High-Tech Hire: How Technology Can Help You Find (and Get) A Job Faster

High-Tech Hire: How Technology Can Help You Find (and Get) A Job Faster

In the past, people looking for work, would have to go through in-person retrieval of applications from employers, fill them out by hand, either mail them back or return them in person, and then wait for a call to see if he or she made it to the next step of interviewing. The process was time-consuming, and if you made…

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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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Make the Most of Back to School: Job Hunting During School Hours

Students headed back to the classroom in Polk County this week, and for parents who are unemployed, your days can seem somewhat quiet and empty now that your school-aged children are gone 7+ hours each day. While it can seem nice to have a breather once the school year begins, this is really the prime time to make the most…

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Back to School Savings: How to Handle School on a Budget

If you’re currently unemployed and seeking a new job, back to school can be a stressful time for many reasons. Not only are you under a time crunch with the orientations, daily drop-off/pickup routine, lunch packing, and after-school activities (in addition to your job search), but your budget can also feel the strain. Back to school can be expensive, especially…

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How A Staffing Service Improves Your Chances of Getting A Job

In an article by Career Builder, http://www.careerbuilder.com/advice/3-benefits-to-using-a-staffing-firm-in-your-job-search, author Debra Auerbach discusses how utilizing staffing services improve the chances of candidates finding, and keeping, a job. She looks at 3 major aspects of recruiters and how that plays into their relationship with both business clients and applicants, and then shows how those aspects play into building a long-term employment relationship. Essentially,…

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Benefits of Outsourcing Your Hiring Process to A Staffing Agency

Here at PHR Staffing Solutions we often have potential clients ask the obvious question: “Why do I need you to do my hiring…why can’t I do it myself?” Many business owners believe they can save money by not paying a staffing agency, and instead, they spend valuable hours seeking out, interviewing, and (hopefully) hiring new employees without a “middle man”,…

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Winner, Winner, Quick (Easy) Dinner: Weeknight Dinner Hacks

Whether you are a single, working individual, a working mom who comes home to a family begging to be fed each night, or are currently unemployed and consider making a meal for yourself and everyone else a huge hassle after a day of job hunting, dinnertime is a headache for most of us. It becomes very easy to throw up…

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When Pet Parents Go Back to Work: Caring for Your Pet After The Hire

Childcare is a hot topic in the working world, and one of the first things a stay-at-home mom or dad will be asked upon returning to work is: “What are you doing with the kids?” For parents of school-aged children, they will often employ after school programs, their spouse/significant other, family members, or even a paid sitter to handle kids…

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Luxury or Necessity? Understanding The Health Benefits of Massage

Getting a massage is a luxury for many people, and oftentimes, it’s only an occasional treat, given as a birthday gift, a Mother’s Day indulgence, or as part of a full spa treatment on a weekend getaway. We don’t think about massage in a clinical setting, or recognize it as a type of therapy, since it’s usually used as a…

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New at PHR: Job Postings Online TODAY

    PHR is continually recruiting for local businesses throughout the greater Polk County area, including Lakeland, Lake Wales, Winter Haven, and Auburndale. We even work alongside companies in areas in and around Kissimmee, Haines City, and Davenport. Serving such a large region means we always have jobs coming in and being added to our current application list, however, we…

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