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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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Retention

Dec162014

Hold on to Your Top Talent – The Labor Market is Heating Up! (Retention Strategies)

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

2015 is sure to be a great year. I can already feel the energy, buzz and demand that has been missing from our economy for some time and it’s back in a big way. It’s important as we look at 2015 to keep in mind that employees will have more choices with a better economy. Read more

Crucial Conversations

Dec152014

{Book Club} Crucial Conversations – February 23, 2015

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

Crucial Conversations; Tools for Talking with the Steaks are High I am hosting a book club on Monday February 23rd (read the book in January/February). We are reading the book Crucial Conversations in preparation for all of the exciting things we will face in 2015. I know that many of my clients organizations are growing and Read more

Leadership Training

Dec22014

Leadership Training: Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders, 7 Strategies You Can’t Live Without!

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

Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders This leadership training class will be held on Tuesday, February 24th 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. Read more

CoachingQ's

Dec12014

3 Reasons to Give CoachingQ’s for a Holiday Gift

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

I gave CoachingQ’s to my clients last year for a Christmas gift. They were a big hit! Do you need a gift idea for clients, colleagues or your whole team of direct reports? Check these out…www.coaching-cues.com Reason #3 to give CoachingQ’s for a Holiday Gift: CoachingQ’s can be used to help individuals in a job Read more

engaged employees

Nov172014

Workplace dilemma? Use these 3 Employee Engagement tools to help solve your problems.

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

How to use Employee Engagment tools to help solve your workplace dilemmas. So, you’ve run into a problem at work. You know, one of those problems that really has you scratching your head wondering what brilliant solution you’re going to come up with to solve yet another crisis? Does this ever happen to you? Do Read more

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

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