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Health & Safety Careers Advice at NSC Safety Congress & Expo 2022

​Whether you’re looking to develop your career or make a new start in health and safety, a visit to booth #4748 at the NSC Safety Congress & Expo should be number one on your action plan. Our...

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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 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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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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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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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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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...