If you find yourself thinking you’ve been in the same job too long, you’re probably right. If you are bored, don’t like going to work and would really like a change in work scenery, you are likely stuck in what the experts call a “career rut.” It doesn’t feel great to be there, and if… Read more »

Most of us get paid bi-weekly and by the middle of that second week, our checks are almost gone. Forget about putting money into our savings accounts! The experts at HCR Personnel want to help you stop this cycle and provide education on how to stretch your paychecks … and maybe even save a little. Make… Read more »

If you’ve always wanted to stop smoking, now might be your time. This time quit smoking for good! There are many benefits to quitting smoking and some of them happen right away: Benefits of Quitting Smoking 20 minutes after you quit, your blood pressure starts to drop. 8 hours after you quit, the level of… Read more »

You don’t have to love everybody at work. You just need to get along. It’s much more pleasant to go to work when you don’t have to argue or fight with your co-workers. Here are a few tips to help you get along with everybody, even the people you may not like. Listen More Than… Read more »

It’s Easier Than You Think First of all, it doesn’t cost you anything to use a staffing agency to help you find a job. The fees for the agency are paid by employers who are happy to have them seek out the best candidates for their vacant positions. You can search for jobs or register… Read more »

  Soft skills are often referred to as ‘people skills’.  These are the skills that determine how others will perceive you at work and in your life outside of work. To be a success at work, and even in life, you will need to develop a good soft skill set.   Let’s look at some of the… Read more »

The only thing more nerve-racking than a job interview is your first day on the job. You achieved your goal. You secured a position. But now the real pressure is on. More than ever, making a good impression is critical. First days are a whirlwind. You’re meeting co-workers, getting a tour of your new work… Read more »

What’s the difference between a person who always lands great jobs and a person who continually strikes out? Interview skills. You can have the most amazing resume in the world, but it won’t get you very far if your interview skills are lacking. When you impress your interviewer with your confidence and enthusiasm, you make… Read more »

Getting the job you really want means that you have to stand out from the crowd. To do that you have to be outstanding! Follow these tips to be outstanding and stay top-of-mind with a hiring manager. Stand Out Early Apply to the company where you want to work before there is even an opening…. Read more »