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Media - Print

February, 2017
IBI Magazine - "Invest in Your Leaders… Or Lose Them" by Ed Grelle
Remember that your employees are your greatest asset—so invest in them!more
 
October, 2016
IBI Magazine - "Why is Leadership So Simply Complicated?" by Phil Brandt
Most leaders are exceptional with business processes, but some struggle with people processes.more
 
August, 2016
IBI Magazine - "Ten-Step Response to FLSA Overtime Changes" by Laura Ingram
Many companies continue to struggle with implications of the overtime regulation changes coming into effect December 1st. There is more involved than meeting the new salary threshold... more
 
June, 2016
IBI Magazine - "Hiring Made Easy" by Laura Ingram
Recruiting has taken a whole new form. more
 
April, 2016
iBi Magazine - "To LMS… Or Not To LMS?" by Ed Grelle
For decades, companies across the United States have asked themselves the question, “Should we invest in a Learning Management System (LMS) for our employees?” There are a variety of reasons to either invest—or not invest—in these systems. more
 
July, 2015
iBi Magazine - "Attracting & Engaging Millennials Through Community Service" by Larry Timm
If you are successful in improving engagement, employee retention might not be the only area in which your business improves. more
 
January, 2015
iBi Magazine - "Your Business: HIPAA-Compliant?" by Larry Timm
While the Affordable Care Act has dominated healthcare news, medical identity theft and the enforcement of stronger federal health privacy regulations could become just as big a story. more
 
November, 2014
iBi Magazine - "The Leadership Paradox" by Larry Timm
The leader is critical, but it isn’t about the leader, it’s about the mission. more
 
September, 25, 2014
Peoria Journal Star - "Demand for background checks on prospective employees is soaring."
In a leaner, meaner job market, it’s probably not surprising that the demand for background checks is on the rise. more
 
September, 2014
iBi Magazine - "Your Billboard on Their Phone" by Larry Timm
Pushing information to your groups via an app, rather than hoping/praying they pull it, can make all the difference.more
 
July, 2014
iBi Magazine - "Outside Experts, Tailored Solutions" by Larry Timm
In today’s environment, outsourcing some aspects of HR is a necessary business practice. more
 
March 20, 2014
Peoria Journal Star - "The Looming Job Gap"
The changing of the guard in the American workplace may leave employers a little short.more
 
March, 2014
iBi Magazine - "Employing Good Talent is a War?" by Larry Timm
...there simply aren’t enough “soldiers,” with 27.25 million fewer Gen-Xers than Boomers. more
 
September, 2013
Talent Management Magazine - Be Mindful of the FCRA (page 27)
...organizations can take steps to protect themselves and ensure that reference checks suit their hiring goals. more
 
May 23, 2013
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - AAIM helps local firms hire right
Apply for a job in St. Louis and AAIM Employers Association may have a hand in the decision more
 
May 10, 2013
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - For Fisher, big part of job is keeping up with youth
Rams Coach provides insight into his management and leadership style more
 
May, 2013
ibi Magazine - “Building Your Bench Strength” by Marvis Meyers
Building your bench strength can be hard work, but having talent growing and developing
in your company is critical to your future success
. more
 
April 23, 2013
Maplewood-Brentwood Patch - AAIM Celebrates 115 Years, Hosts Conference in St. Louis
Phil Brandt doesn’t stay seated for long more

March 29, 2013
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - More employers perform checks before hiring
If a lawsuit or prior arrest is part of your past, your new employer increasingly wants to know. more
 
November 8, 2012
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Brentwood organization to oversee selection of St. Louis police chief
ST. LOUIS • Thirteen of the Police Department’s top brass will be subject to criminal, civil, credit and psychological background checks  more


Media - Digital

July 26, 2016
Peoria Life -  Chamber Chat with Laura Ingram, AAIM Employers' Association
The fourth installment in the series. Thanks Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce for hosting AAIM! ‪  more
 
