Naughty or Nice: Making the Most of Your Job Search

Naughty or Nice: Making the Most of Your Job Search

With the holidays coming up quickly, and businesses seeking out new staff to fill vacancies or offer extra help during a busy season, job-hunters are out in droves putting in applications, sitting for interviews, and looking for the perfect fit. Of course, we work alongside applicants throughout the Polk County area as they look to launch their careers, and we’ve…

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PHR Is Proud to Support the Arts Through the Imperial Symphony Orchestra

If you are connected to the music industry in any way, you likely know of the Imperial Symphony Orchestra and their talented musicians. Their performances are renowned for being entertaining and flawlessly put together, and they share the beauty of classical instruments through music of all types across a range of audiences. From performances for children, like their “Peter and…

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To Teach or Not to Teach: Is That Your Question?

Teachers are, undoubtedly, one of the biggest assets in today’s society. They shape and mold our upcoming generations from their very first days of school, until they are ready to head out into the collegiate and career world. At PHR, we especially value teachers since we are on the receiving end of many of their former students as they attempt…

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What to Do When Your New Job Costs $$$

If you are currently unemployed, chances are that finances are a hot topic, especially if you are the sole breadwinner in your household, or you live alone and provide for all of your own needs. Not having a paycheck coming in regularly can be stressful, and it makes you overly aware of how each penny is being spent. While on…

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Back to School, on A Budget

As hard as it is to comprehend, summer break is quickly counting down in Polk County and before long, schools will be back in sessions for our local students. Many of our schools here in Florida, both public and private, have a long list of needs and requirements before starting a new year, including uniforms for students, supplies for the…

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Make Yourself Marketable: Increasing Your Chances of Being Hired

When hunting for a new job, and attempting to kickstart your career, it can be easy to become discouraged when you see 50 applicants just like you all gunning for the same position.  Over time, you start to wonder if you’ll ever be hired since you don’t stand out from the crowd, and are never the one chosen for the…

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Coverage from College to Career: Making Sure You (And Your Family) Are Protected

School is wrapping up here in Polk County, but for families with high school seniors, the craziness of having a rising college freshman is just beginning.  After the graduation parties and senior nights have come to a close, it’s time to think about extra-long sheets for those dorm-room beds, how many ways you can make Ramen, and just how you…

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School’s in Session: Preparing for (And Managing) Summer Classes

If you are on the hunt for a new job or a new career, continuing your education could be an important part of that process.  For many adults, continued education requires taking summer classes during at least part of their degree program, and if you have a second job, a family to take care of, or other obligations, managing a…

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Self Care As You Finish Strong: How to Make It Through The End of the School Year

The 2016-2017 school year is almost over, and we know that kids and parents alike are working hard to finish strong.  Final projects, tests and exams, and class trips and parties are sure to fill your calendar over the coming weeks, and while it’s hard enough with your children, if you are an adult student pursuing higher education, this time…

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Never Stop Learning: Tips for Going Back to School As An Adult

If you are currently unemployed, chances are you have thought about returning to school to further your existing education since studies show it can increase your likelihood of receiving a better-paying job and moving up in your career.  However, going back to school as an adult can be incredibly difficult, and we understand that family obligations, financial restraints, and more…

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