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4 Ways to Use Social Media to Advance Your Career

4 Ways to Use Social Media to Advance Your Career

Social Media and Career Advancement Social media is one of the driving forces of the internet in the 21st century – and it can become a driving force in your career advancement and development as well.  Here’s how to use the biggest social media platforms to advance your career: Connect with the top people in […]

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Advice on How to Manage a Team of Diverse Talent

Advice on How to Manage a Team of Diverse Talent

3 Tips for Managing a Diverse Team Diverse individuals on the same team mean a range of backgrounds, education, and experiences that can mean fresh perspectives, great ideas, and the flexibility to respond creatively to business challenges.  This mix can also mean conflict, however, especially if a manager is unused to thinking from the varying […]

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Should I Take a Seasonal Job This Summer? The Pros and Cons

Should I Take a Seasonal Job This Summer? The Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons of Seasonal Jobs Whether you’re a full-time job seeker or a college student contemplating how you’ll spend your summer months, the question “should I take a seasonal job this summer?” probably looms large in your mind. If you’re still wondering how to answer that question, here are the pros and cons of […]

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From Temporary Employee to Senior Vice President

From Temporary Employee to Senior Vice President

Burnett’s Temp Climbs Corporate Ladder to Become SVP Global Risk Success Stories | Benjamin Goforth In 1999, Benjamin Goforth, a recent high school graduate, found himself seeking employment. Although lacking professional experience, he was eager to enter the workforce. Benjamin sought out Burnett’s Staffing to help him in his search for professional employment. Upon completing […]

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5 Tips for Launching an Internship Program for Your Company

5 Tips for Launching an Internship Program for Your Company

An internship program can bring huge benefits to businesses in the technical fields. They help increase productivity, provide a sense of “giving back” that boosts morale, and allow businesses to develop relationships with promising students or recent graduates that can improve recruitment. Although starting an internship program can seem daunting, it’s no more difficult than […]

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Land Your Dream Job With This One Technique

Land Your Dream Job With This One Technique

Land Your Dream Job by Filming a Video Resume Hundreds of resumes pour in when a top company posts their latest job opening. Finding a creative way to get your foot in the door and set yourself apart from the competition is essential. I’m talking about a video resume. A video resume is simply a short introduction of yourself […]

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Networking Advice for the Naturally Introverted Person

Networking Advice for the Naturally Introverted Person

Networking Advice & Tips For Introverts About one in every four people is a natural introvert.  Contrary to popular belief, introverts aren’t shy, and they don’t hate people.  They just find their energy drained by interacting with people and restored by time alone. If this is you, networking might sound exhausting.  But it doesn’t have […]

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Leveraging Video to Attract Top Talent

Leveraging Video to Attract Top Talent

Technology has changed the way we do business in just a few short years – and the best candidates are riding the very front of the wave.  So are the best companies.  Using tools like video interviews or video resumes can help you reduce hiring costs, shorten the hiring process, and choose the best candidate […]

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Retain Your Best Workers for Top Business Performance

Retain Your Best Workers for Top Business Performance

Top performance means that your business’s goals, resources, and staff productivity need to stay aligned – every day.  And keeping staff productive and motivated means building a strong team, in which team members know they can rely on one another to “stick it out” through even the toughest moments. As a result, few things can […]

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The Secrets to a Long and Prosperous IT Career

The Secrets to a Long and Prosperous IT Career

Successful technical careers don’t happen by accident. They are planned by professionals who understand the fast-changing pace of their field and the factors that influence its growth and development. To plan your own IT career, keep these tips in mind: Get ready to play the game. “Gamification” is the rising buzzword in tech recruiting.  The […]

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Are Staffing Discounts Too Good To Be True?

Are Staffing Discounts Too Good To Be True?

You Get What You Pay For Who doesn’t enjoy bragging to friend about a good deal? However, have you asked yourself, how did I get such a good deal? Before jumping on a discounted rate, it’s important to understand why it’s a “deal” in the first place. Is the food close to expiration? Is this […]

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Get Back in Control! Time Management Tips for Busy Managers

Get Back in Control! Time Management Tips for Busy Managers

For most managers, the most precious resource they handle isn’t their people or their budget.  It’s their time.  If you’re struggling to manage your time well, try implementing these time management tips: Put everything you do on your calendar. Chances are you already schedule things like meetings. To take control of your time, go one […]

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4 Job Search Secrets

4 Job Search Secrets

Job Search Secrets: Be a Go-Getter, and Go Get That Job! A desirable job opening just became available, your heart flutters at the thought of a job with THIS company! So, duh, you apply! Resumes flood by the hundreds into the hiring department. Resumes stack up in piles waiting to be sorted through. You are […]

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7 Tips for a Powerful Financial Resume

7 Tips for a Powerful Financial Resume

Good resumes stand out from the rest of the pile.  They put the candidate’s best qualities front and center without resorting to clichés or overused buzzwords.  They’re not easy to build – but they’re essential for demonstrating your best value to a potential employer. Here are seven tips for ensuring that your resume makes it […]

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The Non-Techie Guide to Hiring Technical Talent

The Non-Techie Guide to Hiring Technical Talent

It’s a tough challenge: To move to the next level, your company needs an in-house IT specialist or other tech professionals.  You’re in charge of finding the right person, but you lack a tech background yourself. How do you hire qualified technical talent without the professional network or on-the-job experience to connect with and evaluate […]

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