mexec memo November 2022

How is everyone feeling? The number of conferences and events that were held over the past two months was exponential! It was great to be able to get back into the swing of things after all the event postponements and cancellations the past few years. See our list below of the conferences that my team and I … Read more

Are we going to be in the same place in 5 years’ time?

I have been fortunate to travel quite a lot recently to several different conference in the MTP sector across Australia. It’s been great to be able to be out and about again to develop my knowledge further, meet with companies and also new potential candidates. (MTP = medical technologies, biotechnologies and pharmaceuticals sectors) MTAA – … Read more

mexec memo September 2022

Life is starting to get back to some normality, whatever the new normal may be. The number of conferences and events on until the end of the year is going exponential! It’s great to connect and get out to have those incidental conversations with everyone that we could not do for the last couple of years. … Read more

3 What & Whys – Part 2

I recently talked on the 3 Big Whys to consider in your job search and hiring strategies for you and your business. The list of items that I can talk about seems to keep on growing each year.  Today, I would like to highlight 3 more questions that have been asked of me by candidates … Read more

Do you DO what you say you’re going to DO?

One of the many complaints I hear from candidates is about their managers promising they will do a certain task for them, and then they don’t actually DO it. ‘They said they would do x … but it never happened.’   I also have personal experience of this and it cost my business unit significant … Read more

mexec memo April 2022

Welcome to our first quarterly newsletter for 2022! We are looking forward to sharing the latest information on what’s happening in the industry and the latest tips when it comes to recruitment and job hunting.   In this edition you might want to check out: The latest Marilyn’s Musing on Dear Employers that are hiring Catch up on the latest Industry … Read more

Dear Employers that are hiring,

“On yer bike…” I am upset, and I have had enough, but what can I do? The new bike I had ordered in January, which was going to arrive in March and then in April, is now not coming. When I rang on Friday to see where it was, they could not find the order. … Read more

mexec memo February 2022

Welcome to our first quarterly newsletter for 2022! We are looking forward to sharing the latest information on what’s happening in the industry and the latest tips when it comes to recruitment and job hunting.   In this edition you might want to check out: The latest Marilyn’s Musing on To Call or Not to Call A special offer on … Read more

To call or not to call? Here is the answer

As a recruiter, I am applying to jobs all the time. How does that work, you ask? I am competing against other agencies for the business of recruiting for organisations. Like many of you, I am continually going to interviews. Sometimes I win the role, other times I don’t.    This week, I secured a role against … Read more

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