Recruiting Blog

More Skills. More Perks.

Suppose your company needs to hire a new employee, but this new employee may not be next door.  He/she may be across the country. How are employers using perks to entice top performers to relocate? A few days ago, the Wall Street Journal posted an article about how unemployment is at a 50-year low and employers in manufacturing need to learn to be creative in order to attract new talent. Companies desperate for talent are offering things like signing bonuses,... more

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WEBINAR: COMPENSATION OF PLASTICS PROFESSIONALS: PERSPECTIVE, TRENDS, AND FORECAST

Webinar Date: January 14, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST Dennis Gros will be hosting this webinar via the SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals Website. Visit SPE’s website for more information. The program will look at salary trends and the factors that affect your money. Dennis will provide an overview of the past five years of employment in the plastics industry. Specifically, he will analyze the growth curve of compensation for roles in manufacturing, engineering, sales, supply chain, and general management.... more

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SPME Features Dennis Gros in Plastics Engineering

Sometimes it’s fun to look behind the curtain. SPE caught Dennis Gros in an introspective mood for the November/December issue of Plastics Engineering. Dennis serves as President of MBS Advisors’ Recruiting Division. Here’s a link to the news article. For information about the  SPE: Inspiring Plastics Professionals, click here. SPME Article featuring Dennis Gros SPE and MBS Advisors partner annually to compile a survey of compensation in the plastics industry. You should be counted! Here’s a link to the survey which... more

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Annual Salary Survey coming soon!

We don’t like to talk about it. But it is important to each of us. How much money do you earn? How much does the other guy earn? How much do my employees earn, and how does my company’s compensation measure up? Stand by. The 2020 Plastics Industry Salary Survey, conducted jointly by SPE and MBS Advisors, will open January 14th. Click here to read the official announcement.

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One call – Worldwide Reach

Now MBS Advisors’ Recruiting Division reaches around the world, for you. Our new affiliation with NPA Worldwide means we can readily source candidates in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa, in addition to North America. How can we help you? Just ask… http://npaworldwide.com/for-employers/  

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How happy are you with…

Temporary workers. You hope they will get you through the busiest periods of your business cycle. How do you feel about the reliability and productivity of your temp staff? Compare your viewpoint to that of your peers, by answering a one-question survey. You’ll see the poll results live. Take the survey.    

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The hottest event in the plastics industry

Prediction: The hottest event in the plastics industry in 2020 will be this one: The Plastics Recycling Conference. We’re just saying…because everyone else is saying…RECYCLING. Yes, we will be there also. Link to: http://www.plasticsrecycling.com/ The Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show is the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. The event, now in its 15th year, brings together plastics reclaimers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, brokers, government officials and leading sustainability voices from around the globe to... more

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Legal Interview: Crack the code-Part 2

That’s a weird way to ask a question. Why can’t you just speak plain English? Why? Because plain English is not the language of a legally clean interview. EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) interview regulations mandate the use of code language, often stilted and difficult to decipher. Here’s a pocket translator. Keep reading…  “This job requires that you stand for up to 4 hours per day, and carry a 40-pound case of samples from one location to another. Can you... more

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