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The Many Hats of Small Business

Allison SearcyBy Allison Searcy, Induron Sales Support

Working for a small, family-owned company like Induron means that I wear many hats. My job is always different, and I never know what the day will bring.

I began working at Induron seven years ago in sales support, but since then, my duties have grown to include all kinds of things – from invoicing and accounting, to purchasing the raw materials used in our products. Continue reading The Many Hats of Small Business

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My Experience with Continuing Education

By Allison Searcy, Administrative Assistant/Sales Support/Purchasing

Sometimes the role you originally fill for a company changes and evolves over time. It can be a good thing but one that often requires a little extra training and continuing education.

This is what happened to me when I stepped into the role of purchasing a few years ago. Continue reading My Experience with Continuing Education

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Wearing Many Hats in a Small Business

By Allison Searcy, Induron Sales Support

Working for a small, family-owned company like Induron means that I wear many hats. I began working at Induron four years ago in sales support, but since then, my duties have grown to include all kinds of things – from invoicing and accounting, to purchasing the raw materials used in our products.

It’s different every day – I never know what the day will bring.

That’s the key to working for a small company – flexibility. You have to be flexible and be willing to take on any number of tasks that “aren’t your job.” It’s very different from the large company I came from. At Induron, everyone does what they need to do, and when there’s a problem, we all pitch in to get it solved quickly. Many times at larger companies, you find that each person – or department – functions as an island. But not here.

Induron’s 14 sales reps definitely keep me on my toes. They count on me to invoice their clients, get them catalogs or other printed materials or even help them troubleshoot their computer woes. We’re all a team, and it’s a great environment in which to work. Continue reading Wearing Many Hats in a Small Business

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