Navigating Change: Self-Awareness and Behavioral Assessments

Change is a constant in life, and during these times of upheaval, understanding ourselves and how we behave can make a significant difference. Self-awareness acts as our internal compass, guiding us through uncertainty. Yet, tools like The Predictive Index® (PI®) offer valuable insights into our behaviors, enhancing this self-awareness.Research supports the importance of self-awareness during times of change. A study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology found that individuals with higher levels of self-awareness [...]

Navigating Change: Self-Awareness and Behavioral Assessments2024-04-29T15:09:05-04:00

Frank Dadah Elevated to Senior Vice President of Consulting Services

Boston, MA – MCG Partners, a prominent firm specializing in leadership, culture, and talent optimization, is pleased to announce the promotion of Frank Dadah to the position of Senior Vice President of Consulting Services. This promotion recognizes Mr. Dadah exceptional leadership, strategic vision, and unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled consulting services to our clients.In his previous role, Mr. Dadah played a pivotal role in expanding MCG’s client base and utilization of executive coaching, management training, [...]

Frank Dadah Elevated to Senior Vice President of Consulting Services2024-03-21T18:25:01-04:00

Cheryl Jacobs Ascends to Executive Director Role at MCG Partners,

Boston, MA – MCG Partners, a prominent firm specializing in leadership, culture, and talent optimization, proudly announces the elevation of Cheryl Jacobs to the position of Executive Director. Ms. Jacobs, who has been an integral member of the MCG Partners team, brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record of success to her new role.As Executive Director, Cheryl Jacobs will spearhead strategic initiatives, oversee daily operations, and contribute to the continued growth and [...]

Cheryl Jacobs Ascends to Executive Director Role at MCG Partners,2024-03-21T18:23:26-04:00

Navigating Leadership: Traits for Success in New and Seasoned Managers

Becoming a manager is a significant career milestone that requires a unique set of skills and traits to navigate the challenges of leadership. Whether you are a new manager stepping into your role for the first time or a seasoned manager with years of experience, certain traits are crucial for success. Let’s explore some of the essential traits that new managers need and compare them to those exhibited by seasoned managers.Traits for New Managers:Adaptability:New Managers: [...]

Navigating Leadership: Traits for Success in New and Seasoned Managers2024-02-07T13:23:46-05:00

Tailor Your Management Style for Higher Retention and Engagement

Effective management is a critical aspect of retaining and engaging employees, particularly in today's tight labor market. The Great Resignation may be over but even employees who stay aren’t necessarily engaged or productive. A one-size-fits-all management style doesn't work either. To get the most from employees, managers must focus on understanding and customizing their approach for each individual.In many organizations, individual contributors who excel in their jobs are often promoted to management. That’s great but [...]

Tailor Your Management Style for Higher Retention and Engagement2023-11-13T15:47:52-05:00

Motivation and Employee Engagement

In today’s economic climate, businesses are facing unprecedented challenges. In these tough times, it’s more important than ever for employers to motivate their staff and keep them engaged. Motivation is crucial during tough economic times, here are some suggestions on how to do it. […]

Motivation and Employee Engagement2023-08-02T15:16:33-04:00

Time to Revisit Your Employee Value Proposition

Today’s employees are seeking connection and meaning in their work livesIn a post-pandemic workplace, organizations are being challenged to rethink their employee branding. The pandemic caused many workers to reexamine work in relation to their personal lives. This, combined with a tight labor market, is forcing employers to shift priorities in how they attract and retain employees. A recent report by Gem found that four out of ten recruiting organizations are [...]

Time to Revisit Your Employee Value Proposition2023-05-29T13:21:02-04:00

Why is Onboarding More Important Than Ever Before?

By Erinne Tripp and Stephanie Holmgren  Onboarding is the first part of an organization’s engagement, branding, and retention strategy. A new hire’s first impression and their first 90 days are the most pivotal in forming an employee’s attitude about your company’s culture, mission, leadership, opportunities for growth, team environment and more. Yet, most employers are not doing a good job of onboarding employees. According to Gallup, only 12% of American employees say their company [...]

Why is Onboarding More Important Than Ever Before?2023-03-13T09:46:37-04:00

Managing Your Career in a Hybrid Work Environment by Cheryl Jacobs

By Cheryl Jacobs  There’s no question that the pandemic has had a deep impact on how we work. In the last two and a half years, we at MCG Partners have listened to our clients struggle with the shift to hybrid and remote working. This new way of working has affected so much – from culture, to training, to just adapting to new work habits. One topic, though, continues to bubble to the surface. [...]

Managing Your Career in a Hybrid Work Environment by Cheryl Jacobs2022-10-25T11:08:38-04:00

Another “New Normal” ? by Frank Dadah

By Frank Dadah “How to manage a hybrid team.” “Leading in a hybrid work environment.” “Managing virtually.” The “new normal.” These have become the catch phrases of organizational life since the world turned upside down in 2020. But as cliched as the “new normal” sounds, it’s really true. We are in a different place than we were two years ago, a year ago, even six months ago. And managers are still trying to figure [...]

Another “New Normal” ? by Frank Dadah2022-07-26T11:13:25-04:00