Focus: HOPE

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Focus: HOPE Reviews

Updated July 15, 2014
Updated July 15, 2014
6 Reviews
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6 Reviews
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    Huan Resources Clerk

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    Former Employee - Human Resource Clerk in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Human Resource Clerk in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Focus: HOPE full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Comfortable environment. The tools to create a great work space is available. Nice to have up to date equipment to work with.

    Cons

    Tools to grow are provided

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider a better work-life balance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Technicain

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Focus: HOPE as a contractor

    Pros

    It was a small group of people which were very nice.

    Cons

    No place for advancement there

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    Interesting consulting-esque internship with access to senior management

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Focus: HOPE as an intern

    Pros

    -Strong community
    -Mission driven work
    -Highly thoughtful and analytical employees who strive to incorporate business practices

    Cons

    -Politics
    -"Faded glory" mentality
    -Senior leadership all over the place

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give your senior and junior staff more opportunities to exert change in the company -- do what you can to move from a hierarchical culture to a more flat and meritocratic one!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    wonderful

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    Current Employee - Student Intern in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Student Intern in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Focus: HOPE as an intern (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    job fairs students employers clean respectful students

    Cons

    waiting list the students smoking in front of building no heat cars been taking students coming in with hats on and plants sagging

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    ask for more fuding

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Helping to revitalize Detroit

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Focus: HOPE

    Pros

    Making an impact in the community

    Cons

    Lack of funding
    Some employees seem to lack education required for positions

  7.  

    Get the education and move on

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Focus: HOPE

    Pros

    School is paid for and you work full time while going to school full time. You wont find a deal like that anywhere

    Cons

    not a lot of room for advancement in the company. pay cuts because its a non profit organization. making changes to the program that will not benefit the students.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to people in the company

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