Posts by MBS Recruiting

2021 Plastics Salary Survey Now Open

The 2021 Salary Survey of Plastics Professionals is now open. All personal information is anonymous and confidential; only the summary findings will be published. By completing this survey you are entitled to receive a FREE copy of the final report. ...Read More

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

It was brought to my attention recently that LinkedIn has started to become politicized, and now that I’m paying attention, the gradual polarization, name-calling, and insults on this professional network have begun. Is LinkedIn turning into Facebook or Twitter? Are ...Read More

Interviewing: The New Look

Looking for a new job during a pandemic can be extremely difficult, but not impossible. There ARE companies that are currently hiring. However, the interview process for both the candidate and the employer may look a little bit different these ...Read More

Consequences of a Bad Hire

First, let’s define a “bad hire.” According to CareerBuilder, a bad hire: Didn’t produce proper quality work; Had a negative attitude; Didn’t work well with others; Attendance problem; and Skills didn’t match their claims. The costs of recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, ...Read More

Results of COVID-19 Poll

Between the dates, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – April 3, 2020, MBS Advisors conducted an online poll aimed at individuals in the plastics industry asking if they job status had been affected by the recent COVID-19 crisis. 312 plastics professionals ...Read More

Has COVID-19 impacted your job?

Some plastics companies have seen increased demand, while others have been shut down. How has your job status changed, if at all, as a result of COVID-19? Take our quick 30-second poll. This survey has been closed. We will be posting ...Read More

Job Search and Coronavirus

Yes – the current outbreak of COVID-19 is unsettling, yes, it’s rippling its way through our everyday way of life and economy, but for those actively searching for a new career opportunity, it’s not all doom and gloom. Throughout this, ...Read More

How clean is clean? Will the Coronavirus impact you?

In a recent Plastics Today article, “The Dirty Truth About Medical Disinfection Practices” only about 25% of healthcare surfaces are regularly cleaned or disinfected, leaving upholstery, bedding, and mobile medical equipment as breeding grounds for microbes. We know that “high-touch” ...Read More