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How to Grow Your Dallas-Fort Worth Company Through Staffing

How to Grow Your Dallas-Fort Worth Company Through Staffing

As the economy revs up once again, companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and throughout Texas are looking for ways to expand their client base, increase revenues, and grow.  While most companies are considering the usual routes for growth, fewer have realizes the power of strategic staffing in sustainable business growth – giving companies that […]

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How to Build a Relationship (Not Just a Contract) With Your Staffing Partner

How to Build a Relationship (Not Just a Contract) With Your Staffing Partner

Many companies turn to staffing firms to help them find better candidates, supply temporary staff on short notice, or improve their hiring strategies.  Asking your staffing firm to take many recruitment tasks off your plate isn’t unusual: it’s what good staffing partners do. But the more you pursue a professional relationship with your staffing firm, […]

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Five Easy Career Adjustments That Will Propel You to Success

Five Easy Career Adjustments That Will Propel You to Success

Gone are the days when professionals could merely connect with a company and trust that their careers would expand and grow along with the business.  Today, every professional who wants to maximize their career satisfaction must take matters into their own hands. This is good news!  It means that how you define “success” is largely […]

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Managing Through Team Conflicts

Managing Through Team Conflicts

Many managers see conflict resolution as an aggravating chore, one that stands in the way of their “real” goals.  But when team conflicts are handled effectively, they can result in better communication, greater team bonding, and increased motivation and productivity.  In other words, if the “real” job is meeting the business’s goals, conflict resolution isn’t […]

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2015 Guide to Creating a Successful Staffing Strategy

2015 Guide to Creating a Successful Staffing Strategy

While many Texas companies are thinking short term, the benefits of finding even a few hours now to plan for your company’s staffing needs in 2015 will pay off big.  Here’s how: Why Do We Need a Staffing Strategy? Imagine a business that fails to manage its supply chain.  It’s not going to last long […]

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Job Interview? Three Ways to Convey Enthusiasm and Passion

Job Interview? Three Ways to Convey Enthusiasm and Passion

If you’ve been invited to a job interview, chances are good that you have the skills, education, and experience needed to do well in the position.  The other candidates can probably boast skill sets and experience similar to your own. It’s important to illustrate your accomplishments in the interview, and how your skills helped you […]

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Why You Should Consider Hiring Overqualified Talent

Why You Should Consider Hiring Overqualified Talent

Every hiring manager has seen it: a resume from a highly experienced, thoroughly skilled, and highly driven candidate…who is applying for a job several steps below his or her current qualifications. While it’s easy to dismiss such candidates as “overqualified” and pass them by, doing so might be the worst candidate decision you make in […]

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How to Stay Motivated During a Holiday Job Search

How to Stay Motivated During a Holiday Job Search

The holidays are nearly here, and it’s time to relax, enjoy time with loved ones, and maybe even open a few gifts.  With all the holiday cheer in the air, it’s easy to decide you’ll lay your job search aside and pick it up in the new year – but the easy decision isn’t the […]

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Four Soft Skills to Look For When Hiring Leaders

Four Soft Skills to Look For When Hiring Leaders

Companies thrive when they have the people they need in every position, from front-line work to leadership.  But the practical skills that make an employee great “in the field” don’t always make the same employee a great leader. Here are four soft skills to look for when it’s time to hire for a management or […]

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Six Career Rules to Live by While Working a Temporary Job

Six Career Rules to Live by While Working a Temporary Job

Many Texans take temporary jobs to learn new skills, get a “foot in the door” with a top employer, or simply to pay the bills while planning their next long-term career move.  Don’t be tempted to treat a temporary job as disposable: with the right focus on your career planning, a temp job can lead […]

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Are You Having the Wrong People Interview Your Candidates?

Are You Having the Wrong People Interview Your Candidates?

Few companies realize that finding the right candidates for a job is only half the battle.  The other half is in choosing the right employees to interview them. Just as having the wrong candidate appear in an interview can be a time-wasting disaster, so can choosing the wrong people to carry out those interviews.  Who […]

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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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