• 01 Feb 2016 6:29 PM | Anonymous


    Small Business Market Expo Announces Tradeshow Date and Keynote Speakers

    A Small Business Expo Atlanta Georgia at Cobb Galleria CentreAtlanta, GA February 1, 2016 - The Small Business Market Expo, (SBMExpo) produced by Inside Out Center, Inc. will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. The Small Business Market Expo is expected to draw business owners and executives to a full day of exhibits, educational seminars and unlimited networking.

    The Small Business Market Expo will feature over 75 exhibitors and 20 plus educational seminars with topics that include sale strategies, business growth and development, marketing and advertising, startups and entrepreneurship, grant procurement, government contracting, and prospecting.

    Tradeshow exhibitors and attendees will find valuable material and assets to help their business succeed from experts in web advancement, online networking, branding, social media, financial planning, and business counseling. Our focus is building businesses, providing resources and seminars for aspiring entrepreneurs while supporting established small businesses.  

    The Small Business Market Expo has a lineup of five keynote speakers:

    • Jennifer Keitt of KISS 104, Nationally Syndicated Jennifer Keitt Radio Show. Jennifer is an empowerment coach who is recognized as one of the most passionate, engaging and powerful voices on the airwaves, Jennifer Keitt empowers and educates more than one million listeners across the globe each week. Her keynote address will address “Powerful Success Principles For Today's Business Owners”.

    • Kim Ford, Creator and Publisher of JubileeMag.com. Kim will address “How to Pitch Yourself to the Media Like a Pro”. This keynote address will show business owners exactly what to do to get the media exposure they need Kim has covered events such as the BET Awards, Dove Awards, Trumpet Awards, and private film screenings in conjunction with Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, and Warner Brothers. She has interviewed some of the red carpets biggest stars such as Tyler Perry, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Kevin Hart, Steve Harvey, Meagan Good, DeVon Franklin, Jennifer Hudson, Anthony Anderson, and Magic Johnson.

    • Carol Sankar, Internationally Renowned Business Consultant & Real Estate Investment Expert. Carol will address the importance of “Pricing Your Business the Right Way”. Business owners will learn how to implement ONE formula that will ensure that they competitively price their products and services to meet the demand of their intended target audience. Carol has been seen on TEDx, Steve Harvey Show, Entrepreneur Magazine, and CNNMoney.com.

    • Award Winning Elevator Pitch Master, Precious Williams, Esq. Precious has been seen on MSNBC and ABC. Her keynote address “The Art of a Killer Elevator Pitch” will provide key information to business owners to help bait and attract their target market.

    • Dr. Renee Sunday, Host of Good Deeds Radio & TV Show. Dr. Sunday will discuss three things to ignite your drive to be successful in your business in her “How to Turn on the Switch” keynote address.

    The Small Business Market Expo exhibit is open to the public and free to attend, (pre-registration is required at www.SBMExpo.com). The Small Business Market Expo exclusive keynote addresses are available to the SBMExpo VIP attendees who purchase upgraded tickets.

    For more information, sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor information, please call 888-717-1713 or view available packages on www.sbmexpo.com. For the latest news and updates and to join the conversation, find the Small Business Market Expo on Twitter at www.twitter.com/smbizmarket and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/smbizmarket.

    About Inside Out Center, Inc.: The Inside Out Center, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to lending a helping hand to our veterans, homeless, unemployed and the working poor. Our mission includes providing business attire, small business seminars, and interviewing skills for our clients through our economic development initiatives.  For additional information visit www.helpingthejobless.org.

    Press Contact:

    Sharon Crump, Executive Director
    Small Business Market Expo

    4480 S. Cobb Drive; Suite H-479

    Smyrna, GA 30080

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    Small Business Market Expo Atlanta Georgia Cobb Galleria Centre SmallBusiness Startups Workshops

  • 21 Feb 2014 2:25 PM | Anonymous

    Atlanta Food Festival Tasting dishes by Caterers, Restaurants, Food Trucks. Sponsorship and vending



    For Immediate Release



    Monday, February 24 – Alluring Aromas. Heavenly Dishes. Tempting Essences. Atlanta Food Festival is showcasing Atlanta’s restaurants, caterers and food trucks. The festival focus is on delicious food and dessert tasting from Atlanta’s culinary professionals. Guests of all ages will delight in a wide decision of culinary dishes, captivating gourmet expert demos, and family-accommodating activities.

    The occasion will fulfill many palates consistently. This two-day food festival will be held in Marietta, GA at Jim R. Miller Park from Saturday, July 5 to Sunday, July 6, 2014. A portion of the proceeds from the Atlanta Food Festival event will support the Inside Out Center, Inc. which provides services to disadvantaged families. Guests are asked to donate a backpack and school supplies at the gate.

    WHAT: Atlanta Food Festival WHEN: Saturday, July 5 – Sunday, July 6, 2014

    TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday VIP Entry begins at 11:00 am daily.

