March 2012 Features

  • Developing Your Interview Skills for Attracting and Assessing Talent

    March 29, 2012

    Peak Focus Founder and Principal Jerry Scher talks about the final step in the recruiting and hiring process - the interview.

  • Easter Seals Southern Georgia Adapts to New Ways of Giving

    March 27, 2012

    Executive Director of Easter Seals Southern Georgia Beth English talks about the change in fundraising strategy at Easter Seals, and how through that they are now able to help more people than ever.

  • An Often Overlooked and Undervalued Investment

    March 25, 2012

    Financial Advisor Bil Sadler shares about an often overlooked and undervalued investment - the emergency fund.

  • Predicting Suitability for Attracting and Assessing Talent

    March 22, 2012

    Peak Focus Founder and Principal Jerry Scher talks about predicting suitability for attracting and assessing talent to fit in your organization.

  • Dr. Kamil Hanna Brings Rare Cardiovascular Discipline to Southern Georgia

    March 20, 2012

    Dr. Kamil Hanna, a board-certified electrophysiologist, has been practicing at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for about five years. He shares about the growing problem of Arrhythmia, and the investment in technology and expertise that Phoebe has invested in to combat it.

  • E-Verify and the Illegal Immigration Reform Act

    March 18, 2012

    Last year, the General Assembly passed the “Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011.” Although portions of this Act have been challenged in the courts, one important provision still applies to local businesses: private employers with more than ten employees must use E-Verify when hiring employees.

  • Defining Eligibility for Attracting and Assessing Talent

    March 15, 2012

    Peak Focus Founder and Principal Jerry Scher talks about defining eligibility for your organizations positions and assessing talent to place in those positions.

  • Azalea Health Innovations Earns U.S. Chamber Blue Ribbon Award

    March 13, 2012

    Azalea Health Innovations Inc. of Valdosta was named a 2012 Blue Ribbon Award winner by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on March 1st. CEO of Azales Health Innovations Baha Zeidan talks about the honor, shares the companies tradition of winning, and the strong ties the company has in Valdosta.

  • Test Your Financial Health

    March 11, 2012

    How’s your financial health? Finacial Adviser Bil Sadler shares a self quiz that may give you a good indication of whether your financial health is in good shape or could be better.

  • How Do You Build a Talented Sales Team?

    March 08, 2012

    Peak Focus Founder and Principal Jerry Scher talks about how to assess talent and build a successful sales team. He breaks down 3 basic assessments that should be addressed when considering candidates: eligibility, suitability, and the interview process.

  • Shapiro Properties: Valdosta's Full-Service Commercial Real Estate Firm

    March 06, 2012

    Micah Shapiro of Shapiro Properties talks about the company he established in 2003, the recent success of the North Ashley Professional Center, and trends he sees in the real estate market in 2012.

  • Small Business Startup Remains a Challenge

    March 04, 2012

    Small business business startup is a huge challenge from getting that first great idea all the way through the process to creating an exciting new business with an incredible future. We spotlight some tips and some sources for you.

  • Curt Fowler Talks About The Value of Values

    March 01, 2012

    Can the core values of a company create economic value? People often assume that sticking to your values can cost you, at least in the short term. But is that true? Curt Fowler of Fowler & Company takes a look.