June Leslie’s Lane: Jobs, FREE Stuff, Scholarships,‏ Etc.

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Hi Beautiful Family and Friends!

I trust that each of your are having a wonderful weekend! I am excited about what June Leslie’s Lane has to offer. I trust that you find it quite insightful with loads of information! Before I jump right in with everything I have to share, I want to thank a few special people! I feel like we all have angels all around us! I want to send a special Shoutout to “The Awesome 13”! You fabulous ladies know who you are and I just want to thank you for your kindness, support and words of encouragement!

Everyone needs encouragement and you really never know when what you say is needed most! Thank you to my First Lady, Mrs. Yolanda T. Lee for your thoughtful email, Mrs. Terri Smith (Allison’s Mom) for the kind words by phone and Mrs. Brenda Zolnik (Susanna, Stephen and Ruthanna’s Mom) for the heartfelt letter and presentation. Proverbs 18:21 shares that life and death are in the power of the tongue! To each of you that are reading Leslie’s Lane, it is my prayer that you have and experience joy, prosperity, happiness, creativity, peace, tranquility and wisdom as well as live life abundantly! Please feel free to forward June’s Leslie’s Lane to everyone that you know via email, Facebook, Twitter, etc!

Please have a great week!


FREE Chick-fil-A Sandwich for High School and College Grads ONLY
Please find the flyer attached
At the Chick-fil-A at Turner Hill Road location in Lithonia, GA ONLY, grads get a FREE Chick-fil-A sandwich on May 27-29. The person must present the diploma and ID

Turn Your Clutter into Cash by Having a Garage Sale!
Please check out my article! I wrote the “Money Special: Turn Your Clutter into Cash!” This was for the June 2013 issue of Essence Magazine which is on newsstands as I speak (or write). You can have a Garage Sale and make loads of money! Find out how on pages 83-86:


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I try to make sure that Leslie’s Lane is as we say in the writing business “evergreen”. That means that a lot of the info that I have from several issues back, is still relevant today. I encourage to read all of the past posts that I have made. I think you will be pleasantly surprised that you will find information that is quite useful to you.
Nice and Spacious Five Bedroom Home for Rent!
3289 Arnhem Court, Lithonia, GA 30058
Only $875 Per Month * Please see flyer attached.

Let’s Move Nutrition and Fitness Expo!
This awesome event will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at the Kerwin B. Lee Family Life Center! There will be Food, Fellowship and Fun! Please check out the flyer attached. If you would like to be a vendor, please call Malcolm Quillen at (770) 855-0614 or email him mquillen@georgiaschoolnutrition.com. Thanks!

Thanks to my Beautiful Sister Sylathia for this info! It’s FREE!!!!
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Great discounts on luggage! Thanks to my sorority sister Janet for this one!



Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

Brown Trucking Company is Hiring!


Employment with Dart Corporation


Employment with BioLab or Chemtura Corporation


Employment with Barloworld


Employment with Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Mississippi Power, Etc.


Employment with Trojan Battery Corporation


Employment with Sealey Corporation


Half Off Depot is the Best thing since sliced bread!



Congrats to my beautiful daughter Antasha on her new blog – The Nomadic Flight Attendant!  Feel free to follow her as she shares funny stories and gives great insight on travel and such!



Mystery Shopping Gig for $40, $60 or $80
COMMENTS: We have an immediate easy shopping assignment for 6/1-6/5 if you have a FICO score of less than 600. These are PAIRED wireless cell phone shops. You will be paid $40 for the pair, $60 if you do three and $80 if you do all four (T-Mobile with Verizon, Sprint and AT&T). You must complete all shops in order to be compensated, and you may only shop locations you are not a customer of.

This session is for AT&T, Verizon and Sprint locations. These shops must be paired with a T-Mobile location. You may shop any location you are not a customer of.

You may only complete ONE grouping of shops, so choose wisely.

You can not be a customer of any of the wireless companies you choose to shop.

You must look up and provide your FICO score as a part of this shop. You can do this at http://www.creditkarma.com.

