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

Why is Culture Important Now? by Chuck (Charlie) Mollor, CEO

By Chuck (Charlie) Mollor, CEO, MCG Partners Over the past two years our world has changed dramatically. The disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have changed the way we work and live. They have forced businesses to regroup and rethink their products and services, strategies and, most of all, how to keep employees engaged and productive. Dozens of studies, surveys and research since the beginning of the pandemic describe the seismic changes in [...]

Why is Culture Important Now? by Chuck (Charlie) Mollor, CEO2022-06-08T14:13:24-04:00

The Three “C’s” for Managing a Hybrid Workforce

By Heather Wood Strong and purposeful communication is an important tool for managers and leaders alike.  The transition to a hybrid workforce has made thoughtful communication even more important.  When scheduling a team meeting or one-on-one think about the three C’s: Communication, Clarity, and Compassion.  Consider how much information you are sharing (frequency, volume, relevance to the audience), be sure to check in with your audience to make sure they understand what’s being said [...]

The Three “C’s” for Managing a Hybrid Workforce2022-03-29T12:18:55-04:00

It’s the Most “Challenging” Time of the Year

By Heather Wood You know the song – rhymes with “Wonderful”!  Maybe it’s on a continuous loop in your brain already. If it wasn’t, and is now, I apologize! ‘Tis the season to be jolly!  I love all things related to this time of year: the decorations, the music, the lights, cheery gatherings of people; just the anticipation of the season is exciting. There is a certain energy in the air that is almost [...]

It’s the Most “Challenging” Time of the Year2020-03-27T12:14:35-04:00

Tips for the Remote Worker

What a luxury it is to be able to work from home. Flexibility, autonomy, zero commute, and independence - are all perks of working remotely. We live in an age where working from home is becoming part of the norm, and when given a choice, most people would opt for a remote position any day.  In fact, 1 in 5 employees work from home - that’s 30 million people who choose to work from home.Working [...]

Tips for the Remote Worker2020-03-27T12:40:18-04:00