Partner with PHR: Hiring Made Simple

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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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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Furloughs and Your Career: Things to Consider During a Temporary Layoff

As COVID-19 has spread across the US and required the shutdown of all businesses for varying periods of time, many employees are finding themselves temporarily furloughed or let go altogether. For those who are let go, the answer for what to do next is clear: get out and find another job. For those who are furloughed though, it’s a little more hazy….

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Healthy Summer Treats: Give Yourself a Boost While Working from Home

While many businesses in Florida are reopening to some capacity, others are continuing to practice caution and are having their employees work from home for the foreseeable future. While working from home seemed like a vacation to you before, if you’re one of the many Americans who have been stuck in a home office for the last three months, you’re…

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Pre-Interview Prep: Make An Impression Over The Phone

When applying for a job, many applicants believe that making it through the initial round of resume evaluations will get you into an interview and you’ll have a high chance of landing the job. No need to think about anything beyond prepping for that interview, right? Not exactly. Many companies are now using a “pre-interview” or qualifying technique over the…

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