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Finding A Job Is Nothing to Fear: How PHR Makes It Easy

Halloween is quickly coming up, and stores all over Polk County are putting out their scariest displays to promote buying all the costumes, candy, and decor people will need to make the holiday fun. If you’re currently unemployed though and facing a job hunt, you might be afraid of much more than a spooky skeleton or plastic gravestones. We know…

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Self Care During Your Job Search

Self care, while a common topic in modern society, doesn’t often make its way into the world of unemployment and job searching. When you’re expected to throw yourself into looking for opportunities, filling out applications, tweaking your resume, attending interviews, and basically exhausting all resources to find a new position, little attention is giving to how this affects your physical…

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Financial Responsibility During Unemployment: Tips to Manage Your Money in The Hard Times

Unemployment is tough, and while it wears on self-esteem and independence, seasons of going without a job are perhaps mostchallenging on your finances. Having no regular income you can count on means bills accumulate, debt grows, and you’re eft stressed out and struggling to make it from month to month. While there’s no guarantee that you can weather seasons of…

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Interview The Interviewer : How to Know When A Staffing Agency Is Right for You

PHR serves businesses throughout the greater Polk County area here in Central Florida. How? We provide quality applicants for business owners that trust us to fill openings within their companies. That means we spend a lot of time going through resumes and applications, conducting interviews, and weeding out individuals who aren’t a good fit for the types of jobs we…

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Florida Businesses and Winter Residents: What You Should Know

Florida is notorious for our significant population of winter-only residents, or “snowbirds” as we fondly refer to them, and as the season shifts from Summer into Fall, we expectantly wait for them to return to the warm sunshine after spending the hot summer away in cooler weather. For many of us, it means welcoming back neighbors, friends, or even family,…

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Post-Hurricane Points to Keep in Mind Following Dorian

All of Central Florida is breathing a sigh of relief as we managed to make it through hurricane Dorian with only a fraction of the impact we expected to feel. Our thoughts and support are with our southern neighbors in the Bahamas who weren’t so lucky, and we encourage you to look for ways to give back by contributing to…

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The Details Matter: Completing an Application and Resume The RIGHT Way

As a staffing agency, PHR is accustomed to seeing a wide variety of both applications and resumes, for jobs of all kinds. Unfortunately, not all of them are equal, and we have often turned away applicants who turned in an incomplete application or improperly written resume that doesn’t fit the position for which they are hoping to interview. We know…

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Tools of The Trade: Organizational Items That Help You Pave Your Way to Success

Balancing a career, your personal life, and your various obligations and commitments is hard on the best of days, but when you’re in the midst of trying to find a job, or are in the process of putting the right foot forward in a brand new position, the feeling of stress can be escalated. Nothing will further heighten the feelings…

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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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