    WHERE: Jim R. Miller Park, Marietta, GA

    COST: Adult Admission: $20; Kids Admission is free w/ paying Adult. Taste tickets are $1.25 per ticket. Festival VIP tickets: $85 Includes 10 taste tickets, souvenir t-shirt, VIP seating, and gift bag.

    Sponsorship Opportunities: As a supporter for the Atlanta Food Festival your organization name will be incorporated in our advertising.  Your organization logo will be included on our website, shirts, banners, and event program.  Your company representative will have a large amount of time to display and introduce your products and services to the event attendees.  There will be different press releases, articles and websites expounded on this two-day occasion and we trust we can incorporate you in the celebrations.

    About Atlanta Food Festival:

    Atlanta Food Festival is a two-day festival that focuses on showcasing Atlanta culinary businesses. Guests can sample a variety of delectable dishes from Atlanta’s very own restaurants, caterers, and food trucks and enjoy family-friendly entertainment. Join us Saturday through Sunday, July 5 – 6, 2014 in Jim R. Miller Park.


    Connect with Atlanta Food Festival:
    • Sign up for the Atlanta Food Festival newsletter at www.atlfoodfest.com
    • Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/atlfoodfest
    • Become a fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/atlfoodfest
    • Follow us on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/atlfoodfest
    • Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/insideoutcenter


  • 17 Feb 2014 8:10 PM | Anonymous

    Atlanta Food Festival with caterers, restaurants, food trucks serving up sample dishes. Taste Ticket





    Atlanta Food Festival is Saturday, July 5 2014 at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta, GA. 

    Admission: Adults $20. Kids free with paying adult.

    Enjoy a variety of foods in one location. Sample and taste Seafood, BBQ, Caribbean, Cajun, and more from Atlanta's very own restaurants, food trucks, and caterers. Use taste tickets to purchase food.


    Purchase Tickets:



  • 22 Jan 2014 10:50 AM | Anonymous

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Duration: 2 months Contract to hire

    Network & Systems Administrator

    The Network & Systems Administrator is responsible for planning, design, provision, install/configure, operate, and maintain network, server and storage systems hardware and software infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to assist with continuing innovation within infrastructure. Leads efforts to ensure the network and server system hardware, operating systems, software systems and all related implementation, maintenance and operations procedures comply with the organizational standards and policies.
    This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked software and associated operating systems. The Systems Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.
    Will document, manage, and maintain the company's environment for both internal and external server infrastructures, as well as assist with design and implementation of upgrades and new implementations.

    • Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
    • Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
    • Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.
    • Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
    • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure system-related products and services.
    • Design, configure, test and maintain computer & networking hardware & software..
    • Diagnose hardware and software failures and remediate identified problems.
    • Perform file system configuration and management; configure, administer/perform, monitor and test data back-ups.
    • Proactively analyze system logs to identify potential issues.
    • Establish and implement policies, procedures, and technologies (including firewalls) as well as apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration, to ensure all systems are current, secure and accurate.
    • Propose and create system design models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to system programmer and development teams.
    • As required, install and configure new hardware and software.
    • Provide level 3 support, answer technical inquiries and assist users; troubleshoot, report and escalate problems as needed.
    • Complete and maintain documentation of all system configurations.
    • Maintain the integrity of the network, servers and storage, ensure they are as secure, reliable and operating properly.
    • Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware and software requirements associated with any changes.
    • Monitor performance of computer systems and networks in order to determine whether adjustments need to be made and determine where future changes will be required (includes security).
    • Analyze equipment performance records in order to determine the need for configuration changes, upgrades, repair and/or replacement.
    • Maintain logs related to network operations as well as maintenance, change and repair records.
    • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware.
    • Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures and maintain control records.
    • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.
    • Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems.

    Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field or equivalent education and experience.
    At least five years of recent relevant database administration experience, with a progression in responsibility.
    Track record of a successful leadership of projects and operations in an enterprise IT organization.
    Demonstrated leadership and project and personnel management skills.

    • Self-managed, making and keeping commitments and meeting deadlines.
    • Results oriented approach with an eye toward "getting the details right .
    • A willingness to develop new technologies and curiosity to learn new ones. A quick and adaptive learner who will develop expertise with SOS enterprise applications/databases.
    • Windows OS (2003-2008 R2), Exchange Server, MS SQL Server, AD Design, VMware virtualization.
    • Networking Experience Configuration of Cisco switches/firewalls/network equipment. Familiarity with Client and HP switches a plus.
    • Familiarity with SAN storage administration in a Windows Server environment.
    • Demonstrated experience installing, upgrading and configuring applications within a Microsoft Server environment.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise discretion, and use independent judgment.
    • Strong communications skills.



    Software Transformation Inc.,
    Phone: 732-218-7554
    Fax: 972-421-1673

  • 04 Jan 2014 9:35 PM | Anonymous

    Helping the Unemployed working poor poverty jobless1. Know the motivation behind your resume

    Some individuals compose a resume as though the motivation behind the archive was to land a vocation. Subsequently they wind up with a truly long and exhausting piece that makes them look like edgy work seekers. The target of your resume is to land a meeting, and the meeting will arrive you the employment (surely!).


