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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Holiday Checklist: Things to Check (and Double Check) Before You Head Out of Town

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and for many people, that means finalizing vacation plans and preparing for long trips, whether by air, car, or even RV. Vacations can be incredibly fun and relaxing, but they can quickly turn sour if you are faced with an unexpected issue like word that your home was broken into, or a vehicle breakdown…

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The ONE Key Secret to Developing, and Keeping, Quality Employees

Employee retention is a major topic of discussion for employers, and it comes with plenty of “secrets” and “tips” that supposedly help you develop, and keep, high quality staff. Truthfully, the term “quality” employee could, in most cases, be interchanged with “loyal” employee, since an employee that is loyal to you and your brand will most likely offer high-quality work…

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Getting Creative from Your Cubicle: Celebrating Halloween in The Workplace

Halloween is only a week away, and since the holiday falls on a weekday this year, it can be hard to celebrate if you know you’ll be in the office all day. While some festivities here in Polk County will take place over the weekend prior, the majority of Halloween fun (including trick-or-treating) will happen on the big day itself….

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Take Your Career and Run with It! 5Ks and Your New Job

5K races are a big trend right now, as running has taken over the exercise and sporting world. Here in Florida, you are easily able to find multiple 5K races in your area on any given weekend, and many of them benefit causes and organizations you likely support. While running might seem to be just a fun hobby to take…

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Too Much To Handle: How A Staffing Service Can Save You from Hiring Stress

All businesses, regardless of size, are forced to face the hiring process at some point in time. Inevitably, companies will lose employees, whether by their own choice or the choice of the employee, and they must take time to fill the opening so their business can continue as usual. Where large companies often have entire human resource departments to handle…

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Post Hurricane with PHR: We’re Ready to Handle Your Job Search

Hurricane Irma has come and gone (good riddance!) and she left plenty of mass destruction in her wake throughout the state of Florida. Here in Polk County, the storm’s wrath was felt from Lakeland all the way to Lake Wales, and we know that many of you here in the Centra Florida area suffered extensive damage to your homes and/or…

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Welcome to Florida: Finding a Job in Your New Home

If you’ve recently made a move, you know that it can be an exciting time of fresh starts, but it can also be stressful and busy. Managing the transition from one home to another can take a lot of time and effort, and simply getting your new house set up and functional for daily life is a long process on…

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Pros and Cons of Working from Home

Working from home is a hot topic in modern society, and it’s becoming a fairly popular choice, especially for stay-at-home parents that don’t like the idea or expense of daycare, but still want to contribute toward the family income. Work at home jobs are no longer limited to sales or cold calling either; now, you can find at-home jobs in…

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Which Type of Employment Is Right for You?

If you follow current openings at PHR here on our website or on our PHR Facebook page, or if you have spent any amount of time looking through openings with other staffing services of any kind, you’ll have seen terms such as “full-time”, “temp-to-hire” or “permanent” used to describe different jobs. These terms are somewhat self-explanatory, but you might not…

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