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Reward Your Employees Now, Not Later

Reward Your Employees Now, Not Later

Your employees are doing great work.  You know that rewarding them helps reinforce their understanding of what “great work” is, and it encourages them to do more of it.  But when should you hand out those rewards? Research indicates the more closely praise and recognition follow on an achievement, the more motivating they are.  When […]

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8 Simple Reasons Why You Should Hire an Extrovert

8 Simple Reasons Why You Should Hire an Extrovert

It’s estimated that 50-70% of the American population are extroverts. So, whether you’re looking to hire an extrovert or not, it’s likely that the next interviewee, who sits wide-eyed across your desk, is an extrovert—and that’s not a bad thing! In fact, it could be a very good thing. Did you know that 96% of […]

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Making Yourself Indispensable: How To Turn A Temp Job Into Permanent Placement

Making Yourself Indispensable: How To Turn A Temp Job Into Permanent Placement

During the average week, more than 3 million temporary and contract employees work thanks to job placement agencies throughout the nation. But while the average staffing company may help you find temp jobs, a lot of people have their eyes on more permanent placement opportunities. Your job agency will likely be on the lookout for […]

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In-Demand Administrative And Office Positions To Aim For In 2017-2020

In-Demand Administrative And Office Positions To Aim For In 2017-2020

As the economy continues to grow and consumer needs change, industries will grow and change right along with them. If you’re looking for an administrative or other type of office position, you’re in luck; these fields have a positive outlook over the next few years. Approximately 46% of HR professionals say retention is their greatest […]

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How To Improve Your Hiring Process (And Make It Less Stressful For Everyone)

How To Improve Your Hiring Process (And Make It Less Stressful For Everyone)

Although many businesses take steps to improve employee retention, the fact is that you may soon find yourself needing to hire new individuals to fill vacancies. This process can seem never-ending, and for both employer and employee alike, it can often feel both tedious and stressful. However, there are ways to make the hiring process […]

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The Sound of Silence: Why You Should Hire An Introvert

The Sound of Silence: Why You Should Hire An Introvert

2017 is coming to a close and still a cloud composed of unfounded misconceptions, behavior myths, and all-around poignant negativity hangs over the heads of introverts like a noxious, suffocating gas. To be exact, this incredibly dated way of thinking surrounds an introvert in many facets of waking life. But if we, like resolute photographers, […]

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Why Employee Recognition And Retention Go Hand-In-Hand

Why Employee Recognition And Retention Go Hand-In-Hand

Employee turnover is a major problem for businesses both large and small. While working with employment agencies can ensure those gaps are filled by highly qualified candidates, a staffing agency won’t necessarily convince an employee to stay at a company once they’re hired. That’s why businesses need to be proactive about keeping great employees within […]

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Dealing With Long-Term Unemployment? Follow These Tips For Job Seekers

Dealing With Long-Term Unemployment? Follow These Tips For Job Seekers

Around 57% of organizations view employee retention as being a problem. Whether it’s due to a poor company culture or a bad fit, you may find yourself without a job for a substantial amount of time. For a highly qualified and proactive professional, being unemployed for even a short time can be tough. But if […]

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Why We Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Why We Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Meet Debbie, our Accounting Manager who has loyally been with Burnett’s Staffing since 2006. In 1988, Debbie noticed an abnormal lump on her left breast. She went to her doctor who then performed a biopsy by cutting directly into her chest moments later. It was confirmed; the lump was indeed cancerous, breast cancer. That same […]

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5 Tips To Help You Ace Your Temp Agency Interview

5 Tips To Help You Ace Your Temp Agency Interview

Employee turnover results in $11 billion losses every year. While that’s not such good news for businesses, it does provide job seekers with an opportunity to land permanent and temp jobs — providing you know how to impress your staffing agency during the interview process. Interviews can be extremely intimidating, and the truth is that […]

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Burnett’s Staffing Wins the 2017 ASA Genius Grand Award

Burnett’s Staffing Wins the 2017 ASA Genius Grand Award

Burnett’s Staffing Wins the 2017 American Staffing Association Genius Grand Award DALLAS – September 29, 2017 – The American Staffing Association announced Burnett’s Staffing as a recipient of the 2017 ASA Genius Grand Award, honoring staffing firms with the best communications programs. The 2017 ASA Genius Awards recognizes staffing agencies for outstanding marketing, advertising, multimedia, and […]

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8 Signs That It Might Be Time to Quit Your Job

8 Signs That It Might Be Time to Quit Your Job

The very fact that you’re thinking about quitting your job might be evidence alone to do so, but what might be influencing your thoughts—and, ultimately, what might have you thinking it’s time to move on? Like any relationship, quitting isn’t easy, especially when you’ve worked at a particular job for so long and have built […]

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Finding The Right Job For You: Why Demand Matters To Staffing Agencies

Finding The Right Job For You: Why Demand Matters To Staffing Agencies

As an employer, one of the biggest challenges when it comes to hiring is finding a candidate that not only fits the job description but also fits the company. Within the first 45 days of being hired, up to 22% of employees will leave their jobs. This creates a high turnover for businesses, which causes […]

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Looking For Temp Work? Your New Employer Will Look For These Qualities

Looking For Temp Work? Your New Employer Will Look For These Qualities

In many sectors, companies are exploring less traditional forms of employment setups. From telecommuting to temp jobs, workers are also looking for more flexibility. And if you want to be more attractive to these kinds of employers, then working with staffing companies can help ensure you’re prepared. When you’re on the hunt for temp jobs, […]

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Resume Buzzwords to Avoid: Delete These Keywords and Phrases

Resume Buzzwords to Avoid: Delete These Keywords and Phrases

It might be acceptable for Shakespeare to speak in platitudes, but you’re not Shakespeare (we don’t think so, anyway) and your resume isn’t a play or sonnet (although it would be interesting if it were). As such, it’s important to stay clear of overstated, overrated, and overused resume buzzwords. Avoiding common resume keywords and phrases […]

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