3 Types of Jobs That Survived the Shutdown

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The economic shutdown that happened in early 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic impacted every industry. Among the industries hit the hardest were retail, travel, and hospitality. Since people were required to shelter at home, shopping, traveling, staying in hotels, and dining in restaurants virtually stopped. Other industries that experienced downturns included manufacturing,… Read more »

Say Goodbye to 2020 and Prep Your Career For 2021

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Say Goodbye to 2020 and Prep Your Career For 2021 - HW Staffing Solutions

A new year means new beginnings. As we wrap up 2020, it is time to make resolutions for your career in 2021. Your plans may include adding members to your network, gaining marketable skills, getting a promotion, or finding a new job. Whatever you set out to do, continue working toward your goals so they… Read more »

Reinventing Yourself, Your Job, and Your Career

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Reinvent Yourself and your Career - HW Staffing Solutions

As 2020 comes to a close, you may be thinking about the changes you want to make in the new year. Like many people who have been working in the same industry for years, switching to a new industry may be part of your plan. Making the leap into uncharted territory is exciting. Trying something… Read more »

Diverse Ways to Express That You Are Thankful

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How To Show You're Thankful at Work - HW Staffing Solutions

Giving thanks in the workplace is a great way to connect with coworkers. Showing sincere appreciation for what someone did to help you cultivates an attractive company culture. Expressing thankfulness for a colleague’s contributions and achievements increases cohesion and collaboration. Top talent will be attracted to your company because their work will be recognized and… Read more »

Taking the Scary out of Wearing a Mask to Work

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Taking the Scary out of Wearing a Mask to Work - HW Staffing Solutions

When the time is right to resume working at the office, you probably will be asked to practice social distancing and wear a mask to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Although this request is made to protect everyone’s health and safety, you may have difficulty wearing a mask for an extended period of time. Perhaps you have… Read more »

Why Positivity Is a Foundational Soft Skill

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Positivity Is A Softskill - HW Staffing Solutions

Although your hard skills are necessary for the career you want, your soft skills play a significant part in how quickly you advance. Along with your work ethic, communication skills, and emotional intelligence, exhibiting a positive attitude will help you reach your career goals. Because people aren’t always taught to be positive, you may have an edge over the competition by exhibiting this quality.    … Read more »

Do You Have Essential Work Experience Now? Here’s How To Add It to Your Resume!

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Do You Have Essential Work Experience Now? Add if To Your Resume! HW Staffing Solutions

Your resume is one of the most important documents in your job search. It shows how you made things better for previous employers and the value you will provide for your next employer. Your resume lets hiring managers know who you are, how your skills and experience match the role you’re applying for, and why you should be called for an interview…. Read more »

How to Know if the Interview Is Going Poorly… and How to Turn It Around

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After landing a job interview, you do all you can to prepare. Despite the time you invest in researching the company and role, practicing answers to questions, and thinking about questions to ask, the interview may not go as well as expected. Perhaps the department manager conducts the interview, even though they’d rather focus on… Read more »

From Temp to a Permanent Position – 3 Ways You Can Stick Around

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If you’re looking for a permanent job, being hired as a temp is one way to start. Getting on the inside of a company gives you an advantage over external candidates when a full-time job opens up. Showing you blend with the culture increases your odds of permanently being hired on down the road. Determining… Read more »

Beyond the Honeymoon Stage—How to Make a Great Job Last

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Congratulations—a new job is exciting! You’ve worked hard to gain the right experiences, build your resume, and wow your interviewers. And now you’re working just as hard to learn the ropes, get to know your coworkers, and develop a rapport with your boss, and you’re having fun doing it. You’re loving the company and they’re… Read more »