Happy Halloween for EVERYbody: Three Ways to Make Halloween More Inclusive This Season

Happy Halloween for EVERYbody: Three Ways to Make Halloween More Inclusive This Season

Halloween is just a couple of weeks away. Kids (and adults) are picking out the perfect costume and preparing for lots of fun, and PLENTY of candy. While some families will still be participating in traditional trick-or-treating in nearby neighborhoods, other families here in Polk County might not yet feel comfortable going out in droves to take part. What’s more,…

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Simple Tricks to Get Moving This Summer: Staying Healthy with A Busy Schedule

We’ve all been stuck in the rut of knowing we need exercise and feeling the “blahs” that come when we don’t move our bodies, but staring down a full calendar and busy work days with NO time for a gym membership or home workout. These ruts aren’t easily broken, especially in a year where getting back into the swing of…

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New Home, New Career: PHR Staffing Solutions Welcomes You to Florida

A move to a new place can be exciting, but it can also be stressful and is certainly busy. Managing the transition from one home to another can take a lot of time and effort, and simply getting your new house set up and functional for daily life is a long process on its own. If you are adding a…

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Make Moments Count: Using Your Free Time Wisely

Fall is not far off (even though it doesn’t feel like it right now!), and the time of year when festivities and fun usually begin is upon us. Halloween will be looming on the calendar, closely followed by Thanksgiving and then, suddenly, it’s Christmas! If you are currently unemployed though, you might be wondering “what’s next?” for you and your…

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Fall and Feeling Your Best: How to Prepare for The Coming Cold and Flu Season Amidst COVID-19

As we prepare to head into Fall, parents are usually preparing themselves for the horde of colds and sickness that will come into their home from their school-aged kids. School (or daycare) is associated with sickness, which would leave many people who don’t have kids in school feeling pretty safe about their health this season. The workplace too can be risky when it…

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Partner with PHR: Hiring Made Simple

With recent layoffs, colleges continuing to send out fresh graduates, and young people suddenly leaving athletic dreams for the work force, Many job markets are quickly becoming saturated. Job hunting can seem overwhelming since there is significant competition for each position you go after. There are often lines of candidates for each opening due to COVID, and it can be…

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Resume Refresher: 3 Ways to Make Your Resume The Best It Can Be

Whether you’ve been on the job hunt for months on end, or are just starting out due to recent layoffs, chances are your resume is at the forefront of your mind right now. After all, it’s your primary means of communication (initially) with potential employers, and you want to make a good impression. It’s easy though for a resume to…

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Healthy Habits and Your Job Hunt: The Two Can Coexist

A season of unemployment often means stress, and when you’re stressed, it’s easy to hyperfocus on the task at hand (finding a job and getting paid) and let everything else slide. However, forgetting basic self-care and letting go of healthy habits could actually hurt your job search in the long run, as you’ll burn out quickly, and won’t be able to offer…

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What About Our Teachers? Thoughts About the 2020-2021 School Year and What It Means for Educators

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve lauded the first responders and those who are fighting on the front lines for our health and well being. It’s important to recognize a group of those “responders” individually though, since they have truly gone about and beyond their calling and much of their training to provide for the very youngest in…

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Freedom for a Day: Could Taking Off for 4th of July Hurt Your Job Search?

Are you actively looking for employment? Then you already know, every application, resume send-off, and interview matters. Competition is high in the current job market following many layoffs due to COVID-19, and employers have the benefit of being very selective when hiring for openings in their staff right now. We understand that the job hunt and application process is long,…

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