Employee Appreciation is Not an Event

July 30, 2013

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Another Administrative Professionals’ Day has come and gone with astonishing success. She was treated to a delightful lunch at Olive Garden. Fresh salad, warm bread sticks, iced tea, pleasant small talk and her favorite Italian dish was on the menu—Chicken Parmigiana. Thought not one to normally eat dessert at lunch, the tiramisu was the darling […]

You Have the Right NOT to Hire the Most Qualified Candidate

May 1, 2017

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Many employers are amazed to discover that by tweaking the selection process for new hires they can lend a helping hand while benefiting the bottom line.

Six Compelling Reasons Why Fighting Human Trafficking Is a Fit for Atlanta Businesses

February 22, 2016

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It’s a valid question and a question being asked by business professionals throughout Atlanta. “Is fighting human trafficking a fit for business?” Before answering this question, pause to consider the issue. In its most sanitized description, it is Human Trafficking, (trafficking). All of the things that make Atlanta great also make us a prime target […]

Thank You BIS

September 17, 2014

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Today I traveled from Snellville to Alpharetta for the last time as an employee of BIS Benefits, (BIS). Today, I walked out the door of Suite 250 at Westside Center with a void in my pockets where office keys once belonged. The walls of my office now lay bare–the pictures of my family, the artwork […]

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The Results are In: There is Religious Discrimination in Hiring

June 24, 2014

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You thought it would demonstrate your integrity and positive traits. Or, it was simply another example of your leadership skills and experience. What you didn’t know, however, is that it may have lessened your chances of that initial walk through the door of the hiring manager. Religious discrimination is alive and well in the hiring […]

Someone Was Thinking About Me!

June 21, 2014

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When it comes to showing concern for employees, the perception may be more important than the demonstration. We all like stuff. We like new things. We desire improvement in our environment. Being the recipient of new toys and tools will often give us renewed energy, especially if we have a positive perception of why the […]

I Will See What I Can Do

June 5, 2014

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It’s amazing how some businesses still don’t get Customer Service. Yet, it’s a delight when superb Customer Services is experienced. The latter shone bright at our home this past month. It was more than frustrating when we learned our home’s A/C unit had died. Somehow, after only eight years in operation, our A/C needed major […]

Lone Survivor: When You Are Forced To Make Killer Decisions

January 3, 2014

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“What do we do now?” I have no stones to throw when it comes to judging the wisdom of that decision made in March of 2005 amidst the complicated hills of Afghanistan. I certainly lack the military experience to make judgment on this moment in history—a moment soon to be exposed on the large screens […]

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