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

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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Too Much To Handle: How A Staffing Service Can Save You from Hiring Stress

All businesses, regardless of size, are forced to face the hiring process at some point in time. Inevitably, companies will lose employees, whether by their own choice or the choice of the employee, and they must take time to fill the opening so their business can continue as usual. Where large companies often have entire human resource departments to handle…

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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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Which Type of Employment Is Right for You?

If you follow current openings at PHR here on our website or on our PHR Facebook page, or if you have spent any amount of time looking through openings with other staffing services of any kind, you’ll have seen terms such as “full-time”, “temp-to-hire” or “permanent” used to describe different jobs. These terms are somewhat self-explanatory, but you might not…

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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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Resumes: Your First Impression

We have posted many details about making positive first impressions with a new employer here on the PHR Services blog. However, while appropriate dress, punctuality, and performance are all important parts of putting your “best foot forward”, your actual “first” impression happens before you ever set foot into a new office. Your resume is actually your initial form of contact…

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