Issue 100.4-Jul-Aug 2017

Showing Pride in Your Association
by Supporting Membership Growth

For Selected, growth means adding high-quality, progressive funeral homes and their dedicated professionals to our membership roster.

The Opportunities and Challenges of Membership Growth

Growth is essential for the success of any business or enterprise, and Selected is no exception.

Members Resolve Client Family Concerns
in Family Follow-Up Survey Responses

Selected’s Family Follow-Up Survey Program lets members survey their families about their satisfaction with the firm’s services.

Be Part of Our
100th Anniversary Celebration!

Celebrating 100 years calls for big plans, and we are well into the preparation of our Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Join Us in Chicago to Kick-Off
Selected’s 100th Year!

We will launch our 100th year at the Annual Meeting September 10-13, 2017, at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in [...]

Bliley’s to Share Their Approach
Toward Cremation at Selected Connections

Learn how to approach cremation from a different perspective during the upcoming Selected Connections event June 27-29

Recent Educational Programs

News from recent meetings of Selected Independent Funeral Homes

New Officers Elected,
New Board Members Announced

Chip Billow, Lisa Baue, Arthur Erickson and Jake Johnson elected to serve.

Educational Trust Job Fairs Connect Members and Students

On June 23, the Selected Educational Trust will hold a Job Fair at Worsham College of Mortuary Science.

Tiffany Hofer Shares Her Perspective
at the 2017 NFDA “Meet The Mentors”

“There have been some extraordinary funeral directors serve as mentors through the years.”

Spring Cleaning:
Is Your Legal House in Order?

Selected has a number of tools available to help simplify legal and managerial tasks.

Member News

Remembering Our Colleagues, Educational Trust Contributors, New STS Agents, News from Our Members

Kelco Supply Company Supports
Selected Members in Many Ways

“Kelco has been serving the funeral profession for 78 years, so we know funeral directors are very busy.”

Software Allows Firms to
Manage HR Through Automation

BambooHR’s software automates applicant tracking, custom workflows, employee self-onboarding, performance management and more.

Employment Screening Trends and Pitfalls

Hiring first and asking questions later can be risky.

Selected Welcomes New Preferred Partners

The Selected Preferred Partner Program recently added three new companies.

Preferred Partner News

Legacy Touch Launches New Website, Outlook Group Joins Precoa