Want Better Applicants? A Hiring Agency Could Be The Answer

Want Better Applicants? A Hiring Agency Could Be The Answer

When you have a vacancy in your staff, your immediate response is most likely to put together a general job description and list of desired qualifications. Then you need to sit down and post it to public platforms, put up hard copies at local businesses, or place an advertisement in a paper or publication that reaches potential employees in your area. While…

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Furloughs and Your Career: Things to Consider During a Temporary Layoff

As COVID-19 has spread across the US and required the shutdown of all businesses for varying periods of time, many employees are finding themselves temporarily furloughed or let go altogether. For those who are let go, the answer for what to do next is clear: get out and find another job. For those who are furloughed though, it’s a little more hazy….

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Briefcase Checklist…Pandemic Style!

With COVID-19 upending many of our normal practices in life and changing the way we do work, school, and even grocery shopping, it’s no wonder that people are questioning what interviews will look like now that business are reopening and are already to hire again. We thought it would be fun to think about what an in-person interview might look like following the…

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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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Staffing Agency Q&A: We Answer What You Want to Know

When people imagine a staffing agency (both employees and employers) they often have the wrong idea about what we do, or don’t fully understand how we can help them find a job more quickly and more efficiently. We understand it can be intimidating and a bit nerve-wracking to turn your career search, or your search for a new employee in…

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Temp to Long-Term: How Temporary Positions Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

Temp jobs certainly have their place in the world of employment, but most applicants assume they are just for those who need a secondary (or third) job for extra income, or for those who are “transient” and don’t desire a long-term commitment when it comes to their work. This means that many job hunters pass over temp opportunities, opting instead…

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Resumes: Personal Information, Qualifications, and The Rest Is History (Literally)

Resume composition is a huge part of the job hunt and hiring process, since it’s essentially your “business card” for potential employers, showing them how to contact you, what you offer, and how you can be a benefit to them with your qualifications and skills. We all know that a business card must be well put together, organized, eye-catching, and,…

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Playing Fair: PHR Wants to Come to YOUR Job Fair

Job fairs and expos are common at local colleges, or in residential neighborhoods, here in the Central Florida area.  Now that October is here, college graduates who will finish their degree program at the end of this semester are actively searching for employment and/or internship opportunities. Additionally, employers in a variety of fields seek to “bulk up” their staff during…

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Make Your Job Hunt a Team Effort with PHR Staffing Solutions

With quality applicants graduating each year, and young “up-and-coming” professionals saturating the market, 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, and it can be frustrating for someone who is seeking work but keeps falling a step behind and losing out on opportunities….

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The Downside of DIY: Why Outsourcing Your Hiring Is Best

The DIY movement is popular in just about every area, from home decor to haircuts. While some are better ideas than others, we agree that doing things yourself can sometimes save you money, time, and offer customizability that hiring someone else might not. HOWEVER, this is not the case when it comes to hiring for your business. Staffing an opening,…

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