This week, we are thrilled to feature the launch of a new Spaces And Places blog! Created by Drew and Mary Ila Ward, Spaces And Places is a little bit of real estate, design, and travel, and a whole lot of what makes spaces and places home. Horizon Point’s mission is to innovate the workplace, and part of that effort is sharing stories about spaces and places (you may have noticed our “space” theme this year!). READ THE FIRST BLOG ON SPACES AND PLACES: “How to Put the ‘Home’ in Office“!
This week we have a very special guest blogger, Cassie Shropshire, with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)! This year made the 33rd anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The act is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in everyday life activities. The ADA guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to enjoy employment opportunities, purchase goods and services, and participate in state and local government programs. Just four years after the ADA was signed into law, the Alabama Legislature created a state agency that would be
Written by: Lucy Orr, Horizon Point Consulting Summer Intern My name is Lucy Orr, and I interned with Horizon Point Consulting this summer. In my first blog post, I discussed what I hoped to learn from this experience. Not having a “dream job,” I was able to use this experience to get a taste of several different careers by observing Horizon Point as well as their clients. While I certainly got a taste of different jobs throughout the summer, the part that struck me the most was the importance of relationships in every aspect of the business. The most obvious
Written by: Lucy Orr, student intern with Horizon Point Consulting My name is Lucy Orr. I am going into my senior year in high school and I am interning with Horizon Point Consulting this summer. For many high schoolers, summertime means time for a summer job. For several summers, I have wanted a summer job that will give me experience in and exposure to many fields. At this point, I do not know what I want to do in my future career- there are so many options! Because my junior year was cut short due to the pandemic, I have
Our friends at Warren Averett Asset Management shared with us some Do’s and Don’ts for financially weathering the current situation we are all facing: Dear Clients and Friends, COVID-19 is not the first crisis we have endured, and it will likely not be the last. While we have not experienced the particular pain points of this virus all at one time before—like schools shutting down and grocery stores running low on items—we do have experience over the past several decades with some other pretty nasty events, including 1970’s energy crisis, 1980’s Black Monday, and 1990’s savings and loan