Finding A Job Is Nothing to Fear: How PHR Makes It Easy

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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Self Care During Your Job Search

Self care, while a common topic in modern society, doesn’t often make its way into the world of unemployment and job searching. When you’re expected to throw yourself into looking for opportunities, filling out applications, tweaking your resume, attending interviews, and basically exhausting all resources to find a new position, little attention is giving to how this affects your physical…

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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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Interview The Interviewer : How to Know When A Staffing Agency Is Right for You

PHR serves businesses throughout the greater Polk County area here in Central Florida. How? We provide quality applicants for business owners that trust us to fill openings within their companies. That means we spend a lot of time going through resumes and applications, conducting interviews, and weeding out individuals who aren’t a good fit for the types of jobs we…

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Florida Businesses and Winter Residents: What You Should Know

Florida is notorious for our significant population of winter-only residents, or “snowbirds” as we fondly refer to them, and as the season shifts from Summer into Fall, we expectantly wait for them to return to the warm sunshine after spending the hot summer away in cooler weather. For many of us, it means welcoming back neighbors, friends, or even family,…

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The Details Matter: Completing an Application and Resume The RIGHT Way

As a staffing agency, PHR is accustomed to seeing a wide variety of both applications and resumes, for jobs of all kinds. Unfortunately, not all of them are equal, and we have often turned away applicants who turned in an incomplete application or improperly written resume that doesn’t fit the position for which they are hoping to interview. We know…

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Back to School for Mom: Continuing Your Education While Balancing Parenthood

School is back in session for Polk County on Monday, and while many moms will be packing lunches, laying out uniforms and loading little ones onto the bus, other moms will be doing all of that and heading back into the classroom themselves. As we’ve mentioned before, one of the best ways to boost your chances of finding a great…

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Back to School: Get More Bang for Your Buck

If you’re currently on the hunt for a job, the looming back to school deadlines can be a stressful time for many reasons. Not only are you under a time crunch with the orientations, daily drop-off/pickup routine, lunch packing, and after-school activities (in addition to your job search), but your budget can also feel the strain. This time of year…

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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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Find Great Staff…and Keep Them! 3 Ways to Boost Staff Retention As An Employer

Employers might have different management styles, company policies, and obviously, business types, but they do all share one major common factor. They all need quality employees with which to staff their business. Having reliable and professional staff is key to running a business well, but finding these types of employees can be difficult at best. The time and resources it…

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