Thank You,
Ben Jarvis
Scheduling Department
ath Power Consulting

You must meet the following qualifications to apply for this shop:
* You cannot have shopped the same location within 30 days


Business Type/Name: Retail
Due Date : 06-05-13
Shop cannot be performed BEFORE 06-01-13

Available Shops:
* AZ: Goodyear, Scottsdale->

* CA: Beverly Hills, Burbank, Commerce, Culver City, Downey, Gardena, Hollywood, Huntington Park, Inglewood, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Montebello, Santa Monica, South Gate->

* FL: Alachua, Boca Raton, Brandon, Clearwater, Deland, Gainesville, Gainsville, Miami, Newberry, Ocala, Ocoee, Orlando, Palm Bay, Pinellas Park, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee->

* GA: Alpharetta, Atlanta, Austell, Decatur, Fayetteville, Lawrenceville, Lithonia, Norcross, Smyrna, Snellville, Suwanee->

* IL: Berkeley, Berwyn, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Chicago, Chicago Ridge, Darien, Edwardsville, Elmhurst, Elmwood Park, Gurnee, Highland, Joliet, La Grange, Lincolnwood, Machesney Park, McHenry, Mundelein, Naperville, North Aurora, Plainfield, Rockford, Romeoville, Schaumberg, Schaumburg, Willowbrook->

* LA: Lafayette, Slidell->

* MA: Allston, Beverly, Boston, Braintree, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Chestnut Hill, Dorchester, Everett, Leominster, Littleton, Malden, Mansfield, Peabody, Quincy, Revere, Saugus, Shrewsbury->

* NJ: N. Brunswick, Watchung->

* NY: Astoria, Bronx, Brooklyn, New York->

* TX: AMARILLO, Alvin, Amarillo, Arlington, Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Friendswood, Galveston, Garland, Houston, Irving, Katy, League City, Mesquite, Plano, Round Rock, San Antonio, Victoria, Webster->

Thanks Congressman Johnson! Free Grants! FREE Food! FREE Camp!

TIGER GRANTS: The U.S. Transportation Secretary last month announced the availability of $474 million for a fifth round of the highly successful TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) competitive grant program to fund surface transportation projects that have a significant impact on the nation, a region or metropolitan area. Interested applicants can review the DOT’s grant resources page and view the full Notice of Funding Availability. Again, the deadline for applications is June 3, 2013. For more, click HERE.

FREE SUMMER ACTING CAMP: “Shine Bright Like a Diamond” – the 6th annual 10-week summer youth acting camp – is holding an open call audition for Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Salem Bible Church in Lithonia. The free camp offers acting classes and life skills training. For more information or to register, click HERE.

SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS: The U.S. Department of Agriculture is gearing up its Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children. For more information, Call 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish speakers) and a live operator will tell you where the closest sites serving free, nutritious summer meals are located. Or visit http://www.whyhunger.org/findfood to locate sites using an online map.


101 FREE Shutterfly Prints or Photos! Thanks to my daughter Antasha for this!



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Thanks to my Sorority Sister Alma for this info!

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2013

The Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) Scholarship Fund offers scholarship opportunities to any under-served student across the United States. Please share. Scholarship Notification Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility Requirements
Qualified applicants must be a high school senior, college student, and/or between the ages of 18-25, pursuing studies at a vocational or trade school. All applicants must be a
US Citizen and complete the on-line application no later than the published deadline date, which is May 31, 2013.
The Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation is unique in that it offers scholarships to single mothers, children who attend alternative schools, students who have earned a GED, students with grade point averages of 2.0 and students who have previously been incarcerated, etc. but desire a higher educational opportunity. This group is generally not the recipients of college scholarships and is typically ignored by the Board of Education.

The Shawn Carter Foundation offers scholarship opportunities to any under-served student across the United States who desires a higher education. One of the key questions asked by the Foundation when students apply for a scholarship is: What are your plans to give back to the community?.

CLICK LINK TO APPLY TODAY!!! http://www.shawncartersf.com/apply/

This scholarship is open to the public. Please apply before the deadline May 31, 2013. Thanks.

Apply | Shawn Carter Foundation
To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must be a US Citizen, 25 years or younger, with at least a 2.0 GPA, who also falls under one of the following categories:

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Scholarships and Grants for 2013!


Thanks Berean Cousin Bobbie for all of these jobs through the end of this post!


