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Burnett Recruitment Team Honored at 2019 HAAPC Awards

Burnett Recruitment Team Honored at 2019 HAAPC Awards

The Houston Area Association of Personnel Consultants (HAAPC), announced the winners of its 37th Annual Awards Program through a virtual celebration honoring the recipients. HAAPC is Houston's local trade association for staffing and recruiting firms and is the only...

Burnett Specialists is #1 Again by the Houston Business Journal

Burnett Specialists is #1 Again by the Houston Business Journal

Our award-winning recruiters are second to none! What an honor! Houston Business Journal just released their "Lists" for Houston's Largest Staffing Agencies and Houston's Largest Direct Hire Placement Firms for 2017. We are so proud to say that we are, in fact, the...

Core Value – We Own It

Core Value – We Own It

The core values of a company are often used as a moral compass to guide everyday decisions, productivity, and much more. These values are often what the company believes to be the "roots" of the organization. Core values are considered to be "stakes in the ground"...

Take the ASA Staffing Employee Survey

Take the ASA Staffing Employee Survey

Take the ASA Staffing Employee Survey Did you work with Burnett or Choice Specialists sometime during 2017? Awesome!  We want to know about your work experiences and preferences as a valued staffing employee!  Your feedback on this quick survey is completely...

How To Hire Top Accounting Candidates in 2017

How To Hire Top Accounting Candidates in 2017

We're at an interesting crossroads here in Houston, Texas. The 2015 – 2016 market was a rough one, especially for anyone laid off with 20+ years of experience and for those graduating with no experience over the past two years. Though the plight of the...

Last-Minute Job Interview, Here’s What to Focus on

Last-Minute Job Interview, Here’s What to Focus on

Finally! The call you've been waiting for. You've got an interview for your dream job! But wait – first thing tomorrow morning? How can you possibly be ready? Here are a few last-minute tips to help you prepare and get the offer – even at the last minute. Wardrobe...

Benefits of an ESOP

Benefits of an ESOP

When trying to address issues of retention and productivity, a lot of tried and true options usually get tossed on the table. Some companies, however, are taking a bolder, out-of-the-box approach that has been shown to work, now more than ever. An employee stock...

Learn About Working for an ESOP

Learn About Working for an ESOP

Wouldn't being an owner of a company inspire you to work hard to make it a success? This motivation is one of the driving forces behind companies opting for employee ownership. There are several ways to accomplish employee ownership. Employees can buy stock directly,...

What To Say When They Ask “Why Do You Want This Job”

What To Say When They Ask “Why Do You Want This Job”

The first time you really get to shine with a new employer happens during the interview. You're going to be asked all kinds of questions, from understanding your strengths to picking apart your weaknesses. The most challenging questions, however, tend to be more...

Five Ways to Clean Up Your Resume

Five Ways to Clean Up Your Resume

Think of your resume like a story – your story, in fact. It is the tale of your professional experience, your personal achievements and work ethic. You want that story to be compelling, as it conveys your potential value to a hiring team or prospective employer. A...

Prepare Your Business for a Minimum Wage Increase

Prepare Your Business for a Minimum Wage Increase

Throughout his presidency, Barack Obama has been outspoken about his desire to raise the national minimum wage. Since 2014, at least 10 states voted to increase their minimum wages, with many more state legislatures seriously discussing the issue. Some are poised to...

Get the Edge over Other Job Candidates

Get the Edge over Other Job Candidates

Sometimes, the door to our success is the one we open for ourselves. Standing out from the crowd by working smarter – not harder – at applying for jobs can do the trick. It's time to clean out the stale job-hunting tactics that aren't producing results. Rewriting your...

Do you get overwhelmed by all the things you need to do in a day?

Do you get overwhelmed by all the things you need to do in a day?

List your top 5-7 goals for the day and break the list down to 3. It's good to get in the habit of making lists; it's bad to make long lists. If you've got more than 5 items on your list, break it down to the top 3 things (you can always go back and edit in another...