AJ Augur Group, LLC

Founded by Dan Regovich in 2009, AJ Augur Group LLC has become a prominent name in the plastics recruiting industry. AJ Augur Group LLC fills difficult positions within the plastics industry for companies throughout the United States
5255 Deer Ridge Mentor, OH 44060 Mentor, Oh
Phone: (440) 357-7600

PLASTICS SEARCH & RECRUITMENT EXPERTS

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Packaging
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Industrial
Consumer Product
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Automotive

About Us

A headshot photo of Dan Regovich, the owner of AJ Augur Group LLC

Founded by Dan Regovich in 2009, AJ Augur Group LLC has become a prominent name in the plastics recruiting industry. AJ Augur Group LLC fills difficult positions within the plastics industry for companies throughout the United States

About The Founder

Dan Regovich is the man who learned from his experiences and paved the path for his success to open his own plastics recruitment firm. Being in the industry since 1997, Mr. Regovich has received several awards and honors as a plastics headhunter . He was also a repeat winner of the prestigious President’s Club Award of Excellence at Recruiter Solutions International.

Search Options

Retained Search

This plan is well-suited for high-level searches with a great sense of urgency and confidentiality. As leading plastics industry recruiters, our pricing is simple: 1/3rd of the estimated fee is required upfront, 1/3rd when the first slate of candidates appear, and the remaining after the position is successfully filled.

Engagement/Priority Search

Ideal for all levels of positions that require a degree of urgency and/or confidentiality. This plan offers the best of both worlds of a retained and contingency search. Also called a performance-based retainer, a nominal down payment is required upfront, and the remainder is due once our candidate begins employment with you.

Contingency Search

As plastics recruiters, we know your challenges and needs. This is why our contingency search solutions cater to your search requirements with the low urgency and would only require a review of our current candidates that are on file. The best part is that no money is required upfront and you have to pay only after our candidate begins employment with you.

Top Talent

Our skilled team of plastics headhunters helps you hire top talent in the industry so you can grow.

Relevant Skills

We shortlist the right candidates with relevant skills, based on your requirements

High Efficiency

The best part is that we follow a highly efficient recruiting process so you can direct your time, effort, and resources on other productive tasks

Blogs

From the beginning of my time in the plastics recruitment industry, the term “time kills deals” was ingrained in my mind. This principle is not unique to the recruiting industry; it applies across various sectors, including the plastics industry. It means that the longer it takes to close a deal, the more likely you are …

Time Kills Deals: The Importance of Speed in the Plastics Industry Recruitment Process Read More »

Wednesday May 15 2024

  As a Plastics Recruiters, here is a recent article written in Plastics News written by me, Dan Regovich: On April 23, the Federal Trade Commission issued a final rule that will ban noncompete agreements for a majority of U.S. workers. There is not enough room in this column to unpack this entire ruling, but FTC claims …

FTC Ban Most Non-compete Agreements Raises More Questions Read More »

Thursday May 2 2024

In the competitive landscape of the plastics industry, attracting and retaining top-tier talent is paramount for innovation and growth. AJ Augur Plastics Search & Recruitment, a leader in plastics industry recruitment, emphasizes the crucial role of a strong employer brand in distinguishing your company from the competition. This article delves into strategies for crafting an …

7 Vital Tips for Building a Strong Employer Brand & Attracting Top Talent Read More »

Thursday February 29 2024

The plastics industry is at a pivotal point, facing unprecedented opportunities and challenges. As companies strive to innovate and grow, the battle for attracting and retaining skilled talent has become fiercer than ever. Take a look at our findings in talent acquisition and retention strategies, and how companies can retain talent in the plastics job …

Retaining Talent in a Competitive Plastics Job Market: Strategies for Success Read More »

Tuesday February 13 2024

The job search process can be daunting for plastics industry candidates, leading them to ask their recruiters questions about the role, the hiring process, the company, and what employers are looking for in potential hires. Plastics industry recruiters play a pivotal role in helping candidates find the right fit by guiding them through the complexities …

Common Questions Candidates Ask Plastics Recruiters Read More »

Monday February 5 2024

Navigating a career in the plastics industry presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges. At AJ Augur Plastics Search & Recruitment, in Mentor, Ohio, we help professionals in this industry reach their full potential. This article explores career growth in plastics, offering advice for professionals looking to advance in their field. Understanding the Plastics …

Career Progression and Development in Plastics Read More »

Monday February 5 2024

In the dynamic landscape of manufacturing and production, the resin industry stands as a cornerstone, catering to diverse sectors such as automotive, construction, and packaging. The list of resin companies manufacturing and distributing resin-based products continues to soar, fueling a critical need for skilled professionals in resin production. Summary Resin Production’s Significance: Resin is crucial across …

