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Facebook Policy Against Sharing Passwords to Block Employers

Facebook Policy Against Sharing Passwords to Block Employers

 By Michael Kelsheimer on March 26th, 2012 Posted in In the News Facebook privacy among employees has been discussed for a long time, but a couple of recent events have brought the issue to the forefront of public discussion.  At the beginning of the month Forbes reported on a lawsuit moving forward in Minnesota against a […]

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Job Descriptions

Job Descriptions

By Michael Kelsheimer on April 1st, 2012 Posted in Handbook Articles Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to:  Every employer, but especially those subject to discrimination laws or who have employees classified as exempt from overtime. Why should I have any:  If done right, a job description can help avoid discrimination […]

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How Burnett’s Makes Business Owners’ Lives Easier

How Burnett’s Makes Business Owners’ Lives Easier

Running a business is tough, and finding the right people to staff it can be even tougher — it can be a daunting task, especially when you have so many more projects to accomplish! Which is a great reason to let us do your staffing for you! At Burnett’s, we dedicate ourselves to providing a […]

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Boost Your Hireability With Burnetts’ Skill Enhancement Services

Boost Your Hireability With Burnetts’ Skill Enhancement Services

One of the terrible catch-22s of the job search cycle is that once you’re out of work, it’s difficult to keep your skills up and learn new ones because you’re spending most of your time looking for new work. Burnett’s Staffing has a solution to this problem. For the benefit of both our clients and […]

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Want things to change at work? Do something about it!

Want things to change at work? Do something about it!

In his book, “Stepping Up: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything,” John Izzo, Ph.D., puts the emphasis back on the individual to change your own life, especially as it relates to your career.Have you ever thought, “This job would be so much better if my boss would do ABC,” or “If the marketing team would actually […]

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3 Ways to Make Your Job More Meaningful at Any Time

3 Ways to Make Your Job More Meaningful at Any Time

By Lisa Cook, Director of Career Services for Walden University With the national unemployment rate in double digits, people lucky enough to be employed are focusing on how to keep their jobs. For some, that means spending longer hours at the office, volunteering for new assignments, or enrolling in continuing education programs to gain additional […]

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What not to wear!

What not to wear!

5 interview attire don’ts If you’re headed to an employment interview and want to dress to impress, don’t wear a cat suit, a jogging suit or “Star Trek” T-shirt. These were among the strangest interview outfits cited by human resources managers recently polled by Robert Half International. You may think to yourself, “I’d never wear […]

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What to do if you don’t feel appreciated at work

What to do if you don’t feel appreciated at work

Did you know that Friday, March 2, was National Employee Appreciation Day? And with so many employees working overtime, doing the work of three people and wondering if they’ll get a raise this year, there is no shortage of employees in need of some appreciation. While this day provides a nice opportunity for bosses to […]

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The Value of the Video Resume

The Value of the Video Resume

As you may have heard, Burnett’s Staffing is now offering video resumes to our clients and candidates— a service which will save everyone time and money. Don’t believe us? Here’s how Burnett’s makes a difference: For Employers Saves Time Employers who receive video resumes can weed through candidates and get to an offer quicker, allowing them to […]

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It’s Fat Tuesday and we’re celebrating!

It’s Fat Tuesday and we’re celebrating!

  In celebration of “Fat Tuesday” – one of our dedicated applicants, Kendra brought our VP Heather Hooper and the Arlington Office Mardi Gras cookies!  These look good…enjoy Fat Tuesday everyone!

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Burnett’s Staffing Offering Video Interviews!

Burnett’s Staffing Offering Video Interviews!

There are hundreds of candidates that apply for every open position. By the time hiring managers weed through all the resumes and conduct phone screens, many of the good candidates are no longer available. Burnett’s Staffing Inc., a locally based search, recruiting and staffing firm recognized a perfect storm to introduce cutting edge technology that […]

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Why do employers do credit and background checks?

Why do employers do credit and background checks?

If you want to work for the senior home-care organization Visiting Angels in Ann Arbor, Mich., be prepared for a thorough background check. “I wouldn’t even consider hiring an employee without one,” says owner and director Angil Tarach-Ritchey. “Employees not only need to be trusted by the employer, they are a reflection of our business. […]

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Job market recovery off to a great start in 2012

Job market recovery off to a great start in 2012

After news last month that the economy added 200,000 jobs in December, there was talk that this month’s job numbers would be disappointing by comparison. Earlier this week, for example, economists predicted the economy had gained just 135,000 jobs in January. It was more than a pleasant surprise then, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ […]

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Negativity gets you nowhere in a social media job search

Negativity gets you nowhere in a social media job search

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 […]

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Your guide to job searching after 50

Your guide to job searching after 50

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 […]

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