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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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Here’s Your Proof: How Poor Writing (And Lack of Proofreading) Can Affect Your Job Search

We were all taught some important skills in our school days when it comes to writing, not the least of which is proofreading your work. Unfortunately, those middle and high school lessons tend to go out the door when we reach adulthood and no longer need a good grade on a term paper to get into college or pass a…

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No Degree, No Job: Fact or Fiction? Ways to Get Hired When You Don’t Have College Credentials

If you’ve been on the job hunt any amount of time, you’ve likely come to the conclusion (like many other applicants) that finding a job without a college degree will be next to impossible. But, from a professional staffing agency’s perspective, is this true? Not exactly. While yes, it is harder to find long-lasting, higher-salaried positions without a college degree behind…

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No Experience? No Problem! How to Land the Job You’ve Been Waiting For

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, the qualifications and requirements portion of each position listing can be daunting and discouraging if you’re coming to the table with limited educational background and little or no experience in the specific field. While it’s true that education and experience are two big factors looked at by hiring staff and/or employers,…

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Be The Coolest Person in Your Office (Literally): 3 Tips for Staying Cool in the Workplace This Summer

Attention Florida employees: the weather is hot, but you don’t have to be! Offices are notorious for being too hot or too cold, during the day, and since the temps in Florida often soar to the upper 90s or higher during the summer, workers here know all too well the feeling of suffering through the work day in a hot,…

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Are Keywords the “Key” to Launching Your Career?

Keywords are common discussion points for those familiar with developing web content, marketing toward a specific audience online, or blogging to reach a particular type of reader. But do keywords really play a part in your job search, and more importantly, in your resume? Truthfully, yes. Technology hasn’t just influenced the world of websites and online media, it’s impacted the…

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Staying IN The Loop: Why You Should Say “Yes” to LinkedIn

  It’s no secret that social media is beneficial for businesses and individuals alike, particularly when it comes to launching and building a reputation and/or career. With major platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter available you can tailor your online presence to be exactly what you want, when you want. In years past, one platform has been somewhat in the…

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We Support Local: How PHR Staffing Solutions Is Helping the Lakeland Community Continue to Grow

“Shop local” is a trendy statement we often see in our culture of small businesses and entrepreneurs, and we fully support this message. Shopping local and utilizing local businesses for your needs (retail, services, etc.) not only gives you higher quality work in many circumstances, but also puts money back into your city’s economy, which is great for your own…

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How to Balance Temp Work and Family Life: Tips from The Pros

While many applicants that come our way would love to have a full-time, standard hours career, the reality is, not everyone gets (or wants) that type of job. Some have to settle for part-time positions to get their foot in the door of a company, or opt for night shift hours instead of the day shift they’d hoped for. Some…

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Life Hacks: 3 Tips to Make Your Work Days Go More Smoothly

  Workweeks can be tiring and overwhelming on their own, but if you have a household and family to keep up with before and after your hours of employment, you might be feeling run down and exhausted on a regular basis, which isn’t good for your morale or your mindset. Fortunately, we have a few handy shortcuts and hacks for…

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