HireSmart Founders Tell Students Entrepreneurship Must Be Rooted In Passion 

Written by Anne Lackey

HireSmart Cares founders Mark and Anne Lackey are addicted to entrepreneurship, having successfully run multiple multi-million dollar businesses.   They love sharing tips with anyone aiming to launch a business. But their first word of advice is always — be ready to live frugally.  "How many of you like to work...

HireSmart Supports Poultry Team that Finished 5th Nationally 

Written by Anne Lackey

Four Madison County, Georgia students traveled to Indianapolis recently and walked away with the fifth-place plaque in the National FFA Poultry evaluation "Career Development Event" (CDE).   "We all truly wanted it," said team member Isabelle Williams, who was named the high individual in the written exam. "We wanted to win,...

HireSmart Filipino Scholarship — Diana’s Story 

Written by Anne Lackey

Diana cried "happy tears" when she learned her son, Sebastian, received an educational scholarship from her employer, HireSmart Virtual Employees.  "I was crying reading the email," she said. "This is such a big help for our family. I told my son, ‘You're not transferring to a public school.’"  HireSmart provides...

HireSmart Founders Talk With Teens About Being Smart With That Paycheck 

Written by Anne Lackey

You landed the job, and And you got that paycheck. Yay! Now what?   HireSmart Cares founders Mark and Anne Lackey recently talked about personal finances with students in Melinda Cochran-Davis’s construction classes at Jackson Empower College and Career Center in Jefferson, Georgia.  What does it take to live?  Mark and...

HireSmart Supports Top FFA Ag Communications Team in the U.S. 

Written by Anne Lackey

HireSmart Supports Top FFA Ag Communications Team in the U.S.  Katie Carrouth and her teammates, Abbi Adams, Anna Moon, and Anna Kate Mathis, laugh at the video of their surprised faces when they learned that, "Yes!" they're the best in the nation.  The Madison County FFA Ag Communications team earned...

HireSmart Helps Teens Be Smart When Seeking Employment 

Written by Anne Lackey

You’re going for that interview. You want that job. How do you land it?  HireSmart Cares founders Mark and Anne Lackey recently talked with Melinda Cochran-Davis’s construction classes at Jackson Empower College and Career Center in Jefferson, Georgia about the essential soft skills needed when searching for work.  "There are...