Now Hiring: Tips for HR Staff

Now Hiring: Tips for HR Staff

We often cover tips for job applicants here on our blog, from what to wear to how to create the perfect resume.  However, we also see the other side of the hiring process, and that involves employers and their HR staff.  PHR understands that finding quality and competent employees is hard work, and narrowing down applicants can be overwhelming and…

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How Your Online Presence Could Be Hurting Your Job Hunt

In our current online age that is ruled by social media, job candidates could be overlooking a serious factor in why they are getting passed over by HR staff and potential employers.  Applicants can take a lot of time putting together the perfect resume, choosing just the right interview outfit, and practicing their handshake and their personal presentation, but if…

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Is Your Resume Spring Break Ready? Tips for Successful Job Hunting While You’re Traveling

Spring Break is right around the corner here in Polk County, and families are gearing up to enjoy vacations both near and far.  These vacations though can be hard for those who are unemployed, especially if their vacation involves traveling.  While the financial strain alone is difficult to handle, the idea of leaving town in the middle of a job…

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Interview Blues: Why Is A Job Interview So Awkward?

If you’re starting out 2017 with a job hunt, or are ready to make a change in your current career status, interviews are likely in your future.  While the searching and application process for positions is difficult, the interview phase is by far the most intimidating for many candidates.  After all, you feel as if you are “on trial” and…

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