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Video Resumes & Cover Letters: The Way of the Future, or Just a Fad?

Video Resumes & Cover Letters: The Way of the Future, or Just a Fad?

Submitted by: Elizabeth Lightfoot, Senior Recruiter An email from a colleague came through the other day sharing the story of a girl’s new approach on a cover letter – she had made a music video! She had a talking intro, then went straight into playing the piano and singing an Adele-style song (though not quite as dramatic). To be honest, at first it sounded as though she was over-compensating, and a bit immature, until I actually listened to the lyrics. This girl uses a song to explain her assets in detail, clearly communicate her strengths, and provide her objective. She’s …

The Store Operations High Potential Program: Developing Future Company Leaders

The Store Operations High Potential Program: Developing Future Company Leaders

Written by: Kate Andersen, Director of Succession Management “High Potentials” are team members who possess the business acumen, vision, and leadership capabilities to become leaders within an organization. High Potentials (HiPos) are proven performers with three distinguishing attributes that allow them to rise and succeed in more senior and critical positions to the success of the Company. Those attributes include aspiration, ability, and engagement. Aspiration – a team member’s desire for advancement, challenging work, and recognition in the organization. Ability – a team member’s ability is illustrated not only by their success in performing and exceeding the expectations of their …

National Mentoring Month Recap

National Mentoring Month Recap

We may be bringing mentoring month to a close, but the TEAM UP Mentor Program will continue and keep the spirit of mentorship alive! Check out some feedback from this session of the Corporate Mentor Program, and highlights below from our month-long mentoring celebration! “My mentor helps me identify goals and work to achieve them. She’s been a fresh perspective for me.” – Corporate Mentee “It’s very exciting to hear from our corporate mentors and mentees on their experiences in TEAM Up so far. From what our participants are sharing, involvement in the program has led to better collaboration across …

National Mentoring Day

National Mentoring Day

We are continuing our celebration of National Mentoring Month all January long! Today is International Mentoring Day and the perfect opportunity to share some of our success stories with the TEAM UP Mentorship Program! See below for words from our participants! “Having an experienced advisor to bounce ideas off and receive feedback from has been invaluable to my personal growth.” “My mentor has been a fantastic match! She is personable and gives great advice and guidance. The best part is I feel that I am gaining a friend out of this experience.” “I look forward to my weekly meetings with …

Keys to a Successful Video Interview

Keys to a Successful Video Interview

Submitted by: Heather Sueirro, Recruiting Manager Advances in technology have made it easier for you to find and apply for your dream job, but fitting an interview into your already busy schedule can be difficult. One technology advancement that helps with this issue is the video interview platform. Major employers are using this in addition to, or as an alternative to, the traditional interview because it widens their candidate pool and helps to fill their positions faster. Because most potential employees complete video interviews outside of normal business hours, the convenience of interviewing virtually is unmatched and a time saver …

Meet November TMX Ambassador, Ashley James!

Meet November TMX Ambassador, Ashley James!

Each month, two TMX Ambassadors are recognized for personifying all four of the Company’s values: Excellence, Integrity, Enthusiasm, and Respect. These employees display our Company values in every facet of their careers. A very special thank you to both of these TMX Ambassadors for all their hard work and dedication in making us the great company we are today! Join us in congratulating Ashley James on being selected as one of our November TMX Ambassadors! Ashley is the General Manager at one of our Richmond, VA locations. Here is what Ashley had to say about her journey with the Company: “I …

November TMX Ambassador…Sihomara Jimenez!

November TMX Ambassador…Sihomara Jimenez!

Each month, two TMX Ambassadors are recognized for personifying all four of the Company’s values: Excellence, Integrity, Enthusiasm, and Respect. These employees display our Company values in every facet of their careers. A very special thank you to both of these TMX Ambassadors for all their hard work and dedication in making us the great company we are today! Join us in congratulating Sihomara Jimenez on being selected as one of our November TMX Ambassadors! Sihomara is the General Manager at TitleMax of Salt Lake City, UT 2. Here is what Sihomara had to say about her journey with the Company: …

Introducing…. Badges & Feedback!

Introducing…. Badges & Feedback!

Submitted by: Kristina Farrell, Director of Talent Programs On October 2nd, Talent Management launched an exciting initiative to our Store Operations Team and to the entire Company – Badges & Feedback! Our leadership realizes the value in every single contributor on our team and wants to celebrate accomplishments, give credit where credit is due, and regularly show our appreciation. This new initiative allows us to ensure that we have the opportunity to recognize, encourage, and reward each other every day. It allows team members to praise other team members across the Company for achievements both great and small, reinforcing the …

Recap: Speed Mentoring, Brought to You by Workforce Planning!

Recap: Speed Mentoring, Brought to You by Workforce Planning!

Submitted by: Lindsay Gray, Recruiting Area Manager The Speed Mentoring Event on Monday, September 25th was nothing short of uplifting and motivating. Our Workforce Planning Team did an outstanding job of setting up the logistics for this event so that different mentors and mentees within the program “speed mentored” one another, “speed dating” style. This event was set up in our corporate offices in both Savannah, GA and Carrollton, TX. In the first leg of the event, mentees spoke virtually via video chat with mentors in a “speed dating” type of environment. The overall goal was for the mentee to get …

Check out this month’s TMX Ambassador…Carmelita Rodriguez!

Check out this month’s TMX Ambassador…Carmelita Rodriguez!

Each month, two TMX Ambassadors are recognized for personifying all four of the Company’s values: Excellence, Integrity, Enthusiasm, and Respect. These employees display our Company values in every facet of their careers. A very special thank you to both of these TMX Ambassadors for all their hard work and dedication in making us the great company we are today! Join us in congratulating Carmelita Rodriguez on being selected as one of our September TMX Ambassadors! Carmelita is the general manager at our North Ogden, UT location. Here is what she had to say about her journey with the Company: “Being part …

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