Which Type of Employment Is Right for You?

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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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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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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Live, Work, and Play: Why Winter Haven Is A Great Place to Be!

The city of Winter Haven here in Central Florida is many things to many people.  Some residents were born and raised right here in town, while others are transplants, who fell in love with this area and never wanted to leave.  Still more are part-time residents of the Winter Haven community who enjoy parts of each year soaking up the…

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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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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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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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