Why You Shouldn’t Be Timid with Temp-to-Hire Positions

Why You Shouldn’t Be Timid with Temp-to-Hire Positions

“Temp-to-Hire” positions tend to have a stigma that often leaves applicants side-eyeing them from a distance and passing them over when it’s time to inquire about employment opportunities. People who are seeking a job to offer a steady paycheck, a leg up in their career, or full-time hours usually look at temp jobs as something menial and/or something that will…

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Luxury or Necessity? Understanding The Health Benefits of Massage

Getting a massage is a luxury for many people, and oftentimes, it’s only an occasional treat, given as a birthday gift, a Mother’s Day indulgence, or as part of a full spa treatment on a weekend getaway. We don’t think about massage in a clinical setting, or recognize it as a type of therapy, since it’s usually used as a…

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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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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…

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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…

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After The Interview: Make A Great Impression, No Matter The Result

An interview might seem like “the end of the line” if you have been job hunting for a long period of time, but it really is just the beginning of making a good impression on potential, and hopefully future, employers.  Of course, getting to the interview takes plenty of preparation, not the least of which is analyzing and re-analyzing your…

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Is Your Resume Spring Break Ready? Tips for Successful Job Hunting While You’re Traveling

Spring Break is right around the corner here in Polk County, and families are gearing up to enjoy vacations both near and far.  These vacations though can be hard for those who are unemployed, especially if their vacation involves traveling.  While the financial strain alone is difficult to handle, the idea of leaving town in the middle of a job…

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Movin’ on Up: How to Get Promoted at Work

In your career, chances are your goal is to get promoted in whatever field you have chosen.  While some people choose to work at a stationary level their entire working lives, most of us like the idea of moving up and receiving more benefits, better pay, etc. that come along with a higher-level job.  However, being promoted isn’t an automatic…

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