Paralegal Specialist
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
The Paralegal Specialist manages divorce determination and determines benefits eligibility for former spouses. He or she will prepare determination letters to employees and former spouses and their attorneys or other legal representative about these benefits.
Closing Date: May 24, 2013

Human Resources Specialist
Transportation Security Administration
Arlington, VA
The Human Resources Specialist will serve as a Senior Classifier providing expert advice on highly complex classification and position management issues.
Closing Date: May 29, 2013

Budget Analyst
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Charleston, SC
The Budget Analyst is responsible for tasks involved in accounts payable related to maintaining vendors, vendor inquiries, resolving interfaced invoice issues, inquiring into the status of invoices and payments, and generating selected reports.
Closing Date: June 5, 2013

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Careers for Veterans
Opportunities are available nationwide.
Current open positions include Transportation Security Specialist, Security Assistant, Logistics Management Specialist, Program Analyst, Budget Analyst, Human Resource Specialist, among others.
Learn more: https://tsajobs.tsa.dhs.gov
Call 1-877-872-7990 or text 95495

Take advantage of the VA for Vets Career Center tools to translate military skills, build your resume, search hundreds of open positions. We encourage Veterans to work with a VA for Vets career coach by calling 1-855-824-8387 (TTY: 1-855-824-8833) or sending an email.

Explore Your Career Options with this VA for Vets System Feature
Did you know that you can match your role in the military with available federal opportunities? In the Military Skills Translator, enter your service, pay grade and military job title. Select the “Search” button. At the bottom of the screen, select “Explore career options.” You’ll be redirected to the Career Wall, where you can see which career options might be right for you. Select any of the highlighted job categories to generate a search of those jobs across the federal government. Choose any of the job summaries to learn more about those positions and apply.

The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) oversees VA for Vets, a comprehensive career management program that enables Veterans to successfully join the civilian workforce. To learn more, visit http://www.VAforVets.VA.gov.

Get the latest VA for Vets news by joining the conversation on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Sign up for the VA Employment ListServ.

For additional information/consideration contact us:Cheryl@andersonrecruiting.com

Accounting & Finance Staffing Sales position in Suwanee/Duluth -northeast Atlanta area
Category : Agency Sales
Location/City : GA – Suwanee
Salary Range : 50000.00 – 55000.00 per year (* Select Type)
Our client is a 15 + year IT and Accounting and Finance Staffing Firm that is in solid growth mode. No territories – you can work with clients anywhere in the US – contract or perm. Ideal candidate will have 3+ years proven experience selling Accounting and Finance staffing services. Can grow into to team lead role.
Solid compensation, flex work environment and terrific team culture. This is NOT a micro-managed/metrics company. Duluth area. For additional information/consideration – contact us. Cheryl@andersonrecruit

Vice President, Human Resources & Talent Management
Metro Atlanta Chamber
Atlanta, GA

Talent Connections, LLC (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001wLjK5jAshmbkEbONzvR2RQB_ZPMsFv2OEIa6wxIme_psAh_wygCmpUIsVVXaoRp7ZWndKzmknZ9uMsT0rivnoQ9aXPAxsBHGdW51KEl1AKdBevXOY6SltwmMD2nxNiWm) recognized both locally and nationally as leaders in the Human Resources profession and making connections for professionals for over 14 years, has been retained to identify a Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management for The Metro Atlanta Chamber. Please see the complete job description below; competitive salary and benefit package available.

Qualified applicants should email their resume and salary history to toptalent@talentconnections.net for immediate consideration. No calls or agencies please.

About The Metro Atlanta Chamber:
The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) serves the 28 county Metro Atlanta area and has been a vital force in the business community for over 150 years. MAC builds coalitions to attract new companies to the Atlanta region and stimulate business growth. MAC mobilizes business people, educational and government leaders, and other stakeholders to foster solutions to prevailing business and quality of life issues.

Job Summary
The Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management, advances the business goals of the chamber by leading the design and execution of talent management policies and programs for MAC’s internal staff. This position reports to the President and participates in the weekly senior staff meeting.

Promote effective staffing by leading recruiting and staff deployment efforts:
Coordinates hiring of new and replacement positions to attract required capabilities.
Leads effective on-boarding of staff.
Promotes increased diversity of staff.
Ensures compliance with relevant employment legislation.
Uses social media platforms to source candidates and promote MAC’s employment brand.
Guides staff reorganizations.
Oversees staff reductions as needed.