Recruiting Top Talent in Resin Production Read More »

Tuesday January 9 2024

From topics such as bilingual training systems to what to do when an applicant ghosts, these five common human resource management challenges companies will likely face in the plastics industry. Summary  Recruitment Challenges: The article highlights five key HR hurdles in the plastics industry, including job applicant “ghosting” amid the Great Resignation and disengagement issues …

Five Common HR Challenges in the Plastics Industry Read More »

Friday December 22 2023

In order to successfully hire a sales manager, it’s important to understand the evolving dynamics of the plastics industry. This sector changes due to technology, sustainability, and global markets. Summary Dynamic Evolution of the Plastics Industry: Highlighting the ever-changing landscape shaped by technological advancements, sustainability concerns, and global market shifts. Adaptability to Industry Trends: Emphasizing …

The Evolving Dynamics of the Plastics Industry Read More »

Tuesday November 21 2023

Labor shortages are vast, and a variety of industries are not immune to the problem. The plastics industries including plastic production, food packaging, or aerospace engineering are the same as they struggle to deal with labor shortages in the United States. In North America, their supply can’t meet the influx of demand, so they are …

Plastics Industry Struggles to Deal with Labor Shortages Read More »

Tuesday November 7 2023

Top-tier Talent Progress  The plastics industry is an integral part of the constant evolution of innovative solutions. As a leading recruiter in this sector, AJ Augur Group LLC, Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts know the significance of having top-notch professionals on your team. Our all-inclusive understanding of various niches in this industry—such as sustainable packaging, …

Today’s Plastics Industry Recruitment Practices Read More »

Tuesday October 31 2023

Searching for a job in the plastics industry can be a challenging and competitive journey. Partnering with a reputable recruitment firm is a smart move to increase your chances of finding the right job and advancing your career. AJ Augur Group LLC, Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts, specializes in helping plastics candidates navigate the complexities …

Tips for Candidates Working with a Plastics Search and Recruitment Firm Read More »

Tuesday October 24 2023

The car industry has changed a lot because of new materials and technologies that have improved innovation. One such innovation that has been reshaping the automotive landscape is the increased use of plastics. In this blog, we will see how plastics make a difference and improve performance and sustainability in cars. Summary The Plastics Revolution …

Plastics in the Automotive Industry: Revolutionizing Performance and Sustainability Read More »

Friday October 20 2023

Introduction Engineering is a vast field with many branches, and one of these branches is plastic technology, also known as polymer engineering. But is it a good branch of engineering to get into? In this blog, we’ll explore the world of plastic technology, its advantages, considerations, and potential as a rewarding career. This blog can …

Is Plastic Technology a Good Branch in Engineering? Read More »

Wednesday October 18 2023

Introduction Plastic injection molding, a versatile manufacturing process, has transformed industries across the globe. This technique allows us to make a wide range of products, from medical devices to household items, with accuracy and speed. This comprehensive blog will delve into the myriad benefits of plastic injection molding. AJ Augur Group Plastics Search and Recruitment …

Exploring the Advantages of Plastic Injection Molding Read More »

Thursday September 28 2023

Introduction The plastics industry, ubiquitous in our modern world, is a diverse and ever-evolving sector. What might surprise many is that there are US Government roles in the Plastics Industry and the opportunities are on the rise. We will delve deep into the fascinating intersection of the plastics industry and the myriad of government employment …

Are there US Government Jobs within the Plastics Industry? Read More »

Wednesday September 13 2023

Medical plastics involve developing and using plastic materials in various medical applications such as the plastics used in medical devices, equipment, packaging, 3D printing, and more. Given the rapid advancements in medical technology and materials science, there are many recruitment opportunities in the field of medical plastics. Potential areas for AJ Augur recruitment opportunities related …

Recruitment in the Field of Medical Plastics Read More »

Tuesday September 5 2023

The world is at a critical juncture when it comes to plastics. The environmental impact of plastic pollution has reached alarming levels, prompting a global reevaluation of how we produce, use, and manage plastics. The concept of “The New Plastics Economy” represents a fundamental shift from the linear “take-make-dispose” model to a circular economy approach. …

The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of Plastics Read More »

Saturday September 2 2023

Plastics, a versatile and transformative material, have experienced an astonishing trajectory since their inception. The industry started with Bakelite and later developed many polymers like polyethylene, PVC, and PET that are popular today. Such evolution was technological and cultural, as plastics became synonymous with modernity, molding our lives in previously unimagined ways. The omnipresence of …

An Overview of the Plastic Manufacturing Industry Read More »

