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

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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Pre-Interview Prep: Make An Impression Over The Phone

When applying for a job, many applicants believe that making it through the initial round of resume evaluations will get you into an interview and you’ll have a high chance of landing the job. No need to think about anything beyond prepping for that interview, right? Not exactly. Many companies are now using a “pre-interview” or qualifying technique over the…

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Virtual Job Applications and How They Benefit You

With much of the world still operating on a virtual basis right now, it’s no surprise that many job applicants are questioning how this will affect them searching for, and being hired for a position. Businesses are slowly opening their doors again but while customers and patrons might be trickling through (following all regulations of course), business owners are still…

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Follow Up Faux Pas: How to Handle The Weeks Following Your Interview

When the time comes for a job interview, there are plenty of ways you can feel prepared. Practicing responses for common interview questions, researching information relevant to the position at hand, and perfecting your professional appearance give you confidence as you walk into the HR office (or sign into your Zoom interview) and give you a great shot at making…

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A Time for Everything: Can When You Apply for A Job Affect If You Get It?

When it comes to getting hired, the application and interview process is intimidating to say the least. Between making yourself looking as good as possible on paper and trying to prepare yourself for an interview by phone or in person, you likely haven’t thought about when you’re sending in those applications and resumes, right? Most applicants don’t, and what’s more,…

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Rainbow Hair? You Should Care: How Unusual Hair Color (and Other Alterations to Your Appearance) Affect Your Career

Are you considering that unicorn hair dye option from your local salon? Or perhaps a new tattoo is how you’re considering kicking off a new year? You might want to think twice if you’re in the middle of a job search and hoping to get hired. While it’s true that one’s appearance does not affect their performance or how well…

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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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Halloween on A Budget: Cutting Back on Spending, Not on Fun

Do you include Halloween in your list when asked about major holidays? How do you categorize a holiday as major? For many, spending is a huge factor in whether or not a holiday is considered one of the “biggies” or just a blip on the calendar. While perhaps not as huge as Christmas or Valentine’s Day when it comes to…

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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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