Beyond Business: When Interview Questions Go Deeper

Beyond Business: When Interview Questions Go Deeper

Receiving news that you are scheduled for an interview after going through the process of searching through lists of openings and filling out endless applications feels like a huge accomplishment…and it is! However, the process of getting ready for an interview requires just as much work as the application, and how you prepare for the questions can be the difference…

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My Kids Have Graduated…Now What?

May is a month of milestones, with graduations happening for kindergarteners all the way up to college students, and that means many parents are facing new phases of life. Whether it be sending your baby off to their first year of full-day elementary school, or moving your recent college grad into their first apartment and out of your (now empty)…

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Join The Club! How Local Involvement Can Help You Get Hired

When you are searching for a new job, or hoping to move up in your career, time is valuable and you want to get hired NOW. That means you need to utilize every available opportunity to make yourself marketable, and that includes more than just past employment and personal references. Any local involvement in clubs or organizations (such as the…

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Spring Break Is Over…Now What? 1-2-3

Now that Spring Break has ended and your kids are back in school, you might be looking at hitting the job hunt hard over the next few weeks. That is a great plan, but if you aren’t sure where to start, you can be left frustrated, and end up wasting time by running in circles and making no actual headway…

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Pursuing Career Growth: Moving Up at Work

Career growth is important to most employees, and you probably accepted your current position with the aspirations to be promoted over time. Like others, you enjoy the idea of moving up and receiving more benefits, better pay, etc. that come along with a higher-level job.  However, moving up the ladder isn’t an automatic benefit of most jobs, and it’s something that must…

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Kids Get Spring Break, You Get…Nothing? Tips for Finding Childcare During School Vacations

Spring break is just a week away, and that means kids are counting down to 5 days of no school, and free time to enjoy some rest, some fun, and time away from the books. Some families use Spring Break to take vacations, travel, or even stay home and enjoy time together, but if your budget doesn’t allow for that…

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Daddy Daycare: Is “Stay-at-Home Dad” The Right Title for You?

With the prices of childcare rising rapidly, and more women entering and excelling in the workforce than ever before, stay-at-home dads are becoming a normal sight at the local playgroup. We think it’s great to see dads taking an active role in raising their children, and letting their spouse fulfill their career goals, but we also understand that they still…

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City Life: Benefits of Working Downtown

When you think about “the big city”, our own dear Lakeland probably isn’t the first that comes to mind. Here in Central Florida, Lakeland can seem dwarfed by nearby Orlando and Tampa with their high-rise skylines and wide variety of businesses and shops. However, Lakeland has a lot to offer and the unique flavor of small town with the amenities of the big city. This…

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What’s New in The Working World? An Employment Trend to Watch for in 2018

2018 is still pretty fresh, but we are already seeing trends take shape for this coming year, specifically in the world of employment and those who are hiring new staff in the coming months. There are, of course, many recruiting tools and ideas that continually morph and weave themselves into, and out of, the best practices of hiring agencies and…

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Take Your Pick: Why PHR Staffing Solutions is The Best Choice When You Want Options

When searching for a new, or better, job, having options is important. Commute distance, pay, hours, work environment, and a variety of other factors influence the types of jobs you want, and what would work best for your current situation, and that means you need choices when it comes to the job hunt process. While some staffing services specialize in…

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