    2. Move down your qualities and qualities

    In place of making a long (and exhausting) record with all your qualities (e.g., trained, inventive, issue solver) attempt to associate them with genuine and work encounters. As it were, you have to back these qualities and qualities up, else it will create the impression that you are simply attempting to blow up things.


    3. Make a point to utilize the right essential words

    Most organizations (considerably more diminutive ones) are as of now utilizing computerized databases to hunt down competitors. This implies that the HR division will run look questions dependent upon particular decisive words. Surmise what, if your resume doesn't have the essential words identified with the employment you are petitioning, you will be out even before the diversion begins.


    These decisive words will typically be things. Check the set of expectations and identified work ads for a hint on what the executive could be searching for. You can read all the more about resume catchphrases on the article Tapping the Power of Keywords to Enhance Your Resume's Effectiveness.


    4. Use successful titles

    Like it or not, executives will typically make a judgment about your resume in 5 seconds. Under this timeline the most significant perspective will be the titles that you recorded on the continue, so determine they get the consideration. Attempt to be as distinct as could be expected under the circumstances, giving the head honcho an exceptional thought regarding the way of your past work encounters. Case in point:

    Terrible title: Accounting

    Good title: Management of A/r and A/p and Recordkeeping


    5. Proofread it more than once

    It might be challenging to underscore the imperativeness of edit your resume. One little typo and your shots of getting enlisted could slip. Edit it once is insufficient, so do it twice, three times or the same amount as vital.


    6. Utilization visual cues

    No management will have sufficient energy (or quietness) to read long passages of content. Verify, subsequently, to utilize visual cues and short sentences to portray your encounters, instructive foundation and expert targets.


    7. Where are you going?

    Counting proficient objectives can help you by giving businesses a thought of where you are going, and how you need to touch base there. You don't have to have an unique segment dedicated to your proficient targets, yet by and large the resume must impart it. The inquiry of whether to highlight your vocation destinations on the resume is a questioning one around HR directors, so run with your inclination. When you choose to record them, determine they are not nonexclusive.


    8. Put the most paramount data first

    This focus is bona fide both to the by and large request of your resume, and additionally to the distinctive segments. The vast majority of the times your past work experience will be the most critical a piece of the continue, so put it at the top. The point when depicting your encounters or aptitudes, record the most imperative ones first.


    9. Thoughtfulness regarding the typography

    Most importantly verify that your fonts are enormous enough. The littler you may as well go is 11 focuses, however 12 is presumably more secure. Don't utilize capital letters everywhere throughout the spot, recollect that your objective is to convey a message as quick and as obviously as would be prudent. Arial and Times are great decisions.


    10. Don't incorporate "no joking" data

    There are numerous individuals that get a kick out of the chance to incorporate proclamations like "Available for meeting" or "References accessible upon solicitation." If you are sending a resume to an organization, it ought to be a given that you are accessible for a meeting and that you will give references if asked. Simply evade things that will make the head honcho think "no joking!"


    11. Illustrate the profits of your aptitudes

    Just expressing that you can do something won't get the consideration of the manager. When you figure out how to demonstrate how it will profit his organization, and to unite it to substantial outcomes, then you will enormously enhance your shots.


    12. Stay away from cynicism

    Don't incorporate data that may sound negative in the eyes of the head honcho. This is good both to your resume and to talks with. You don't have to incorporate, for example, things that you abhorred about your last organization.


    13. Accomplishments rather than obligations

    Continues that incorporate a long rundown of "obligations incorporated… " are plain exhausting, and not productive in offering yourself. In place of posting obligations, along these lines, portray your expert accomplishments.


    14. No pictures

    Granted, we realize that you are gorgeous, however unless you are seeking an occupation where the physical attributes are exceptionally vital (e.g., demonstrating, acting et cetera), and unless the boss particularly asked for it, you may as well abstain from connecting your portrait to the resume.


    15. Utilization numbers

    This tip is a supplement to the thirteenth one. Assuming that you are set to depict your past expert accomplishments, it might be an exceptional thought to make them as strong as would be prudent. Numbers are your companions here. Don't simply say that you expanded the twelve-month incomes of your division, say that you expanded them by $100,000, by 78%, etc.


    16. One resume for every business

    A standout amongst the most well-known mix-ups that individuals make is to make a standard continue and send it to all the employment opportunities that they can find. Without a doubt it will spare you opportunity, however it will additionally extraordinarily diminish the possibilities of arriving a question (so actually it could even speak to an exercise in futility). Tailor your resume for every boss. The same focus applies to your presentation documents.


    17. Distinguish the issues of the business

    An exceptional beginning stage to tailor your resume for a particular business is to distinguish what conceivable issues he may have within reach. Attempt to comprehend the business sector of the organization you are applying

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