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Want a Management Position? How to Get Your Career on the Right Path

Want a Management Position? How to Get Your Career on the Right Path

With several years’ experience behind you and positive performance reviews at every turn, you may be thinking that it’s time to take the next step: into a management position.  You may even feel as if you have more than earned this promotion and wonder why your boss doesn’t seem to see things the same way ...

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Why (and How!) to Cross-Train Your Teams

Why (and How!) to Cross-Train Your Teams

Training your employees in their primary job functions and keeping them up to date consumes a lot of resources – in both time and revenue. Is it really worth the effort to cross train them in other roles and capabilities? What are the Advantages of Cross-Training? Build a team culture. When everyone truly understands each ...

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You Made a Mistake in a Job Interview – How to Overcome it and Still Get the Job!

You Made a Mistake in a Job Interview – How to Overcome it and Still Get the Job!

Even when you’ve fully prepared for an interview, nervousness, or a curveball question, can get the best of you. Can you recover from an interview mistake and go on to win the job? Apologize right away. If you catch yourself at the time, address your error immediately.  It’s easy to misspeak when you are under ...

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Growing Pains – Building a Great Talent Team Fast.

Growing Pains – Building a Great Talent Team Fast.

If your business is experiencing unexpected or sudden growth, you’re probably very happy. But what if you start experiencing growing pains? If you’re understaffed but business keeps ramping up, you may be wondering how to keep up with hiring demands. You can build a great team fast if you partner with Burnett’s Staffing. Here’s why: ...

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Empowering Your Employees

Empowering Your Employees

If you’re new to supervising employees, one of the easiest traps that you can fall into is micromanagement. Fears about your employees making mistakes or underperforming can make you feel out of control. A common reaction to this is to keep a closer eye on everyone you’re supervising. A micromanaging boss constantly checks in, or ...

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Ramp Up Your Autumn Job Search

Ramp Up Your Autumn Job Search

Businesses that slowed down over the summer are gearing up for the busy holiday season, and they’re looking to hire now. Are you ready? Even if you’ve already spent some time on the job search basics, there’s more you can do. Here are the next steps to take to ensure that you’re in a great ...

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Building Your Personal Brand on Social Media

Building Your Personal Brand on Social Media

We live in an age where it’s almost a guarantee that potential employers will Google you once your resume hits their desks. This is why it’s crucial for job seekers to have a professional online presence. What’s the best way to build an online presence? By thinking about yourself as a product. Employers are your ...

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Networking: It’s Not Just for Job Seekers and Sales People

Networking: It’s Not Just for Job Seekers and Sales People

In the business world, networking is often emphasized as a way to find job or sales opportunities. While it’s true that networking is a great way to find a new position or a new customer, it has other benefits, too. Having a strong network can bolster your career even if you plan on staying in ...

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Five Telltale Signs that an Employee is Thinking About Quitting.

Five Telltale Signs that an Employee is Thinking About Quitting.

If you’re in charge of hiring, it’s natural to worry about turnover. It takes time, energy, and resources to replace an employee, so it makes sense to keep the ones you have as happy as possible. But what do you do if you think one of your employees may be about to quit? It’s not ...

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Is Your Temp-to-Hire Candidate a Keeper?

Is Your Temp-to-Hire Candidate a Keeper?

One of the benefits of using temp-to-hire workers is that you have an opportunity to observe a candidate on the job before you make a final decision. If someone isn’t a good fit in the position, you have no obligation to keep them on. But how do you know if you have someone worth keeping? ...

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