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Know Before You Go: How to Prep for Your First Day on The Job

If you’ve made it through the application and interview process and are finally staring down your first day on a new job, it’s both a sigh of relief and a thrill at the same time. However, many new employees that we work with also have some nerves about their first day of work, since each workplace has its own unique…

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Back to School for Mom: Continuing Your Education While Balancing Parenthood

School is back in session for Polk County on Monday, and while many moms will be packing lunches, laying out uniforms and loading little ones onto the bus, other moms will be doing all of that and heading back into the classroom themselves. As we’ve mentioned before, one of the best ways to boost your chances of finding a great…

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Back to School: Get More Bang for Your Buck

If you’re currently on the hunt for a job, the looming back to school deadlines can be a stressful time for many reasons. Not only are you under a time crunch with the orientations, daily drop-off/pickup routine, lunch packing, and after-school activities (in addition to your job search), but your budget can also feel the strain. This time of year…

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Your Dream “Staycation” : How to Have a Great Time on A Budget

Vacations are an important part of self-care, and getting some R&R is the best way to stay motivated and charged for your daily routine, including your job. However, many people don’t have the luxury of long stretches of time away from their jobs, and what’s more, many are working on a limited budget that prevents their vacation dreams from coming…

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From College to Career: Tips on Dressing Your Best for Your First Ever Interview

Stepping out into the working world as an adult is an exciting time, so congratulations on making it to this point in your life! Whether you’re coming straight out of high school and hitting the career path, or you’re a recent graduate who is ready to land your first big job, going through the job search and interview process can…

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Find Great Staff…and Keep Them! 3 Ways to Boost Staff Retention As An Employer

Employers might have different management styles, company policies, and obviously, business types, but they do all share one major common factor. They all need quality employees with which to staff their business. Having reliable and professional staff is key to running a business well, but finding these types of employees can be difficult at best. The time and resources it…

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Can Taking a Break Put the Brakes on Getting Hired?

When on the hunt for employment, every application, resume send-off, and interview matters. Competition is high in the current job market, and employers have the benefit of being very selective when hiring for openings in their staff. We understand though that the job hunt and application process is long and hard, and can be very draining, and it’s easy to…

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Employee Morale and Connection: How to Develop Unity and Team Spirit Among Your Staff

As an employer, running your business takes much of your time, energy and resources. Once you’ve filled your staffing needs, it can be easy to sit back and manage from a distance, only stepping in when things go awry, or when assistance is needed with a project or work task. However, a group of employees simply getting through the day…

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Find the Right Fit: Using a Staffing Service When It’s Time to Hire

“Why do I need a staffing agency? Can’t I (or my HR person) take care of hiring for our company?” Many business owners ask this question when approached with the suggestion of outsourcing their hiring for vacancies in their staff. They believe they save money by not paying a staffing agency, and instead, seeking out, interviewing, and hopefully hiring new…

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Living The Night Life: Tips for Night Shift Employees

PHR Staffing Solutions is proud to offer a wide variety of job opportunities to applicants throughout the Polk County area, and that variance includes working hours! From regular nine to five options, to jobs with weekend overtime, we know that your schedule matters and will affect the type of work you can do, and we seek to accommodate that as…

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