What’s Happening at PHR: New Jobs Open NOW!

What’s Happening at PHR: New Jobs Open NOW!

PHR Staffing Solutions continually posts information about making yourself more marketable as a potential employee, standing out from the crowd through your resume, passing each tier of the interview process, and more. Why? Because as Polk County’s top choice in staffing and recruiting services, we are looking for applicants just like YOU! PHR is continually seeking qualified individuals for positions…

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Follow the Rules When You Follow Up

When the time comes for a job interview, there are plenty of ways you can feel prepared. Practicing responses for common interview questions, researching information relevant to the position at hand, and perfecting your professional wardrobe give you confidence as you walk into the HR office and give you a great shot at making a positive impression. However, once the…

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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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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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What’s Your Choice? Tips for Answering One Common Question in Your Next Interview

While job interviews vary greatly from position to position, you can almost always count on a least a few standard questions that will likely be included by your potential employer and/or HR staff. One of these questions (in at least some form) is: “Would you prefer to work in a small or large company?”  Truthfully, there is no right or…

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Congrats Graduate, You’re Hired! 3 Reasons Why A Recent Grad Could Be Good for Your Business

As we approach the season of graduations, many college seniors are looking toward the future with hopes and dreams of launching their careers and spreading their wings in the working world. Many seasoned professionals and business owners tend to roll their eyes, knowing that these green, new additions to businesses can be a little too excited about their new job, 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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Success: How Do You Measure Achievement?

As an employee, success is an important topic. Everyone sets out in life wanting to be “successful”, but that word can carry different meanings that are very personal to the person in question. For example, some consider success to be measured with financial wealth, while others would be labeled successful if he or she made it to the top of…

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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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Team Player or Flying Solo? How to Handle the Inevitable Question During an Interview

Job interviews are certainly one of the most intimidating parts of adulthood, and few questions get people flustered more than this: “So, do you work better alone, or with a group?” This question carries a heavy load, and can leave applicants’ heads spinning since the wrong answer could completely undermine the rest of the interview. If you say you’re a…

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