New Year, New You? Change Things Up in 2017

New Year, New You? Change Things Up in 2017

With only two days left in 2016, many people are looking forward to the coming year with anticipation. However, if you are currently unemployed, or you are underemployed an work is a constant strain for you, the looming year ahead might bring more apprehension than excitement.  This is the time of year when we take time to sit down and…

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How to Be A Successful Networker

In today’s work force, networking is a key term used liberally, but if you aren’t familiar with what it actually means, you could be missing out on valuable career opportunities for your business. Networking is essentially connecting with other businesses owners as well as community figures (those in leadership or key roles) on levels such as involvement in your town…

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Christmas Is Over…Now What?

The Christmas holiday is behind us, and as we look toward the New Year next week, we realize that many people here in Polk County are facing 2017 with uncertainty due to unemployment or underemployment.  Not only does this situation make it difficult to cope with day-to-day life, but it also makes planning for the future much harder, and if…

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A “Hazy” Topic: Smoking at Work And How to Handle It

Smoking is a “hot” topic (no pun intended) in today’s work force.  Since laws regarding smoking on the job vary widely from state to state, here in Central Florida it can be a little confusing as to what is or isn’t allowed for smokers and non-smokers alike.  If you are a smoker, it can be daunting to bring up the…

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Life of the Party: 3 Games to Make Your Holiday Party A Hit

Christmas is almost here, and as you are gearing up for the big day, you might be facing the possibility of a holiday party at work.  As a “newbie” in the work environment, you might end up being picked as a host/hostess and it can be overwhelming to brainstorm a menu, grocery list, and entertainment for the evening.  Additionally, if…

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Naughty or Nice? Checking Your List Twice Before Your Job Hunt

As Christmas approaches this week, you may be gearing up for more than just festivities and gifts.  If you are currently unemployed, Christmas is the time when you are desperately hoping for employment to help cover the additional expenses of the season.  When preparing for your job hunt, it can be difficult to remember the details of preparation, and you…

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Never Stop Learning: Continuing Your Education After You’ve Landed The Job

So you’ve finally landed the new job you were searching for?  We are thrilled for you, and if you used PHR Staffing Solutions to find your way to your perfect position, we thank you for trusting us to help you.  Now that you’re employed and have broken into the work force and/or field you wanted, you should be all set,…

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Paying It Forward: Supporting Your Community

PHR Staffing Solutions is a big supporter of “paying it forward” within one’s own community.  Since we deal with both applicants and employers here in the Polk County area, we are very invested in the community in and around the Lakeland region.  We know there are a multitude of organizations and charities that are continually seeking out new volunteers, donated…

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To Give or Not to Give: Should You Buy Your Boss a Christmas Present?

Christmas is two weeks out, and we know that many of our friends and neighbors here in Polk County are gearing up for the big day, and finishing last-minute shopping for everyone on their list.  A name that pops up on some lists is that of one’s boss, but for many employees, the question of whether or not they should…

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We’re Hiring: New Positions Open with PHR Staffing Solutions

Recently, we have listed several new job openings on our site, and we are eager to fill them for our clients.  We work with some of the best employers in Polk County, and if you live in the Lakeland or Winter Haven area, or anywhere around them, you could be the perfect fit for one of our current positions waiting…

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