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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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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Kids Get Spring Break, You Get…Nothing? Tips for Finding Childcare During School Vacations

Spring break is just a week away, and that means kids are counting down to 5 days of no school, and free time to enjoy some rest, some fun, and time away from the books. Some families use Spring Break to take vacations, travel, or even stay home and enjoy time together, but if your budget doesn’t allow for that…

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Professionals or Pals: How Friendly Is Too Friendly?

As Valentine’s Day looms on the horizon, romance and love is in the air, and this topic can permeate many places, including your office. While romantic love is the primary topic of Valentine’s Day, we want to address all types of relationships in the workplace, so the topic to tackle is how friendly is too friendly when it comes to your…

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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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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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Privacy in the Workplace: Solutions for the Everyday Office

If you reflect back on your days in school, especially during your college years, privacy while working on homework assignments and various projects was probably hard to come by. Dorm rooms usually had roommates and/or friends hanging around, libraries were full of everyone else trying to find their own spot to work, and cafes or coffee shops just don’t offer…

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Getting Creative from Your Cubicle: Celebrating Halloween in The Workplace

Halloween is only a week away, and since the holiday falls on a weekday this year, it can be hard to celebrate if you know you’ll be in the office all day. While some festivities here in Polk County will take place over the weekend prior, the majority of Halloween fun (including trick-or-treating) will happen on the big day itself….

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The Payoff of Pay Increases: How Employee Raises Benefit YOUR Business

Pay increases are a touchy subject in today’s workforce. With less-than-qualified workers demanding astronomical raises for minimum wage positions, and larger companies making employees feel “disposable” and unworthy of asking for a higher salary, many bosses don’t even want to touch the subject of upping employee salaries in their businesses. While many institutions operate on a “scale” for pay increases,…

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