4 Potential Career Paths for Chemical Engineers

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A degree in chemical engineering can open the door to many exciting and fulfilling career options. Many of the positions that are available for chemical engineers allow you to explore different aspects of the industry while playing an integral role in this field.

From Chemical Engineer to Coding Bootcamp Grad to Software Engineer


Claire Johnson, a self-proclaimed chemistry nerd who landed a chemical engineering job straight out of college, certainly hadn't… that is, until she took her first programming class online at Stanford. Have you ever dreamed of pivoting into the world of software engineering?

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Pros and Cons of Fragrance-Free Policies

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Fragrance or chemical sensitivities can cause a large number of health issues, including coughing, difficulty breathing, migraines, nausea, confusion, anxiety, skin irritation, and more. This type of policy may not solve the problem at hand, especially if the offending chemical is unknown.

Staffing Firm Fined For Failing To Protect Workers

Staffing Talk

" OSHA says a leading maker of soap and shampoo exposed workers to chemical and fire hazards, and they also cited their staffing company.

Use Workday? Here's How Experts Say to Attract More Candidates


According to HR Exec , the Workday HCM client list totals more than 2,100 organizations, including ‘175 of the Fortune 500, 20 of the Fortune 50, with Walmart and Dow Chemical going live this year.’. Workday is all the buzz in the HCM space during the past few years.

Job Seeker Salaries on the Rise

NPA Worldwide

The highest salaries we have been seeing are in the chemical process and IT / hardware / software / electronics areas. Here is a sampling from the past four months: Plant Manager, chemical industry, $180,000. Director of Operations, chemical industry, $175,000.

6 Health Hacks for Stress and Snacks

Undercover Recruiter

We feel better for a bit (a sugar rush, a chemical rush etc.) When we’re stressed, we tend to ‘treat’ ourselves by gorging on junk food, sugary snacks, caffeine and nicotine. But why? Well, quite simply, because we are stressed.

Year in Review: Split Placements Up in 2019

NPA Worldwide

Chemical Process. NPAworldwide is a global network of independently-owned, professional recruiting firms working together to increase revenue through split fee placements.

Five Science Careers That Aren’t Boring

Transformify - Recruiting

While balancing chemical equations, memorizing phases of the moon, and dissecting frogs may not have been everyone’s favorite assignments at school, science has so many branches that it is impossible for someone to dislike all of them. XRF Chemical Analysis

Entitled Applicants, Savvier Candidates, and Comedic Résumé Errors: How One Recruiter Has Adapted

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Meet Tiffany Dorsey, Human Resources Manager and Global HR Project Manager at Pulcra Chemicals in Rock Hill, South Carolina. We’re a chemical manufacturer, and there aren’t too many other companies in our area. We have two different divisions in our chemical manufacturing.

Year-End Split Placement Summary

NPA Worldwide

Chemical process rebounded nicely, with an increase of more than 30%. Now that 2019 is officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s a good time to show a split placement summary of the activity we saw in our network. We break down split placement data in lots of different ways.

Five Ways Recruiters Can Transform the Candidate Experience with Workday


According to a recent HR Exec article by Bill Kutik , “It’s hard to argue with Workday’s HCM client list of more than 2,100: 175 of the Fortune 500, 20 of the Fortune 50 with Walmart and Dow Chemical going live this year.”.

Preparing Your Workforce for Hurricanes and Natural Disasters

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Chemical spills. You should also have teams that are responsible for doing things like executing an evacuation, securing the proper supplies for when a chemical spill happens, sending out emergency notifications to employees when there’s an active shooter, etc.

Chemist job description


In general, chemists analyze organic and inorganic compounds, refine substances and test chemical products. Use this chemist job description template to find qualified scientists for your company or laboratory. Feel free to tweak duties and requirements based on your needs. What is a chemist? Chemists conduct experiments in labs in order to analyze substances, develop new products or improve existing ones.

Geotargeting 101

Boolean Strings

Here is an example search narrowed to a region: chemical engineer. We can exclude country-specific domains and examine what Google brings in as local to a country, based on factors other than the country-specific domain: chemical engineer -site:nz .

The 4 Fastest Growing Industries and How to Hire for Them


Subsectors include exploration, surveying and chemical assessments, among others. Here’s how to hire for positions that are in the fastest growing industries according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: 1. Home health care services.

What Recruitment Niches Are Hot?

NPA Worldwide

Chemical Process roles are up 14% compared to last year. Anecdotally, we are hearing reports of improved activity within the chemical process area, although some members are still experiencing slow-hiring clients.

Telling People What You Do

NPA Worldwide

Yes, you might be hard-working, well-connected, energetic and focused on the needs of the role, but do I talk to you if I need a chemical engineer in Idaho, or do you only place hospitality staff in LA?

How to Get More Work from Clients

NPA Worldwide

One had a Chemical Engineering background, was familiar with the chemicals industry & had previously done recruiting for my client in that region, so I figured he would be the most successful.

Searching for Diversity

Boolean Strings

she OR her site:zoominfo.com /p “chemical engineering”]. We know that diversity in the workplace positively affects outcomes. Including a diverse pool of candidates in the talent pipeline is a must for any forward-thinking recruiter and hiring manager.

Values Unite Us More Than They Divide Us Pt.2


Walgreens, Dow Chemical Company, Walmart, Starbucks, Bank of America, AT&T, Home Depot and more have assisted with hurricane relief but these companies particularly share these core values: Service , Respect, Integrity, People, Trust, Care, and Presence.

