Are Keywords the “Key” to Launching Your Career?

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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Next Steps: Moving Forward with Your Job Hunt Before, During, and After Spring Break

Who’s enjoying spring Break!? We are, and with just a few short days left to go here in Polk County, we thought it was important to discuss the importance of taking a break, specifically in the midst of a job hunt or career change. While kids come back from spring break rested and refreshed, many parents don’t get that opportunity….

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What Not to Wear: Halloween Office Party Edition

Office parties are a fun way to build a team mentality, boost employee morale, and can actually increase productivity if used as a sort of “incentive” in the days leading up to the celebration. Halloween is a common holiday for office parties, since they bring the entertaining addition of costumes into the mix, and can lead to a variety of…

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Halloween Multitasking: How Trick or Treating Could Help You Get Hired

Trick or treating has long since been a fun pastime for children (and adults) as it offers the opportunity to dress up in costume, and enjoy treats, time with friends, and staying up late. While the candy might seem like the biggest gain of the evening, for parents in the midst of a job search, or those who are considering…

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Playing Fair: PHR Wants to Come to YOUR Job Fair

Job fairs and expos are common at local colleges, or in residential neighborhoods, here in the Central Florida area.  Now that October is here, college graduates who will finish their degree program at the end of this semester are actively searching for employment and/or internship opportunities. Additionally, employers in a variety of fields seek to “bulk up” their staff during…

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Feels like Fall: Seasonal Health and Your Career

Now that we are officially into the “Fall” season (even though it doesn’t feel like such here in Florida) many parents are preparing themselves for the multitude of germs that will come into their home from their school-aged kids. School (or daycare) is associated with high quantities of cold and flu viruses, which would leave people who don’t have kids in school…

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Making Sure You’re HIRED (Even on A Holiday)

Labor Day is a time when we take a break from our jobs, and appreciate those who have contributed their time, efforts, and resources to build our nation into what it is today. For those who are currently unemployed though, Labor Day could be a stinging reminder of what they don’t have. While most of us are enjoying the day…

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New Year, New Career? What Back to School Means for Your Job Hunt

Students are gearing up to head back into the classroom in Polk County, and for unemployed parents, the days will suddenly seem a lot freer (and quieter!). While it can be nice to have a breather every now and then, unemployment when you need a job for income (or simply desire to have something to fill your time) is glaringly obvious…

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Finding Joy in the Job Hunt

As many of us spend today getting back into a normal schedule after yesterday’s fun 4th of July celebrations, it can be easy to feel frustrated or discouraged as you jump back into your job hunt. However, we’d like to offer a bit of a different perspective this year to encourage you in your search for employment. Independence Day as…

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