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

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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Can Taking a Break Put the Brakes on Getting Hired?

When on the hunt for employment, every application, resume send-off, and interview matters. Competition is high in the current job market, and employers have the benefit of being very selective when hiring for openings in their staff. We understand though that the job hunt and application process is long and hard, and can be very draining, and it’s easy to…

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Employee Morale and Connection: How to Develop Unity and Team Spirit Among Your Staff

As an employer, running your business takes much of your time, energy and resources. Once you’ve filled your staffing needs, it can be easy to sit back and manage from a distance, only stepping in when things go awry, or when assistance is needed with a project or work task. However, a group of employees simply getting through the day…

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Find the Right Fit: Using a Staffing Service When It’s Time to Hire

“Why do I need a staffing agency? Can’t I (or my HR person) take care of hiring for our company?” Many business owners ask this question when approached with the suggestion of outsourcing their hiring for vacancies in their staff. They believe they save money by not paying a staffing agency, and instead, seeking out, interviewing, and hopefully hiring new…

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Living The Night Life: Tips for Night Shift Employees

PHR Staffing Solutions is proud to offer a wide variety of job opportunities to applicants throughout the Polk County area, and that variance includes working hours! From regular nine to five options, to jobs with weekend overtime, we know that your schedule matters and will affect the type of work you can do, and we seek to accommodate that as…

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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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No Degree, No Job: Fact or Fiction? Ways to Get Hired When You Don’t Have College Credentials

If you’ve been on the job hunt any amount of time, you’ve likely come to the conclusion (like many other applicants) that finding a job without a college degree will be next to impossible. But, from a professional staffing agency’s perspective, is this true? Not exactly. While yes, it is harder to find long-lasting, higher-salaried positions without a college degree behind…

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