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About the Author: Dr. Frank Burtnett View all Authors »

Dr. Frank Burtnett is the former President of Education Now, an independent consulting firm headquartered in Springfield, Virginia and Rockport, Maine. Since 1995, he has served as the principal consultant to NAPS on certification, accreditation, credentialing and educational matters. He was recently elected to the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) Hall of Fame in recognition of his contributions to the professional development of search and staffing industry consultants.

Frank is a counselor, educator, consultant, and author whose career has been dedicated to educational and career development issues, as well as service to the profession through management roles in professional counseling organizations.

Today, he serves as an adjunct professor on the counselor education faculty of Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. His most recent publication, Career Errors: Straight Talk About the Steps and Missteps of Career Development, examines the things people “do wrong” and “don’t do” in their quest for career satisfaction and life–work balance. Two earlier youth and young-adult oriented guidebooks concentrated on the school-to-college and education-to-work transitions. Frank earned a BS in education at Shippensburg University and an MA and an EdD in counseling at George Washington University. His book Career Errors: Straight Talk About the Steps and Missteps of Career Development was published by the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.


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Articles by Dr. Frank Burtnett

Social Media & the Job Search: Boon or Bane?

Like the force of a gigantic magnet, an incredible number of Americans have been drawn to the Internet. Additionally, sources like the Pew Research Center Internet and Am ... more »

Helping Candidates Avoid or Correct Workaholic Tendencies

Search and staffing professionals sometimes encounter individuals stressed out by their current employment and seeking a position that is consistent with their talents, o ... more »

Personal, Social & Cultural Influences on Job Search & Selection

Every candidate that comes before a search and staffing professional in the hopes of identifying a new position is influenced by a variety of personal, social and cultura ... more »

Employee Assistance Programs: Magnets for Employee Retention

Employee assistance programs (EAPS) are not new to the American workplace, but studies conducted by the relevant organizations are reporting these programs have grown in ... more »

Candidate Challenge -Accepting or Rejecting the Job Offer

Over time veteran staffing professionals are bound to observe an array of candidate behaviors once they have been offered a new position. Many candidates are pleased with ... more »

Candidate Challenge ~Accepting or Rejecting the Job Offer

  Over time veteran staffing professionals are bound to observe an array of candidate behaviors once they have been offered a new position. Many candidates are plea ... more »

Candidate Challenge ~ Accepting or Rejecting the Job Offer

Over time veteran staffing professionals are bound to observe an array of candidate behaviors once they have been offered a new position. Many candidates are pleased with ... more »

Distinguishing Generational Differences in Serving Candidates

  The Pew Research Center recently reported that Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation. Using population estimates ... more »

Building a Personal Career Decision-Making Model

Teddy Roosevelt, a man of who wore many hats in his career, is credited with saying; “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the n ... more »

The NAPS Conference ~ Stimulus for Career and Business Success

A recent study has found that employers want to know not only what candidates have learned--- but also what inclinations they have to learn even more. According to resear ... more »

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