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


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


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 »

5 Ways to Show That You Are Thankful for Your Job


It’s not easy to run a company. And aside from a salary, your boss probably gets very little reward. The truth is you’re probably grateful to have a job—especially this time of year—and it’s important to show your boss that you recognize and respect their efforts and you appreciate the opportunity to be there. If… Read more »

Summer Safety Tips for Light Industrial Jobs


Working outside, or even inside in a space that’s not efficiently cooled, can be dangerous if you don’t take the proper precautions to protect yourself from the heat and sun. If you’re not careful, the heat can really affect your health and job performance, resulting in dehydration, heat exhaustion or worse, heat stroke. 5 safety… Read more »

Strategies for Finding a Great Job This Fall


It’s hard to know where to start when you’re looking for a job. If you haven’t outlined a plan or narrowed down a field, you can waste a lot of time—time that could be spent earning money if you could just snag the perfect job in your desired field. But now that the summer lull… Read more »

5 Items Every Well-Written Resume Needs


Your resume is a hugely important document in your life! It’s the difference between you getting achieving the next step in your career and…not. It’s the difference between you snatching a job that fulfills your life’s goals and having a job that’s just a job. So you have to make sure it grabs the reader’s… Read more »

Who Should I Use as a Reference?


A professional reference is a recommendation from someone who can attest to your qualifications for a job. You want to choose someone who has a pretty solid knowledge of you as a worker, not necessarily as a friend or a brother or a parent. Those people don’t hurt, but keep in mind that you want… Read more »

So, You Don’t Have a Ton of Experience? So What!


Sometimes you find a job description that highlights a need for experience. You want to get into the industry but have no experience. How can you gain experience if no one will hire you? It’s a paradox, but there are lots of different routes to get to the next level in your career. Here are… Read more »