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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.

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Employees First, Customers Second

Oct162014

{Book Club} Employees First, Customers Second

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources

I’m hosting a book club on December 1st (read the book in November). We are reading the book Employees First, Customers Second. It looks like a great book for business owners/leaders, managers and HR professionals, that’s you right? You know who you are…don’t make me call you out. Wink. Join me for a book club. Read more

Recruitment

Oct62014

The Sizzling Labor Market; How to hold onto your employees and attract even more

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Executive Search, Expert Advice

Talent retention and recruitment are in overdrive for the last half of 2014. It’s not the frenzy that it has been in the past (2006-2007) but the recruitment and selection process has certainly been heating up. If you’re a recruiter or hiring manager at any level you know first hand that candidates are a hot Read more

Lower Manhattan skyline financial district, New York

Sep112014

Tiny Influence at the World Trade Center; Executive Search at NYC’s most Iconic Property

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Executive Search, Success Stories

As an executive recruiter I’ve literally filled positions all over this country from California to Texas to Chicago and New York. In 2013 I conducted the most important executive search of my career at the World Trade Center location in New York City. As you can imagine the prestige and respect of working on an Read more

Amy McGeachy

Aug72014

Throwback Thursday

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Career Coaching, Human Resources, Job Search, Professional Development Coaching

In the spirit of Throwback Thursday here is a throwback of the most popular blog posts on my HR Consulting site. I hope you enjoy them, again! 1. Suit or No Suit; What should you wear to a job interview? 2. Book Review: How Full is Your Bucket? 3. Four Tips to Overcome Self Imposed Limitations Read more

Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders

Jun122014

TRAINING: Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources, Productivity, Professional Development Coaching

Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders; 7 Strategies You Can’t Live Without! September 18th from 9am-12pm at the Corporate Learning Center at Clark College Columbia Tech Center in Vancouver, Washington Learn 7 easy-to-understand coaching strategies that combined will transform your leadership style. After learning each tool you will want to implement them right away. This 3-hour workshop will Read more

employe engagement

May292014

Employee Engagement and It’s Link to Profitability

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Accountability, Corner Office, Human Resources, Productivity

Whoa, I saw this infographic from 15Five and have been startled ever since reading the statistics about employee engagement and it’s impact on the workforce. I’ve been consuming these workplace stats for some time in various articles but viewing them all in one visual graphic really makes a profound impact. As an employee or employer Read more

TeamFatigue

May272014

Team Fatigue: 2 Strategies to Engage Your Team

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Professional Development Coaching, Success Stories

Team Fatigue It’s not all that uncommon for teams to go through a mundane periods and trying to get them to meet with enthusiasm and truly want to get together for a meeting seems nearly impossible. I call this ‘Team Fatigue’. Does ‘Agh…another staff meeting?” sound familiar? In fact, studies show that nearly 70% of Read more

Coaching Skills

Apr152014

Training: Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders (May 20th in Vancouver, WA)

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources, Professional Development Coaching, Strengths

Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders 7 Strategies You Can’t Live Without! May 20th from 9am-12pm at the Corporate Learning Center at Clark College Columbia Tech Center in Vancouver, Washington REGISTER Learn 7 easy-to-understand coaching strategies that combined will transform your leadership style. After learning each tool you will want to implement them right away. This Read more

Job Search

Mar242014

Struggling with your Job Search

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Career Coaching, Job Search, Professional Development Coaching

Struggling with your job search? What you can do to gain valuable feedback. I was recently asked about what candidates can do when they experience a lag in the recruitment process by Connie Dorigan a fellow recruiter at Dorigan + Associates. I thought my audience would appreciate this job search information as well. – – Read more

Self-Imposed Limitations

Feb252014

4 Tips to Overcome Self-Imposed Limitations; Job Search, Fitness, Sales Goal, You Name it.

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Accountability, Blog, Career Coaching, Corner Office, Goals, Job Search, Productivity, Professional Development Coaching

You can either have excuses or results but you cannot have both. I recently used this quote in my Inner Circle newsletter. The result? It resonated with so many people. I had numerous “replies” and I have since pinned it on Pinterest with the same result. In complete transparency I got the original quote from Read more

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