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

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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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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Benefits of Being Bilingual: How A Second Language Can Help You Get Hired

Today, being bilingual has become very beneficial, and sometimes necessary, asset to job applicants, specifically those in and around Polk County since we live in a diverse area of Florida where a multitude of languages are present. Businesses want to be capable of serving a wide range of clients and customers, and having more than one language represented among their…

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Recruiting Day: How to Prepare for Your Interview

Recently, PHR Staffing Solutions has participated in several recruiting days around the greater Lakeland and Winter Haven areas, and we feel it’s a good idea to share a few tips we’ve come up with after going through this process.  Unlike job fairs or expos, recruiting days are intense periods of back to back interviews with various applicants.  At these interviews…

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Shop Local, Hire Local: The Importance of Hiring Within Your Community

“Shop local” and “support local business” are trendy phrases you see plastered all over media, and with the rise of small businesses, this is a wonderful message to spread!  Shopping local and utilizing local businesses for your needs (retail, services, etc.) not only gives you higher quality work in many circumstances, but also puts money back into your local economy,…

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Pinching Pennies: Managing Finances When You’re Job Hunting

When unemployed, one of the biggest concerns that rises to the surface of your thoughts is your financial situation. Paying bills, buying daily necessities, and providing for your family all become a huge obstacle when a consistent paycheck is no longer funneling in. Adding that to the stress of hunting for a new job can cause some serious issues for…

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Time Off Work and Hitting the Beach? What You Should Know Before You Go

Is anyone else here in Polk County ready for summer vacation?  At PHR Staffing Solutions, we are ready for the season of vacations, cool drinks by the pool, and of course, time at the beach.  However, spending your time by the water on the coast of Florida might come with some risks you aren’t aware of, like creatures that offer…

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Cubicle Consideration: How to NOT Be The Unwanted (Work) Neighbor

Office environments are each unique, in that they have their own social structure, cliques, and routines.  If you are coming into a new office, it can feel much like being the new kid in class on the first day of school: slightly awkward and uncomfortable, and very unknown.  These feelings can only add to the stress of a new job…

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Inured on The Job: 4 Common Workplace Injuries And How to Avoid Them

If you frequently apply for, or follow, job openings with PHR you will know that we get a lot of positions in industrial and/or outdoor environments.  These types of jobs are very common here in Central Florida, and while wonderful for those who have skills and qualifications in these areas, they do tend to carry more risks than indoor, office-type…

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The Gift of Life: How Giving Blood Benefits Your Community

If you have been in your workplace for any length of time, or have attended any local events here in the Polk County area, you have likely seen the mobile blood bank come through at one point or another.  This bus is essentially a lab on wheels, and it travels to businesses and events to not only raise awareness about…

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