Decking the Halls (or Your Cubicle) This Holiday Season

Decking the Halls (or Your Cubicle) This Holiday Season

With Christmas following so closely on the heels of Thanksgiving this year, many people are already diving into the holiday spirit early, and part of celebrating this time of year is decorating your space! From putting up the family Christmas tree, to blowing out your entire home (or your apartment patio) with lights, surrounding yourself with sights of the season…

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Admin Assistant 101: Tips for Landing The Job

Here at PHR Staffing Solutions, we hire for companies of all kinds, which means we are continually looking for applicants with a wide variety of skill sets. However, one of the most popular office-environment jobs we receive from employers is that for an administrative assistant (or a similar position) so we’ve learned a thing or two about what makes the…

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Business: How the Upcoming Holidays Can Boost Your Career

So, who’s coming down from the post-Halloween candy crash today and dreading the day ahead? If you’re like most, the day after Halloween (and it’s trick-or-treating madness) doesn’t just affect your kids…it takes a toll on us adults as well. Not only were bedtimes thrown off, sugar levels off the charts, and the morning school routine 100x harder than usual,…

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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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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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From College to Career: Tips on Dressing Your Best for Your First Ever Interview

Stepping out into the working world as an adult is an exciting time, so congratulations on making it to this point in your life! Whether you’re coming straight out of high school and hitting the career path, or you’re a recent graduate who is ready to land your first big job, going through the job search and interview process can…

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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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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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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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Interview 101: Know Before You Go

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, finding out that you passed the initial round of resume inspections and are heading toward an interview, it’s easy to feel like you’re in the clear. Realty is, you’re not. The interview is where the “rubber meets the road” and employers, HR staff, and anyone else included in the process will…

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