Donation Spotlight: Pediatric Smiles of Orem

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Recently we had the opportunity to donate to Pediatric Smiles of Orem. They are a fantastic local dental office that sponsors programs to go to South American countries and teach children about dental health and hygiene. We spoke to Gemma from their office, and she answered some questions for us!

Name Tag: What is the name of your organization? Do you have a mission statement?

Gemma: Pediatric Smiles of Orem – Our mission is to be the premier pediatric dental office in Utah. Our dentists and team are knowledgeable, respectful, detail oriented, caring, and personable. We strive daily for professional dental excellence through our caring, sincere, and professional treatment for each patient. We promote superior dental health through precise diagnosis, expertise in dental procedures, and advanced patient education.

Name Tag: What was donated to you? How will it help your organization?

Gemma: We received name tags. It will help the children become more familiar with office stuff and be on a first name basis with them. This helps the children be more at ease in their surroundings as they have something familiar/a familiar face around them.

Name Tag: If you could describe your company in 3 words, what would they be?

Gemma: Helpful, generous, and caring.

Name Tag: Do you have any other comments you would like to add?

Gemma: I know you were interested in our efforts to help the local community. Dr. Shepherd and Pediatric Smiles of Orem have participated in the Give Kids A Smile event for many years. This event has helped many local  underprivileged children receive the dental care they need. Dr. Shepherd has also donated many thousands of dollars in dental work to another local charity, Community Health Connect. He has helped many children who are in pain and in dire need of treatment. Dr. Shepherd does all he can to help those in need. Not only in the community, but in his office and amongst his staff.

Wow, what a spectacular office. If you would like to find out more about Dr. Shepherd, and Pediatric Smiles of Orem click the link below!

6 Steps To A Professional Photo ID

A Guest Article by Melanie Bunch

Many companies choose to give their employees a Photo ID rather than a basic name tag. This can be a great idea for many different professions, as it creates a level of security, professionalism, and confidence for the customer.

But there are many details to consider when submitting photos of your employees to be used on the Photo IDs. Here are some tips to get your employees looking their best on their badges, making your company look even better.

photo ID identification picture tips

1. Create a set of standards for the photos used.
The best way to do this is simply to designate a camera, an employee, and a place to take all photos for the IDs. This will ensure control over the quality of the image (more on that below). If you allow employees to submit their own photos, you will have a varied range of images, which may not all represent your company as professionally as you would like.
If you DO decide to allow employees to submit their own photos, make sure they are following the rest of the tips listed below.

2. No “selfies”.
Photos used for identification should be taken by some one other than the person in the photo. Self-taken images do not appear professional, and frequently are not at a good angle, or do not show enough of the person for good identification.

3. No filters.
Photos submitted should avoid using Instagram filters, or similar processes that alter the focus, color, or overall look of the photo in some stylized fashion. Unless that is a look you want to apply to your Photo IDs company-wide, no single individual should have it.

4. Content of photo should be professional.
The photo used should contain only the person who the ID is for – employees should not be posing with pets or other people, even if they are partially cropped out. The employee should be wearing clothing that would be appropriate for their job, or standard business attire. The background should not be too busy or distracting, a blank wall or photo backdrop is ideal.

5. Image should show the employee well.
The employee’s face should be adequately lit in the photo, so that the details of their face are easy to see. Keep in mind that the photo will most likely be produced relatively small, so dark photos may lose the shape of the facial features entirely. Photos should be in focus.

6. Do not crop the photos.
Name Tag, Inc. will handle all cropping of the images as we produce the Photo IDs. Photos are all cropped to the same standards, creating a uniform look across your company. If a company submits photos which have been pre-cropped, there are sometimes issues with image quality, and the shape of some of the individual photos. Allowing Name Tag, Inc. to crop all photos to the dimensions your company’s badge was designed for ensures that every employee gets the best-looking ID that they can have.

Have you checked out our Speedy Badges yet?

Some of you may not have noticed when we had to discontinue our old window badges, many of you did! We had to quickly find a suitable replacement that was stylish and durable! That is where our Speedy Badges stepped in!

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They come in two different sizes, and three different colors! They are perfect for the office on a budget that still wants professional, high quality tags. They are an express product, which means if you place your order before 11:45 AM we will ship them the same day!

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Do our Speedy Badges sound like the product for you? Get your order started by clicking the link below!

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Granite Eduction Foundation-A Yearly Event

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Every year around Christmas time Coller Industries donates a large sum to the Granite Education Foundation. We have been donated for several years now and we are so glad to be a part of this wonderful program. The money goes towards clothes and supplies for students in need. If you would like to get involved in this program you can see what they are all about here: