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BESTPRACTICES

76%
deductions and prepaid in-house accounts
that can even be topped off as a reward for
good performance.
Professional Finance Company installed a
micromarket from Avanti last year. Scott said
employee response has been overwhelmingly
positive, and the company likes the market
because it keeps employees on campus and
socializing with each other.
"Being a single mom and full-time student,
I often forget to grab food from home due
to always being in a hurry," said employee
Emily Wilson. "The Avanti Market has a lot of
options and fits within my budget, making it
an easy and guilt-free choice."
Don't forget to offer energy drinks and
caffeinated beverages, like coffee and tea,
which many employees rely on to help them
through the afternoon slump. The break
room at KeyBridge Medical Revenue Care
boasts an elaborate free coffee bar, with all
kinds of different coffee blends and mix-ins,
as well as an espresso machine.

FUN AND GAMES HELP
IMPROVE ENGAGEMENT
No longer considered a frivolous time-suck,
today employers recognize that break room
games and activities boost morale and
encourage employees to form friendships.
For instance, at Wilber & Associates
employees flock to the foosball table, where
games carry on from one break to the

COLLECTOR 02.18

OF EMPLOYEES SAY A
COMFORTABLE BREAK ROOM
WOULD HELP RELIEVE SOME
OF THEIR WORK STRESS.
SOURCE: STAPLES

Top: Employee break room at Williams & Fudge. (Photo: Williams & Fudge.)
Bottom: KeyBridge Medical Revenue Care provides Steelcase Brody pods like these. (Photo: Steelcase.)

next. And Fleming said the large-screen
TV in the break room is so popular that
when there are major sporting events in
the evening, clocked-out employees will
sometimes come back to the office just to
watch the game.
In addition to arcade games, the
Williams & Fudge main staff break room
features half a dozen flat-screen TVs, a

ping pong table and a computer where
employees can check their email or social
media accounts.
"They are able to give themselves a
personal or mental break, and when they go
back to work they are so appreciative of that
time," Palm said. "When you can let them be
silly or goofy, they come back to their desk
and work harder."

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Collector - February 2018

President’s Page
Industry News
Best Practices
FYI
Perspective
The Many Sides of a Chief Compliance Officer
Collection Tips
Is This Working?
Advocacy at its Finest
Calendar
Honor Roll
Express Yourself
A Step Above
Ask the Experts: Solving a Problem
ACA Submits Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Case Challenging the 7th Circuit’s Treatment of Letters Seeking Collection of Out-of- Statute Debt.
Compliance
ACA SearchPoint
Last Word
Collector - February 2018 - Cover1
Collector - February 2018 - Cover2
Collector - February 2018 - 1
Collector - February 2018 - 2
Collector - February 2018 - 3
Collector - February 2018 - President’s Page
Collector - February 2018 - 5
Collector - February 2018 - Industry News
Collector - February 2018 - 7
Collector - February 2018 - 8
Collector - February 2018 - 9
Collector - February 2018 - Best Practices
Collector - February 2018 - 11
Collector - February 2018 - FYI
Collector - February 2018 - 13
Collector - February 2018 - Perspective
Collector - February 2018 - 15
Collector - February 2018 - Collection Tips
Collector - February 2018 - 17
Collector - February 2018 - 18
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Collector - February 2018 - 21
Collector - February 2018 - Is This Working?
Collector - February 2018 - 23
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Collector - February 2018 - 27
Collector - February 2018 - Advocacy at its Finest
Collector - February 2018 - 29
Collector - February 2018 - Calendar
Collector - February 2018 - Honor Roll
Collector - February 2018 - Express Yourself
Collector - February 2018 - 33
Collector - February 2018 - A Step Above
Collector - February 2018 - 35
Collector - February 2018 - Ask the Experts: Solving a Problem
Collector - February 2018 - 37
Collector - February 2018 - ACA Submits Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Case Challenging the 7th Circuit’s Treatment of Letters Seeking Collection of Out-of- Statute Debt.
Collector - February 2018 - 39
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Collector - February 2018 - Compliance
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Collector - February 2018 - ACA SearchPoint
Collector - February 2018 - 47
Collector - February 2018 - Last Word
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