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.

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.

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 .

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?

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.

Values Unite Us More Than They Divide Us Pt.2

Talent Sonar

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.

Searching for Diversity

Boolean Strings

she OR her /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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 .

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.

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].

Why You Can’t Afford Disengaged Employees

Achievers - Recruiting

You wouldnt force your workers to remain at their desks if your companys ventilation system was emitting a chemical that affected peoples energy levels and happiness, would you? Skip to content. Press. Events. Careers. Contact Us. ACE 2019. What We Offer. Who We Are. Our Customers. Alliances.

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.

More Job Boards? A Recruiter’s Success

NPA Worldwide

Take, for example, this story from a relatively new member to NPAworldwide: “One of our long standing clients, an Australian based manufacturer of specialty chemicals, asked us to find a Business Manager for their rapidly growing American market.

How I Found Success in a Split Placement Network

NPA Worldwide

I changed after doing IT/aerospace for probably 20 years, and changed to the chemical process industry.

5 Ways to Add Value Using Analytics in HR

Spark Hire

Dow Chemical switched to eLearning for their regulatory compliance training of its 60,000 employees and contractors. Utilizing the latest developments in learning & development, similar to Dow Chemical, can help your organization reach their long-term goals in a cost-effective manner.

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.

What binge watching can teach recruiting professionals

Stories Incorporated

Our brain chemicals react differently to stories than other forms of communication. We get “oxytocin, the feel-good chemical that promotes connection and empathy.”. We’ve all been there—watching a show on Netflix and clicking that familiar button: “Next Episode.”

What Is A Toxic Work Environment – And How Can You Survive One?

Recruiting Blogs

Not because you’re clearing up spilled chemicals or handling hazardous substances. Are you aware of the concept of the toxic work environment? As you’ll gather from the name, it’s not a carefully-designed new system for maximizing work satisfaction and productivity.

Staffing News of the Day, June 11, 2014

Staffing Talk

Dallas chemical engineer indicted for stealing a valuable chemical recipe from temporary employer [Dallas News]. Death of seafood worker who became entangled in a clam-shucking machine is deemed “preventable” [South Coast Today]. EEOC sues Wisconsin Plastics Inc.

Beyond the Clichés: Top-Rated Workplaces by Millennials


Despite the cliche that millennials only want to work at tech companies and startups, the list of top-rated workplaces by members of this age group includes a broad range of industries—including security, finance, health care, tech, travel and chemicals.

10 Facts About the Home Care Hiring Process

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

Over 80% of home care aides reported that they were expected to clean the bathroom or kitchen, typically with bleach, ammonia, or other strong chemicals that could cause injury. The home care hiring process isn’t easy. The industry is booming, and job seekers have keyed in on the fact that this career has a low barrier to entry.

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?

Energy and Manufacturing Metros Lead in Well-Paying New Jobs


This metro has seen a significant rise in welders, industrial machinery mechanics, chemical plant operators and other skilled occupations that pay above the metro’s living wage. Energy and manufacturing metro areas in the U.S.

2018 High growth sectors in Staffing


Top jobs in the engineering space are Aerospace engineer, Engineering manager, Materials engineer, Petroleum drilling engineer, Chemical engineer, Nuclear engineer. __. 2017 was melange of varied events that have the potential to change the game of many sectors.

Rethinking Learning and Development in the Age of Mobile


Maybe one worker had a serious chemical spill in the past. You could put more emphasis on chemical and hazardous material safety during their training sessions.

Presenting Records to Your Trading Partners

NPA Worldwide

In a recruitment network, there can be hundreds of trading partners to choose from and work with. If you have a job order, how do you get the attention of a great exporter to provide candidates for it? And likewise, if you have a great candidate, how do you present it to members with jobs?

Ads, Automation and Recruiting

Right Recruiting

Sales Manager for a Chemical Firm. Last week, I spoke to someone with 8 years in aerospace about a job in the chemical industry. Ads, Automation and Recruiting – A Right Recruiting White Paper. For every problem there is someone who wants to sell you a solution.