Avon representative in Circle of Excellence
Avon Products has inducted Tracey Wehrle of Clayton into its Circle of Excellence. The honor goes to the top 10 percent of sales managers with the largest sales increases. Wehrle and other top-producing managers will receive a trip to Paris.
“We are very proud to have Tracey as an integral part of our national sales team,” said Angelo Rossi, vice president of Avon North America sales. “Tracey is a leader, tirelessly working as a coach and mentor of her team of top-selling representatives and leaders. She supports them on a daily basis to ensure they are provided with the tools they need and is dedicated to making their team dreams come true.”
Allstate salutes Clayton agency
The Keith Branch Agency, an Allstate agency owned by Keith Branch, has been named an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013. The honor goes Allstate agencies that deliver accessible, knowledgeable and personable customer service and achieve outstanding business results. The Keith Branch Agency is located in Suite 600 at 8838 U.S. 70 Business West in Clayton.
The Corporate Solutions Center at Johnston Community College has scheduled the following seminars for business and industry professionals. To register, call Shelley Gardner at 919-209-2591, email email@example.com or visit www.johnstoncc.edu/corporatesolutions.aspx.
MS Excel 2010 Level I – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 20, in Room 1031 of the Workforce Development Center. Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. Cost: $149.
MS Excel 2010 Level II – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 27, in Room 1031 of the Workforce Development Center. Topics include data analysis and spreadsheet presentation. Cost: $149.
Interpersonal Communication – 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday July 10, in Room 1032 of the Workforce Development Center. Improve your communication skills. Cost: $79.
MS PowerPoint 2010 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 18, in Room 1031 of the Workforce Development Center. Learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint. Cost: $149.
The Johnston County Association of Chambers of Commerce and Johnston Community College are accepting applications for the next Leadership Johnston class. Participants will develop and refine their leadership skills while learning about civic leadership. The class meets one Wednesday a month from October through June. The cost is $600; scholarships are available. The application deadline is Sunday, June 30. For more information, or to apply, visit www.smithfieldselma.com.
Free business seminars
The Small Business Center at Johnston Community College has scheduled the following free seminars. To register, call Shelley Gardner at 919-209-2591, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.johnstoncc.edu/sbcseminars.aspx.
10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business – 6-9 p.m. Monday, June 17, in Room 1032 at the Workforce Development Center. Topics include market research, business structures, local and state taxes, fees and licenses, marketing strategies, recordkeeping strategies and business plans.
Small-Business Portable Productivity: Is There an App for That? – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in Room 1033 at the Workforce Development Center. Learn about apps available in the mobile marketplaces of iOS, Android and Windows smartphones.
Small-Business Management and Recordkeeping – 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in Room 1032 at the Workforce Development Center. Participants will learn the basics of small-business recordkeeping.
Status Update: The Impact of Your Employees’ Social Presence on Your Business – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, in Room E212 of the Learning Resource Center at Johnston Community College.
The Best Small Business to Start Right Now – 6-9 p.m. Monday, June 24, in Room 1 at the Benson Conference Center.
Office 365 for Small-Business Owners – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in Room 1033 at the Workforce Development Center.
Using Hash Tags in Your Small-Business Marketing – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday June 26, in Room E212 of the Learning Resource Center at Johnston Community College. Participants will learn how to use hash tags to join, follow and start social-media conversations with a target market.
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