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Liftstream nominated for Xconomy ‘Commitment to Diversity’ award

For the second year running Liftstream has been nominated as a finalist for the ‘Commitment to Diversity’ award. This year we have the pleasure of being nominated alongside our wonderful partner MassBio and their Chairwoman – Abbie Celniker. the nomination would … Continue reading

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Tackling the lack of gender diversity in life sciences by turning the ‘Red Flags’ to ‘Green’

In the past 13 years, I have heard almost every conceivable excuse why a company has neither truly committed to appointing women nor been successful when trying. Many of these are well rehearsed and follow a very similar pattern. Some … Continue reading

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Is there a pay-gap in your company?

  Women are not seeing as many higher-range pay raises as men, and fewer women than men also report being compensated fairly. In our recent study of Massachusetts’ life sciences cluster published with MassBio, we found gender-specific differences which showed … Continue reading

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Liftstream signs up for UK Government’s Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search Firms

Author: Karl Simpson, CEO, Liftstream – Feb 12th 2018 The UK government some years ago (2011) introduced a Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search firms, which was implemented by the Department of Business in the wake of the Lord … Continue reading

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What would make your employees stay?

  Human capital, in almost all companies, is the resource with the greatest potential to deliver the company’s success. Therefore, understanding how to maximise the potential of every employee in the company is of great value to any discerning leader. … Continue reading

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Is your company losing out because of bias?

  Unconscious or implicit bias is shared by both men and women. Research has consistently shown that women also display an explicit bias towards both men and women (Brookes, 2014; Reuben, 2012). When biases subconsciously influence candidate selection or promotion, … Continue reading

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Leaders on the Front Line

  In striving for your goals, you’re occasionally given a cause to reflect on where you’ve come from. For Liftstream, that occasion arrived in September of this year when being nominated by industry colleagues for the ‘Commitment to Diversity’ award … Continue reading

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UK shows multi-stakeholder approach tackles diversity

The UK has been seriously tackling the issue of diversity in the senior ranks of British business. The Davies Review, led by the charismatic but challenging Lord Mervyn Davies, pushed UK boards to get 25% of women on the boards … Continue reading

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Voyager Therapeutics Appoints Jane Pritchett Henderson as Chief Financial Officer

Voyager Therapeutics, a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing life-changing treatments for severe diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), today announced the appointment of Jane Pritchett Henderson as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective January 1, 2017. Ms. … Continue reading

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Massachusetts leads way in search for next generation of biotech leaders

Two months ago, Liftstream had the privilege of holding our 2nd annual diversity conference in Boston with our partner Biogen. The event, as you perhaps know by now, bought together some great leaders from across life sciences, investment and academia to … Continue reading

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