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Now Recruiting For: Office Manager New Holland PA


 Westfield Egg Farm Inc.

In an economy that is yielding very little career opportunities, we are excited to be retained by this wonderful growing organization that provides packaging and distribution for the organic and cage free egg market.

Office Manager 

In an economy that is yielding very little career opportunities, we are excited to be retained by this wonderful growing organization that provides packaging and distribution for the organic and cage free egg market. 

Purpose of Position:  

The Office Manager has the primary responsibility for overseeing the accounting functions and providing financial advice and support to the President and management team thus enabling them to make sound business decisions.

Essential Skills:

  • Impeccable data entry skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Telephone Skills
  • Verbal Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Self-Confidence
  • Customer Focus
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Customer Service
  • Financial & Managerial Accounting
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Team Player

Essential Duties: 

  • Oversee the daily accounting functions of the office staff performing the accounting functions of AR, AP, payroll, pricing etc.
  • Produce accurate & timely financial reports
  • Provide and interpret financial information for the owners and managers
  • Monitor and interpret cash flows and predict future trends
  • Analyze change and advising accordingly
  • Formulate strategic and long-term business plans
  • Research and report on factors that influence business performance
  • Analyze competitors and market trends
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation and advise accordingly
  • Provide staff training in accounting functions to ensure accurate and consistent financial records and reports.

Some Required Skills and Education

  • Four – year Business Management Degree, or Technical Training, or equivalent experience.
  • 3 -5 years related experience and/or training.
  • Complete support of and willing adherence to Westfield Egg Farm’s mission, vision and core values. Applicant must hold these standards as his/her own.

Due to the overwhelming response we anticipate we ask that you are patient during the selection and interview process. All qualified applicants will be notified.

Cover letters should include why you should be considered for the position and what would make you the best candidate.

Serious and confidential inquiries:  HR@InHISNameHR.com

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Good Ideas Need Time to Grow


Proverbs 13:11

11Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.

Have you watched a business grow quickly and reap much cash and then, just as quickly as it grew, come crashing down? Oftentimes, when you dig deeply into what happened, you find there were dishonest business practices occurring, misrepresentations of products, and not much substance surrounding the basis of the company’s success. Although some fail quickly, some dishonest businesses seem to go on, regardless. But they will fail at some point, and the failure may be far greater to the owner after a sustained period of time rather than if the company had crashed within the first year.

 All good ideas need time to grow

My experiences tells me that, when leaders are deliberate in making choices, and slow in the development of their strategies and plans, favor seems to come from God. Any good idea needs time to grow, and any great business was not developed overnight, but little by little, as the Scripture states. Take your time, dear Christian business leader, and don’t rush your plans for prosperity. If you are enjoying the little-by-little approach to earning your profits, if you are content in building deliberately and with faith, you are building a “Kingdom Minded” Organization.

Help our community of readers

How do you develop your ideas? How does your company ensure success in decision-making? Have you done any really interesting inclusion lately with your employees? Inspire our readers. We would like to know.

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Faith in the Marketplace April 30, 2013 Evangelical Seminary Myerstown PA


Faith in the Marketplace is designed to help those in leadership integrate our faith into the marketplace and see that our vocation is far more than a profession – it’s a calling of God.  We will begin at 7:00 a.m. with breakfast and adjourn promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Evangelical’s Myerstown Campus, 121 S. College Street Myerstown PA 17067-1299

Doors open at 6:30, Breakfast 7:00, adjournment by 8:30.

Guest Speaker: Mark A. Griffin, President of In HIS Name HR Christian Business Consulting and author of How to Build a Kingdom-Minded Organization. Mark knows what works and does not work, and most importantly he sees the world through the employee’s perspective! He believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, because after all, your employees are part of your company family.

Learn more about the series here.

Register online here.

 

Now Recruiting For: Territory Sales Representative Elizabethtown PA


In an economy that is yielding very little career opportunities, we are excited to be retained by this wonderful growing organization that provides superior website and management software solutions to churches and ministries in all 50 states and 33 countries.