Direct rewards program
Provide competitive and appropriate monetary and non-monetary recognition:
Oversees the annual performance review process and work to ensure goal metrics align within divisions for annual objectives. Updates competency framework and review forms to reflect current business needs.
Assists with compensation guidelines, bonus levels and conducts labor market comparisons.
Makes recommendations to update MAC’s benefits programs to reflect changing employee needs, market factors, and legislative developments. Directs relationships with carriers and vendors.
Designs and implements recognition vehicles to foster high levels of performance and retention.

Promote talent management and staff development
Lead efforts to realize people’s potential and contributions:
Leads identification and development efforts for high potential (HP) staff by identifying outside programs and/or education to supplement or address leadership issues; connect HPs with Board level mentors; provide, assign and track leadership opportunities via cross-division training.
Insure succession planning within divisions of MAC.
Work closely with Senior Vice Presidents to promote staff effectiveness – recommending team building, coaching, and counseling to optimize performance.
Design, execute and track participation at professional development programs for all staff that support business goals to satisfy 20-hour training requirement.
Promote engagement through productive staff meetings, community service activities, and strategic employee communication.
Conducts annual employee surveys to evaluate employee engagement and identify areas for employee programming.

Chamber leadership
Contributes to chamber-wide business development, revenue generation, public policy and other goals.
Serves on work teams and task forces relating to human capital initiatives (e.g. education, workforce development, internship programs)
Serves on chamber leadership team.

Education/Experience Qualifications:
College degree in human resources, psychology, sociology or a related field. Master’s degree and SPHR credential preferred.
10 or more years of progressive HR responsibilities and talent development with three or more in leadership roles. Experience working independently in a small/mid-sized firm. Fundraising and member relations experience preferred.
Extensive knowledge of talent management with emphasis on recruiting, learning and development, leadership development, and employee engagement.
Ability to think strategically and contribute to business problem solving.
A track record of interaction with business leaders and managing multiple priorities to achieve significant outcomes.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Diplomacy. Negotiation and collaboration skills.
Hands on knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and social media platforms.
The ability to thrive in a fast paced, ambiguous environment

Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. Please feel free to forward this opportunity to anyone within your professional network.

Thank you,

The Talent Connections team
Talent Connections, LLC

About Talent Connections:
Founded in 1999, Talent Connections, LLC is a professional services firm specializing in recruiting – including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), contract recruiting, executive search, and HR consulting. Talent Connections has been honored by being recognized two years in a row on the prestigious Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing privately held companies in the U.S. Talent Connections is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with a practice in Jacksonville, Florida and Augusta, Georgia. Please visit http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001wLjK5jAshmbkEbONzvR2RQB_ZPMsFv2OEIa6wxIme_psAh_wygCmpUIsVVXaoRp7ZWndKzmknZ9uMsT0rivnoQ9aXPAxsBHGdW51KEl1AKdBevXOY6SltwmMD2nxNiWmfor more information.

Office Manager position for MODIS, a large IT staffing firm – Dunwoody – Perimeter Mall Area

Modis Atlanta, a fast-growing branch of a large IT services firm, is looking for a top-performing Office Manager. The ideal candidate will be responsible for all operations within our large office. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to overseeing collections, payroll, compliance, all corporate reporting, and on-boarding (documentation and orientation) of new hires. This is a very hands-on position and this person must be able to perform these functions while leading an administrative team of three.

The ideal candidate will have a college degree or commensurate experience and have managed an office/operations for a company with revenues no less than 25 million.

Please send your resume and salary expectations to bill.howe@modis.com

Send resumes and work samples to jobs@aventissystems.com

Part-Time Web Developer w/WordPress, Drupal position in Northwest Atlanta area


The Web Developer will be responsible for assisting the marketing department with the production, modification, and maintenance of the Company’s websites and email templates. This individual should possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and exhibit strong attention to detail. The ability to take direction well and collaborate with a team are required.

This position reports to the Marketing Manager.


