Recruiting Day: How to Prepare for Your Interview

Recruiting Day: How to Prepare for Your Interview

Recently, PHR Staffing Solutions has participated in several recruiting days around the greater Lakeland and Winter Haven areas, and we feel it’s a good idea to share a few tips we’ve come up with after going through this process.  Unlike job fairs or expos, recruiting days are intense periods of back to back interviews with various applicants.  At these interviews…

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Meet and Greet: Great Places to Network As A Business Owner (or Employee)

If you are currently trying to fill a vacancy in your staff, or if you are an employee looking for a new position, blindly going through the motions of trying to find the right fit can be time consuming, stressful, and disappointing.  Much like “cold calling” for salesmen, attempting to find employees (or find a job) without some prior connections…

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Now Hiring: Tips for HR Staff

We often cover tips for job applicants here on our blog, from what to wear to how to create the perfect resume.  However, we also see the other side of the hiring process, and that involves employers and their HR staff.  PHR understands that finding quality and competent employees is hard work, and narrowing down applicants can be overwhelming and…

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How Your Online Presence Could Be Hurting Your Job Hunt

In our current online age that is ruled by social media, job candidates could be overlooking a serious factor in why they are getting passed over by HR staff and potential employers.  Applicants can take a lot of time putting together the perfect resume, choosing just the right interview outfit, and practicing their handshake and their personal presentation, but if…

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The Good, The Bad, And The “Not-So-Pretty” of Job Hunting

Job hunting is a (usually) stressful and anxious time, especially if you are under financial burden while waiting to find another source of income.  The time spent looking for openings in your area, filling out applications, putting together a professional resume and attending job fairs, interviews, and expos can be tiring and overwhelming, especially if you’re doing it on your…

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I’ve Submitted My Resume…Now What?

If you have been spending your hours researching and applying for positions, critiquing and editing your resume, and attending seemingly countless job fairs, it can be frustrating when you feel like handing over that piece of paper to a potential employer or HR staff is a dead end.  While you don’t get to see what goes on beyond the resume,…

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We Hire Local: How PHR Supports Polk County Residents

Here on the PHR Staffing Solutions blog, we have posted about various career fairs, and our participation in them, and we’ve explained how important these events are to both our business, and to local candidates searching for the perfect job.  This past Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 15th and 16th, we were privileged to partner with Career Source Polk for job…

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Proud to Support Our Lakeland Community

This week, PHR Staffing Solutions was proud to play a part in our local Lakeland community by participating in SuitUp!, an event hosted by the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce where local college graduates could mingle with local businesses and fill out applications, learn more about potential jobs, etc. PHR values these types of gatherings, because we truly value our home…

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Faux Pas Fails: Mistakes to Avoid on Your Job Hunt

If you are on the hunt for a new job, chances are you’ve spent time looking into ways to impress a new boss, how to “snag” the best employment offers, or how to get noticed by the HR staff.  However, something equally important to focus on are mistakes to avoid during your search for a new position. Potential employers and/or…

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Naughty or Nice? Checking Your List Twice Before Your Job Hunt

As Christmas approaches this week, you may be gearing up for more than just festivities and gifts.  If you are currently unemployed, Christmas is the time when you are desperately hoping for employment to help cover the additional expenses of the season.  When preparing for your job hunt, it can be difficult to remember the details of preparation, and you…

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