What you will do

The Territory Sales Representative will be responsible for developing a defined territory as they cultivate new clients through lead qualification facilitated by online or physical demonstration of the capabilities of the Amp solutions and effective closure for won opportunities. Under the guidance of the Elexio Sales and Marketing Director, they will use the best practices of professional technical sales representation to meet designated quotas and contribute to the growth of new and recurring sales revenue. This will incorporate the tools of prospecting, web-based demonstration, recording and management of a company-chosen CRM and all other designated tools to assist with the increase in company sales.
Additionally, the candidate will have significant contribution to the direction of the industry based on frontline exposure.

Some Qualifications We Are Looking For

Candidates must have a keen understanding of current technologies pertaining to lead generation and sales account management, as well as possessing a tenacity for seeing today’s ministries grow through the use of technological advances.  Lastly, character and communication must be exceptional given the position’s requirements at the front line of business development within our industry of service.
Traits We Look For 

  • Demonstrated superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be assertive and persuasive without being aggressive
  • Active listening skills
  • Inquisitive nature
  • Self-motivated and reliable
  • Customer-service minded
  • Adaptable

Some Required Skills and Education

  1. College degree (or in process of acquiring) with major emphasis on Business or Communications.
  2. High level of understanding of sales/account management processes.
  3. Exceptional computer skills with CRM and lead management tools preferred.
The primary tools, in which proficiency will be desired, are:

  • CRM (company produced and maintained),
  • Web-based meeting tools,
  • and common office productivity tools.

About Elexio

Elexio is a Christian owned software company in Elizabethtown PA celebrating 28 years of serving ministries. God has blessed Elexio with an excellent staff of business professionals who are made up of pastors, youth leaders, worship leaders, etc. – people involved in ministry. Elexio provides superior website and management software solutions to churches and ministries in all 50 states and 28 countries.

Elexio offers a generous benefit program and an environment rich in enthusiasm, growth and provides appreciation for contributions made.

Due to the overwhelming response we anticipate we ask that you are patient during the selection and interview process. All qualified applicants will be notified.

Prior to contacting us please review the video about Elexio here and read their values here.

Cover letters should include why you should be considered for the position and what would make you the best candidate. Please provide your experiences that will support the Mission while demonstrating and embracing the Core Values of  Elexio.

Serious and confidential inquiries:  HR@InHISNameHR.com

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Our God Is Greater than All Your Business Problems


1 Chronicles 28:20

David also said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the temple of the LORD is finished.

God is bigger than any of the problems you face today. When you accept this, embrace it, and demonstrate this to your employees, the world is your oyster. All too often leaders get bogged down by what they feel are insurmountable odds, but, when you have God on your side, anything is possible! God can make crooked roads straight; He can bring you that big contract in the nick of time, and, with God, all things are possible.

 Ask God to support achievement of your plan

So, when you are down and out, look to God for help. Set up a meeting with your key decision makers and subject experts and strategize a plan for achievement to navigate through the tumultuous time you are facing. Most important, memorialize the plan, get buy-in from key stakeholders, and pray over it. Get two or more people to agree on the success of the plan and ask God to support achieving it — ask Him for His guidance, ask Him for patience in you and your Team for the right time for fulfillment. If you bring God into your businesses decisions, no weapon formed against you shall prosper. Include God today and build a “Kingdom Minded” Company.

 

Help our community of readers

What have you done to include God into your business plans? Have you experienced prosperity by ensuring His inclusion? Please share your abundance stories with us and help encourage our reader community.

Now Recruiting For: Administrative Assistant Elizabethtown PA


 Elexio

In an economy that is yielding very little career opportunities, we are excited to assist this wonderful growing organization that provides superior website and management software solutions to churches and ministries in all 50 states and 33 countries.

Administrative Assistant

What you will do

This key position will ensure the smooth flow of incoming and outgoing documentation.  You will support and report to the CEO and communicate frequently with other directors and staff.  In addition to supporting the CEO you will be tasked with project management and a variety of assignments that could include AR, AP and HR while ensuring efficient front office administrative operations.

