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"I enjoy working with candidates and clients who are truly passionate about making an impact on patient's lives."

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In an industry that is constantly evolving, it's fascinating to learn about innovative products and medical advancements which ultimately are bettering patient outcomes.

Qualifications & Healthcare Experience

  • Degree: MA International Relations & Sociology

  • Close to 4 years UK healthcare recruitment (public sector - NHS)

  • 5 years Australian Healthcare recruitment experience (pharmaceutical, medical, diagnostic, life science)

"In a competitive market, it is important to set yourself apart."

Your personal Advice for Candidates

Having a high level of emotional intelligence to be able to articulate your experience, motivations, achievements, strengths and areas of development is important.

Always be open and honest in your communication.Be clear on what you want!

Specialising in

  • Learning and Development
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • ​I’ve found Karen Forgie particularly responsive, engaging and helpful in all aspects of our recruitment needs. She has sought to understand our needs and specific challenges and tried to find quality candidates that match our vacancies.

    National Sales Manager
    National Sales Manager , Global Pharmaceutical Company
  • ​Karen is an outstanding and professional Recruitment Consultant that personally secured my current position. Having worked with several agents in the past, none came close to the level of service and expertise that Karen provided. She always prepared we with the facts, followed up, I was never kept in the dark, my happiness was always central. She supported my decisions throughout the process. What most stood out for me, was Karen’s honesty and professionalism. Trust is a necessary component between an agent and their client in recruitment. It’s unfortunately not something I have experienced in the past with some other agents, but Karen always delivered upon this virtue. She talks the talk and walks the walk. For this reason, she will always be my first go to person that I will recommend to any colleague, organisation or friend.

    Hospital Sales Rep
    Hospital Sales Rep , Global Pharmaceutical Company
  • ​It’s rare that you come across standout talent like Karen! ‘Ridiculously efficient’ is the phrase that comes to my mind when I think about her.Karen’s ability to juggle multiple projects was unlike any I’ve seen before and no matter how tense I used to be, Karen made sure that she left me with a smile on my face.Karen possesses a deep knowledge of the Pharma industry and work with a wide network of well-qualified individuals. Karen, I can not thank you enough for your support, for believing in me and for helping me start a new chapter of my professional career in less than a month!!

    Hospital Sales Rep
    Hospital Sales Rep , Global Pharmaceutical Company
  • ​Karen is a thorough professional when it comes to recruiting high performing candidates. Karen has helped me immensely during the recruitment process. Her professional approach is only matched by her ingenuity. She dedicates time in building close rapport, understanding candidate’s skill requirements and with her intrinsic knowledge of the market, this makes her an extremely valuable point of contact. I would thus highly recommend Karen for your job search requirement.

    ANS Sales Director
    ANS Sales Director , Global Medical Devices Company