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. Here are four potential career paths for chemical engineers. Chemical research engineers are needed to develop experimental programs using a variety of chemical mixtures.

From Chemical Engineer to Coding Bootcamp Grad to Software Engineer

PowerToFly

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. That realization blossomed into something more when her job as a chemical engineer was no longer offering her the kinds of technical challenges she craved. "I 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. Fragrance-Free Policy Pros: It attempts to eliminate problems for individuals who have fragrance or chemical sensitivities. 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

Talemetry

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. Many organizations have made the decision to migrate to Workday as part of a larger organizational investment.

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. Process Control Engineer, chemical industry, $110,000. Production Engineer, chemical industry, $105,000.

Why Gratitude is an Effective Leadership Skill

SmartSearch

Feelings of gratitude create a chemical reaction in the body that lightens our mental load and allows us to decompress. This chemical reaction is hormonal and one that reduces not only mental but physical conditions deemed unhealthy when in place for extended periods. .

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. Process Control Engineer, chemical industry, $110,000. Production Engineer, chemical industry, $105,000.

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. When we find chemical operators, we pretty much know the other companies they worked for. I’m sure that’s a challenge when you’re talking about a chemical manufacturing company.

OSHA Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurant Industry

Recruiting Daily Advisor

On Friday, May 1, in a series of industry-specific guidance on COVID-19 safety measures, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a number of recommendations for employers in the restaurant and food and beverage industries. The guidelines largely mirror recommendations that have been issued for employers in other industries thus far.

Five Ways Recruiters Can Transform the Candidate Experience with Workday

Talemetry

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.”. Workday Recruiting was just announced as the “top choice” for Fortune 500 companies. But the news was met with mixed reviews and analysis. On one hand, Workday’s popularity and success can’t be denied.

Why Gratitude is an Effective Leadership Skill

SmartSearch

Feelings of gratitude create a chemical reaction in the body that lightens our mental load and allows us to decompress. This chemical reaction is hormonal and one that reduces not only mental but physical conditions deemed unhealthy when in place for extended periods. .

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. Biochemistry is the study of how chemical processes work in relation to biological processes. Medication is invented by studying how the body interacts with chemicals. XRF Chemical Analysis

If It’s “Unconscious” Bias That’s Better, Right?

Fistful of Talent

Case #1 Hair Bias (there us such a thing) ~ targets black people, specifically who have afro-textured hair that’s not been chemically straightened.

Chemist job description

Workable

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.

The 4 Fastest Growing Industries and How to Hire for Them

JazzHR

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. Though home health care may refer to a wide range of medical services delivered at home, growth in this sector likely stems from the increasing needs of the baby boomer generation.

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 . How can we search for pages local to a particular country? For starters, there are country code top-level domains. To find pages that belong to a country-level domain, we can simply use X-Ray: site:za .

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. If your establishment handles chemicals, explosives, or other hazardous materials, drill your employees annually to make sure they know exactly what to do in case something goes wrong, and so on.

Emotional Wellness Support

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Society increasingly understands that certain moods and behaviors are often the cause of biological and chemical conditions and imbalances as opposed to character or personality flaws. Appreciation for and understanding of mental and emotional health have come a long way in recent years.

General Laborer job description

Workable

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.

Top 30 Engineering Job Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

Chemical Engineering (Tesla). Chemical Engineer (Duke Energy). Chemical Engineering Intern (Tesla). Chemical Engineer. A Chemical Engineer designs systems and equipment used for chemical engineering processes. A Chemical Engineer produces a variety of chemicals used for production and manufacturing like fuels, fertilizers, and pharmaceuticals. # UNSW’s article About chemical engineering.

Pre-Employment Testing for Transportation / Manufacturing / Warehousing Industry

The Hire Talent

BLS) The Manufacturing sector comprises establishments engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products. The Transportation and Warehousing sector includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation.

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. The network enables members to better serve their clients through extended geographic reach and greater access to industry specialization. In the process, NPAworldwide members benefit from increased production and a stronger competitive position.

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.

Values Unite Us More Than They Divide Us Pt.2

Talvista

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. Values Unite Us More Than They Divide Us Pt.2. Earlier this year we built a word cloud from the published values of the Fortune 50.

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.

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. With the first half of the year behind us, I thought I’d take a look at NPAworldwide placement activity to see which recruitment niches are hot in our network.

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? For example: We place chemists and chemical engineers into rubber, plastics, and other chemical facilities. Mel Kettle is a communications and social media consultant, speaker, blogger, educator, coach, bookworm, obsessive foodie and eatie, and a budding photographer.

Salary Survey: Rising Pay for Tech Talent

Dice

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 percent to $96,370 annually, according to the annual salary survey by Dice.

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How is the beauty industry becoming more environmentally friendly?

Recruiting Blogs

Some brands are trying to profit off environmentally conscious consumers with empty fears about chemicals. But everything is a chemical—water, your favourite juice, your shampoo and conditioner, the dihydroxyacetone in your fake tan, and the ingredients in your skincare.

23 Best Office Plants to Boost Workplace Productivity

Teamweek

These four plants, according to internet urban legend, are supposedly NASA-endorsed, and can filter dangerous chemicals from the air we breathe. Weeping figs (part of the Ficus family) are another attractive plant that may or may not absorb harmful chemicals but definitely are attractive.

Overcoming Recruiting Stress in 2021

Jobvite

According to Harvard Medical School , “Exercise reduces levels of the body’s stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol, and stimulates the production of endorphins, chemicals in the brain that are the body’s natural painkillers and mood elevators.”.

Contact Tracing, Workplace Investigations, and The Hangover

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Chemically aided revelry ensues. “Contact tracing” is one of the many goodies 2020 has left in our stocking. Most of the folks reading this post are employment lawyers or Human Resources professionals, so you know what I’m talking about.

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. Today I will focus on salaries and practice areas. Salaries Improve Over 2018. Overall, we’re continuing to see salaries increase.

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.

Collapse in Atlanta…Ramp Up Telework

Blend Me Inc

It did not help matters when two weeks later there was a toxic chemical spill on the freeway shutting down a major highway in Atlanta and on the other side of the city travelers on I-20 spotted a section of road start to buckle up into the air shutting down all lanes of the interstate.

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 . How can we search for pages local to a particular country? For starters, there are country code top-level domains. To find pages that belong to a country-level domain, we can simply use X-Ray: site:za .

5 Steps to Gaining Employee Support During a Transformation

Recruiting Daily Advisor

He also has extensive experience deploying operations excellence in a variety of industries that include food and beverage, life sciences, consumer packaged goods, energy, chemicals, and government. Every organizational transformation brings changes with it, and change can often be difficult.

OSHA Issues Guidance on Cloth Face Coverings, Surgical Masks, Respirators

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The guidance notes wearing them may sometimes create a hazard, such as when an employee wears a mask that contains the virus or has some workplace chemical on it. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, employers have struggled to understand the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) position on cloth face coverings and surgical masks, specifically whether the agency requires or recommends their use and whether they constitute personal protective equipment (PPE).

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. After all, smoking is known to increase healthcare costs and related issues. It also increases absences and can negatively impact productivity. Having smokers in the workplace can even impact morale.