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Blurred Lines: How Friendship with Your Boss Can Affect Your Job

Chances are, if you work in a typical environment with a “chain of command”, you have a boss above you, coworkers alongside you, and in some cases, people working underneath you.  The dynamics of an office (or any multi-level work environment really) can get hairy when relationships among these different positions aren’t handled correctly.  Being standoffish with the people you…

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It’s Your First Day on The Job…Now What?

After countless hours of searching, filling out applications, tweaking resumes, and attending interviews, you have finally landed the job you want.  It’s an exciting milestone in everyone’s career when they land a sought-after position, and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly.  However, it can be difficult to know exactly how to carry yourself on the first day as a new…

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Hooked on Facebook: Why Personal Social Media Engagement At Work Is A No-No

In today’s technology-rich era, social media has taken over both personal and business use of the internet.  Companies use social media platforms to further their exposure to their target audience, engage their customers and clients, and advertise for new business.  On a personal level, social media connects people from all over the world, and offers value in staying active with…

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Packing a Punch, or Packing Your Lunch?: How Lunch Choices Affect Your Budget, Your Health, and Your Time

Every day, employees everywhere watch the clock for that glorious time of day known as the lunch break.  By this time in the early afternoon, your breakfast is likely to have worn off and you are probably dreaming of a few minutes to yourself, or socializing with coworkers, and enjoying a meal to give you some pep for the rest…

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Holiday Hunting: Find The Job for You This Season

Thanksgiving is almost here, and with Christmas coming on its heels, people all over Polk County area are gearing up for the holiday season.  This time of year is when people are “on the hunt”.  Hunting for a perfect tree, the perfect gifts, the best Black Friday deals, etc. consume their thoughts, their lists, and their checkbooks.  However, if you…

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Life After The Hire: How to Handle Your Days with Your New Job

We know that landing a new job is exciting, and while the job-hunting process can be full of anxiety, people rarely think about the time after a new hire being nerve-wracking.  However, getting a new job can be scary.  After all, depending on the job, you are going to have a shift in your schedule, in your activities (both work…

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Rapid Response: Prompt Contact Is Our Guarantee

It’s no secret that today’s job market is intense, and each position that opens up here in the Polk County area usually has multiple applicants vying for the job within a matter of days.  With competition being this high, it’s important that you have a “leg up” in getting your name into the running for the position you want, but…

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Be Prepared on Your First Day: What to Pack

If your start date at a new job is approaching, we know it can be nerve-wracking, and you will likely have moments of feeling apprehensive, regardless of how prepared you are.  However, if you fail to prepare properly for your first day, it can cause panic and unnecessary stress in your new position, and that is not the best foot…

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You’re Going to A Job Fair…Now What?

In our previous post, we discussed job fairs with PHR Staffing Solutions.  Our recent fair at the Lodge at Woodlake here in Lakeland was a success, and we are looking forward to more throughout the Polk County area.  We know that many potential applicants follow job fairs and local expos to keep up with the latest openings in their desired…

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PHR Staffing Solutions: Coming to A Job Fair Near You!

PHR Staffing Solutions is proud to serve our potential applicants with easy access to job applications.  If you are looking for the perfect position, you can not only apply online, or in person, but also when we offer occasional “out-of-the-office” applications at job fairs and expos.  This past week, we were happy to attend a job fair at The Lodge…

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