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Team Win! Taking Applicant Tracking to the Next Level

Team Win! Taking Applicant Tracking to the Next Level

Submitted by: Erin Vernon, Sr. Talent Operations Manager So, they say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Try telling that to the Talent Acquisition Team at the TMX Finance® Family of Companies! May has been a BIG month. After 8 years of using the same Applicant Tracking System (“ATS” if you are tech savvy), we have completely switched to operating in a new one, the CareerBuilder ATS. This is no small feat all around and has taken 5 months and countless hours to accomplish. But, our recruiters are truly best in class in every way, and during the …

Making a Lateral Career Move

Making a Lateral Career Move

Submitted by: Kate Robertson, Corporate Recruiting Manager I first joined the TMX Finance® Family of Companies team in April of 2012. When I began to look for a career outside of the education world, I knew that I wanted to be in a competitive, production-based environment. So I first joined the team as a Field Recruiter, where I recruited for Customer Service Representatives, Store Managers, and General Managers for our stores. As time progressed with the Company, so did my career. I began to take on new roles, ones that allowed me to manage a team as well as a …

Your Health: The Importance of a Strong Wellness Program

Your Health: The Importance of a Strong Wellness Program

Submitted by: Janie Ginn, Benefits Analyst When I learned that I had been accepted to fill a corporate position at the TMX Finance© Family of Companies located in Downtown Savannah, Georgia, I was thrilled! I had a career start, I would be eligible for insurance benefits, I could contribute towards a 401(K), but I was ecstatic at the thought of so many restaurants within walking distance of my office. Full disclosure: I’m a foodie. So, I packed my bags and this working girl became an official TMX Finance® Family team member on March 3, 2014. Flash forward to March 3, …

Why I Focus on Recruiting Women in Leadership for the TMX Finance® Family

Why I Focus on Recruiting Women in Leadership for the TMX Finance® Family

Written by Shannon Beasley, Director of Corporate Recruiting When people ask me how I got into Recruiting, I have to tell them it was really a stroke of luck. I had just moved to Tampa, FL and I NEEDED A JOB! I was hired by a small firm to do research and to assist the Recruiting Team, and before the end of my first year I found myself working as a full-blown recruiter, “smiling and dialing” as we say in the business, and was enjoying every minute! After relocating back to the Savannah area, I was surprised to learn of …

The TMX Success Portal – Helping Team Members Manage Their Careers

The TMX Success Portal – Helping Team Members Manage Their Careers

Written by: Jennifer Barrett, Sr. Manager of Organizational & People Development Think about your current position or companies you’ve been with in the past. Did you have access to a portal that not only gave you organizational updates, official yet fun recognition programs, and the ability to manage your own development? Drawing a blank? This type of portal or program is something that many companies are beginning to lean toward and that we at the TMX Finance® Family of Companies implemented in 2017, slowly building on to it as we have continued to evolve and make more decisions about how …

Building Our Teams – An Investment in Diversity & Inclusion

Building Our Teams – An Investment in Diversity & Inclusion

Written by: Ashley Snider, Sr. Talent Strategy Manager This month, in a continued effort to be “Talent Obsessed,” the TMX Finance® Family of Companies launched our official Diversity and Inclusion webpage. We have always strived to attract talent with diversity of thought, ideas, and perspectives, and we are actively striving to create a work culture where our team members not only feel welcomed, respected, supported, and valued, but also able and eager to fully engage. The importance of this lies not only in the ethical responsibility – that it is simply the right thing to do – but in that …

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 …

The Talent Department’s 2017 Accomplishments & 2018 Goals

The Talent Department’s 2017 Accomplishments & 2018 Goals

Submitted by: Kristen DuBose & Daria Levin 2017 has been quite a year for the Talent Department! Major initiatives were successfully launched, goals were crushed, and we all had fun throughout! From system launches to employee engagement programs to major life events, it’s safe to say the Talent Department knows how to Get. Things. Done. and impact the careers and lives of our team members throughout the Company! One important goal we achieved was the creation of a Talent Department Mission Statement. Creating a Mission Statement helped us to remember our main objectives within the department – to find, hire, …

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