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Overwatch Extravaganza

Feb 23 2017 4:43 AM | Harle in HG News

Come watch our upcoming inter-community OverWatch event!!

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Give The Gift Of HG Fund - Free S...

Dec 1 2016 1:42 AM | Homer in HG News

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With the exciting announcement of our first official HG Apparel Brand

I would like to present to everyone in the community a very special opportunity (that means a lot to me) to show our appreciation to all our wonderful HG Leadership & Staff.

This Holiday Season for the month of December, we are announcing a funding goal that will help put a free HG Limited Edition T-Shirt at the door step of each staff individual!

There is no profit being made off this funding goal because it means a lot to me if we are able to gift our hardworking staff, for the first time ever, an awesome shirt to enjoy :D

Starting Today, we have opened a donation goal named "Give the Gift of HG Fund" that you can choose on the Donation page.


See below how it works.



Funding Goal Achivements:

UNLOCK #1
  • $350 Goal met unlocks ~12 staff shirts:
    • All Executives & Directors of Council's Board will receive a t-shirt of their choice!
UNLOCK #2
  • $700 Goal met unlocks ~24 staff shirts:
    • All Executives & Directors of Council's Board will receive a t-shirt of their choice!
    • All Leaders of Divisions, HGCE, HGDC will receive a t-shirt of their choice!
UNLOCK #3
  • $1700 Goal met unlocks ~62 staff shirts:
    • All Executives & Directors of Council's Board will receive a t-shirt of their choice!
    • All Leaders of Divisions, HGCE, HGDC will receive a t-shirt of their choice!
    • All Staff of Divisions, HGCE, HGDC will receive a t-shirt of their choice!
Donator Achievements:

LEVEL #1 Gift Helper
  • Donate $10 or more to Give the Gift of HG Fund during the month of December
    • Receive a special HG Forum Badge to show your everlasting support for HG Leadership!
LEVEL #2 Gift Pro
  • Donate $60 or more to Give the Gift of HG Fund during the month of December
    • Receive a special HG Forum Badge to show your everlasting support for HG Leadership!
    • Receive an HG T-Shirt for yourself including FREE Shipping!
LEVEL #3 Gift God
  • Donate $100 or more to Give the Gift of HG Fund during the month of December
    • Receive a special HG Forum Badge to show your everlasting support for HG Leadership!
    • Receive TWO HG T-Shirts for yourself (or gift to someone in HG) includes FREE Shipping!
    • Receive a Black Account for 6 months of VIP/Admin perks on all game servers! (Details)
F.A.Q.

Q: Will I receive my Donator Achievement regardless if the Funding Goal(s) are met or not?
A: YES, absolutely!

Q: How long will this opportunity last?
A: ONLY for the Month of December.

Q: Where are these shirts made?
A: The shirts are custom designed and prepared at a local professional printing shop. Shirt quality is 100% organic cotton made in USA.

Q: I'm a staff member and I already ordered a shirt. Can I be refunded?
A: No, there is no guarentee that the funding goal will be met. As well, all orders have already been sent out and are being made so that you receive it before the holidays! If you receive a free shirt as well, you can get the other shirt colo option, or considder gifting it to a friend :)

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Hg Leadership Council - Nominatio...

Aug 1 2016 1:39 AM | Homer in HG News

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Good Morning Everyone, Today's the day :devil:

As some of you may have noticed on the HG Calendar.
  • HG Leadership Council - Nominations Open TODAY, August 1st, 2016!
  • HG Leadership Council - Candidates Announced / Elections Begin in TWO weeks, August 15th, 2016
  • HG Leadership Council - Winners Announced in THREE weeks, August 22nd, 2016
Read all details below before posting or applying (which the instructions are at the bottom).
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First, I would like to thank the HG '16 Furture & Direction Board that came together week after week to plan a better HG and address current issues across the community.
Thank you guys (and those of you not listed that came to some of the meetings): Note: F&D Board Members are grandfathered priority into their respective new HG Leadership Committee if they choose.


HISTORY

To catch up on what this is for those of you who are new to HG, check out Phase 1 (lower management restructure) and Phase 2 (final, upper management restructure) shown below:

View PostHomer, on January 4 2016 - 05:15 PM, said:

Hey everyone, I hope to clear up some more questions and attach a visual of the idea I have so far for the new structure.

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As you can see there is a great deal of expansion to Council and new Committee additions. These are all areas of great importance that I plan to guide us to.

Phase 2 of getting HG back on track and addressing multiple issues among leadership involves the restructure and expansion of upper-management, that means Council and Community Directors.
All divisional operations and structure of Division Leaders and lower will not really be effected as we undergo the transition of Phase 2. Last year, Phase 1, was when we addressed the issues in lower-management, which has worked out pretty well. Our focus now is on the upper-management structure, which has been a great bottleneck to our operations and impairing lower-management's potential. I myself have been needing help at the operations level, and by expanding and aligning a new 'Council', we will be able to grow HG this year in the right direction.

