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The Most Useful Qualification In Health & Safety

​​In March 2022 we asked Health & Safety professionals on LinkedIn what qualification they had found the most useful to their HSE / EHS career?We had 973 people vote, with NEBOSH Certificate/Di...

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Global Chemicals Company In Need Of A Change Agent

​Shirley Parsons was retained by an international, publicly held chemical manufacturer in need of a cultural transformation, requiring new leadership and expertise throughout the EHS department.​Th...

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A guide to creating a great EHS resume

​Building your resume is a staple part of any job hunt, but each industry differs slightly. In the environment, health and safety world (EHS), there are some tips you can follow to ensure your cred...

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4 Advantages of a Career in Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

​​If you’re looking to take the first steps in your career or considering a change of trajectory and path, you may look to a career in the environment, health and safety (EHS). But is that a good c...

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How businesses can honor Pride Month (the right way)

​​If you’re not one of the companies already doing it, you may have noticed company logos turning rainbow-colored during the month of June.That’s because it’s Pride Month; a month-long awareness ca...

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How to prepare for an online interview

​The COVID-19 pandemic has changed much about the working world, not least the recruitment process.​​​For those who have been involved in job searches during the crisis, online or virtual interview...

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5 ways to improve workplace safety in 2021

​​It’s been well over a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic shook up the world of work and the way we do our jobs. Still, health and safety is an important consideration for all businesse...

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The best ways to support your employees’ mental health whilst working from home

​​Managing a workforce is a sizable task at the best of times, so when they’re forced to work remotely because of a global pandemic, it can be no small mission.With World Health Day on April 7th, w...

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Women in business: What can we learn from the EHS industry?

​​On 8th March each year, the world takes the opportunity to recognize the contributions and achievements of women.Though females have had to fight harder for equal rights (and in many cases, they ...

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Job search depression and how to overcome it

​​Looking for a new job can be a frustrating and stressful experience at the best of times. Throw in a global pandemic, and it can be a miserable mission.Since the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, man...

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Massimo Navarretta, HSP December Member of the Month

​We want to congratulate our Recruiter, Massimo Navarretta, from our L.A. team on receiving the honour of being the Hispanic Safety Professional (HSP) Member of the Month for December 2020!We would...

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The differences between US & UK English in the health and safety industry

​​Founded in the United Kingdom in 2005, Shirley Parsons is now the largest specialist EHS recruitment firm in the world. We entered the North American market in 2014 and have since established two...

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Shirley Has Been Nominated for "Most Influential Person in H&S" Award 2020!

​​We are delighted to announce that Shirley has been nominated for the SHP “Most influential person in Health & Safety” award.  The SHP website outlines the reasons she has been nominated as:In...

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Pushing Ahead

​​We’ve all had enough of COVID-19. It’s impacted all our lives, and many people are experiencing a lot of frustration and pain. It’s also ruptured the economy and left a lot of folks unemployed. W...

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Attracting EHS Talent - Understand the motivations of your next EHS leader

​​In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Shirley Parsons conducted a survey of 540 North American EHS professionals, with the goal of better understanding the motivations and preferences that drive...

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Safety Expertise Saves Client Millions In Fines And Penalties

​​We developed a new global safety management system that was in-line with internationally recognized standards and could easily be implemented around the world, incorporating world class training ...

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Executive Search Candidate Transforms Safety Culture Following Two Fatalities

Our expert established a comprehensive serious injury and fatality (SIF) program; reorganized the company’s EHS team to improve communication; and refreshed training to generate accountability thro...

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QHSE Partnership Enables Global Wind Turbine Projects Success

​​Since 2010 Shirley Parsons has managed Quality & HSE on global wind turbine installations. Our client is a market leader in offshore wind and a top 3 player in the onshore market. ​Backgroun...

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On-Site H&S Service For hyperscale data centre construction

​​A total turnaround in health & safety performance was achievedShirley Parsons was engaged by a construction services company to provide Health & Safety services at a hyper scale data cent...

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Minimising COVID-19 On Construction Projects

​During Covid-19, Shirley Parsons supplied safety and occupational health consultants across all of our client’s construction projects, minimizing project downtime and enabling our client to quickl...