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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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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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Career Pathing: Four Steps to Get Started

Career Pathing: Four Steps to Get Started

If you have career ambitions and you’re in an entry-level job, you may be wondering how to channel that ambition into action. Career pathing is a great way to set goals for the rest of your working life. It simply involves deciding where you want to be at some point in the future, whether that’s […]

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