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A Tailored Search Campaign For AMEA Regional HSE Director

​​Background Our client is a global leader for integrated commercial solutions. With over 8,000 employees in 4 regions throughout the world, they are a growing company with ambitions to increase t...

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Safety Shield Award for a Biomass Retrofit Project

​BackgroundShirley Parsons was engaged by an international engineering firm to provide Environmental, Health & Safety services at a biomass retrofit construction project in Massachusetts for a ...

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Zero Incidents on an $80M Electrical Project

​​The ChallengeA major electrical contractor approached Shirley Parsons to provide HSEQ support for an $80M contract with a Fortune 500 electrical utility provider in Miami, FL. This work included ...

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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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ROTI Provides Insight For YODEL HSEQ Relaunch

​YODEL, the UK’s leading delivery business, utilised ROTI from Shirley Parsons to understand the aspirations and motivations of its HSEQ team. This insight has assisted the Director to improve the ...

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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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Team of 10 Inspires BIFFA to Higher HSEQ Standards and Behaviours

​​Ten new hires over a two year period Biffa is the leading integrated waste management company in the UK. With c8,000 employees Biffa has operations that cover the entire breadth of the waste mana...

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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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Executive Search Candidate Implements Health & Safety Hub Model

​​A tailored search campaign delivers skilled candidateThe University of Leeds is a world class leading Russell Group University with more than 40,000 students, 9,000 staff and extensive commercial...

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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...