Trispyrian Resources Blog for Hiring Insights & Job Search Advice
November 20, 2017
Hitting Q4 means the end of the year is quickly approaching and usually the end of your department's budget. If making a hire is out of the question for several months or if you need to gain efficiency by adding staff for only a few months, a professional contractor may be your best route.
When working with a company like Trispyrian, we provide professional contractors at very competitive costs freeing companies from payroll, taxes and insurance requirements. We also make it easy to...
November 20, 2017
With a booming stock market, what should workers expect for raises in 2018? It might be a little surprising to hear but not much more than what they have received over the last seven years. According to the Hay Group that surveyed 450 U.S. companies, employees can expect a 3% median base salary increase in 2018. This 3% raise has been consistent year after year since the end of the recession seven years ago. Employers did indicated they are looking at other areas for additional...
October 11, 2017
Janet Martin, Vice President of Trispyrian Resources, recently discussed with Dice Insights how to reach hiring managers using social media. She explained the key to constructing your message is to be short, sincere, and include a request or call to action. Read the full article for more tips on connecting with hiring managers and crafting your message.
September 18, 2017
As the U.S. job market gets stronger, potential job seekers are finally ready to make a move. Before you hit the job market there are several things to consider:
Best timing - For the majority of industries September-October and January-February are the best times to look for a new position. These low periods for vacation mean the decision makers are all at work allowing for faster candidate selection and interviews. Keep in mind for some industries such as the EHS sector,...
July 17, 2017
The year started with positive indicators for employment and predictions of a job seekers’ market and higher salaries. Six months into the year, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) report dated July 7, 2017 showed an average growth rate of 194,000 jobs per month for the three previous months, up from 2016, with average hourly earnings up 2.5% year over year. Manufacturing growth has remained flat with an average addition of 12,000 jobs per month.
Predictions for the second half...
October 05, 2016
On Demand Environmental is embarking on a new era, announcing today that it is changing its company name to Trispyrian Resources. The new name reflects the expansion for our services to broader technical search capabilities to include environmental, health and safety (EHS), engineering, and other operational and scientific positions. Our success over the past 10 years is rooted in building meaningful relationships with our clients and matching top talent with great companies. We look...
February 02, 2016
Congratulations! You’ve got the interview. Your resume has been reviewed, and you are technically pre-qualified for the job. Your education, skillset, industry experience, achievements, tenure, and career progression place you as a viable candidate.
What can possibly prevent you from receiving the offer? YOU.
When making an employer and potential employee match, it is important to achieve a win-win for both employer and potential new hire. Save the “What is in it for Me?”...
November 05, 2015
What is behavioral interviewing? Behavioral interviewing is a screening process in which candidates are asked questions that elicit specific responses on past behavior. Many employers believe that candidates' past actions are a good indicator of future performance. In 2015, 100% of our clients utilized this interview technique in either a formal behavior interview process or informally through situational compliance questions.
Questions may include:
Give an example of a...
May 04, 2015
On Demand Environmental is celebrating a decade of successfully matching high quality EH&S professionals with excellent career advancement opportunities at top-notch organizations. Established in 2004, Trinity Consultants formed On Demand in response to client needs for long-term, on-site environmental assistance. It has since grown into a full service staffing company serving the environmental, health, safety, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) fields. Our understanding of the...
May 04, 2015
Trispyrian Resources partners with many Fortune 500 companies to find top-notch EH&S talent. Over the past 10 years, our recruiters have identified the 7 most wanted attributes by industry hiring managers. How many of these ideal qualities have you attained? If the list is short-don't worry-it is never too late to start working towards achieving these attributes to become the most marketable candidate for future advancement.
November 04, 2014
According to Forbes.com, job growth from 2010 to 2014 has been in the double digits in four occupations: petroleum engineers, mining and geological engineers, biomedical engineers, and industrial engineers. Each engineering occupation has added jobs, the most coming from mechanical engineers (21,500 new jobs since 2010). As a whole, engineering jobs have grown 7 percent.
In response, On Demand is expanding our staffing operations to include additional engineering sectors for 2015....
May 14, 2014
Retaining top talent is always a concern. Here are the top five reasons why we see candidates entering the job market.
Personal and professional growth and development - Sometimes a new job is the best to option to forward one's career. This is very common with candidates who believe his/her boss' role is their next career step or if it seems the boss will have the role indefinitely. Companies that have branching career path options may have a better chance at...
May 28, 2013
After months of being understaffed, you finally have the green light to hire a new employee. Now what? Consider these three reasons for using a staffing company to ensure an efficient hiring process.
The best candidates are passive job seekers
Top EH&S talent are usually “passive” job seekers who are
currently employed and are not actively pursuing other opportunities. They may or may not even be checking the job boards. As a result, these desirable candidates are not...
December 10, 2012
Top talent can be hard to find. Does your company foster the type of environment that attracts top talent? How do you stack up to your competitors? Trispyrian Resources, a division of Trinity Consultants, has found that top EH&S talent is attracted to companies that:
Emphasize sound environmental compliance. While not a deal-breaker, past compliance issues are often seen as a challenge to help make things right.
Share similar beliefs and values.Candidates want a...
May 22, 2012
Yes, social media can help in your job search. Consider these seven steps to get you started.
1. Google yourself
A Careerbuilder study found that 37% of employers are using social media to scope out candidates and an additional 11% plan to start. Google yourself and make sure your online profiles aren’t keeping you from being hired. Don’t like what you see? Use this opportunity to change your account settings (make Facebook private or remove damaging photos) or...
November 17, 2011
Social media is basically a virtual cocktail party where real world etiquette rules still apply.
In order to optimize your efforts and avoid offending others, here are some basic etiquette rules to follow:
Introduce yourself to a stranger on LinkedIn or Facebook just like you would face-to-face.
The Golden Rule still applies in a digital environment. You don’t name call and insult people in person, why use this behavior online?
If you retweet something...
September 22, 2011
How connected are you? Do you have a Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter account? About 90% of job seekers have LinkedIn profiles but social media is more than just having a profile. It's about engaging with others and participating in online conversations.
In a series of blog posts we will explore how EH&S professionals are using social media to expand their network, search for jobs, and develop professionally. First, here are 3 reasons you should be using social media.1. Social media is...
September 22, 2011
Many people have profiles on popular social media sites, but are you effectively using social media to develop your network? Networking is about establishing relationships and exchanging information that can mutually benefit you and your contacts.
In this blog post, we continue our series on EH&S professionals using social media with ways to build and expand your career network using social media.
First, start inviting your friends, family, and...
December 30, 2009
While the national unemployment remains stubbornly high, around 10% at this writing, there are interesting employment opportunities for EHS professionals who are flexible, have critical skills, and who stand out. According to Janet Martin, VP of Trispyrian Resources, a division of Trinity Consultants that provides EHS staffing services, “it's a challenging, yet interesting time in the marketplace. There are definitely great jobs available in great companies for EHS professionals that have...