For such a programme to be successful, there needs to be a commitment from the participants (88 per cent of the fathers have completed job readiness training) as well as the community as a whole
. While DadsWork is a project of Hope in the Cities (www.hopeinthecities.org), it works in partnership with East District Families First Initiative, Virginia Commonwealth University AmeriCorps Program, Richmond Career Advancement Center, Richmond Community Action Program, Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority and the Better Housing Coalition.
* The firm as a whole
must set realistic expectations (and be patient), establish the sales and marketing infrastructure needed to support the salesperson's efforts (and not expect to see the salesperson in the office very often) and reward the sales pro for results he or she can control.