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Save The Environment (and Your Wallet) By Selling Your Used Tech Gadgets

Michele Reynolds Perry

Vice President, Brand Communications at 

Gazelle


This episode is sponsored by Jumpstart:HR, LLC | HR Outsourcing for Small Businesses and Start-Ups

About This Episode:

Spurred by increasing consumer demand for the newest technology – be they tablets, laptops, cell phones, etc. –, e-waste is piling up in landfills both domestically and abroad at an alarming rate or collecting dust in your closest. It’s not good for the environment or your wallet.

 

What are consumers to do with their unwanted electronic devices after upgrading?

 

As you begin your spring cleaning now is a perfect time to trade in those old devices for cash toward the hottest tech that you didn’t think was in your budget. By giving cell phones a second life, the average consumer can save the earth and money, too.

 

Gazelle, a leading trade-in and e-commerce site for consumer electronics now offers certified pre-owned devices that not only come in great condition but also at a huge discount and with no contract or strings attached!

 

On this episode Michele Perry, Consumer Tech Expert at Gazelle.com, will be sharing a few tips for reducing your e-waste by recycling old devices and earning cash at the same time. By considering purchasing certified, pre-owned gadgets you’ll be improving your eco-footprint this spring. Michele can also provide “buyer beware” tips, highlight results from a recent Gazelle survey identifying new trends, and talk about new financing and warranty programs for preowned electronics.

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: GAZELLE.COM

About Michele Perry: Resident tech enthusiast and expert at Gazelle.com, Michele Perry monitors the changing dynamics of technology in the 21st century. Perry provides insight into how people use technology and the obstacles they face while making it all work within a budget.

With more than 1 million customers and more than $200 million paid out for used gadgets, Gazelle is the leading reCommerce company. Perry brings her collective and extensive knowledge of the behaviors and attitudes of tech enthusiasts through in-depth analysis of Gazelle’s custom surveys, company data and her own tech experiences. As the tech expert at Gazelle and previously a travel guru for the largest travel site in the world, Perry is frequently sought out and quoted by major outlets around the country including ABC News, The CBS Early Show, FOX News, MSNBC, The New York Times, USA Today, The Chicago Tribune, Voice of America and National Public Radio.

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It's My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture
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Dee Ann Turner,
Senior Executive at Chick-Fil-A
Author, "It's My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture"

While at #SHRMTalent 2016, I had an opportunity to meet and interview some of the Talent industry's most innovative and respected thought leaders. On this episode, I’m joined by Dee Ann Turner who has spent 30 years developing talent at one of the most profitable Restaurant Franchises in the Nation.

For more: Visit www.jumpstart-hr.com/blog

Connect with Dee Ann on Twitter: www.twitter.com/DeeAnnTurner

Check Out Her Book Here
Visit Her Website
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Post-Incarceration Employment: A Societal, Talent and Legal Imperative for Success
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Max Dubroff, 
HR Consultant, Einfluss, LLC
USAF Veteran

While at #SHRMTalent 2016, I had an opportunity to meet and interview some of the Talent industries most innovative and respected thought leaders. On this episode, I’m joined by Max Dubroff who shares his story about how his life has changed by employing second-chance employees.

For more: Visit www.jumpstart-hr.com/blog

Connect with Max on Twitter: www.twitter.com/HR_MAXimizer

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Is Joining A Professional Membership Association Worth The Money?
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Elissa O'Brien, 
VP of Membership, Society of Human Resources Management

While at #SHRMTalent 2016, I had an opportunity to meet and interview some of the Talent industries most innovative and respected thought leaders. On this episode, I’m joined by Elissa O'Brien, VP of Membership at SHRM. We discuss our own personal stories about how professional membership association played a role in our careers.

For more: Visit www.jumpstart-hr.com/blog

Connect with Elissa on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SHRMelissa

Visit SHRM at www.shrm.org
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If Your Company Culture Doesn't Rock, Your Best Customers Will Roll
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Jim Knight, 
Owner / Partner at PeopleForward
Former Sr. Director of Talent and Development at Hard Rock International

While at #SHRMTalent 2016, I had an opportunity to meet and interview some of the Talent industries most innovative and respected thought leaders. On this episode, I’m joined by Jim Knight, author of 

Culture That Rocks: How to Revolutionize Your Company's Culture and the most energizing voice you'll hear all day.

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For more: Visit www.jumpstart-hr.com/blog

Connect with Jim on Twitter: www.twitter.com/knightspeaker

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While at #SHRMTalent 2016, I had an opportunity to meet and interview some of the Talent industries most innovative and respected thought leaders. On this episode, I’m joined by Steven Rothberg who's knowledge about College Recruiting and Data-Driven Storytelling is worth listening to.

For more: Visit www.jumpstart-hr.com/blog

Connect with Steven on Twitter: www.twitter.com/stevenrothberg

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How Baseball Analytics are Changing How We Assess Talent
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@TimSackett‎President at HRU Technical Resources

While at #SHRMTalent 2016, I had an opportunity to meet and interview some of the Talent industries most innovative and respected thought leaders. On this episode, I’m joined by Tim Sackett who's an expert at Moneyball Recruiting and has an interesting take on the future of recruitment.


Key Takeaway: The best companies aren't hiring the best talent, they're hiring the best talent for their organization.

For more: Visit www.jumpstart-hr.com/blog

Connect with Tim on Twitter: www.twitter.com/timsackett

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This episode is brought to you by:
Jumpstart:HR - HR Outsourcing for Small Businesses and Start-Ups - http://www.jumpstart-hr.com


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Story Details:

Amid the political uncertainty of an election year and ongoing market volatility, the Federal Reserve mulling interest rate increases, and declining oil prices affecting growth and economic decisions large and small, how are American investors feeling these days about the economy and the stock market?

 

Some answers may be found in the John Hancock Investor Sentiment Survey, a quarterly measure of investors’ views on a range of investment choices, life goals and economic outlook. Investor sentiment has turned increasingly negative in the past few quarters, but what are they thinking now? How prepared are they for the financial challenges of retirement? As investors look toward tax season, what are their financial priorities and concerns?