Think Forward: How Ambition Propels Your Career

Think Forward: How Ambition Propels Your Career

Job interviews are notorious for including several “standard” questions, such as inquiries about your education, your preferred work environment (flying solo or team effort), and, the age old, “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” When it comes to that last question, many applicants struggle. Whether it’s because they literally haven’t thought that far ahead in their career, or…

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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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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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New Year, New Resume: Making Yourself Look Good on Paper

“New Year, New You” is a popular phrase used around this time of year. While we agree that it’s great to have personal goals in each new year, we also like to think of the new year as a time to evaluate professional and career goals as well! 2018 could be a fresh start for you on the road to…

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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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When Should You Update Your Resume?

When searching for a job, your resume becomes your identity, and is often the first impression you’ll give to potential employers. It goes without saying, then, that it’s vital to make sure your resume is well-put together, properly written and formatted, and updated on a regular basis. How regularly one should update their resume though is a question that comes…

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Post Hurricane with PHR: We’re Ready to Handle Your Job Search

Hurricane Irma has come and gone (good riddance!) and she left plenty of mass destruction in her wake throughout the state of Florida. Here in Polk County, the storm’s wrath was felt from Lakeland all the way to Lake Wales, and we know that many of you here in the Centra Florida area suffered extensive damage to your homes and/or…

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Welcome to Florida: Finding a Job in Your New Home

If you’ve recently made a move, you know that it can be an exciting time of fresh starts, but it can also be stressful and busy. Managing the transition from one home to another can take a lot of time and effort, and simply getting your new house set up and functional for daily life is a long process on…

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Don’t Let the Eclipse Black Out Your Job Hunt

Today’s solar eclipse is a big deal here in Polk County. Schools are altering their schedules, parents are planning parties around the big event and some businesses are even closing earlier or taking a break during the time of the eclipse so their employees can enjoy it. With all of the excitement, we bet you didn’t count on the solar…

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Make the Most of Back to School: Job Hunting During School Hours

Students headed back to the classroom in Polk County this week, and for parents who are unemployed, your days can seem somewhat quiet and empty now that your school-aged children are gone 7+ hours each day. While it can seem nice to have a breather once the school year begins, this is really the prime time to make the most…

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