Getting Hired In MedTech

June 11, 2024


In this episode of the Global Medical Device Podcast, host Etienne Nichols talks with Mitch Robbins, founder of the Anthony Michael Group, about the evolving landscape of hiring and job seeking in the MedTech industry in 2024.

They discuss strategies for both employers and job seekers, emphasizing the importance of preparation, effective communication, and proactive networking. Mitch shares actionable tips to enhance the interview experience and improve hiring outcomes, making this episode essential listening for anyone involved in MedTech recruitment.

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Key Timestamps

  • [00:00] - Introduction and overview of the episode
  • [03:15] - Mitch Robbins on the current state of the MedTech job market
  • [07:30] - Importance of candidate experience in the hiring process
  • [12:45] - Preparing for job interviews: Insights and tips
  • [25:10] - Effective networking strategies for job seekers
  • [35:00] - Onboarding new hires: Best practices
  • [45:30] - Overcoming the challenges of layoffs and finding new opportunities
  • [55:00] - Final thoughts and advice from Mitch Robbins

Key Takeaways

  1. The current job market has shifted to favor employers, making candidate experience crucial.
  2. Networking and leveraging personal connections are more important than ever for job seekers.
  3. Proactive follow-ups and personalized communication can significantly increase your chances of landing a job.

Practical Tips for MedTech Professionals

  1. Prepare thoroughly for interviews by researching the company and understanding their needs.
  2. Utilize LinkedIn and other professional networks to connect with potential employers and peers.
  3. Be proactive in your job search by reaching out directly to hiring managers and using creative approaches like video introductions.


Memorable quotes:

  • "The more value you demonstrate throughout the interview process, the more leverage you create for yourself." - Mitch Robbins
  • "Hiring is a team sport. It takes a team to court a candidate." - Mitch Robbins
  • "Always try to think above the line, like, how can I get to this person warmly?" - Mitch Robbins


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The Global Medical Device Podcast powered by Greenlight Guru is where today's brightest minds in the medical device industry go to get their most useful and actionable insider knowledge, direct from some of the world's leading medical device experts and companies.

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Etienne Nichols is a Medical Device Guru and Mechanical Engineer who loves learning and teaching how systems work together. He has both manufacturing and product development experience, even aiding in the development of combination drug-delivery devices, from startup to Fortune 500 companies and holds a Project...

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