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 »

If you’re currently on the hunt for your next dream job, then you’re probably accustomed to answering some strange questions. (Google has reportedly asked applicants why manholes are round!) While you can’t anticipate all the questions a hiring manager may ask, you can be prepared for some of the big ones. Below are some of… Read more »

It’s essential that you proofread your resume and any other documents, like cover letters, before submitting them as part of a job application. Paperwork with basic errors, like missing periods or mismatched fonts, makes it weeding out sloppy job seekers a simple task. Don’t make it so easy on hiring managers. Try these tips when… Read more »

It’s tough to know how to communicate with a recruiter. You don’t want to be a pest, but you want to be sure that they know you are interested. Besides, they are probably working with many candidates and you want to stay top of mind. What’s the best way to keep in touch without making… Read more »

Landing a job isn’t just about what happens when you’re face to face with the hiring manager. On the contrary, securing your dream position is a process that starts long before you walk in the door for your interview. Here are four ways to boost your confidence levels prior to your next big job interview…. Read more »

If you’ve ever held a night job, then you probably know the position comes with some serious downsides. Not only can working graveyard affect your health, causing you to lose sleep and pack on the pounds, but it also impacts your social life. Luckily, the news isn’t all bad when it comes to working the… Read more »

From bossy micromanagers to incompetent leaders, bad bosses are all too common. However, that doesn’t mean you need to dust off your resume and start scrolling the listings on Monster.ca. There are steps you can take as an employee to improve even the worst office problems. Here are HCR Personnel’s top tips for dealing with… Read more »

Landing a great forklift operator job is about more than having the right work experience or training. If you want to land a great position, you need to create a resume that separates you from the competition. Here are three skills to include on your forklift operator resume, along with why they’re important in the… Read more »

It’s a job seeker’s least favorite question: why should we hire you for this position? While many of us are uncomfortable selling our talents and skills, the truth is that your ability to convey your strengths can have a significant effect on your odds of being hired. After all, hiring managers need to be able… Read more »

Think employers aren’t glancing at your social media pages? You might want to think again. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 70 percent of companies screen candidates’ social media pages before making hiring decisions. That’s up from 2016, when just 60 percent of employers looked to Facebook for hiring. Clearly, the information people post on… Read more »