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Beyond the seasonal career reflections that happen around this time of year, it seems there’s also a new headline every week (if not every day) about layoffs and cuts being made across the pharma and biotech world – meaning there are a lot of people in the life sciences looking for their next opportunities. If you’re in that camp, I want to challenge you to consider your approach to what’s next.
Retaining top talent and supporting the career development of your employees go hand in hand. As a manager, HR leader, or company head, making career development palpable for those around you can feel unreachable. K.C. McAllister discusses career development and feedback strategies with industry expert Amanda Lopez on today's episode. Amanda Lopez is the Executive Director for Talent Management & HRBP at Entrada Therapeutics, a growing biopharmaceutical company innovating to transform the treatment of devastating diseases through intracellular therapeutics.
There's a LOT more to the pharmacy industry than your local corner store! Today's guest is Jessica Smith, a Infectious Disease Pharmacist at a large academic medical center, sharing her epiphany about the diversity within pharmacy and where her career has taken her. One of our very own recruiters, Drew Leininger, conducts the interview.
The competition for top talent in tech and life sciences is fierce. Early-stage and emerging companies often find themselves in competition with much larger organizations to attract and/or extract experienced talent they need to help achieve their next stage of growth. However, if you think you can’t compete with established companies for talent due to their deeper pockets and robust benefits, think again.
Everyone's life science career is full of twists and turns, but Sweta Girgenrath's journey is particularly winding. From the lab to the classroom and back again, not to mention traveling halfway across the world to settle in the US, Girgenrath recounts her career until now and what the future holds with May Li, Mix Talent's R&D Recruiting Team Lead. Sweta Girgenrath holds over 15 years of experience spanning academia and pharmaceutical industry working at the interface of the complex pathophysiology of rare and ultra-rare muscle / cardiac disease and therapy development.
The Life Sciences never sounded so good, especially in Ohio! With major cities like Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati on an upward trajectory, all facets of the medical industry continue to expand. Today, KC McAlister sits down in our headquarters hometown of Columbus to get an update from our friends at BioOhio. She is joined by BioOhio's President, CEO and former guest Eddie Pauline as well as Board Vice-Chair Michael Triplett. BioOhio advances the state’s bioscience, health, and life sciences industries, convening dynamic companies, people, and institutions to elevate the ecosystem in Ohio while supporting those that drive health, economic, and social well-being in communities across the globe.