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 »

Which is better: permanent or temporary employment? Ultimately, it helps to weigh the pros and cons of both employment options. That way, you can pursue perm or temp jobs that align with your skillset and career interests. What’s the Difference Between Permanent and Temporary Jobs? A permanent job refers to a position in which you… Read more »

Automotive assembly can provide a rewarding career path. If you pursue a career as an automotive assembler, you may find many jobs available throughout Canada. Yet, in order to find your dream auto assembly job, you need to plan ahead. That way, you can earn the skills and education required to thrive as an auto… Read more »

“What are your weaknesses?” This is a common job interview question that most candidates struggle to answer. But, those who prepare for questions about their weaknesses are well-equipped to show a potential employer they are the right for a role. How to Answer an Interview Question About Your Weaknesses If an interviewer asks you to… Read more »