Amy Blackburn


Amy Blackburn

Amy Blackburn is a writer for Stoner Bunting Gift Cards, a nationwide leader in employee recognition gift card programs based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

With 10 years of experience in sales and marketing, Amy joined Stoner Bunting as an Account Executive. Beginning her career in the design field with a degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design, she moved into the world of retail and e-commerce, having worked with retailers such as Target, Bass Pro Shops and Amazon.

Amy stresses the importance of relationships with clients as the key to continued success.



Are 360 Peer Reviews Right for Your Business?

Peer reviews can give you a lot of insight about your small business. But at the same time they can be of benefit to you and your company, there are also negative impacts of which to be wary.



5 Ways to Turn Failures at Work into Life Lessons

It's always best to come away from a mistake a better person -- or in this case, a better business. But turning mistakes into lessons with future benefit isn't easy. Follow these tips to turn a mistake into a positive and how not to react to them.



Five Steps to Reducing Fear of Change at Work

These days, change is the name of the game. It's a matter of survival with big businesses and small businesses alike. But change can also cause stress for your employees -- with fear of job loss and how changes in tactics may otherwise affect them. What can you do to address this?



Why Your Company Needs a Wellness Program

Having a healthy team can lead to increased overall company productivity. It can also drive down the cost of running your business. And these are just a few benefits of a company wellness program.



How to Ensure Career Opportunities for Employees

If your company isn't focusing on career opportunities for employees, you may regret it down the road. That's according to a study by the Society of Human Resource Management. Here are more details you may want to consider.



How to Perform a Personal SWOT Analysis

A SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) is used often in business is used for evaluating a new product, getting the sense of a particular industry or market and more. But is there a way you can use a SWOT analysis to evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses -- and come out the better for it in the end?



5 Steps to Communicating Clearly with Your Team

When a project goes wrong, it's easy to spread the blame around, but what if it was possible to know the outcome of your efforts ahead of time and to prevent that bad result before it even happens?