Friday September 1 2023

The landscape of plastics manufacturing, supply chain, and technology industries is constantly evolving, demanding a skilled and adaptable workforce. As these sectors grow in complexity, recruitment agencies play a pivotal role in identifying and securing top Talent. Beyond the traditional recruiting process, agencies have revolutionized onboarding procedures to ensure a seamless and productive integration for …

Plastics Recruitment Agencies Enhance Onboarding and New Hire Experiences Read More »

Tuesday August 29 2023

The plastics industry is a cornerstone of modern manufacturing, with applications ranging from packaging to automotive components. However, as the demand for innovative plastic solutions continues to rise, so does the need for skilled professionals who can drive the industry forward. AJ Augur LLC, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, has emerged as a leading player …

Plastics Recruitment: Finding Top Talent with AJ Augur LLC in Raleigh, North Carolina Read More »

Tuesday August 15 2023

Suppose you are considering a career in the exciting field of plastics manufacturing. In that case, it’s essential to understand the various introductory jobs available. These entry-level positions provide valuable experience and serve as the foundation for a successful career in the industry. Each role provides hands-on experience and contributes to producing important plastic products …

Exploring Introductory Jobs in Plastics Manufacturing Read More »

Monday July 24 2023

If you want a successful career in plastics, this guide will help you achieve it. In this blog post, we will discuss the important steps on how to craft a successful career in the global plastics industry. We will help you get the education and skills you need and stay updated with industry trends to …

Crafting a Successful Career in the Plastics Industry Read More »

Monday July 24 2023

Summary: When evaluating plastics candidates, hiring managers should prioritize technical expertise in plastic materials and manufacturing processes. Industry-specific experience is valuable, as it brings insights into the challenges and demands of working in the plastics industry. Considering the rapid advancements in the field, flexibility and a willingness to learn constantly are crucial qualities. Candidates with …

What to Look for in a Plastics Candidate Read More »

Tuesday June 27 2023

Summary: Finding top candidates in the plastics industry can be a challenging task for hiring managers. This blog provides useful advice for finding skilled professionals who can contribute to their company’s success. By following these strategies, hiring managers can enhance their chances of finding exceptional talent in the competitive plastics industry. AJ Augur Group LLC …

How Hiring Managers Can Find Top Plastics Candidates Read More »

Monday June 26 2023

Here are four key takeaways on how a plastics recruiter can help find talent for your company: A plastics recruiter specializes in identifying, attracting, and hiring top talent for companies operating in the plastics industry. Working with a plastics recruiter can save your company time and resources by ensuring that you only interview the most …

The Benefits of Working with a Plastics Recruiter Read More »

Wednesday May 17 2023

Build Your Career as a Plastics Process Technician with these few steps. There is a constant need for Skilled Professional Plastics Process Technicians.

Friday April 21 2023

The Future of Plastics Jobs will be shaped by trends such as sustainability, the adoption of advanced technologies, and the development of new materials.

Friday April 21 2023

There are several common hiring mistakes that employers make, including: Rushing the hiring process: Hiring quickly without thoroughly vetting candidates can lead to hiring the wrong person for the job. Focusing too much on qualifications: While qualifications are important, they are not the only indicator of a successful hire. Soft skills such as communication, teamwork, …

Common Hiring Mistakes Read More »

Wednesday April 5 2023

By Bob Marshall of the Bob Marshall Group https://www.themarshallplan.org/bls-analysis-for-recruiters-february-2023/ Economic Activity Up Slightly; Firms Getting Less Flexible with Remote Work: Beige Book Daily News, March 9, 2023 Economic activity in the US increased slightly in early 2023, according to the US Federal Reserve’s ‘Beige Book’ report released Wednesday. 6 Federal Reserve Districts reported little or no …

Bureau of Labor Statistics Analysis – February 2023 Read More »

Tuesday March 21 2023

Plastics Jobs Market Outlook for 2023  While the shadow of a possible recession hangs over all economic news, it’s difficult to predict the effect economic headwinds will have on different sectors of the economy. Plastics jobs are no exception.  Analysts expect steady, but slower growth in the plastics sector for 2023. That said, employers in this market …

Plastics Jobs Market Outlook for 2023 Read More »

Wednesday November 16 2022

Testimonials

“Fantastic! We all love her here, she’s a great addition to the team. I told my boss that she is probably the best hire I have ever made in my career. You did good!”

“Thank you for the assistance provided during my recent search for salesperson for the western US region. Your effort and time taken to understand our requirements certainly paid off with a successful hire. In fact, all the candidates presented were all well qualified, professional, prepared, and would have been successful here.”

“Our choice of candidate has fit in with our company from the first day. I sincerely believe he will have a rewarding career that will benefit both himself and the company. I look forward to working with you in the future as my sales team grows and I look to add new individuals.”

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