•Maintain and expand the Company’s eCommerce website capabilities
•Maintain and expand the Company’s corporate website capabilities
•Produce email campaign templates compatible for multiple email viewers
•Troubleshoot and modify email campaign templates using HTML best practices
•Create or modify eBay layout templates
•Ensure all projects are delivered on time and to the highest possible standard; working additional hours may be required
•Provide accurate time estimates for work based on verbal and written technical briefs
•Prioritize and manage workload effectively
•Work both in isolation and as part of a team with minimal supervision
•Support the marketing department with technical projects; suggest technical solutions and best practices
•Actively contribute to discussions and brainstorming sessions as requested
•Maintain skill set via continued education on current technologies, practices, and products
•Undertake other assignment as requested by the marketing department

Required Skills and Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree preferred (Bachelor’s degree in progress acceptable)
•Minimum 2 years of experience developing and maintaining websites
•Minimum 6 months of JavaScript experience, creating JS enabled applications
•Must have familiarity with at least one CMS: WordPress, Drupal preferred
•Strong understanding of HTML4
•Familiarity with HTML5
•Strong knowledge of CSS 2 and CSS 3
•Capable of parsing server side script, including PHP, ASP, and ColdFusion
•Strong understanding of cross-browser testing
•Familiarity with Firebug, jsFiddle, and Editor of choice with syntax highlighting
•Understanding of email reader limitations; ability to adjust email layout for optimal viewing of Company eCampaigns
•Ability to understand email list management
•Capable of data analysis
•Self-starter with strong attention to detail
•Excellent organizational skills for prioritizing workload
•High sense of urgency and ability to work under pressure
•Works well in collaborative environments

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience skinning and developing on top of an eCommerce platform
•Experience working in a cross-function marketing team
•Relevant product and industry knowledge

Work Environment:
•Aventis Systems’ Marketing Office –northwest Atlanta
•Part –time (25-30 hours)
•Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 9am – 4pm or 10am-4pm EST
•Some odd hours may be required including nights and weekends

*Seeking local candidates only*

*No candidate calls or agencies please*

Send resumes and work samples to jobs@aventissystems.com
Senior Benefits Analyst Position Available
Human Resource Dimensions has been engaged to fill a Senior Benefits Analyst position for a client in Atlanta, GA. Human Resources Dimensions is a full service Human Capital Consultancy offering selected clients executive search, project based staffing, and consulting services.

The Senior Benefits Analyst position will be responsible for Data and Analytics.
Responsibilities include:
Ensuring data integrity and management to support accurate benefit plans for employees
Supporting the benefits team with query and analytics, and analyzing claims as needed
Creating and managing benefits data process documentation and reporting
Developing/maintaining benefits testing work plans and test documentation
Maintaining content for the benefits portion of intranet/portal site

Requirements include:
Bachelor’s degree
5+ years work experience in benefits or related field
Experience in SAP and/or Data Warehouse
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
To apply, go online to: http://www.hrdracc.com.
The AI Group Has Opening for Full-Time Benefits Specialist
The AI Group, Georgia’s largest employee benefit brokerage firm, is seeking a full-time Benefits Specialist to support Atlanta area clients.

The Benefits Specialist position will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of benefit programs and related activities. Programs include but are not limited to: Health, Welfare and Retirement for active and retired employees. Additional day-to-day support may include: interpreting policies and plan documents; handling compliance and regulatory issues; implementing new plans; conducting open enrollment; preparing employee communications (web & print); serving as an employee advocate; assisting with mergers and acquisitions; conducting orientation; and administering disability and 401k plans.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Communications or other related area
10 or more years HR experience, of which at least five are specific to benefits administration
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently
PeopleSoft and ADP systems experience preferred
CBP preferred

To apply, please submit your salary requirements, resume and cover letter to:careers@theaigroup.com

Thanks so much for your attention and have a great week!


“I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.” — Psalm 34:1

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About Leslie's Lane

Leslie E. Royal is an author, international freelance journalist, product review expert, social media influencer, global travel writer, speaker, media consultant and strategist. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications including: AAA Southern Traveler, ESSENCE, ESSENCE.com, Upscale, Upscale Living, The Ashro Blog, Blackenterprise.com, Black Enterprise, FORTUNE.com, The Travel Bags with Annita Blog, and The Wall Street Journal. She is creator of the Leslie’s Lane consumer information brand and has penned two books: How to Write and Self-Publish Your Book for FREE with Amazon’s CreateSpace (Amazon $9.95) and Leslie’s Lane The Book! Your One Stop Internet Resource Guide to Links for Jobs, Inspiration, Discounts, FREE Stuff, Scholarships, Travel and More! (Amazon $14.95). Just click on this link to order the books: https://www.amazon.com/Leslie-E.-Royal/e/B00JJFMGO0. Follow her on social media at @LesliesLane.
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