Entries by hireforhope

What Leadership Style is Right for You & Your Organization?

How to Identify What Type of Leader You Are by Nicole Degi Whether it is directly leading people or a project, there are different leadership styles that you can consider. Oftentimes leaders find their style through professional and personal experiences, the company culture, goals of the organization, and their own personality traits. When it comes […]

The Benefits of a Hybrid Work Environment

The Benefits of Hybrid Work & How to Establish Flexibility in the Workplace by Lauren Fenech This morning (mind you, it’s 7:52 a.m. on a Monday), I texted my CEO to tell her how thankful I was for the ability to work remotely. When employees feel supported, trusted, and are given the opportunity for flexibility […]

The Responsibilities of Leadership

What Are the True Responsibilities of a Leader? by Amanda Sloan If there is one thing that I’ve learned in life, it’s that no one else on the planet can make you happy.  This applies to your parents, your friends, your coworkers, and your boss.  Sure, people have the potential to bring you joy, and […]

What is the Predictive Index?

The Predictive Index is Hire For Hope’s “not-so-secret sauce.” by Lauren Fenech As a company, we reviewed many different types of psychometric tools. Predictive Index stood out the most to us because (1) it takes about five minutes to complete and it’s spooky, scary accurate, (2) it reveals a lot about our candidates before they […]

Maternity Leave Tips

Embracing the New Me by Nicole Degi Here I am eight months later still trying to understand and embrace the new me. The new me is a mom, wife and full-time employee. Coming from someone who is an “all-in” type of person, this has been a little more challenging to navigate than I anticipated. Eight […]

27 Hard Work Quotes

Quotes About Hard Work That Will Motivate You Today by Kayla Ezinga Sometimes, you just need a little motivation to get you going in the morning. These are some of our favorite quotes about hard work that get us psyched for the day!   1. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes […]

Overqualified Candidate? Here’s What to Consider

Should You Hire the “Overqualified” Candidate? by Tasia Allison Throughout my career, I’ve seen more pushback on overqualified candidates than underqualified candidates. There’s actually more concern with candidates who check all the boxes than candidates who miss the mark. So, how do you stop worrying and hire the best candidate for the job? Here are […]

How To Motivate Your Employees

Do You Have Employees That Are Disengaged? Here’s How to Motivate Them by Kayla Ezinga “Engaged employees stay for what they give (they like their work); disengaged employees stay for what they get (favorable job conditions, growth opportunities, job security).” –Blessing White. Everyone has good weeks and bad weeks at work. But a problem arises […]

What is Talent Optimization?

Aligning Your Business Strategy with Your People Strategy by Ashley Ward Often, businesses create robust strategies for success while forgetting to prioritize one important core value of their companies — their employees. While most companies only focus on creating a business strategy and monitoring its sequential business results, they do not know how to assemble […]