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Tips for New Biopharma CEOs: Building a High-Performing Team
Tips for New Biopharma CEOs: Building a High-Performing Team
by Gabriella Cooper
Posted in Biopharma
As a recruitment consultancy supporting CEO transitions, one of the most common things we hear from leaders is the desire to develop a high-performing executive leadership team, with the aim to enhance overall team and company performance. So, how can you, as a CEO, establish a high-performing team, capable of driving innovation and achieving sustainable growth in such a dynamic and competitive environment?
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Hiking 38km for Cancer Research UK
Hiking 38km for Cancer Research UK
by Gabriella Cooper
Posted in Charity
This June, three members of our team took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks, a 24-mile (38.6km) round trip route, including 1585m (5200ft) of ascent. Ingleborough, Whernside, Pen-y-ghent. The team completed the peaks challenge in just over 10 hours, and managed to raise an incredible £360 for Cancer Research UK. Congratulations team!
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Why You Shouldn’t Hire Someone Just Like You
Why You Shouldn’t Hire Someone Just Like You
by Gabriella Cooper
Posted in Life Science & Diagnostics
One of the worst mistakes you can make when hiring is to employ somebody who’s just like you. Subconsciously, it’s an easy mistake for every employer, suddenly you’ve hired your double without even realising it. This is a common trait amongst employers, and it’s actually quite natural to do so.
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A Mighty Hike raising £2,488 for Macmillan Cancer Support
A Mighty Hike raising £2,488 for Macmillan Cancer Support
by Gabriella Cooper
Posted in Charity
In 2021, we sadly lost our friend and colleague Simone to BRCA-related breast cancer. We have since set up a fund in her name, through which we fundraise for cancer prevention and support charities. This month, 13 of our employees took part in a Mighty Hike across the Yorkshire Dales, raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. 
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What start-ups can learn from sports managers
What start-ups can learn from sports managers
by Gabriella Cooper
Posted in Biopharma
Particularly in big sports leagues, managers may have hundreds of millions to play with when it comes to building their team. But, without wise investment in the right team, a big budget may not translate into results.... so what can start-ups learn from sports teams?
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Why values are important for a startup company
Why values are important for a startup company
by Gabriella Cooper
Posted in Biopharma, HealthTech, Life Science & Diagnostics, MedTech & Devices
Your values support your vision, shape the culture of the business and importantly help you make the best hiring decisions. 33% of people surveyed said the startup they worked for does not have clear values, so, what are the key benefits of formalizing your values early on and where do you start?
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