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The answer is a definite yes. If you’re thinking about becoming a heavy equipment operator, you’re definitely on the right track. So what does a heavy equipment operator do? Let’s start with a definition from job board giant Indeed:  A heavy equipment operator works in the construction industry to transport earth or other materials or… Read more »

June marks National Safety Month, an initiative designed to promote workplace safety globally. As a general labourer, there are many things you can do to minimize the risk of on-the-job accidents. Now, let’s look at five tips to help you foster workplace safety. 1. Follow Workplace Safety Protocols Learn workplace safety protocols and follow them… Read more »

HCR Personnel Solutions is proud to announce a milestone: 25 years serving the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario. We opened our first office in 1996. Since that time, we have grown leaps and bounds. Today, we are the leading light industrial, automotive, and general labour staffing agency in the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern… Read more »

HCR is a leading recruitment agency in the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario, and we are always searching for ways to improve our service delivery. As part of our efforts to support our customers and job seekers, we are proud to announce that on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021, we are opening a new office in Brampton,… Read more »

Transferable skills, aka “soft skills,” can make or break your chances to earn your dream job. So, if you can showcase your transferable skills in a job interview, you can make it easy for your interviewer to see why you’re the right candidate for a role with their company.   There are many things you can do to highlight your… Read more »

If you’re looking for your next job, you may be tempted to go it alone. After all, if there are plenty of available jobs in your area or your skills are in demand, do you really need the help in your job search? Maybe. There are several ways a recruiter or temp agency can help you get… Read more »

Many light industrial professionals are going back to work in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At this time, it is important to consider the new safety precautions that have been implemented in workplaces around the world.   For light industrial professionals, they should wear a face mask and practice social distancing at work. These… Read more »

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is ongoing, and uncertainty surrounding the crisis is causing stress and anxiety levels to rise globally. With the right approach to mental wellness, you can keep your stress and anxiety in check until the pandemic passes.   There are many things you can do to help manage your mental health during the coronavirus quarantine, such… Read more »

It’s natural to want to shift careers and try something new. However, transitioning to a new field can be challenging. After all, most employers would prefer to hire someone who has experience in the industry over an individual who’s just starting out. Luckily, there are steps you can take to sell yourself to potential supervisors and… Read more »

The standard job hunt involves a massive range of emotions: You’ll go rapidly from the highs of acceptance to the lows of rejection. For your job search and for your own sanity, you must be capable of keeping an even keel. So, how do you handle your feelings so that they are on your side,… Read more »