Posts categorized as“StarFish Culture”

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18 Tips to Optimize Your Return to Office

We began returning to office in late 2022 and continue developing new work practices, adjusting to new renovations, and bonding with colleagues added during our months of remote working. This blog offers tips and insights from StarFish Medical employees from their experiences transitioning to working in the office or hybrid working.

Collins Nzom

What Recruiters Seek in Candidates

A few weeks into my role as a recruiter at StarFish Medical, I was surprised to discover that while many positions had similar or even identical titles as seen on most job boards, the experience and skills required to perform them varied widely. So, when I began recruiting for our open roles my first instinct […]

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Our Favorite Books in 2022

With holiday breaks looming, our bloggers and avid readers contributed a list of books they enjoyed most in 2022. It’s an eclectic mix – different, yet familiar to our list from 2021. The topics and comments reflect a StarFish range of interests with a willingness to learn and share. We wish a happy holiday season […]


FAQs for Potential EE Co-ops

Co-op students answer FAQs and share their experiences Want to experience the Biomedical Device industry from a front row seat? Consider doing a co-op term with an Electrical Engineering (“EE”) team. Diana Cancelliere and Holden Jones answer FAQs that potential EE co-ops may have. “The hands-on industry experience gained during our co-op term at StarFish […]

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30 Bucket List Vacation Plans

Still wondering what to do on your summer vacation. We asked StarFish Medical employees to share their bucket list vacation activities. It’s four years and a pandemic since our first Vacation Bucket List blog. Outdoor Activities, Family and Friends, Travel, Community, and Education (or some combination of these categories) were high on StarFish 2022 plans.

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Women in STEM and ‘Break the Bias’

International Women’s Day is an inspirational moment to celebrate women across all cultures, industries, and professions. We contemplated what we, as women in STEM, wanted to share on behalf of StarFish Medical on social media for this year’s theme of ‘Break the Bias’. In doing so, we also reflected on how we could contribute to […]


Extended Job Interview Process Benefits

“A job interview is not a test of your knowledge, but your ability to use it at the right time.” Is the purpose of a job interview a process to test the candidate’s ability or  is there more to it? Should interviewers also try to understand whether a candidate is a cultural fit with the […]

Pamela Potts

Creating an Award-Winning Company Culture

An award-winning culture is not the work of a single individual or even a handful of individuals. Yes, it’s true that the tone comes from the top, but there are many “tops” in any organization and thus many points at which the culture can falter. There are overall cultures and then there are subcultures.  Every […]

Jess Hickman

Best Practices for Managing Work/Life Balance

The topic of managing work/life balance came up during a recent meeting. Most of the group acknowledged that it’s a tricky thing to manage. It sounds like it’s just two things: work and life. But it’s so much more than that. Life is broken out into many areas such as family, friends, health, hobbies, and […]

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