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The Importance of Goals & Goal-Setting

The Importance of Goals & Goal-Setting

Submitted by: Amanda Barnes, Sr. Recruiting Manager We all know that change is a necessary part of life. But how do you make change happen deliberately to get somewhere specific in your life? Well, before you even come up with a plan, you first have to come up with a GOAL! WHAT IS A GOAL? Webster’s defines a “goal” as something that you are trying to DO or ACHIEVE. Goals can come in many forms: personal, career, education, health and well-being, financial, etc. For example, you can set a simple goal to clean the house, or a more complex one, like to …

Talent Takeover 2.0!

Talent Takeover 2.0!

Submitted by: Kristina Johnson, Director of Talent Operations  Last Friday, the Talent Management team gathered for their quarterly meeting in beautiful downtown Savannah, GA to share knowledge, build relationships, and solidify their strategy for taking the Recruiting industry by storm! The theme of the second quarter Talent Takeover event was ‘Georgia on My Mind,’ representing their expansion outward and their commitment to attracting the country’s top talent. Starting off the day with a moving speech by President Otto Bielss, the team heard first-hand the leadership vision for talent at TMX. As Otto reinforced his passion for the people side of the …

Meet our May TMX Ambassador — Maria Hill!

Meet our May TMX Ambassador — Maria Hill!

Join us in congratulating Maria Hill on being selected as one of our May TMX Ambassadors! Here is what Maria has to say about her journey with the Company: “Hi, My name is Maria Hill and I’m a General Manager at TitleMax. When I started working for the Company I saw the opportunity to grow, and with the proper training and great leadership, I was able to get promoted! Working with TitleMax has cultivated both my mindset and skillset, and I would love to become a beacon for others. TitleMax is unique because of our core values: excellence, integrity, respect, …

6 Tips for a Successful Phone Interview

6 Tips for a Successful Phone Interview

Submitted by: Heather Sueirro, Recruiting Manager Congratulations, you’ve been selected for consideration and a recruiter would like to contact you for a phone interview! That’s great, but what do you do if the idea of speaking on the phone makes you cringe? In this age of text message conversations, email communications, and emoji responses, it’s no wonder we’re all reluctant to have an old fashioned phone call. The truth is, phone interviews are nothing new and aren’t disappearing anytime soon. Whether you have bombed one in the past or you’re coming up on your first one, these tips will help …

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone – Explore Your Outer Circle!

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone – Explore Your Outer Circle!

Submitted by: Daria Levin, Sr. Director of Talent Management Often times I’m asked the question, “How can I be more successful in my position?” I’m sure there are a million ways to answer this question and, as only one person in a workforce full of talented individuals, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd. However, my answer always remains the same: GET OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE! It is a known fact that throughout our professional careers we will encounter obstacle after obstacle that will help to shape the experts we become. A lot of times it may …

Networking in a Digital Age

Networking in a Digital Age

Written by Julie Feldman, Sr. Director of Corporate/IT Recruiting, and Shannon Beasley, Director of Corporate Recruiting In this day and age, it truly is about WHO you know, not just WHAT you know. The name of the game is NETWORKING! And the TMX Finance® Family of Companies is following the trend. With the introduction of RolePoint, the TMX Finance® Family of Companies Referral Portal, the team has increased hires made from referrals with 34 job offers in the last 6 months! That means that YES, your online and professional network can actually help you find a job! LinkedIn and Facebook …

March TMX Ambassador, Tashema Funches!

March TMX Ambassador, Tashema Funches!

Congratulations to Tashema Funches for being selected as one of our March TMX Ambassadors! She is a General Manager for the Company in Cahokia, IL. Tashema shares her journey with the Company below: “TitleMax is an amazing company to work with. The atmosphere here is just unbelievably amazing. If I must say, I really do admire our Company’s values and enthusiasm. It’s so refreshing to work with a Company that not only values their employees but  their customers as well. I have had the pleasure of being with the Company for 2 ½ years so far. Being part of such …

Not All Resumes Are Created Equally: The basic essentials for writing an effective resume.

Not All Resumes Are Created Equally: The basic essentials for writing an effective resume.

Submitted by: Gina Nichols, Senior Recruiter Hi, there. If you are reading this post, it’s most likely because you are in a job search and seeking information on how to go about the foreboding task of writing a resume. For you, this may be akin to doing your taxes – something you dread doing but know you have to; something you really don’t know how to do in order to get the most bang for your buck; and something you know is a necessary evil! Nonetheless, if you are in a job search, you’ll need a well-built resume. So, let’s …

5 tips to ensure your future opportunity does not become someone else’s

5 tips to ensure your future opportunity does not become someone else’s

Submitted by: Gina Nichols, Senior Recruiter Hello, Job Seeker! Being in a job search can be one of the most stressful times in your professional career and subsequently your personal life, too. If you find yourself spending a chunk of your day robotically applying to dozens of jobs, only later to find your email littered with polite but canned rejection notices or even worse yet, no response at all…FEAR NOT…we have some simple but surefire tips to help get you noticed and poised for that next “yes”! Keep reading to see how to be proactive and how to take some …

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