Angie Hicks

Angie Hicks is more than the name behind the nation’s most trusted source of local consumer service reviews. She’s a real person with a lot to say on many subjects, from what it takes to run an ever-growing business to why people should be savvier consumers of health care.

Angie's Commentary

Helping Kids Craft More Career Dreams

May 21, 2015     Business and Leadership
The examples of thousands of successful companies on Angie's List illustrate that there are many routes to a rewarding career. But when children consider what they might do when they grow up, are they even remotely aware that the home-service trades are an option? For the sake of all of us who need expert help with our homes and property, I hope... Read More

A Healthy Pride in AL’s Wellness Awards

May 21, 2015     Business and Leadership
I never tire of touting the Angie’s List focus on promoting employee wellness. I’ve written about it before and probably will again. Today, I’m proud to share that Angie's List was recently recognized as one of only five “healthiest companies” in Indiana, and one of only 158 in the country. The designation comes from Interactive Health, the... Read More

Tech, Magazine Awards Acknowledge AL Innovation

May 21, 2015     Business and Leadership
As technology allows Angie’s List to further transform how consumers hire local services, others are taking notice. TechPoint Indiana recently named two members of our team to its inaugural Tech 25 list, which recognizes the achievements of non-C-level folks whose work drives important innovation. Becky Phillips, senior director of product... Read More

Accelerating Our Relationship with Racing in May

May 20, 2015     Assorted Topics
May is a wonderful month just about anywhere, but it’s absolutely amazing if – like me – you’re a Hoosier who loves racing. As a kid growing up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, I thrilled to the thunder of loud engines as cars flung themselves around Baer Field Speedway. I even toyed with the idea of being a race car driver when I grew up. The big racing... Read More

Entry-Level Job? Bring Your Diploma and Your Patience

April 29, 2015     Business and Leadership
Update: The editors of LinkedIn recently published this essay, originally posted here in late April, as part of their LinkedIn Influencers series, which asks business and thought eaders to write on assigned topics. The subject for May 2015 was "If I Were 22." To new grads who may soon be wondering how their college years connect to the... Read More

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