Unlivable conditions, meager compensation, unpredictable hours, and zero advancement opportunities fuel the sharp spike of quitting retail workers across the country. While American workers are quitting their jobs in droves to pursue better opportunities, the retail industry continues to supersede any other sector in this resignation crusade. A tremendous-and still increasing-350,000 retail workers put in...

As the digital era tempts us in offering closer looks into our personal lives where we interact with others in a less than formal manner, delicate subjects quickly intertwine with appropriate topics. Furthermore, day-to-day usage of increasingly popular social media platforms combined with opinions of our country’s direction makes it difficult to prevent politics in...

In today’s complex environment, organizational problem-solving methods demand regular improvement based thinking to move towards a long term goal.  “Kaizen”, a Japanese word, translates as “change for better” and refers to the activities used to continuously improve business processes. Furthermore, a kaizen event is a short term business improvement process aimed to resolve problems in...

Do you have a know-it-all on your team? With the tendency to barrel through work related tasks while disregarding feedback from the rest of the team, sub par know-it-all’s create overall quality concerns and frustration from the rest of the team. Additionally, heightened obstinacy creates difficulty when trying to provide feedback to these individuals to...

In an increasingly competitive marketplace where larger businesses broadcast their competitive pay to attract talent, most smaller businesses can not afford this luxury and ponder ways they can retain employees. While smaller to medium sized businesses operate on a tighter budget, a new method of approach can prove that the little things go a long...

With high stake first impressions determining an entrepreneur’s ability to secure investment, we are often asked by business leaders how to best present to investors and effectively respond to their questions. The most common concern is creating fear and rattling even the most confident entrepreneurs- getting a question they don’t have the answer to. They...

Largely misidentified as an admittance of incapability, the word counsel regrettably turns away even the most strayed individuals. At MCDA CCG, INC., we have helped a growing number of businesses overcome their greatest challenges and streamline even the most complex procedures, but misconceptions surrounding business consulting discourages some from reaching for a helping hand. Unfortunately,...

  With the month of July falling exactly the middle of 2021, now is the time to conduct a mid-year review for your business. This review is important to amend any processes that aren’t working and gives you the chance to incorporate new protocols to continue evolving as a business. Covering a broad range of...

In the professional world, sending calendar invites entails a subtle art and level of etiquette— here’s how to not drive people insane! When I landed my first big job in Corporate America I was so happy when I received my first calendar invite; I felt so special. A second later, I realized the meeting was...

Rendering the widespread economic fears induced by an unforeseen pandemic, the residential real estate industry continues to shock America-hitting their highest peak since 2006. Following lead are companies in industries like online retailers, telehealth services, fitness equipment companies, and more. However, unemployment rates and skepticism around the food industry prevails in their own leading standings...

Staring at the long weekend set out in front of us, a majority of your workforce eagerly anticipate their extended ability to unwind and relax. However, as a business owner/leader/executive/etc., common concerns theorizing a long-weekend-induced-delay may leave you with feelings of anxiety. Stop allowing this! While situations pertaining to the shortened work-week and post holiday...

With ever-evolving shifts in societal trends, the thin line differentiating appropriacy for the workplace from creating a poor image grows smaller. As the millennial generation continues to take over the workforce and challenge traditional workplace dress standards, it enhances the importance for your business to have definitive guidelines in place. Workplace cultures and job performances...

In recent months, increasing rates of demand over hiring senior executives highlights the critical urgency for business owners to intentionally step up their efforts to retain their top talent. With post-pandemic effects and a booming economy invoking innovative hiring model procedures, organizations are demonstrating that they will do almost anything to bring in new leadership...

Following the nerve-wracking interview process, an extended job offer letter affirms your determined efforts by accepting you, your talent, and your skills. First off, congratulations! A test of patience and determination, the interview process feels all worth it upon acceptance, however, when the forecasted salary offer comes up short, there is something you can do....

Believe it or not, the summer season is officially upon us. The rising outside temperatures, longer days, and dramatic ease of lockdown brought on by the now-controlled pandemic, employees yearn to enjoy the sunny season. While a 3-4 month holiday vacation for employees remains highly impractical, the warmer weather provides numerous opportunities to incorporate summer...

Whether you loathe your lengthy commute, have skillfully outgrown a standstill position, wish to escape a toxic culture,  etc., working in a stable job actually increases your chances to procure a better opportunity elsewhere. However, the chances of securing a different job directly correlates with your ability to attend interviews and make a positive impression....

If you have experience with the interview process, you are inevitably familiar with most standard interview questions. “What is the biggest obstacle you’ve faced?”, “What interests you about our company?” “What are some of your strengths?” While these routine questions provide interviewee specific insight surrounding capabilities and previous experience, it can lack in illustrating more...

Vendor relationships serve as a mutual correlation to your organization’s success. If you do well, they do well; on the contrast, if they don’t perform as you need them to, it will cause you major headaches. Conducting business with a vendor doesn’t necessarily mean you’re necessarily getting the most out of the relationship. Even the...

Why Outsource HR? While regularly facing challenges regarding daily time management, companies lack when applying expertise to grow their businesses. Financially, it doesn’t seem logical for many companies to build the internal expertise to support all business aspects, so they look for external partners in skilled areas-such as IT, Payroll, Marketing, and Human Recourses. Moreover,...

For businesses to grow, survive, and remain competitive in their niche, they must take care of their employees. Supporting your employee’s professional advancement and personal growth is an impactful way to show that you care for them. Employee development is vital for growth, productivity, and the ability to retain your top talent. Nurturing a learning...

The hiring process of new employees involves a great deal of time, patience, and an unwavering skeptical mindset. The decision in this procedure encompasses that you are responsible for choosing the professional that is best fit for your business and it’s culture. To satisfy the requirements of the defined job description, employers will evaluate a...

  The moment you ultimately determined your career goal and created your path to achieve it, there was no chance of stopping you. Driven by sheer passion and hunger for success, you worked around the clock exceeding surrounding expectations, establishing resourceful connections, and defying the odds set against you. With the world at you fingertips...

Following the event of a merger, appointed leaders-typically HR leaders-begin developing an internal communication strategy. Helping your leadership team understand  the impact of mergers and acquisitions on employees determines it’s overall success. Executive teams lead groups in the right direction, therefore, the moment they fail to acknowledge change, HR struggles to align employees and engage...