Entries for month: January 2014

Using Biometrics in the Workplace


In the past, employees rarely objected to having their picture taken for the company’s identification badge.  But in this age of technology allowing for facial recognition, photo “tagging,” finger or palm prints, and other biometrics – even including DNA – employees often resist requests for personal information to be used in connection with security or other business needs.

Fisher & Phillips LLP
C. R. Wright and Joseph Wilson
(Labor Letter Update, January 2014)


Mother and Daughter Celebrate 15 and 10 Years with Burnett


Burnett Specialists has the longest tenured staff of any staffing and placement firm in Texas!
We have a mother and daughter who both work in our Houston office who are celebrating special anniversaries with us.

15 years -Jane Coronado, Controller
10 years - Carmen Coronado Albertson, Southwest Houston Operations Manager.

Congratulations, ladies!


Readying for the baby boomer brain drain

Management Tips

“Simply because more workers expect to remain employed beyond the traditional retirement age of 65 does not mean they will. Nor does it mean that they will stay with their current employer,” he said. “With the leading edge of the baby boomer generation reaching age 68 in 2014, it is critical that companies understand their exposure to brain drain related to retirement.”


By Dan Cook
Pulled from BenefitsPro.com
January 6, 2014


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