Closer Look: Startup Pitches; Clean Power Plan; And More

Kevin Sandlin, founder of Pitch Practice at Atlanta Tech Village, discusses how to create the perfect pitch for a startup on today's ''Closer Look.''
Kevin Sandlin, founder of Pitch Practice at Atlanta Tech Village, discusses how to create the perfect pitch for a startup on today's ''Closer Look.''
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Vince Eugenio, vice president of talent management for Atlanta-based Post Properties, talks about the advantages and disadvantages of employee rating systems and the ways in which companies evaluate employee performance;
  • 15:17: Kevin Sandlin, founder of Pitch Practice at Atlanta Tech Village, discusses how to create the perfect pitch for a startup;
  • 30:04: Candace Wheeler talks about the “transgender bathroom bill,” an open letter from Apple CEO Tim Cook and the “Intelligent Parking Chair” in today’s “Trending” segment;
  • 34:04: Tim Echols with the Georgia Public Service Commission talks about the recent SCOTUS ruling on President Obama’s Clean Power Plan and other energy issues;
  • 50:30: Rose Scott and Candace Wheeler report from a Startup Crawl networking event;
  • 58:10: Beth Livingston, professor of Human Resources at Cornell University, talks about what makes a company a good one to work for.