HCR Personnel Solutions

If you’ve always worked in the manufacturing industry, you might not have needed a resume to land past positions. However, times have changed, and most modern manufacturing companies now want high-quality resumes from all candidates. Failing to supply a professional-grade resume could result in you losing your dream position to another candidate.   Here are some of HCR Personnel Solutions’ top tips for… Read more »

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 »

Job interviews are nerve-racking at the best of times. Some people struggle to relax and give calm and collected answers. Others have trouble remaining focused and tend to trail off topic. It’s easy to let your nerves get the best of you. But did you know there are also a few key mistakes you could… Read more »

Don’t make the same mistake that many candidates do during their interviews. When the hiring manager says, “Tell me about yourself,” they babble on and on in an attempt to cover every aspect of their lives, most of which have little bearing on whether they will be selected for the job. Instead, craft a story… Read more »

Anyone who has had to work under a toxic manager will tell you that it can take all the joy out of work days. These are the leaders whose departments have high turnover and low morale. Yes, they can increase productivity in the short-term, but the effect they have on long-term success can be devastating…. Read more »

Have you been ‘ghosted’ by a recruiter? Perhaps you have been but didn’t know what to call it. Professional recruiters say that ghosting is becoming a widespread problem. It happens when a company stops responding to you after you’ve done several interviews. While you might have been ghosted and chalked it up to being part… Read more »

It doesn’t matter which industry you are interviewing for; it’s always essential to make your best first impression. Many candidates mistakenly dress down when they are interviewing for a “blue-collar” job in the manufacturing industry. But you can give a hiring manager the impression that you aren’t serious about a job when you show up… Read more »

Everyone has had one of “those days.” You know the kind they mean: It started when you forgot to place your coffee cup in the Keurig machine, and your morning coffee ended up on the counter and eventually on the kitchen floor. This caused you to be late for the bus, train, or carpool ride,… Read more »