I have had several leadership ask to be able to help contribute to the creation of an HG Handbook, and the new positions that will expand Council. I would like to open the document for Suggestions. In doing so, I have allowed all leadership to be able to make suggestions to the document, which requires logging in to the document with their HG Email to make live suggestions, which will be approved upon review from myself and upper-management. We will also start developing Committee specific documents, which is where all the processes, roles, and rights for positions will be documented.

Some have asked me where current Council and Community Directors will go with this transitions. Before the announcement of these plans, Council met often to develop many solutions to upper-management problems and as well agreed that Council will be grandfathered into a new invitation only Advisory Board, with the option to be grandfathered into one of the new active Council positions if they are able to fulfill its new requirements (that we are developing). The same is happening for Community Directors, we are discussing with each person individually to place them into the best position. There is a lot more for me to explain and finish writing up in the document regarding what the Advisory Board is and will assist doing, this is where many long-standing no longer active leadership veterans will reside.


HG LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

'Council's Board' now consists of any Director or higher position either elected or appointed.
'Executive Council's Board' is kept small and nimble to facilitate easier scheduling for meetings.

Yellow = New Director positions.
Green = New Director positions available. **Subject to change at any moment as former CD/C are grandfathered priority placement case-by-case.**
  • Executive Council's Board
    • Community Leader: Homer
    • Chief of Staff: Congratulations to sirius on the promotion to 2nd in command! Go Spam his Profile :P
    • Executive Secretary: Promotion by Election only (apply now)
    • Executive Director of External Affairs: Promotion by Election only (apply now)
    • Executive Director of Internal Affairs: Congratulations to Kigen on the promotion to Executive Director! Go Spam his Profile :D
  • Council's Board
    • Director of Gaming Divisions: Promotion by Election only (apply now)
    • Director of Partnerships: Promotion by Election only (apply now)
    • Director of Community Engagement: Promotion by Election only (apply now)
    • Director of Development (HGDC): Promotion by Election only (apply now)
HG LEADERSHIP COMMITTEES
Yellow = New leadership expansion.
  • GAMING DIVISIONS
    • CS:GO DIVISION
    • CS:S DIVISION
    • GMOD DIVISION
    • TF2 DIVISION
    • ** New divisions to come **
  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
    • MARKETING TEAM
    • RECRUITMENT TEAM
    • COMMUNITY EVENTS TEAM
  • PARTNERSHIPS
    • CORPORATE PARTNERS TEAM
    • COMMUNITY PARTNERS TEAM
    • AMBASSADORS
  • DEVELOPMENT (HGDC)
    • DESIGN TEAM
    • WEB DEV TEAM
    • GAME SERVER TEAM
CANDIDATES
  • There will be no campaigning allowed.
  • Nominees will be contacted by Private Message regarding their Candidacy.
  • Candidates will be announced in TWO weeks, August 15th, 2016.
VOTING
  • There will be no campaigning allowed.
  • Only internal leadership, Division Staff :staff: and higher ranks are eligible to vote.
  • Elected candidates are promoted by leadership-wide majority vote.
REQUIREMENTS

Requirements to run for one (or more) of the new HG Leadership Council Elected positions:
  • Must be 18+ years of age.
  • One year commitment. Option to re-run the following year.
  • Must be an HG Member :member: or higher rank for a minimum or 6 months since your HG Member Promotion thread acceptance date.
  • Clean record (no bans, no “derogatory” marks, no “confirmed” abuse reports)
  • Note: Division Staff :staff: can run for a new Director Position in addition to remaining as a DS of a Game Division.
  • Note: Division Leaders :leader: can run for a new Director Position, BUT will be required to step down to Divisional Staff :staff: within their Game Division.
Requirements to apply to become a 'Staff Member' for one (or more) of the new HG Leadership Committees:
  • Must be an HG Member :member: or higher rank for a minimum or 3 months since your HG Member Promotion thread acceptance date.
  • Clean record (no bans, no “derogatory” marks, no “confirmed” abuse reports)
  • Note: Division Staff :staff: can apply to be in a MAX of two HG Council Committees in addition to remaining as a DS of a Game Division.
  • Note: Division Leaders :leader: can apply to be in a MAX of two HG Council Committees in addition to remaining as a DL of a Game Division.
READ IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS BEFORE APPLYING OTHER DOCUMENTS FORMS (HOW TO APPLY)

HG LEADERSHIP DIRECTOR (SELF) NOMINATION: APPLY HERE


HG LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE MEMBER APPLICATION: APPLY HERE

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Christmas in July 2016

Jun 30 2016 2:51 PM | blue :D in HG News

Apparently there's a real holiday in July that's bigger than Canada Day...

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CS:S vs. TF2 Division!

Sep 25 2013 5:55 PM | jajolt in HG News

Join us Saturday, October 12th at 4pm PT, 5pm MT, 6pm CT, and 7pm ET for a division battle between TF2 and CS:S!

-PLEASE NOTE THE TIME AND DATE CHANGE- The date has been delayed a week, and is now October 12th.  The times have been bumped up 2 hours as well.  If you have questions or cannot make it (and have already applied) please contact StyleZ or myself via forums or ts3.

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