The Administrative Assistant must comply with established policies, procedures while bringing appropriate remedies to administrative opportunities. You will demonstrate all our core values in the administrative efforts, with an emphasis on excellence.

Some Qualifications We Are Looking For

  • Detail orientation with excellent follow through
  • Demonstrated experiences developing and implementing systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable vetting out requests (urgent/important)
  • Proficient at: Outlook / Fast and accurate typing / Learning new software
  • Bookkeeping experience a plus

Some Required Skills and Education

  • BA/BS Business and or equivalent experience
  • Excellent people skills including personal and group communication (verbal and written)
  • Excellent time management- Build strong internal and external relationships
  • Brainstorming – being creative – initiate ideas and developing them
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • MAC/PC, phone, instant message

Traits We Look For

Joyfulness,  Enthusiastic, Determined, Discrete, Dependable, Sincere and Humble

About Elexio

Elexio is a Christian owned software company in Elizabethtown PA celebrating 28 years of serving ministries. God has blessed Elexio with an excellent staff of business professionals who are made up of pastors, youth leaders, worship leaders, etc. – people involved in ministry. Elexio provides superior website and management software solutions to churches and ministries in all 50 states and 28 countries.

Elexio offers a generous benefit program and an environment rich in enthusiasm, growth and provides appreciation for contributions made.

Due to the overwhelming response we anticipate we ask that you are patient during the selection and interview process. All qualified applicants will be notified.

Prior to contacting us please review the video about Elexio here and read their values here.

Cover letters should include why you should be considered for the position and what would make you the best candidate. Please provide your experiences that will support the Mission while demonstrating and embracing the Core Values of  Elexio.

Serious and confidential inquiries:  HR@InHISNameHR.com

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Success Update- Kingdom Building Mission 2012 – Zaporozhye Ukraine


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Our Mission trip to the Ukraine was a success! Much was accomplished and the foundation for further advancement has been set. Our Mission was simple: Develop the region’s businesses so that they can prosper and support their churches. The churches will in turn grow and prosper, and be able to develop schools for the orphans who are currently lost spiritually and educationally. During our trip, we specifically focused on helping to develop businesses in support of the trade school programs offered through the New Hope Center.

As our first order of business, we conducted an outreach luncheon during which my good friend Dave Balinski (Regional Director CBMC Central Pennsylvania) spoke on the topics of “Asking Good Questions” and “Developing SMART goals.”  He closed the session by asking the most important questions that we all need to answer.

Besides the significant interest in the topics, there was also receptiveness to the invitation to consider the claims of Christ. We thank our incredible interpreter, Olga Rubel, who interpreted our English presentations into Russian and helped us deliver our message.

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Dave and I visited a Christian Trade School which had just opened within the past few months prior to our visit. We were greeted by the first seven attendees of that school. Each of the students, all orphans, is fully engaged in career training and the Bible. At first, the students were very reserved, but as we shared our hearts with them, they warmed up.

 

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The most difficult aspect for me personally was the realization that these teens never had earthly parents and will never understand that bond and security. In fact, it took me several weeks to get my arms around it. After randomly crying on the flight home, and then enduring several days of a heavy heart, I realized how hard it was on me emotionally.

But what saved my heart from further pain is that although they are absent an earthly father, they have one through their savior Jesus Christ.

You see, sometimes, even when you have an earthly Dad or Mom, you really don’t because they never loved you or respected you like God does.

We are plagued with kids that have parents who are incapable of loving them and helping them to develop to their potential.

So if you are in that circumstance, know that you have the greatest Father for eternity – a father who will never let you down, God our Father.

In Zaporozhye, we immersed ourselves into the culture. We ate with, shopped with, participated in Bible study with, and enjoyed companionship with a wonderful variety of people in a very short period of time. It seemed everyone around us was enamored with the U.S. and current events. And it seems the whole world continues to watch us to see how we will be leading the world into the future. Will our approach be principled? Moral? Will it reflect the foundation that the U.S. was founded on? Will God’s hand remain on us?

