Successful Corporate Transition Of Leadership As Baby Boomers Retire

In the next couple years, one-third of baby boomers in the workforce will be over the age of 65. According to the Bureau of Labor, 41% of the entire workforce will be over age 55. While nearly every industry will…

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Executive Recruitment Strategies During An Unemployment Crisis

The health and biotech industries are experiencing a boom. As the economy is coming to grips with a pandemic-affected world, these companies in these sectors have continued to operate to meet increasing demands. With unemployment rates hitting all-time highs in…

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How Executive Recruiters Are Different From Headhunters: An Interview with Sarah Dooley

Sarah Dooley is the Director of Recruiting for the plastics, packaging, and industrial chemical industries for Key Corporate Services. In this interview, she discusses how executive recruiters make win-win matches between employers and job candidates and why she’s passionate about…

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Plastics Industry Innovation, Hiring, and COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed or even stopped the hiring process for many industries. However, some industries have been called upon to ramp up their production and manufacturing capabilities to meet the challenges posed by this life-threatening virus. Many businesses…

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The 3 Worst Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

The job interview process is a unique dance. Candidate, recruiter, and potential employer are engaged in a delicate waltz, with each party having a clear motivation yet none wanting to sacrifice leverage should the discussion lead to a partnership. One…

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Crafting Great Behavioral Interview Questions for Candidates in the Chemical Industry

The value of behavioral interviewing is beyond dispute. You can predict future success by recognizing innate behaviors far beyond what you can ascertain from applicant skill sets and experience levels. Great behavioral interview questions can help you identify the right…

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Report: The State of Executive Talent Through 2025

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) recently published a report titled, “Executive Talent 2025: What’s now new and next in global C-Suite talent.” This report is chock full of valuable insights for members of the in-house recruitment…

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4 Chemical Industry Trends and Their Impact on Talent Recruitment

Unemployment is low across all industries, but companies in the chemical space, in particular, are feeling the squeeze. And it’s not going to get any better. The growing skills gap, a shifting workforce, and competition to attract the best candidates…

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Why Attending a Pharma Bio Conference Can Help Your Career

Here are just a few job search tips and reasons why attending an industry conference can benefit your new career or careers change. You lead a busy life and have a busy schedule. Attending a pharmaceuticals or biotech industry conference…

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Surviving the Generation Brain Drain

The Baby Boomers are retiring. While that may seem like good news for subsequent generations looking to capitalize on new opportunities, another outcome has corporations wringing their figurative hands. As older employees pack up their desks to enjoy their sunset…

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