Funeral director characters on TV shows and movies have little to nothing in common with the real people who devote their lives to serving grieving families. So many of these misrepresentations are decidedly negative and have reinforced false ideas and misinformation about the death care profession. Here are 5 funeral director character tropes we think should be put out to pasture.
Read our recent survey findings to learn how funeral directors are using mobile technology today. This article was originally published in Kates Boylston Publications’ 2019 Funeral Director's Guide to Statistics. This comprehensive booklet contains the most up-to-date statistical information and provides valuable knowledge on the latest trends impacting funeral professionals.
Did you know that 74 of ASD’s team members have been with our company 5 or more years? These numbers are a reflection of ASD’s unique workplace culture, which emphasizes promoting from within, creating opportunities for employees to learn new skills and numerous performance awards. Recently, we asked our staff to share what they felt were the most rewarding aspects of working at ASD. Here are their answers.
Happy 2019! Here at ASD, we believe every year we serve funeral directors is better than the one before because we are blessed with the best clients any company could ask for. As we look forward to an exciting and innovative year here at ASD, we’ve taken some time to look back on all the significant moments and benchmarks from last year.
Dec 27, 2018
The “ASD Extra Mile Award” gives our employees the opportunity to commend one another for a job well done. This award fosters positivity in the office and helps us to spotlight employees who go above and beyond to do a good job at ASD. Our staff appreciates being able to recognize their fellow colleagues and the different ways they contribute positively to ASD.
Dec 19, 2018
As we welcome the magical Christmas season here at ASD, we wish you & your family the same joy and excitement we feel during this time of year. We know that funeral directors work harder than all of Santa’s elves combined. Christmas, New Years Day and the entire holiday season is fully staffed with back up support so you can enjoy those days knowing your phones are always protected by ASD.