Job Seekers

Long days on the job can leave even the most devoted of workers feeling less than enthused. Maybe you’re dealing with a bad boss or gossipy colleagues. Or perhaps the job you hold isn’t challenging enough to keep your attention. Regardless of the cause, losing motivation is all too easy. At HCR Personnel Solutions, we’re… Read more »

Goal setting is popular at this time of year. While some of us make resolutions to get fit or spend more time with family, others strive to improve their professional life in the New Year. Want to give your career a boost in 2020? Check out these tips to help you set professional goals and… Read more »

As the New Year approaches, you might be thinking about ways to leave that unsatisfying or problematic job behind in favor of something new. Whether you want to locate another position in your current field or switch tracks to try something else entirely, there are strategies you can follow to increase your odds of securing… Read more »

Sometimes finding a new position is easy. Other times it takes weeks or even months of searching to secure your dream job. While it’s natural to feel rejected and dejected, if you’ve heard a lot of “no’s,” the simple fact is that feeling sorry for yourself won’t help you find a position faster. Here are… Read more »

It’s natural to feel embarrassed about gaps in your resume. However, the truth is everyone experiences the occasional career stumble or fumble. If you want to boost your chances of landing a position, the key is to find ways of explaining periods of unemployment to the hiring manager’s satisfaction. Here are some of HCR Personnel… Read more »

The holiday season is a busy one, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the competing demands of business and family. Whether you’re heading out of town or entertaining guests at home, you might find yourself wishing there were more hours in the day to get everything done. At HCR Personnel Solutions, we understand that… Read more »

It’s one of the most commonly asked interview questions and also one of the hardest to answer. “Tell Me About Yourself.” Although you’re technically the world expert on this subject, when hiring managers ask you to talk about yourself, you might freeze up, laugh nervously, or struggle with what aspects of your experience to highlight…. Read more »

Even if you enjoy your current position, the odds are good that you have an eye on the future. After all, most employees want to earn more money and secure better benefits and perks. If you’re eager to earn a promotion, check out these tips for showing managers and owners that you’re up for the… Read more »

Job seekers may be hesitant to take on temporary roles. After all, if you’re out of work, you’re likely looking for a full-time opportunity and the security that comes with it. While the inherent impermanence of temp work can be stressful, the truth is that these positions offer numerous benefits, including the opportunity to pay… Read more »

Glowing references are crucial for landing a job. However, it’s tough to find people to recommend you if you lack sufficient experience in the field. Whether you’re a recent graduate applying for your first position or a job candidate looking to switch industries, you might struggle to secure work references. Here are some tips for… Read more »