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Three Signs You/re Ready For A Management Role

Are you ready to move up in your career? In many companies, that means moving into a management position. However, becoming a manager means more than just promotion—you must possess the skills and drive that will make you a mature, professional leader and mentor of other employees. Do you have what it takes? Moving into… Read more »

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A good resume can help set you apart from your competition. It gets you in the door and top-of-mind with hiring managers, helping to grab attention and showcase what you’re all about. So naturally, you want your resume to be the polished, winning document it can—and should—be. And you can do that by avoiding five… Read more »

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Evaluating Burnout on Your Team

Your employees keep your organization running. The talent you employ allows you to innovate, meet clients’ demands and forge ahead in the marketplace. But what happens when the demands of your business fall on the shoulders of too few? This can lead to overworked employees who begin to buckle under the stress of long to-do… Read more »

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An interview is a potential employer’s chance to get to know you. Showing personality—while remaining professional—is an important aspect for any job candidate. It will allow you to set yourself apart from other applicants. Plus, it will help an employer know whether or not you’ll fit into the company culture, which can make or break… Read more »

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Sometimes your business may hit a financial bump and need to conserve funds. Whether due to downturns in the economy or reduced profits, you may find in order to move forward, you’ll need to take a temporary step back. It’s good to have a plan in place for this situation, but unfortunately, common options include… Read more »

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Are you looking for a new job and feel that you’ve done everything possible—but still no luck? It can be frustrating after you’ve interviewed, networked and searched, but still find yourself jobless. As much as you may feel like it, never give up! Your next job is out there. And you can strengthen your job… Read more »

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Does Your Team Have a Skills Mismatch? | McGrath Blog

Your team is only as successful as its members. To accomplish great things, you must have a balanced staff, including workers with the required skills to accomplish key tasks. However, the shrinking unemployment rate has made it harder for employers to fill vacancies within their companies—and this can lead to a skills mismatch. In other… Read more »

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Women Are Finding Success in Nontraditional Occupations It’s a woman’s world out there—in certain fields at least. For a while in 2013, they were recovering the job losses of the Great Recession before men, but primarily in traditionally female-dominated fields like healthcare instead of conventionally male ones, such as manufacturing. However, in recent decades, women… Read more »

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Career gaps sometimes happen. Perhaps you’ve taken time off to travel, volunteer or raise a family—but now it’s come time to re-enter the workforce. You may be nervous that you’ve “timed yourself out” of job opportunities, but the key to remember is what you learned while you sought alternate ways to spend your time. Plus,… Read more »

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016 (BLUE BELL, PA)–SmartCEO honors McGrath Systems as a mid-size company making a positive impact in Montgomery County. McGrath’s continued commitment and influence in aiding job creation and economic growth in the Montgomery County community has awarded them an honorable mention in this year’s Cornerstone Awards. The Cornerstone Awards program recognizes businesses… Read more »