Jill Bisso

Posts By: Jill Bisso

New Year New Career

Submitted By: Matt Moisant, Senior Recruiter With 2018 disappearing in the rear view, we find ourselves with a great opportunity to make 2019 all the things that 2018 wasn’t. Everyone has different goals they are reaching for during the year, but at the end of 2018 I found myself in a boat I think a lot of people have been in before. Working holiday schedules as well as weekends for many years had me aiming my efforts toward finding a position in which I could spend more time with my family. I knew I wanted a better balance between my work …

Kick-Start Your Personal Development Journey

Submitted By: Lindsay Gray, Senior Manager of Internal Mobility Growth in every aspect of life is typically an exciting time. Dreaming about growth in our careers, our families, and our finances, just to name a few, is many times on our list of goals to achieve. But when we think deeper than just the surface level of our goals, there is Personal Development that has to take place in order to achieve them. Let’s face it—making a conscious effort to truly develop ourselves is not an easy task; it is sometimes a full-blown journey. It requires a lot of our …

Exceeding Goals

Submitted By: Liz Lightfoot, Recruiting Manager It’s November, that time of year that flies by until January. Finalizing projects, deadlines, and taking the 11th hour to complete all goals. As you work tirelessly on the demands, here are a few things to process, which may help determine your successes in 2018 and help you step into the new year with focused delivery. Be intentional about everything you do, every move you make throughout the day. It’s important to be decisive and in control of your tasks, big and small. This means: choose wisely on the timing of your day’s events. …

TMX Finance® Family of Companies Safety Program

Submitted By: Clay Hall, Human Resources Senior Manager I’ve been with the Company for 4 ½ years now. I’ve had various roles in that time, but the one constant area of responsibility I’ve maintained throughout my tenure has been oversight of workers’ compensation and other lines of insurance held by the Company. The first reactions most people have when discussing insurance are that the subject is dry and boring. And, yes, I admit, there are elements of working with insurance claims that are indeed dry and boring. The prospect of keeping up multiple spreadsheets containing an endless stream of formulas, …

Invitation to Speak on a Panel

Submitted By: Kate Andersen, Director of Succession Management I recently had the honor to speak on a panel about one of my most passionate topics these days…MENTORING! MentorcliQ hosted a conference called, MentorCom in Ohio. When the invitation came along in early May, I was very excited to be asked to speak on the panel and to share our mentoring journey with other attendees. As the months and days inched closer, my nerves began to set in. This was my first opportunity to do something at this level, yes of course, I love to talk and present to our own …

5 Tips for Managing Your Time

Submitted By: Olivia Bass, Talent Program Specialist With so much to do and so little time to do it, juggling all of your responsibilities can be a daunting feat. But there are a few things you can do to help! Here are my top 5 tips for managing your time and #GSD! Prioritize This is the most important step when it comes to effective time management! Start by making a list of everything that you need to get done. Then, take that list and sort it by importance. You want to make sure that the things you are doing are …

7 Ways To Be More Productive

Submitted by: Cathryn Bourbon, Senior Compensation Manager Since starting with the TMX Finance Family of Companies in December of 2013, I have seen so many positive changes in the Company and within myself. Our fast-paced environment has taught me that I need to be as productive as possible and I have picked up tips along the way from all different members of my team. If you struggle with staying productive in a fast paced environment, here are a few tips: Set reminders on your Outlook to check different things throughout the day such as different inboxes. I might be so …

Five Ways to Avoid a Staffing Disaster

Submitted by: Krista Henley, Regional Vice President Rebecca arrives early for work on Monday morning feeling excited and anxiously awaiting the arrival of her team. She has a great plan for the week to generate sales and produce results for her store. Each team member will contribute to a successful week and she can’t wait to get started! Within minutes of her scheduled arrival time the phone rings. Rebecca sighs as she notices the District Director’s number on the display and lifts the receiver. The district is understaffed and employees have been covering multiple locations. “Of course”, she says. “No problem. …

Recovering with Help

Submitted By: Brandon Guffee, Lead Business Analyst January 5, 2018 was a normal Friday, much like any other. I was excited to get off work and start another great weekend. January 6, 2018 started out as typical Saturday. My wife and I loaded up our ATVs and headed out for some trail riding. This time we decided to check out a new trail, Rocky Ridge Ranch near Decatur, TX. After a few hours of riding, my wife and I decided we were not enjoying the trail, so we packed up and headed home. At some point between Decatur and Denton, …

Exciting Times as the TMX Finance Family of Companies Intern

Submitted by: Amira Mccall, Summer Intern Hello everyone, my name is Amira McCall and I am the new TMX Summer Intern! I attend a local school in the Savannah district where I had the privilege to apply to the City of Savannah’s Summer 500 Program. This summer youth employment program partners with local companies to match 500 of Savannah’s youths with paid internships for 8 weeks. And that’s how I became your Intern! Summer 500 helps prepare us for the business world by giving us the opportunity to gain real-world work experience. Before starting our internships, we went through an …

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