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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.

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 […]

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 […]

How to Insert Your Healthy Lifestyle into a Job Interview

August 6, 2013

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Into today’s health-conscious workplace a quickly growing number of employers are considering the health of job candidates. Therefore, there are ample reasons why job applicants should include their physical activity on their resume and tout their physical health in the interview. Laws are in place to protect potential employees from discrimination based on race, sex, […]

A Parting Gift for the Summer Intern

August 1, 2013

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I just gave our summer intern a gift. I hope it is a gift that will keep giving. My first experience with a summer intern is now history. Contrary to circumstantial expectations, it was an exceptionally positive experience. In May, when I learned Dan was going to be joining us for the summer, I also […]

7 Things Every Newly Hired Employee Must Do

August 28, 2012

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In anticipation of my daughter’s first day on a new job I wanted to give her something memorable. So instead of going to the local Hallmark, I logged onto Amazon.com and purchased a used copy of Michael Watkins’s The First 90 Days—a book about Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at all Levels. Inside the […]

Three Powerful Reasons to Include Physical Exercise on Your Resume

August 13, 2012

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If you are a runner, swimmer, cyclist or engaged in any regular form of physical exercise, should you include it on your resume? It has long been debated if hobbies should be included on resumes. There is support for including hobbies. A hobby may help the applicant connect with the hiring manager, project a well-rounded […]