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Meet the Team: Brenda Self

DSS would like to welcome Sr. Business Development Manager, Brenda Self to the team! You can find Brenda in our Waxahachie branch in Texas. Find out how she gets creative and why she thinks her career in staffing isn’t just a job. Let’s get to know her a little better. 

Over to you Brenda…


How long in the business?  

10 years last time but 1 month this time.  Lot’s has changed!    

Who is your role model?  

Individuals who believe in helping others.

Have any hobbies?  

Singing and watching the grandkids.

What really grinds your gears?  

Dishonest people! Truth hurts sometimes but I would rather hear it than a lie.

Where is your happy place?

In a casino, winning!

Best skill:  

Listening and problem solving.  

What is your biggest addiction?

Watching Snapped or the TLC channel.

How do you get creative?  

Listening and observing.

What outlets do you use for staffing?   

Life. Everyone needs work, providing work, or looking for work.  In everyday life, rather it be at the store or in the movies, you can create an outlet for staffing.

What piece of advice would you give your-17-year-old-self?  

Life is a journey made up of choices, choose wisely.  

Any advice you would give someone in the staffing industry?  

Know/Understand that YOU are making a difference in individuals lives. It’s not just a job, YOU are making an impact in many people’s life. YOU make a difference!

Future plans?  

Ensuring that my kids are taking care of when I’m gone.

Anything else you would like to add?  

I always win or I learn, I never lose. Life is not about winning or losing, it’s about taking the chance to be GREAT and if all fails, you learn from the experience, so in the end…… YOU WIN!

Thanks, Brenda!

Connect with Brenda on Linkedin and by email.