Jungle Wisdom

Forecasters Predict Higher Salaries in 2017

The more things change the more they stay the same. Hiring is quicker and wages are predicted to increase, but plastics and packaging jobs continue to see tepid growth at best. Want to know more? Take the 2017 Institute of Packaging Professionals’ Annual Salary Survey or the 2017 Society of Plastics Engineers’ Annual Salary Survey, both co-sponsored by Gros Recruiters, and we’ll send you a copy of our 2017 Insiders Report. Also, when you fill out the surveys, you’ll receive... more

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2017 Plastics AND Packaging Salary Surveys Now OPEN!

Our annual salary surveys are now LIVE. We’re ready for your feedback. Take the plastics survey — | — Or take the packaging survey Whether you are in plastics or packaging, your survey completion is your ticket to the results! Each year we conduct the plastics survey alongside the Society of Plastics Engineers and the packaging survey alongside the Institute of Packaging Professionals to discover (and share) new insights into the both industries straight from the source. The final results... more

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Salary Survey 2017 Coming Soon!

Standby for Our Annual Plastics Salary Survey Every year we host a survey alongside the Society of Plastics Engineers. We poll all levels of plastics professionals about their salaries and job satisfaction. And in doing so, we’re able to create and share a benchmark for salaries, job satisfaction and industry trends among various demographics and job titles. Here’s how it works: Simply complete the salary once it’s live to gain access to the results once the survey is complete. Last... more

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Help Rebuild Gatlinburg, TN

Help Rebuild Gatlinburg After the Devastating Wildfires Many of you have reached out asking about the recent devastating fires in East Tennessee, specifically in Gatlinburg. We too have been concerned for our friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues in the area. Here are a few opportunities to help. As summarized by Voices of Gatlinburg, on “November 23, 2016, a fire started along the Chimney Tops 2 that would spread throughout Gatlinburg and become the worst fire in Tennessee of the last... more

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7 Resume Tips and Tricks

Tips and tricks for sprucing up your resume Don’t let your resume hold you back from that next great opportunity in plastics or packaging. On the contrary, your resume can be your key to getting into the door and kickstart your chances by delivering a strong, solid, consistent first impression. Here are some tips to creating a great resume: 1. Be honest. — First and foremost, your resume should be an accurate depiction of who you really are and what... more

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How to Find Great Plastics and Packaging Employees

Where are all the great plastics and packaging employees? Right this way. First, seek them out. For a quick look into some highlights of plastics and packaging employees ready for new roles in the industry, view our Top Talent page. Better yet, sign up for Top Talent alerts on that same page to receive alerts when a relevant potential applicant is added. Second, bring them to you. There’s a lot of incredible employees looking for something new. Post your next... more

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How to Find Plastics and Packaging Jobs

Where are the Plastics and Packaging Jobs? We’ll show you. Here are a few quick, easy things you can do to find the latest plastics and packaging jobs. 1. Sign up for a Job Listing Newsletter Here’s the deal. We communicate with industry leaders and compile our own research to find the best jobs in plastics and packaging everyday. Then, we send those jobs out to our newsletter list. Join the list to take advantage of our connections and research... more

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Attention Employers: NEW Top Talent Alerts!

Introducing Top Talent Alerts Employers! Come one, come all! Step right up and sign up for our NEW Top Talent Alerts to deliver the best possible candidates relating to keywords of your choice — direct to your inbox. That’s right, folks. No, it’s not too good to be true. We have just added a brand new Top Talent Alert feature for employers on the go who need to know right away when the right person becomes available for the job.... more

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