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 »

Remote Interview Techniques That Improve Your Presence

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Remote Interview Techniques That Improve Your Presence - HW Staffing Solutions

Remote interviews have much in common with in-person interviews. Your goal is to show the interviewer why you are best suited for the role and they should offer you the job. The interviewer’s goal is to determine whether you have the skills, qualifications, and personality to blend with company culture and excel in the role…. 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 »

Top Food Service Jobs That Are Constantly Hiring

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The foodservice industry is a hustling, bustling industry, always growing and hiring. After all, people need to eat! Foodservice is perfect for enthusiastic and reliable people who love hospitality. Some jobs require a lot of customer interaction and others require a little more labor, so energy is important. This industry is conducive to short-term work… Read more »

Why Preparation Should be Your Job Search Weapon of Choice

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Finding a job is never easy. But if you go about it the right way, you can find something suited for you—a job you’re qualified for, that challenges you, and that helps you achieve your long-term goals. And the best thing you can do, before you do anything else, is to prepare. Here’s why preparation… Read more »

Millennial Month: How to Plant the Seeds For a Fruitful Career

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So you’re just starting out in your career and you need to make sure you get off on the right foot. And if you lay the right groundwork, you absolutely will. In fact, there are a lot of things you can do right now that will pay off later on. Here’s how you can plant… Read more »

Who Can I Use as a Job Reference?

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Excellent question. A job reference is not something to take lightly. It’s tempting to put your best friend since grade school on there because you know they’ll say glowing things. Or that best friend’s mom—you’ve always been her favorite. But chances are they won’t be able to say much that’s really useful for a hiring… Read more »

Four Reasons to Consider a Temp Seasonal Job

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A temporary seasonal job can prove to be a pretty solid opportunity for you. Many companies look to hire temporary workers because they can do so quickly, adjust their staff to fit changing demand, and give candidates a trial period while they decide whether to hire that person long-term. But without the guarantee of permanent… Read more »