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As both a recruiter and an employer, I see a diverse group of applicants come through my door, and there is one trait the most successful all have in common: a firm grasp and display of soft skills. I know you’ve heard the term “soft skills” tossed around the last few years, about how the… Read more »

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The Sandi McCool Champions of Hope is a 5-K, 10-K and half marathon competitive race, 1-mile Spirit Walk and DPF Kids Zone community breast cancer awareness event staged annually by the Southeast Alabama Medical Center Foundation. Each year sponsors, runners, walkers, survivors and their families and friends gather to raise money and awareness about the… Read more »

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Floridian employees who make minimum wage can expect a bump in their paychecks come Jan. 1. The minimum wage for 2018 will be $8.25 per hour, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday. That’s up from $8.10 this year. Minimum wage for tipped employees is also increasing from $5.08 to $5.23 per hour.  

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Our October Expert Spotlight is on a key team member here at Personnel Resources, Mrs. Anna Brooke Phillips! Anna Brooke celebrated her 11 year anniversary with PR last month, and over the past decade she has taken on many different important roles. Payroll, benefits, recruiting, you name it—Anna Brooke has done it all. She is… Read more »

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Floridian employees who make minimum wage can expect a bump in their paychecks come Jan. 1. The minimum wage for 2018 will be $8.25 per hour, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced last Friday. That’s up from $8.10 this year. Minimum wage for tipped employees is also increasing from $5.08 to $5.23 per hour.

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Southeast Worlds of Work – a program of Southeast Alabama Works! On February 21-22, 2018, the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds will be taken over by thousands of 8th-grade students from Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Southeast Alabama Works will be hosting the third annual Southeast Worlds of Work Career Experience; formerly Wiregrass WORKS. This event will… Read more »

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Social media can be an incredible tool to help you land your next position and jumpstart your next career adventure. But, social media can also doom your success if you aren’t using it judiciously because most recruiters go straight to social media to find out who you are online. When I review applications, the first… Read more »

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This week, September 18th – 24th is National Staffing Employee Week and Personnel Resources wants to thank our hard-working employees that make up the staffing industry and make us love our jobs! Did you know? During the course of a year, America’s staffing companies hire nearly 15 million temporary and contract employees Half of staffing… Read more »

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Personnel Resources is always looking for ways to recruit and referrals happen to be one of our favorites. We meet and put to work some of the most outstanding people and being able to reward them makes it a really great day! Our Midwest office recently surprised a loyal employee that has referred several others… Read more »

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In the last quarter of 2016, Personnel Resources was thrilled to open its fifth office in Racine, Wisconsin. PR offers a variety of staffing solutions, from temporary to temp-to-hire to professional placement and is excited for the opportunity to spread its wings further in 2017. Personnel Resources in Racine is located at 6143 Regency West… Read more »