This blog is focused on helping business professionals get to the next step either by growing their business or developing themselves professionally. Knowledge & experience working with small, fast-growing companies, business professionals and entrepreneurs is shared freely.
Springtime Giveaway! Spring is a good time for growth, renewal and doing a little cleaning. For your career, that might mean a new, cleaner resume! With that in mind, I thought it would be fun to have a Springtime Giveaway. I’ll be giving away a $25 Amazon Gift card and a DIY Resume Kit to one Read more
False Starts Impact Your Career Have you noticed that with every corporate program that your company roles out you have less and less enthusiasm towards it? Or, with each time you contemplate a job search you have less energy or even perhaps take a miserable attempt towards the effort? Clients have reported this professional fatigue Read more
Like it or not, conflict is a part of business. This month I’ve partnered with Berry Kruijning from Crowning Communications to help us navigate some of our most vulnerable situations, conflict in the workplace. If you’ve got conflict this is a must read! Also check out Berry’s new product Little Upsides™ on her website. 1. Is Read more
I couldn’t have said it better myself; How to Tap Your LinkedIn Network for your next job opportunity. Lindsay Pollack’s blogpost on LinkedIn and the power of connections is excellent. Read it here.
Accountability is the Key to Make Your Goals a Reality. I don’t know about you but without some firm accountability in place my goals can quickly slip out of my hands. Accountability is a huge part of the work I do coaching clients and the number one reason people fail professionally. These three accountability tactics Read more
Q. Do I need a cover letter to apply for a job? A. Two very senior level professionals asked me this question in the same day so I think it’s time to blog about this one. Admittedly it’s been YEARS since I’ve read a cover letter. Usually it comes as a separate attachment from the Read more
Join me on Facebook! Guess what? I started a McGeachy Consulting business Facebook page. Join me on Facebook and get unique professional development insights and I promise a few laughable insights too! Please like my page by clicking HERE and share this with your likeminded friends and colleagues. Thank you! I’m so lucky to have an Inner Read more
Before you start your job search – save time, money and even heartache – by reading what Stacey Moore from Gravitas Executive Search has to say about conducting a professional job search. Stacey is one of the most talented recruiters around. I knew she would bring great insight to my readers during our interview and Read more
Suit or no suit? What should you wear to a job interview? The question that I get most often from clients is, “Do I need to wear a suit to an interview?” Yes! If you are in the business world a suit is still the most appropriate attire for an interview. Objections usually include; but Read more
Expert Advice: Say Cheese! Advice from a professional photographer on how to capture that perfect LinkedIn photo. As you can imagine clients are always asking me questions and 95% of the time they are right up my alley of expertise. Occasionally I get questions that are in the ‘gray area’ when it comes to my Read more