Stacey Reece of Spherion Staffing and Recruiting stopped by Maine Street to share some helpful information ageism in the workplace. Reece shared things to look for during the hiring process that may tip you off that the employer is looking for younger hires.
Dr. Bob Nelson, a leading authority on employee recognition and engagement, talks about the relationship between fun and productivity in the workplace. Employees rank "fun" at the top of the list at the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America as what they like about where they work.
Professional musician Brendan Slocumb has become a best selling author thanks to the pandemic. The result is "The Violin Conspiracy". Brendan stopped by Maine Street to discuss his first book which is part mystery, part social commentary and an excellent read.
Susan Jonusas joined us on Maine Street from the U.K. to talk about the Bender family of the American Frontier. She chronicles their gruesome story in her book "Hell's Half-Acre: The Untold Story of the Benders, a Family Killer Family on the American Frontier."
This election-year session of the Georgia General Assembly promises some hot-button issues like constitutional carry, election integrity and elimination of the state income tax, but the only thing lawmakers are required to do during the 40-day session is approve a balanced budget.
The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services is expected to close 53 offices, including five in Northeast Georgia, to meet the budget cuts expected to be implemented in next year's state budget.