Is Your Resume a Triple-Threat?

Is Your Resume a Triple-Threat?

Your resume is the cornerstone of your job hunt and application process, since it provides potential employers and HR staff with all of the basic information needed to determine if you are a good candidate for their opening. Your educational background, your work experience and credentials, your specialized qualifications, and even previous volunteer experience are included on your resume to…

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Making Sure You’re HIRED (Even on A Holiday)

Labor Day is a time when we take a break from our jobs, and appreciate those who have contributed their time, efforts, and resources to build our nation into what it is today. For those who are currently unemployed though, Labor Day could be a stinging reminder of what they don’t have. While most of us are enjoying the day…

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The Downside of DIY: Why Outsourcing Your Hiring Is Best

The DIY movement is popular in just about every area, from home decor to haircuts. While some are better ideas than others, we agree that doing things yourself can sometimes save you money, time, and offer customizability that hiring someone else might not. HOWEVER, this is not the case when it comes to hiring for your business. Staffing an opening,…

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Social Media Tips for Getting Hired Faster

In our modern, technology-driven age, social media has become a way of life. The trend has permeated the world of employment, and staffing agencies continually use social media to reach potential applicants and gather a good base of potential employees for our business clients. However, applicants themselves can utilize social media to up their chances of being hired as well….

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New Year, New Career? What Back to School Means for Your Job Hunt

Students are gearing up to head back into the classroom in Polk County, and for unemployed parents, the days will suddenly seem a lot freer (and quieter!). While it can be nice to have a breather every now and then, unemployment when you need a job for income (or simply desire to have something to fill your time) is glaringly obvious…

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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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