Webinar: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

Date and Time
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
12:00pm— 1:00pm
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Career Development Webinar Series

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Opportunities and Challenges in Recruiting and Talent Acquisition for Healthcare and Life Sciences in the COVID Era

with featured speakers Tim Gordon, Managing Partner, Aequitas Partners and Molly Robb, Managing Director, BioQuest (A Diversified Search Company)

COVID-19 has turned the healthcare and life sciences industry upside down, with companies operating remotely, including for all aspects of how they find, recruit, hire, manage, and retain top talent. While trying to figure out how to execute on a remote hiring plan, healthcare and life science companies have experienced record funding over the past year, leading to a massive and immediate need for new talent, with more jobs than people to fill them. In this ultra-competitive, fast-paced, mostly remote recruiting environment, how do you find and land a great job in an exploding market?

Join us for a wide-ranging discussion on the opportunities and challenges for recruiting and talent acquisition in the current environment. Topics to be addressed include, but will not be limited to:

  • Where are the most active areas of hiring in healthcare and life sciences?
  • Which candidates are most successful in the current environment and why?
  • What are some of the nuances in the hiring process among industry segments?
  • What are some of the challenges created by a mostly remote recruiting process?
  • What will the “new normal” look like for recruiting and talent acquisition post-COVID?


TG_(002).jpgTim Gordon

Tim Gordon is the Founder and Managing Partner of Aequitas Partners, which works exclusively with growth stage companies that are tackling some of the most pressing challenges across the healthcare continuum. Areas of expertise include population health and value-based care, IT and interoperability, digital health, medication adherence, and oncology care coordination with a focus on Board, CEO, CFO, CGO, CTO, COO, VP of Sales, and VP of Marketing searches, among others, for clients such as Abacus Insights, Curve Health, Boulder Care, Patient Discovery, Eden Health and Somatus. Prior to founding Aequitas Partners, Tim spent over two years helping to build Oxeon Partners, nearly from its inception. As a Director at Oxeon, Tim led searches and placements across the C-suite for clients such as Evolent Health, PatientSafe Solutions, Shareable, RxAnte, Silverlink, Liazon, The Advisory Board Company, eVariant, T-System and Cambia Health. Tim also managed the human capital content creation for StartUp Health’s curriculum and continues to advise its entrepreneurs on building their leadership teams.

Molly_Robb_Pic_(002).pngMolly A. Robb

Molly Robb joined Diversified Search in 2018, working in the Life Sciences and Financial Services sectors within BioQuest, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Diversified Search Group. She has more than 20 years of executive search leadership experience within big box and boutique search firms, recruiting investment professionals and senior operating leaders for a wide range of emerging and established life sciences companies. Molly works closely with Healthcare Venture Capital and Private Equity funds, along with Biopharma, Medical Technology and Digital Health portfolio companies in landing senior level talent. Her clients on the investment side have included Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) funds, public and private investment vehicles, global health, and impact investment funds. On the company portfolio side, Molly has recruited senior leaders for private, venture-backed companies and large cap, public life sciences clients that are looking to move the needle and/or drive transformational change with an impactful hire.

Fees and Registration:

  • Participation is free to Dues-Paying Members of the WHCMAA and Current WHCM Program Students Only (join or renew here). Members Register Here
  • Non-members are welcome to participate for a $25 fee. Purchase Ticket below
Registration deadline:
Tuesday, June 29th at 10:00am ET

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