There’s nothing worse than a negative workplace. Even if most of the team members work well together, just one Negative Ned or Negative Nancy can easily bring productivity levels to a screeching halt. Fortunately, employees have the power to effect change in the workplace and set a positive example for their co-workers.   Here are some of HCR’s… Read more »

Whether you’re already working as a computer numerical control machinist (CNC) or are looking to join this exciting field, the first step of the process is mastering the interview. Fortunately, HCR Personnel Solutions has the knowledge and experience to advise CNC candidates throughout this process.   Keep reading for tips on landing a great job as a CNC… Read more »

Warehouses are bustling places that see a great deal of activity on a daily basis. Moreover, these workers regularly deal with heavy loads that can pose a danger if the people handling them aren’t properly educated in the ins and outs of forklift safety. To that end, it’s crucial that employees take steps to stay safe… Read more »

In our increasingly work-centric society, it’s easy to get caught up on in tasks related to business and family. With so many responsibilities competing for your time, you might let one important job slip through the cracks: Preserving your mental health. At HCR, we recognize that employees can only be productive if they devote time… Read more »

Warehouses can be dangerous places. Along with suffering lifting injuries, workers can get hurt due to malfunctioning equipment, slippery floors, or improperly followed safety procedures. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to stay safe in industrial jobs. Check out HCR’s top tips for protecting yourself in a warehouse environment. Dress the Part Appropriate attire… Read more »

Your work environment can be a pleasant place where employees interact with one another in positive ways. Or it can be a warzone full of hostility and efforts to undercut fellow workers in hopes of getting ahead. If you want to create a more positive atmosphere, and improve your life in turn, check out HCR’s… Read more »

Is your company suffering from high turnover? While some employees will always job hop, there are steps employers can take to limit the amount of workers abandoning them for the competition. Rather than waste money hiring and training people who don’t stick around, check out our tips for keeping your best workers happy on the… Read more »

Starting a new job is an exciting prospect, but it’s also a stressful one. While feeling anxious on your first day is perfectly normal, being overly apprehensive can interfere with your ability to do a great job and impress your new colleagues. Based in Ontario, HCR has been helping job seekers secure jobs since 1996…. Read more »

While it’s understandable that workers want to make a good impression in the office by going the extra mile, the truth is that vacation time is essential for resting and recharging. Here are some of our tips for asking the boss for time off so you can finally enjoy your vacation. Read the Handbook Some… Read more »

Think resumes are less important for manufacturing workers than those in other fields? On the contrary, having impressive technical aptitude isn’t enough to spare you from crafting a resume. Not only does a resume show employers you’re serious about landing a new position, but it also demonstrates your specific skills and expertise. Keep reading for… Read more »