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3 Tips for Employee Retention During The Pandemic

COVID-19 has certainly rocked every aspect of our world, but the job market has been one of the hardest hit areas in our society. Businesses have been forced to close, either temporarily or permanently depending on their financial situation, employers had to furlough many of their staff, and people lost their jobs in a matter of weeks with no time to…

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Want Better Applicants? A Hiring Agency Could Be The Answer

When you have a vacancy in your staff, your immediate response is most likely to put together a general job description and list of desired qualifications. Then you need to sit down and post it to public platforms, put up hard copies at local businesses, or place an advertisement in a paper or publication that reaches potential employees in your area. While…

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Partner with PHR: Hiring Made Simple

With recent layoffs, colleges continuing to send out fresh graduates, and young people suddenly leaving athletic dreams for the work force, Many job markets are quickly becoming saturated. Job hunting can seem overwhelming since there is significant competition for each position you go after. There are often lines of candidates for each opening due to COVID, and it can be…

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Resume Refresher: 3 Ways to Make Your Resume The Best It Can Be

Whether you’ve been on the job hunt for months on end, or are just starting out due to recent layoffs, chances are your resume is at the forefront of your mind right now. After all, it’s your primary means of communication (initially) with potential employers, and you want to make a good impression. It’s easy though for a resume to…

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Healthy Habits and Your Job Hunt: The Two Can Coexist

A season of unemployment often means stress, and when you’re stressed, it’s easy to hyperfocus on the task at hand (finding a job and getting paid) and let everything else slide. However, forgetting basic self-care and letting go of healthy habits could actually hurt your job search in the long run, as you’ll burn out quickly, and won’t be able to offer…

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Staycation 2020: Having Fun 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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What About Our Teachers? Thoughts About the 2020-2021 School Year and What It Means for Educators

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve lauded the first responders and those who are fighting on the front lines for our health and well being. It’s important to recognize a group of those “responders” individually though, since they have truly gone about and beyond their calling and much of their training to provide for the very youngest in…

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Freedom for a Day: Could Taking Off for 4th of July Hurt Your Job Search?

Are you actively looking for employment? Then you already know, every application, resume send-off, and interview matters. Competition is high in the current job market following many layoffs due to COVID-19, and employers have the benefit of being very selective when hiring for openings in their staff right now. We understand that the job hunt and application process is long,…

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Let Us Do the Legwork! Handing Over Your Job Hunt to A Staffing Agency

Here at PHR Staffing Solutions we often have potential clients ask the obvious question: “Why do I need you to do my hiring…why can’t I do it myself?” Prior to this year’s events with the Coronavirus epidemic and resulting changes in our society and day-to-day life, many business owners believed they could just save money by not paying a staffing…

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Social Media Could Ruin Your Career: Protect Yourself Online

Since the onset of COVID-19 and the resulting orders to stay at home, telework whenever possible, and do all social interactions by way of a screen, it’s no secret that technology has risen in importance and popularity over the last few months. In today’s internet-driven age, social media has become a way of life. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social…

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