iFLEX 2015 is Better than Ever!

iFLEX 2015 is in less than two weeks! This year you will enjoy a larger venue space,nearly 20 unique educational sessions, and access to the best companies in the fast lube industry. Don't forget to attend the 2015 Membership Meeting! We will be voting on several important matters. Plus, attending this meeting is a great way to get involved and learn the latest AOCA news.

Download the 2015 Advance Brochure to preview program details for the only conference focused exclusively on the needs and challenges of your industry. Use code the EBR15 to get $100 off!

Have You Updated Your AOCA Member Profile?

Don't forget to update your AOCA membership profile and take advantage of every benefit AOCA has to offer including discounted registration rates to iFLEX!

To update your online membership profile, please reference the following instructions:

  1. Log in to the AOCA website with your username and password
  2. Once logged in, click on the membership information link on the top right side of the homepage
  3. On the right hand side of the screen, click on the link that says "Manage Profile"
  4. Under the "Information & Settings" header, click "Edit Bio"
  5. Once you click on the "Edit Bio" icon, you may update your profile

Telecommuting Policy Tips

By Claudia St. John

Mobile technology, cloud-based work applications, internet phone and video conference services � all of these technologies have made business operations more efficient and cost effective. They have also given rise to a growing workplace trend: telecommuting.

By one estimate, 24 percent of workers telecommute at least some hours each week and, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 9.6 percent of employees now work at least one day a week from home. The benefits of this highly popular work arrangement are clear � employees gain more control of their work/life balance and save on commuting costs while employers enjoy the benefits of increased employee productivity, morale and motivation.

But telecommuting can have its pitfalls. If you have or are considering rolling out a telecommuting program, it is important to put some things in place before your employee packs up her desk and heads to her home office.

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Thought of the Day

"It's not what the world holds for you, but what you bring to it." ~L. M. Montgomery


February 2015

• iFLEX 2015 is Better than Ever!

• Have You Updated Your AOCA Member Profile?

• Telecommuting Policy Tips

• Thought of the Day


iFLEX 2015

March 9-11, 2015

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