mexec memo February 2021

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

I am fortunate to be able to recruit some amazing positions for companies in science, health and technology. Companies that are developing new drugs and devices, or companies supporting those that are. Overall, I see that things are picking up in the health and technology sector as far as new positions go, which is great, … Read more

mexec memo December 2020

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

Are you self-sabotaging your job seeking success?

Biotech communications expert and Director of BT Novo, Paris Brooke, interviewed our Executive Director Marilyn Jones recently on the latest tips in recruitment and putting your best self forward. Their short discussion (<15 minutes) covers some interesting and helpful topics including: unadvertised roles and where to find them, the role social media plays in recruitment, how to remain top … 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

ZOOOOOMM – How has your day changed?

I used to be in the CBD at least 3 times a week – taking the train, going to seminars or training or visiting clients, and like many others, I would leave home early in the morning and be back after dark. Now I get up, have breakfast and then exercise (if I am motivated … Read more

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

It’s tough times at the moment and our thoughts are with you all and in 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 as well. Fortunately, I am personally starting to see a … Read more

mexec memo 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…

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