Employers admit rejecting applicants based on online information By Justin Thompson, CareerBuilder Writer A new study released by online reputation manager Reppler revealed that 91 percent of recruiters screen applicants via social networks, with 76 percent reporting that they view a candidate’s Facebook profile. With the pending implementation of the new timeline profiles, candidates are probably […]
By Kaitlin Madden, CareerBuilder Writer There’s no question that job searching gets harder after 50. Although age discrimination is illegal, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. Many employers have preconceived notions about older workers. Among the most common: Their salaries are high, their energy is low and they’re not up-to-date on the latest technologies. “Recruiters and […]
Can I Dock Employees for Inclement Weather Days? By Michael Kelsheimer As winter approaches and those of us in the Dallas area wonder if we are in for a repeat of last year’s snow storms, employers may start thinking about those days they probably had to close around the time of the Superbowl. They may […]
Insomnia, the most common sleep complaint among Americans, means “no sleep” in Latin. And as the definition implies, people with insomnia may not only have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, they may also not feel refreshed or restored upon waking. It’s an extremely common problem, with up to 40% of Americans suffering symptoms of […]
Please join us in wishing Angela a very Happy Birthday! Angela is a Staffing Coordinator for Burnett’s Staffing in our Las Colinas Office and as you can see, she is busy at work! Angela is a fabulous woman and a great friend and collegue and we wish her another successful and productive year with us! Special wishes Angela from your Burnett’s Staffing […]
Please join us in wishing Jade a Happy Birthday. Jade is a Staffing Coordinator for Burnett’s Staffing in our Las Colinas Office and we wish her a successful year with us! Special wishes Jade from your Burnett’s Staffing family!
Everyday we are exposed to an abundance of toxins. The body has the innate ability to detoxify, however, it struggles to keep up the demands of detoxification due to the multitude of toxins encountered on a daily basis. Among these toxins are daily consumption of processed foods, fast foods, medications, cleaning products, solvents, many environmental […]
By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Still gunning for that corner office? First you’ve got to learn how to work in your company’s cubicle farm. Not sure how to navigate the unspoken rules to be the perfect cubicle dweller? Here, experts weigh in on the 10 commandments: Focus and refocus Because of the possibility for constant […]
We’ve all pondered quitting our jobs. But unfortunately, for many people the choice is not that easy. After all, having a job means earning a paycheck. But what if that paycheck barely pays enough to cover your bills and expenses? It’s common for workers to think they aren’t paid enough and for various reasons, says […]
We are overjoyed to share the news… In a private ceremony on Friday, October 14th, Heather and her sweetheart Lance joined their lives together in marriage. Heather works in Business Development for Burnett’s Staffing, Inc. and we wish Heather and Lance our very best as they begin their journey together. Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Lance Allred!
Are you tired and hungry all the time…and gaining weight like crazy? Could you be starving yourself to death eating too much while over exhausted? What might really be going on…plus 7 foods that help you gain energy! Follow this link to read the full article by Rhonda A. McKinney, Certified Nutritionist: http://articles.healthrealizations.com/HealthySolutions/2011/10/17/Are-You-Tired-and-Hungry-All-the-Time.aspx www.healthysolutionstoday.com
Congratulations to Louzatic – one of our many dedicated candidates! Recently, Louzatic completed her Temp-to-Hire assignment and was hired as full time employee! Another successful match was made through Burnett’s Staffing, which is always cause to celebrate, so Rita stopped by to see Louzatic to present her with a “shining star”! The entire staff would like to thank this client for giving us […]
A key rule in Writing 101 is that a writer should show, not tell. Don’t say, “She looked sad.” Describe your main character performing an action or speaking dialogue that proves to the reader how sad your protagonist is. Admittedly, workplace advice often fails to live up to this guideline. You have undoubtedly read the […]
Congratulations to Candace – one of our many dedicated candidates! Candace completed her Temp-to-Hire assignment and was hired as a full time employee! Another successful match was made through Burnett’s which is always cause to celebrate, so Melissa met up with Candace to present her with a “shining star”! The entire staff would like to thank this client for giving us […]
5 Tips for Quitting With Class It seems like the unofficial employment motto of the past two years has been, “Any job is a good job.” But with the job market finally starting to show signs of a recovery, more workers are finding themselves ready to leave their current positions in favor of something better […]