The Payoff of Pay Increases: How Employee Raises Benefit YOUR Business

The Payoff of Pay Increases: How Employee Raises Benefit YOUR Business

Pay increases are a touchy subject in today’s workforce. With less-than-qualified workers demanding astronomical raises for minimum wage positions, and larger companies making employees feel “disposable” and unworthy of asking for a higher salary, many bosses don’t even want to touch the subject of upping employee salaries in their businesses. While many institutions operate on a “scale” for pay increases,…

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The (Grown Up) Buddy System: Why You Need A “Buddy” at Work

During your childhood days of elementary school, at least one of your teachers likely used the “buddy system” for a field trip, a walk to the library, or even classroom work. Having a buddy meant you had someone to work alongside and share the load with. While you might have outgrown your childhood buddy system, there’s no reason those same…

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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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Go Team! How Football Season Can Improve Your Networking

Tonight kicks off football season for many local high schools throughout Polk County. If you’re trying to build your career, and/or are currently searching for employment, taking time to head to the local football game might not seem like the most obvious choice of how to spend your time. It can be temping to sit behind your computer for hours…

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PHR Staffing Solutions Named Small Business of The Month by Lakeland Chamber

Recently, PHR Staffing Solutions was honored to be recognized as Small Business of the Month by the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce here in Polk County. We don’t take this recognition lightly, and we are thankful for the support of local residents in and around the Central Florida area as well as neighboring small businesses in the Lakeland region. Being part…

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