1 11, 2017

Has Ageism Become an Acceptable form of Prejudice in the Workplace?

By | 2017-11-01T10:13:56+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Human Resources|

Has Ageism Become Acceptable in the Workplace? I' recently clicked on an infographic posted on LinkedIn claiming to explain the differences between generations. That’s not what it did. It stereotyped people by the year they were born. It claimed Gen Xers were independent, Millennials selfish, and Boomers were hard-headed. Like a daily horoscope; it was general [...]

27 10, 2017

Giving Back to Those Who Have Given So Much: The Wounded Warrior Project

By | 2017-10-27T09:46:39+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Giving Back|

In November the TKO Volunteer committee will be focused on the Wounded Warrior Project. Giving back to those who have given so much to protect the freedoms that most of us take for granted. We’ve dedicated the month of November to the Wounded Warrior Project. The Wounded Warrior Project, “Serves veterans and service members who [...]

26 10, 2017

Attending an Event? Don’t Just Sit There, Do Something

By | 2017-10-26T05:30:28+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Leadership Values|

As an attendee whether it’s a meeting, presentation, or conference you might think you have little control over what you take away from the event. You’d be wrong. Granted you have almost no control over content. However, you have total control over what you focus on and how you take action. Before attending an event [...]

24 10, 2017

Understanding Freight Classification

By | 2017-10-24T13:19:40+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Trucking & Logistics|

Anytime you ship by carrier you deal with weight classes, but do you know what they are and how freight classification works? Freight classes have been formulated to standardize shipping fees across America. The NMFTA (National Motor Freight Traffic Association) classifies shipments into 18 categories. 18 Freight Classes Class Name Cost Notes, Examples Weight Range [...]

19 10, 2017

How to Maximize Trade Show Social Media

By | 2017-10-19T09:50:50+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Trade Shows & Events|

Trade show social media is a great way to attract people to your booth. Unfortunately, most trade show vendors don’t use or at best underutilize social networks to share their show message. The question is, why? Is it lack of experience, time constraints, or disbelief in social media’s value at a show? Is it all [...]

18 10, 2017

Kyle’s Challenge

By | 2017-10-18T15:36:52+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Giving Back|

Kyle has worked for TKO Graphix for seven years. He previously worked for Plainfield Sign, and when Plainfield Sign became TKO Signs, Kyle came too. He has become part of the family. TKO has embraced him and his parents. One way teammates support him is by attending his Special Olympics softball games. Kyle has a [...]