Career Change

1104, 2018

IOSH Recruitment Roundtable with Shirley Parsons

April 11th, 2018|Career Change, Health and Safety, Recruitment News, Shirley Parsons News|

Last week (21st March), Amanda Clarke, Managing Consultant at Shirley Parsons, joined other industry experts in taking part in the IOSH Recruitment Roundtable – “What do you need to know about interview technique and CVs to succeed?”

The discussion, covering all […]

1912, 2017

The Safety Ripple effect

December 19th, 2017|Career Change, Health and Safety, Shirley Parsons News|

Rachel Corbett and Shona Paterson from Shirley Parsons, met with Duncan Aspin, Head of HSEQS for VolkerStevin, to discuss his approach to safety management. They asked Duncan to tell us about the way he is driving a positive approach towards […]

3110, 2017

Ian Nixon of Costain speaks to Shirley Parsons about the upcoming SHE apprenticeship

October 31st, 2017|Career Change, Construction, Health and Safety, Recruitment News, Shirley Parsons News|

Shirley Parsons are advocates of any training scheme or qualification that fosters the next generation of SHE professionals. Philip Muston, Managing Consultant at Shirley Parsons and I recently met with Ian Nixon, Highways and Nuclear SHE Manager at Costain, to […]

2506, 2015

UK Manufacturers ‘Set for Productivity Boom’

June 25th, 2015|Career Change, Manufacturing, Recruitment News|

A new report predicts productivity in the UK manufacturing sector will rise considerably over the next five years.
Britain’s manufacturers are set to be at the forefront of a productivity boom over the next five years, according to a report commissioned by […]

1204, 2015

Strong Leadership Crucial for Successful H&S Engagement

April 12th, 2015|Career Change|

Strong Leadership
Making sure that employees are fully engaged with the policies and practices designed to protect them is one of the many tasks a health and safety manager has to undertake, and it is perhaps one of the most important.
But […]

1204, 2015

Things to Consider Before Embarking on a Career Change

April 12th, 2015|Career Change|

Career Change
It can be all too easy to carry on doing the same job working for the same employer year after year. It’s comfortable, it’s easy and you know what to expect when you get up each morning.
But is it […]

704, 2015

Scottish Engineering Skills Action Plan Launched

April 7th, 2015|Career Change|

Here at Shirley Parsons Associates, we know only too well the struggles that many manufacturers and construction companies face in recruiting talented and experienced engineers.
So we are always happy to hear of new initiatives that aim to make things easier […]

204, 2015

The Future Looks Bright for Contractors

April 2nd, 2015|Career Change|

Contracting Opportunities
Here at Shirley Parsons Associates we work with professionals seeking contracting opportunities across a number of sectors, including engineering posts in infrastructure and manufacturing.
We have always worked hard to match candidates with their ideal job openings, but it’s true that the […]