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9 Tips for Finding a Job After College Graduation

9 Tips for Finding a Job After College Graduation

College graduation is an exciting time for graduates. If you’re looking for a new job after college in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, here is your quick-start guide to getting it right: Look further than your college’s career services office. Career services is a great resource – but they’re not the only one out there. Use […]

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Social Media: The NEW Resume

Social Media: The NEW Resume

Are you on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Instagram? Good! Move over resume! Here comes social media. I recently met with a hiring manager who screens all applicants on social media sites prior to inviting a candidate for an interview. Her priority is to “make sure they are a good fit for our company culture.” What […]

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3 Ways to Avoid Losing Job Candidates

3 Ways to Avoid Losing Job Candidates

“I changed my mind.” -Potential Hire Picture this: Your top candidate accepts the job offer, asks how they can prepare for onboarding and announces their excitement about the start date – only to call you two days later.  “I changed my mind,” your candidate says.  “I won’t be starting next week after all.” Sound nightmarish?  […]

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3 Ways Millennials Can Use Their Generation To Their Advantage

3 Ways Millennials Can Use Their Generation To Their Advantage

3 Ways Millennials Can Use Their Generation To Their Advantage Millennials have acquired a reputation in the work world for being “lazy” and “entitled” – but this reputation is largely based on rumor, not fact. On the flip side, millennials have a passion, curiosity and drive that previous generations are thought to lack. Here’s how […]

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How to Ace a Phone Interview

How to Ace a Phone Interview

4 Ways To Ace Your Phone Interview Phone interviews are commonly used by companies that want to screen applicants by talking to them before investing the time in an in-person visit.  This makes the phone interview a hurdle you must clear before moving on in the hiring process. Here are some of the best ways to […]

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10 Quick Tips for Recruiting IT Talent

10 Quick Tips for Recruiting IT Talent

Technical Recruiting Tips As the economy rebounds, finding top IT talent has become tougher than ever.  Here are ten easy ways to recruit the IT staff you need without blowing your budget: 1. Look in the Right Places Where do IT professionals seek work? Studies indicate that nearly all of them check job boards as […]

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5 Steps to Work Towards a Management Position

5 Steps to Work Towards a Management Position

Steps to Help You Work Towards a Management Position Want to work your way into a management or leadership position? Climbing the corporate ladder can be tough, especially if you intend to do it quickly.  But it can also be highly rewarding and provide the kinds of challenges that make it worth showing up to […]

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5 Traits That Your Best Employee Should Possess

5 Traits That Your Best Employee Should Possess

5 Traits Your Best Employee Should Possess Every hiring manager wants to find high-performing employees – but not every hiring manager knows what questions to ask in order to identify the candidates most likely to perform well on the job.  Here are five traits your best employee should possess (and five traits to look for […]

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Our Core Values

Our Core Values

The Core Values of Burnett’s Staffing Our core values are our beliefs that guide us, wholeheartedly, in everything that we do. We challenge each other to go above and beyond to the standards of our core values in every aspect of our work.   Serve Others Put others before yourself; the team, the candidates, the clients. […]

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Are You Qualified For A Raise?

Are You Qualified For A Raise?

Are You Qualified For A Raise? You’ve put in a lot of hard work. You’ve gone “above and beyond.” And you’ve watched other people receive raises and promotions and applauded them. Is it your turn? Here are some key questions to ask to assess your own skill set and determine whether it’s time to approach […]

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Dallas-Fort Worth Is Now An Employee’s Market

Dallas-Fort Worth Is Now An Employee’s Market

Dallas-Fort Worth is now an employee’s market. DFW has become a “hot bed” for companies who want to scale and grow their businesses due to the business-friendly climate, area incentives, and recent political moves. Thus, competition for talent has skyrocketed entering 2017 for all companies looking to expand their business. Here are a few tips […]

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Hit the Brakes: 6 Things to Consider Before Taking a Job Offer

Hit the Brakes: 6 Things to Consider Before Taking a Job Offer

Things To Take Into Consideration Before Accepting A Job Offer “We’d like to offer you the job.” These words make most job seekers sigh with relief.  All your hours of fine-tuning resumes, researching companies and writing thank-you notes have finally paid off.  But it’s not the time to relax just yet. Now that you have […]

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6 Tips for Choosing the Right Career Path in IT

6 Tips for Choosing the Right Career Path in IT

Choosing the Right Career Path in IT You’re considering a job in the information technology (IT) industry. You like computers, you love solving problems and you’re passionate about working in an ever-growing field that supports nearly every business endeavor. But which IT career is right for you? Here are six ways to narrow down your […]

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How to Rehire Talent That Slipped Away

How to Rehire Talent That Slipped Away

How to Rehire Talent That Slipped Away Every hiring manager has them; the outstanding candidates that should have been members of your team, but slipped away from the hiring process. Or the talented team members who left your organization for another opportunity, but who you would rehire on the spot – if only you could. […]

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The 8 Things to Leave OFF Your Resume

The 8 Things to Leave OFF Your Resume

8 Things to Remove From Your Resume Your resume provides a “snapshot” of the skills, experience, and accomplishments that mean the most to a hiring manager. So it’s important to stay focused – and cut out anything that doesn’t show how you are the best candidate for this job. Here are eight things to leave […]

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