Announcing the Launch of our Newly Designed Website

We are excited to announce the launch of MCG Partners newly designed website-www.mcgpartners.com! Our goal with this new designed website is create a user-friendly experience for our trusted and valued customers and business partners. The updated site includes changes to navigation, with a better user experience for both mobile and desktop versions. We’ve also improved the structure, so you’ll find more easily what you are looking for. There are many smaller but important changes [...]

What Would Happen If We Took Our Masks Off?

Recently, I read a LinkedIn post from an individual whose father had died.  The post, while personal, was designed to call attention to how her organization responded and supported her during an incredibly difficult time.  From her perspective, they went above and beyond her expectations.  She didn’t have to show up differently. She was given the space to experience this struggle authentically. A process which she says helped her personally cope and professionally prosper. As [...]

Webinar-Learn from Leaders: Using Behavioral Assessment to Hire Top Performers

In case you were unable to attend the webinar, please click on the link below for a recording of Job Fit – What is it and Why is it Important? Watch Recorded Webinar Hiring top performers is a time-consuming process that can often feel like a game of chance.  Resumes are screened, interviews are scheduled, but unless you can truly understand what drives and motivates each candidate, and how they [...]

How to Say “Thanks” in a Personal, Authentic Way

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, it’s always great to take time and reflect on what we are thankful for and the ways in which we express our gratitude. We all know being appreciated feels good and in fact managers who say, “thank you” often find their employees feel more motivated, are more […]

5 Tips for Creating a Collaborative Workplace

Whether it’s a group of two or twenty, or if you are part of a task force, a virtual team, a new or long-term team member, everyone in today’s workplace is working in some form of a team. Results show organizations thrive when teamwork is at its best.   In recent research on talent management, the #1 issue for leadership is how to redesign their organizational structure to meet the demands of their workforce and business [...]

Are You Not Right for Your Job or Is Your Job Not Right for You?

We spent months selecting the school for the right education to land our dream job. We probably weren’t sure what that dream job was, but we knew it was out there. While studying hard and gearing up for the “real world,” we found our self asking “where should I focus my education?” and, “what jobs should I target when I graduate?” Until finally, after careful consideration, we picked a major.  This decision may have been [...]

The 5 Keys to Accelerating Your Employee Engagement

Everyone talks about employee engagement, but as an HR professional, a manager, or an employee you are probably more interested in what can we do to be more engaged. We know the research and have seen the financial metrics that shows the more engaged you and your workforce are the more productive, profitable, and innovative you will be. Other benefits include having more satisfied customers and improving the retention of top talent. So now that [...]

Love at First Work-Sight

In honor of Valentine’s Day, let’s talk about love.  Not romantic love – that would be a different blog!  Rather, employment love.  Specifically, love for what you do – your role, your work, or your vocation.  You know, the job that you attend to either in person or virtually 40+ hours a week to earn a living.  How wonderful to create a living worthwhile by loving the way you earn a living!Personally, I love my [...]

Dealing with Bad Behavior

We’ve all seen bad behavior in the workplace. At times, we are even the ones at fault. Some studies indicate that 30-40% of a manager’s time is devoted to dealing with bad behaviors in the workplace! As we spend so much time on this problem, how prepared are we for appropriate responses to these behaviors? What is the danger of leaving them unresolved? Do we recognize what constitutes different kinds of bad behavior and [...]

Successful Meeting Framework

Meetings. Meh.  Have I lost you already?  Just the thought of yet another meeting can dredge up a painful memory.”Remember that meeting that lasted for 2 ½ hours and nothing was decided?!” Not all meetings need to be bad.  In fact, meetings  when run correctly – can be very productive and informative. The following is a framework intended to improve your meeting management skills. […]

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