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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

Plastics Salary Survey Countdown

There’s not much time left to participate in SPE and MBS Advisors’ Annual Plastics Salary Survey. Plastics Salary Survey Ends Participate Now

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 ...Read More

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 ...Read More

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: The Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show ...Read More

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 ...Read More