Jill Bisso

Posts By: Jill Bisso

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 …

Back on June 28th the Human Capital Superheroes united for a Team Alliance!

Submitted by: Caitlin Buttimer, Human Capital Operations Manager To start the day, our fearless leader, Lindsey Reed Smith announced the official uniting of what has become the Human Capital Department. This action packed team is composed of Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, HRIS, and the Training team. Lindsey went on to explain the purpose of this newly aligned group and outlined some of the goals we will continue to work towards over the next few years. In the past, some of our groups have duplicated efforts, but now that we have realigned, we are working to refine and streamline …

Celebrating Family and Freedom

Submitted by: Shaunna Harris, General Manager July 4th is the time of year when my family always holds our annual family reunion. We have a celebration of all the generations along with a celebration of our freedom in our great country. The food is amazing when everyone is competing to have the best BBQ! The memories we make each year are talked about for years to come (those remember when moments!). It is a day you can feel the love and support of your entire family from being together. The faces of the children as they watch the fireworks are …

A 4th of July Promise

Submitted by: Janeisha Spruiell, General Manager 2009 was a rough year for me. I am originally from Chicago, but I tell people that I am from Dallas because I have been here for so long. It has always been me and my mom here in Texas while most of my other family are still in Chicago or East St. Louis, and I didn’t visit very often to either place to see them. In March 2009, my mom passed away and my Grandmother passed away soon after. I was heartbroken and distraught. My mother was the only family I had been …

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