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We had an incredible time meeting with a couple, Yura and Tanya, who recently started a Boys home to help male orphans as they leave the orphanage at the age of 15-16 to start their lives on their own. Their selfless dedication to helping these boys was breathtaking. For a young couple to do what they are doing is such a beautiful gift.
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In addition to the luncheon, I presented an all-day seminar to over a dozen attendees on how to create a “Kingdom-minded business.”  The seminar was based on my recently published book. I also spoke on the idea of “Servant Leadership,” which generated interest to the point of me being asked to speak in a local church the following morning!

During our stay, our host Vova (Vladimir Kiyanenko) was gracious and extremely informative about the culture, the business climate and the orphan situation. I am very grateful for his hospitality and look forward to partnering with him in the future.

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So in closing, over the next few months Dave and I will be strategizing how we can take our next visit to the Ukraine to the next level. Hopefully advanced marketing and networking will help us increase seminar class size but also help to get the message out about how these few people are making such a great impact on Children’s hearts. Want to help? Contact us, I would love to have your support and commitment moving forward.

Unreasonable Objectives Are Dishonest Standards


Leviticus 19:35

35Do not use dishonest standards when measuring length, weight or quantity.

It goes with out saying that, as Christian Business Leaders, we should always manage using Christian principles. The sometimes subtle shaving or rounding of numbers can get out of hand. We all immediately get defensive and say we would not be involved in it, but I am sure that, statistically speaking, we have all been involved in matters that we are not proud of. One overlooked area of potential dishonesty is having goals and objectives or production quotas that are just simply unreachable by employees. Having witnessed this firsthand, the following is a likely scenario.

A new manager comes on board. The new manager does not like a certain subordinate. The subordinate, although a long-term employee and well liked, is now under increased scrutiny of the new manager. The new manager shows a negative bias as to the employee’s personal activities, education, and even their personal life activities. The new manager not only demands unreasonable objectives from the employee, but they also eliminate any support positions or staff that support the subordinate’s function. The employee begins a spiral downturn of poor performance, crying out for assistance until the new manager gets his twisted objective met and fires the employee. The manager then hires someone at two-thirds the pay and rationalizes his decision on a warped sense of “lack of performance”.

This, dear reader, is dishonest, but practiced in some organizations.

The best solution to setting unrealistic goals and standards that lead to termination is simply to never get there at all. But, if your organization has, now is the time to correct it, ask for forgiveness and move on. If you are honoring God by managing an organization beyond reproach, you are building a “Kingdom Minded” Organization.

Help our community of readers

What dishonest practices have you met in your career? (Please do not include names of individuals, organizations or companies.) What God-honoring processes, as they relate to goals and objectives, have you witnessed?

Leave Sheaves Behind and Be Rewarded


Deuteronomy 24:19

19When you are harvesting in your field and you overlook a sheaf, do not go back to get it. Leave it for the foreigner, the fatherless and the widow, so that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

When we live our lives in a compassionate and giving way, God has a way of replenishing our supply of resources. Oftentimes what you will find is that, the more you give away, the more you gain. Sounds absurd perhaps, but I have experienced it several times, not only in personal lives but in many careers as well.

This is very important in the workplace. The more you coach and mentor your employees, the greater the reward they will reap, and you as well. Don’t let yourself be selfish with your time. Having met many selfish leaders who have never connected with their direct reports has led me to understand the grave consequences that are felt within the organization at the employee level.

 Allow your employees to enjoy the company’s harvest.

Connect with your people daily, share objectives with them, and create excitement within your Team. Excited and passionate teams reap results. Most of all leave many sheaves behind for them. Let them enjoy the fruit of the company’s harvest. If you will do this, you are building a “Kingdom Minded” Company.

Help our community of readers

What does your organization do to make sure your employees are left some sheaves? How do you share in the success of the company? Do you know of a company that does this? What do they do that makes you smile?