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#372: Getting Hired In MedTech
Episode 3724th June 2024 • Global Medical Device Podcast powered by Greenlight Guru • Greenlight Guru + Medical Device Entrepreneurs
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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.

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


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


Key Insights about the Latest MedTech Trends:

  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 Listeners Interested in MedTech:

  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.

Questions Predicting Future Developments in the Field:

  1. How will the increasing reliance on remote work impact hiring practices in the MedTech industry?
  2. What new technologies will emerge to assist with the hiring and onboarding process?
  3. How will the balance of power between employers and job seekers continue to evolve in the next few years?


  1. Greenlight Guru - The game-changing solution for medical device companies looking to streamline their quality and clinical processes.
  2. Anthony Michael Group - Mitch Robbins' executive search firm specializing in the MedTech industry.
  3. Mitch Robbins on LinkedIn
  4. Etienne Nichols on LinkedIn

MedTech 101:

For new listeners, here are some basic terms and concepts discussed in this episode:

  • EQMS (Enterprise Quality Management Software): Software that helps manage quality processes within an organization.
  • EDC (Electronic Data Capture): Systems used to collect clinical trial data electronically.
  • Regulatory Submissions: Documentation required by regulatory bodies to approve new medical devices for market release.

Questions for the Audience:

  • Audience Poll: What MedTech advancement do you think will have the biggest impact on patient care in the next five years? Email us at
  • Discussion Question: How do you see the role of remote work evolving in the MedTech industry? Share your thoughts with us at


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This episode is sponsored by Greenlight Guru. Streamline your quality and clinical data management with Greenlight Guru's EQMS and EDC platforms. Visit Greenlight Guru to learn more and take your medical device company to the next level.




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