General Laborer job description


Occasionally, general laborers take up dangerous tasks like handling chemicals or removing lead from buildings. Use this General Laborer job description template to find the best person for a role in a factory, warehouse, construction site or manufacturing company. Feel free to modify the requirements and responsibilities based on your needs. Some companies also use the titles “General Worker” and “Common Laborer” to describe this particular role.

Global Placement Activity Strong for NPAworldwide

NPA Worldwide

Chemical process has been a mainstay of our network for a number of years, but it’s been a bumpy road for the past two. From time to time, prospective members ask what industries or occupations are hot in our network.

Recruiter Networking Events – What to Know Before You Go!

NPA Worldwide

If you represent chemical facilities in the southeastern US and have an ongoing need for chemical engineers, say that. October is traditionally a very busy month for conferences, and it’s also when we really start planning our Global Conference.

Salary Survey: Rising Pay for Tech Talent


Tech contractors working in industrial/chemical, professional services, healthcare and utilities/energy segments were paid higher than overall tech contract rates. Average technology salaries in the U.S. saw the biggest year-over-year leap ever, up 7.7

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Positive Global Recruitment Indicators

NPA Worldwide

There continue to be soft pockets in the chemical and oil/gas sectors due to continued fluctuations in the global prices of crude oil. Twice each year, we survey the members of our global recruitment network to benchmark past results and predict future results.

Split Placements Are on the Rise!

NPA Worldwide

Notable industry segments include: Chemical process continues to be soft as oil prices continue to be volatile. As we are officially in the second half of the year, I thought it would be interesting to review our split placements data for the first six months of the year.

Can an Employer Discriminate Against Smokers?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

But what about employers that want to tackle the secondhand smoke issue and the chemical/fragrance sensitivity issue without actually banning smokers? Does your organization take into account tobacco use when considering job applications? Source: Kenishirotie / shutterstock. Some employers do.

How to Hire the Best Home Care Aides

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

The vast majority were expected to clean bathrooms and/or kitchens, often with bleach or other strong chemicals. When an agency wants to hire home care aides who will be most successful, what should it look for in its applicants? In-home care providers play a unique role in their clients’ lives. They have a major impact on a person’s quality of life, but don’t typically have a part in health care decisions. The work environment is unusual. Home care aides do not see colleagues every day.

Are High-Skill Occupations “Safe” from Automation?

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Most-exposed occupations include clinical laboratory technicians, chemical engineers, optometrists, and power plant operators. New research using AI to match patent language with work shows that AI may reinvent high-skill work sooner than you think. Breakthroughs have unexpected effects.

If You Are Looking for Potential Candidates In Other Countries.

Recruiting Blogs

Here is an example search narrowed to a region: chemical engineer. We can exclude country-specific domains and examine what Google brings in as local to a country, based on factors other than the country-specific domain: chemical engineer -site:nz .

6 Strategies for Addressing Workplace Vaping

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Although some adults find that e-cigarettes help them quit tobacco and the NASEM report found conclusive evidence that completely substituting e-cigarettes for cigarettes reduces a user’s exposure to the deadly toxins and chemicals in cigarette smoke, few vapers use e-cigarettes exclusively.

Effective Strategies for Better Candidate Experiences and Conversions Using Workday Recruiting


HR Executive reported last year that the Workday HCM clientele includes, “175 of the Fortune 500, 20 of the Fortune 50, with Walmart and Dow Chemical going live [last year].” Workday has taken the HCM space by storm.

Want to Stay Married? Don’t Get Into These Lines of Work!

Fistful of Talent

Chemical Engineers. I’m a child of divorce. I know, right, cry me a river. . I was never the kid who blamed everything wrong in my life on divorce. On the contrary, I think being a child of divorce probably gave me a leg up on all these soft kids who grew up in a nuclear family and never had to question if Dad was ever coming home again. . I thought it was cool that my parents were divorced.

The Top 12 Scary, Creepy and Downright Disturbing Jobs????

Social Talent

Common mining hazards include cave-ins, gas explosions, vehicle or equipment crushings, chemical leaks and electrocution, all down mines that can be as deep as 3.9km. Stressing because you can’t find a suitable candidate for a marketing or a sales role?

How Healthy Is Your Workplace?

NPA Worldwide

Also, check your household and beauty products for toxic chemicals. Our guest blogger is Glenn Arnold of Arnold Group Australia in Melbourne, Australia. Arnold Group Australia has been a member of NPAworldwide since 2004.

For Career Development, Employees Need to Step Back to Spring Forward

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Feel-good chemicals like dopamine lubricate the mental works as we learn, and learning contributes to engagement and productivity. A slingshot generates a lot of energy with the pullback that propels an object forward.

An Age-Old Argument

The Whiteboard

Y’see, the world isn’t nearly ready for me to suggest that given the chemical differences, men and woman might actually be suited to different jobs. This week, Google agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit to the tune of $11m for alleged age discrimination.

Hot Recruitment Sectors

NPA Worldwide

Activity in the chemical process recruitment sector is down approximately 20% compared to last year, due to volatility in the price of crude oil.

Staffing News of the Day, January 31, 2014

Staffing Talk

Only people using chemicals need to undergo training.” Here are six hazardous chemical training myths [Manufacturing]. House Speaker John Boehner urges Republicans to support legalization of undocumented workers [Business Week].