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…

Read More →

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…

Read More →

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…

Read More →

What to Do When Your New Job Costs $$$

If you are currently unemployed, chances are that finances are a hot topic, especially if you are the sole breadwinner in your household, or you live alone and provide for all of your own needs. Not having a paycheck coming in regularly can be stressful, and it makes you overly aware of how each penny is being spent. While on…

Read More →

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…

Read More →

Kicking the Habit to Start Your Career: How to Stop Smoking for Your New Job

Smoking is a hot topic (no pun intended) and has become the focus of many conversations regarding professionalism, the workplace, and how a business should handle employees who have this habit. From the standpoint of your health, smoking is not the ideal way to spend your time or your money, as it has negative long-term effects, and can end up…

Read More →

Now Hiring: Tips for HR Staff

We often cover tips for job applicants here on our blog, from what to wear to how to create the perfect resume.  However, we also see the other side of the hiring process, and that involves employers and their HR staff.  PHR understands that finding quality and competent employees is hard work, and narrowing down applicants can be overwhelming and…

Read More →

How Your Online Presence Could Be Hurting Your Job Hunt

In our current online age that is ruled by social media, job candidates could be overlooking a serious factor in why they are getting passed over by HR staff and potential employers.  Applicants can take a lot of time putting together the perfect resume, choosing just the right interview outfit, and practicing their handshake and their personal presentation, but if…

Read More →

Never Stop Learning: Tips for Going Back to School As An Adult

If you are currently unemployed, chances are you have thought about returning to school to further your existing education since studies show it can increase your likelihood of receiving a better-paying job and moving up in your career.  However, going back to school as an adult can be incredibly difficult, and we understand that family obligations, financial restraints, and more…

Read More →

Working Out for Work: How Exercise Can Help You on The Job

Being fit is a hugely popular topic in our modern society, and every other advertisement on television or online seems to promote weight loss shakes, health supplements, or a brand new exercise routine that is “sure” to change your life.  While we don’t necessarily believe in any magic solution to go from inactive to fit, we do believe that healthy…

Read More →