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SOAR Performance Group Announces the Promotion of John Thackston

SOAR Performance Group (SOAR) is pleased to announce the promotion of John Thackston to the new role of Vice President of Client Engagements. In this new role, John will have responsibility for driving full lifecycle engagement with SOAR Clients. This includes driving awareness, relationship nurturing, solution design and delivery for on-going client value creation to support business development initiatives and delivery of solutions through the SOAR Team.

“Our success is the result of driving results for our clients.” said Charlie Thackston, President of SOAR Performance Group. “John has delivered results for our clients through creative solution design, attention to detail and a focus on delivering real business impact.”

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SOAR Performance Group Participates in Third Annual YMCA Open

Atlanta, GA – On Monday October 7th, three members of the SOAR team and a guest played in Atlanta’s largest charitable golf tournament: The YMCA Open. Overall the tournament was a great success for our company and for our association with the Metro Atlanta YMCA. The SOAR team took home the second place honors but the biggest winners were the YMCA youth programs that the tournament funds. In all there were over 600 players participating at six different courses, raising over $160,000 for “Y” Youth Development programs.  This tournament continues to gain momentum each year, and would not be possible without the generosity of all the sponsors and the support of Metro board member, Joe Guerra (CEO of Canongate), who provides the courses free of charge.

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SOAR Performance Group Expands Approach to Shift Hiring and Management from Instinct to Insight

Atlanta, GA – SOAR Performance Group, Inc. today announced its expanded SOAR Employee Analytics Practice.  SOAR Employee Analytics enables its users to shift hiring and the management of human resources from instincts about their personality and qualifications to insights of their hard-wired cognitive skills and personality traits.

Hiring individuals, deciding who to promote, and developing talent are critical for effective Sales Capital Management℠.   SOAR Employee Analytics addresses the in-efficiencies in this process by determining an individual’s hard wired cognitive skills and personality traits.  These are the traits that an individual possesses that are unchanging and determine whether or not the individual is the best fit for a given role.

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Top Atlanta Area Sales Executives Share Best Practices for Leading New Sales Strategies

Atlanta, Georgia – On Friday, December 2nd, 2011, the Atlanta Chapter of the Sales Management Association held its second successful event at the Ravinia Club in Atlanta, Ga. Sales leaders in attendance commented on the relevance of the panel discussion and the quality of the networking opportunity the event provided. Some of the companies represented at the event included CNN, HP, PGI, IBM, Ricoh, ADP, Ceridian, Trend Micro, UPS, Coca-Cola, Groupon, & Comcast.

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