Summer is in full swing, and hot temperatures are affecting light industrial workers globally. Meanwhile, light industrial workers can face a wide range of heat-related problems in summer. As such, light industrial workers need to plan accordingly. In doing so, these workers can consistently beat the heat and stay safe on the job. Tips to… Read more »

You want your friends to work at your company. Yet, you need to think carefully before referring a friend for a job. Because if you weigh the pros and cons of recommending a friend for a job, you can decide if he or she is a great fit for your business. And, if the answer… Read more »

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has transformed the way businesses host job interviews. Now, companies are increasingly using remote interviews to meet with job candidates. Yet, it can be tough for candidates to get a feel for company culture during a virtual interview. You may only get one chance to make a positive first impression during… Read more »

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 »

You may enjoy your job. But, your work may seem redundant at times. And, it may reach a point where you’re stuck in a work rut, without a clear path to move forward in your career. Ultimately, a work rut can cause long-lasting problems. The rut can cause you to feel unhappy with your work,… 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 »

You and your employer likely share a common goal: to maintain a safe work environment. To achieve this goal, prioritize workplace safety. That way, you can avoid common OSHA violations. Ultimately, some OSHA violations are more common than others. But, with the right approach, you can minimize the risk of workplace safety issues that lead… Read more »

Forklift operators must take appropriate precautions. Otherwise, they are susceptible to forklift safety mistakes that lead to accidents and injuries. At least 79 work-related deaths occurred due to forklifts in 2019, according to research. Also, more than 8,100 nonfatal injuries involving days away from work took place during the time frame. Forklift accidents and injuries… 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 »