Calling: Hiring the Right Person for the Job

Calling: Hiring the Right Person for the Job

Maybe you’ve been in this or a similar situation: a collection of resumes accumulates on your desk as you begin to sift through the applicants to fill that open role. They all look comparable on paper, but often the hiring manager is looking for that extra spark.  

At OneHope, we hire people who are skilled and passionate about God’s Word being shared with the next generation around the globe. God’s Word. Every Child. is the core of what we do, and whether they are in finance, innovation, or anywhere in between, their work will ultimately go toward that mission. That person needs to connect with our primary objectives if they are going to thrive. I want to lead called people who are passionate, committed, and equipped. Talent and experience are not enough. The Japanese model of ikigai is a great visual example to show how calling, skills, need, and passion can overlap. 

The next time you find yourself interviewing a potential candidate, in addition to ensuring they have the qualifications and skills for the job, ask questions to determine how much they identify with your mission and vision. Their answers may be illuminating as to whether or not they are the person for that role. 

Looking to make a switch in your career? We’re hiring! If you think you’d be a great fit for the OneHope team, check out our open positions.

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Rob Hoskins is the President of OneHope. Since taking leadership of OneHope in 2004 he has continued to advance the vision of God’s Word. Every Child. by partnering with local churches to help reach more than 1.7 BILLION children and youth worldwide with a contextualized presentation of God’s Word.

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