June 21, 2016
Peoria Life -  Chamber Chat with Ed Grelle, AAIM Employers' Association
The third installment in the series. Thanks Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce for hosting AAIM! ‪  more
 
June 14, 2016
Peoria Life -  Chamber Chat with Brandi Temples, AAIM Employers' Association
“The second installment in the series. Thanks Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce for hosting AAIM! ‪  more
 
May 31, 2016
Peoria Life -  Chamber Chat with Rob Burn, AAIM Employers' Association
“Hear AAIM's HR Practice Leader, Rob Burn, discuss current trends in the workforce as well as information on the DOL changes to the overtime exemption regulations under the FLSA and its effects. Thanks Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce for hosting AAIM! ‪  more
 
February 16, 2016
CBS Small Business Pulse -  AAIM Knows How To Find Companies The Right Employees
“We bring best practice solutions to a small business. We help business owners to recognize that the employment process is different than it was 20 years ago  more
 
January 29, 2015
Big4.com -  Asking the right interview questions is as important as answering them
It stands to reason that when you want to understand how to climb the career ladder in any Big4 firm, you’ll take advice from the experts who understand what it takes to start and/or further your development.  more
 
March 25, 2014
RealBusiness.com -  How to Manage an Age Gap: Millennials as Bosses
As millennials take on leadership positions, they increasingly find themselves managing baby boomers.  more
 
Feb 13, 2014
RealBusiness.com -  Working Dads: An Interview with CNN’s Josh Levs on Paternity Leave Becoming the Norm
Josh Levs usually watches the president’s State of the Union Address live for his reporting job at CNN.This year he watched his three kids instead...  more
 
Oct 5, 2013
Peoria Journal Star -  Medical Marijuana Could Challenge Employer Drug Testing Policies
A new day is coming for Illinois employers. While it may not dawn right away, preparations for the acceptance, understanding and management of cases dealing with medical marijuana are already underway....  more
 
Sept. 16, 2013
herald-review.com -  Employers Want More Background
If a lawsuit or prior arrest is part of your past, your new employer increasingly wants to know.  more
 
July 16, 2013
Health Callings -  How to Turn a Temp Job into Full-Time Work
Even in these unsteady economic times, it’s still possible to turn that temporary job into a full-time opportunity more
 
May 23, 2013
Yahoo Finance -  A Day In The Life Of A CFO
Ron Martin, AAIM CFO, shares his daily routine of managing the financial responsibility of a small business in this “Day in the Life” article.  more
 
May 23, 2013
INVESTOPEDIA -  A Day In The Life Of A CFO
Ron Martin, AAIM CFO, shares his daily routine of managing the financial responsibility of a small business in this “Day in the Life” article.  more

May 22, 2013
MSN Money -  Millennials Wait as Boomers Hang On
Slow-to-retire older workers are often blamed for stifling opportunities for younger generations. The theory doesn't hold up, but tensions remain.  more
 
April 23, 2013
Blog: Rasmussen College - BYOD – The Newest Tech Trends You Need to Know
There’s no better way to make a splash in the technology industry than by mastering the latest tech trends.  more


Media - Radio

December, 2016
KMOX 11 News Radio
AAIM radio spot on Supervisory Training (Short) more

December, 2016
KMOX 11 News Radio
AAIM radio spot on Supervisory Training more

November 29, 2016
KTRS 550 Radio/TV
CEO Phil Brandt interview with McGraw Milhaven  more

November, 2016
KTRS 550 Radio/TV
AAIM radio spot on Recruitment  more

April 9, 2013
KTRS 550 Radio/TV
CEO Phil Brandt explains the growing demand for background checks by employers and the need to mitigate hiring risks.
Interview with McGraw Milhaven 
(part 1)  more

April 9, 2013
KTRS 550 Radio/TV
CEO Phil Brandt explains the growing demand for background checks by employers and the need to mitigate hiring risks.
Interview with McGraw Milhaven 
(part 2) more