Today, I Learned Empathy Well, it finally happened to me, and now I know why you guys are so mad. I have been in business collecting staffing and recruiting debt for more than twenty years. I have been fortunate and honored to work with the best clients in the staffing and recruiting industry. Most of…

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The 3 Do’s and the 3 Don’ts There are three things you should do before you call me to collect, and there are also three things you should never do. In a moment, I will walk you through the three steps that should resolve 90% of your collections issues. Yes, they may take a few…

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Small Claims Court You have sued your debtor. Waited months. You went to Small Claims Court and finally have a Judgment. Now what? Well, you are about to learn an unpopular fact: Less than 5% of Judgments are ever collected. I have had clients sue in small claims court and be awarded a Judgment; then…

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Questions on Contracts Today’s article will cover the four questions I am asked most by recruiters. First, I want you to realize that all situations are different and that state laws change from state to state. Let’s assume you are in the state of Georgia and your debtor is in Florida; what your lawyer may…

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Prosecuting Bad Checks “Can I prosecute someone if they give me a bad check?” The answer is…it depends. For starters, it depends on which state you live in. In a few states it is not a crime to write a bad check. But in most states you do have recourse, although the penalties vary.The Bad…

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Name Clearing I wanted to take a moment and share with you a disturbing trend that I am starting to see more frequently. My company has collected well over 100 million dollars and I have to admit I have seen just about every collection scenario imaginable but they are isolated. Very few times in my…

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How to Reduce Credit Risk I am asked at least once a week what are the three things I can do today that will help reduce the chances that I will not get paid by one of my clients. The answer is pretty simple, and I assure you that if you took an extra 10…

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How to Prevent Credit Fraud Credit Fraud is on the rise and it has already put two of my clients out of business. These clients, from Denver and Atlanta, may have been miles apart, but their stories are the same.   Here is the scam: The phone rang. The caller was a Sales “Dream Come…

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