieving your dream job. You are unemployed or looking for a new job. Your life revolves around … Read more



I was reading an article online recently in the Sydney Morning Herald by journalist Jill Stark, talking about the paradox of choice. It was about Netflix having too many choices and that it can lead to anxiety about making a decision, building a crippling sense of buyer’s remorse on choosing the wrong program to watch. … Read more

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