This organization empowers its employees through:
Hiring practices at these organizations are perfectly in tune with the New Game. For potential hires, the organizations state that “We want to see what makes you shine. Write us a letter, make us a video, sing us a song.” This is a great example of how this organization targets unique, fun and outgoing individuals who aren’t afraid to take risks.
According to an Associate Director of School Engagement, it’s imperative that a potential hire has a passion for social change and children’s rights. While a certain skill set may be necessary, it’s definitely not the focus of the interviews.
The purpose of the work is daily motivation for the staff of these orgs. Their visionary founders got involved in this line of work for a greater purpose: help young people drive change daily and improve the lives of children.
Once hired, all new employees are subject to a three month probationary period. Their work deliverables and general fit are closely monitored during this time, and corrective actions are quickly taken if they’re not performing well, sometimes resulting in dismissal. While this may seem harsh, this ‘right of passage’ helps strengthen the bonds of the tribe.
Opportunities for Professional Growth and Learning
These organizations supplement earnings with great opportunities for professional development, like skills-improvement workshops and inviting inspiring guest speakers to present on various topics.
Support for Personal Growth and Learning
Staff members are encouraged to take volunteer trips to see their impact in action and to grow personally, usually by working with a beneficiary group.