About the Event

Are you a C-level, EVP, or HR executive in the med-tech space looking to fill top-tier positions? Do you find these searches taking longer than 30 days to fill? Are you seeing the best candidates in the marketplace, or are you just settling due to hiring fatigue? Is your hiring strategy reaching the best in class or those that are simply applying to a job posting?

 After thirty years of placing over 5,000 individuals at hundreds of medical device companies, we can tell you, these are pain points we are used to hearing. But they are also problems we have spent over three decades solving. Join me for a rare opportunity to hear the tactics and strategies of The Mullings Group, the #1 search consultant in the med-tech industry, in an interactive session with full Q&A. View the schedule here.

What is Precruiting®?

Joe is the “first-mover” using a digital storytelling approach to talent acquisition. His Precruit® strategy is the first of its kind utilizing a hybrid approach to executive search and digital media-centric that to tell a company’s hiring narrative story. His organization has placed more than 5,000 professionals in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries with over 500 client companies. Watch the video below to learn more about Precruit®.

Topics for Discussion

How to Drive the A-Players to Your Company

The traditional “Post & Pray” method simply doesn’t work anymore to attract the A-Players. There is too much white noise in the digital space and you need to be strategic in how you target potential candidates. Learn why this approach is no longer effective and what we are doing about it by getting people to “lean-in”.

How to Leverage the 4 Pillars

Learn the four critical items to live by to successfully share your company story… and stop writing job descriptions.

How to Effectively Use Digital Platforms

In today’s always-connected world, potential candidates are definitely online. Whether they know they are looking for a new job or not, they will learn about your organization and any potential positions digitally. Learn how to effectively use LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram to reach the right people and deliver your message in the right way.  

Digital Storytelling

Learn how to develop your company hiring narrative across all digital platforms. This will allow you to not only tell your story, but literally show potential candidates what it is like to work at your company.

Managing the Process

Learn the key areas where most companies drop the ball, how to not to get offers turned down, and what you can do to keep from losing a candidate.

Getting Above the White Noise

Learn what you need to do to differentiate your company and where you need to do it in order to stand out from the crowd.  


8:00 am Registration/Continental Breakfast/Networking
8:30 am MedTech Talent Acquisition Strategies & Tactics in a Hyper-Competitive Market
Keynote speaker: Joe Mullings, CEO & Founder, The Mullings Group
9:15 am Panel: Best Practices – Putting Strategies & Tactics to Work
Lisa Considine, Vice President, HR Business Partner, Endoscopy Division – Boston Scientific Corp.
Lisa Wipperman Heine, Chief Operating Officer, Mitralign
Dave Renker, Vice President, Human Resources, Stryker Spine
10:00 am Networking Break
10:30 am Panel: Tapping into Talent at Local Academic Research Institutions
Kayla Bassett, Sr. Co-op Counselor, Finance – Northeastern University
Heather Hauck, Associate Director – Accounting & Finance; Associate Co-op Coordinator, Northeastern University
Ryan H. Mudawar, Director, Academic & Workforce Programs, Mass. Life Science Center
Bailey Rand, Assistant Director, Employer Relations, Career Development Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
11:15 am Panel: MedTech Job Search Strategies that Work
Samantha Hornung, Director, Human Resources, Olympus Surgical Technologies America
Stephanie McCune, Human Resource Director, Beaver-Visitec International
12:00 pm Networking Luncheon
1:00 pm Program concludes after lunch.



Mass. Medical Society 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA


June 23, 2017, 8:00am – 1:00pm