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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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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 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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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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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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From Summer Internship to Full-Time Job – My Experience and Tips on How You Can Do the Same

​​The summer of 2018 was propitious to say the least. Landed an internship right before the school year ended, experienced the “Los Angeles” office culture, got a manager who supported my career gr...

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The New Abnormal

​​With a nod to one of the best albums to come out this year, it’s hard to believe we have been living amidst a pandemic for roughly six months. We are now in September, we have been navigating she...

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2020: A Stoic Approach to Pandemic and Crisis

​With violence and disease rampant, it may seem like the four horsemen have in fact arrived.  Ironically, according to the Book of Revelations there are, in fact, some seemingly similar parallels: ...

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Webinar: Candidate Marketability - Building Your Personal Brand

​​This workshop is designed for recent graduates and emerging EHS professionals who want to make themselves more marketable to potential employers, both now and throughout their careers.Shirley Par...

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So, you’re looking for a new job? Follow these resume tips

​​As a recruiter, my day is filled with looking at, scanning through, editing, and evaluating resumes for different positions.While resumes may seem like common sense - you write down your work exp...

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It Runs in the Family: A Paradigm Shift in the Approach to Emerging Safety Professionals

​​Paradigm Industries, Inc.is located in Vernon, California – an All-American manufacturing shop specializing in wet garments. But what defines All-American in this sense? Is it the quality of the ...

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Watch – Shirley speaks to the CQI at the International Quality Awards

​​Members of the Shirley Parsons Boston office recently attended the Greater Boston ASSP and New England AIHA Technical Dinner Meeting in Waltham, MA, where they were among the first to view a rece...

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A Lesson from the Past: The Cocoanut Grove Fire

​​Members of the Shirley Parsons Boston office recently attended the Greater Boston ASSP and New England AIHA Technical Dinner Meeting in Waltham, MA, where they were among the first to view a rece...

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Workplace Diversity: The Importance of Being Inclusive

​​As an EHS leader, it’s vital to be able to effectively address a diverse working group in the modern workplace. As well as being necessary for a fair society, diversity is important at work for a...