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Three ways to build a positive relationship with your supervisor

Relationships are one of our most fundamental social needs. Creating and maintaining relationships with friends, family and colleagues come easy to us, but workplace relationships, especially with your supervisor, can seem hard to initiate. However, forming a positive relationship with your supervisor is an important part of maintaining…

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HopeWorks’ new organizational structure

A successful internal structure is key to creating a thriving organization. Like the parable of the two builders in Matthew 7:24, the stronger the foundation, the better chance you have at weathering storms. Since our organization was founded, we’ve grown and expanded exponentially. This growth has been an…

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The value of a GED

Americans often think of value in terms of dollars and cents. But value extends beyond an item’s price to include how something makes you feel, the future opportunities it provides and the impact it has on your daily life. A car may cost $2,500, but it allows you…

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Five steps to address workplace conflict

Conflicts naturally arise when you spend time with people. Apart from your family, your coworkers likely see you more than anyone. Arguments or disagreements at the office are commonplace and often unavoidable. How you handle them says a lot about your professional maturity, respect for your place of…

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The benefits of AESL as opposed to ESL

One of HopeWorks’ newest programs is Adult English as a Second Language or AESL. These classes assist students in strengthening their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to help them succeed in their daily lives. AESL is a version of ESL classes – an acronym that may be…

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Meet our new website!

If you’re reading this post, you’ve visited our new website. We’re excited to launch a new online presence for HopeWorks that will better serve our organization as it grows. While the overall look has changed, the content and intent are the same. We want our site to help…

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Building a hope-filled future

HopeWorks brings support and opportunities to many immigrants who do not speak English By Maria Guerrero, a HopeWorks graduate HopeWorks is an organization that provides hope and second chances not only to Memphians, but also to many immigrants who want to integrate successfully in this country and build…

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What does 2021 hold for HopeWorks?

Holding fast to plans for the new year is a mistake that many of us learned in 2020. Still, the end of the year is a natural time to reflect on the closing chapter and project into the new one. Many nonprofits will share this sentiment – the…

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