Designing Safer Spaces for People to Lead.
People spend 90,000 plus hours of their lives within the workplace. It’s about time your commitment to companies isn’t taken for granted and organizational priorities sway in your favor. You have come to the right place. Welcome to HBGM&Co., where we center the employees success.
Dynamic Companies Engage Us
When organizational systems and processes have not evolved with scale.
Experiencing high turnover, low engagement, and slim attraction rates.
When a thoughtful approach to placement is required. An approach that increases candidate success to advancement, ROI, and decreases organizational spend.
Handled by Gwenn M & Co. (HBGM&Co.) is a Placement & Consulting firm designing safer spaces for all people to lead, through human-centered placement education and organizational reinvigoration. We team with Leaders to focus on areas that have prohibited employee success and development, and improve organizational scale.
Creating safer and more equitable workplaces is an ambitious job, but somebody’s gotta do it.
Safe spaces for people to lead.
HBGM&Co. places and advances unique candidates within companies that are serious about transforming spaces, with offerings that meet your company at every level of growth.
Full cycle recruitment
Flexible placement and contract design
Retained Executive Search
Transforming companies into safe spaces.
HBGM&Co. improves workplace behavior and increases attraction, engagement, and retention. Consult with our team to learn how.
Retention strategy & implementation
Workforce development & coaching
Employee integration experiences
Leadership development program design
Curate workplace discussion design
Why HBGM&Co. Exists
1 in 3 HR professionals reported the quality of their employee integration is poor
Baby Boomers are retiring, placing downward pressure on the job market
400 companies with 100,000 employees each cited an average loss, per company, of $62.4 million per year due to inadequate communication
HBGM&Co. addresses these concerns by:
Reviatlizing organizational processes and resources
Filtering nontraditional talent through the pipeline
Nurturing communication between all levels
Expert knowledge and strategy
Evolving contracts & retainers
Human-Centered vetting process
Respect-based retention principles
Women serve as nearly half of the labor force with 21% in C-suite seats and only 4% of these seats are occupied by Black or Latina women.
In 2000, women were only 4% of the veteran population. By 2040, women will be 18% of the veteran population. Today’s women veterans are the best-educated and most diverse generation.
Immigrant women overall are less likely than U.S.-born women to work in managerial or professional occupations (32.7 percent compared with 41.1 percent).
Only 34.6 percent of working-age women with disabilities (3.5 million) are employed in the U.S. compared to 82.5 percent of working-age women without disabilities.
25% Women of age 65 and over are projected to make up 25 percent of the female labor force in 2024, while older men are projected to make up 21 percent of the male labor force.
HBGM&Co. centers all people and advocates for those that identify as Veteran, Differently Abled, Immigrant and Mature-aged. Companies who are educated on how to retain them benefit from high employee retention with research showing an 18% increase in valuation versus the average.
Expand Your Leadership Footprint
The “Co.” in HBGM&Co. is the realization that advancement in the corporate world requires team effort. In our case, that team is a company of Trailblazers who are the change we wish to see and ensure nontraditional talent have the opportunities they deserve. High-performing, business-savvy talent like you bring new life and profits to companies because of your irreplaceable talents and insights. If your superpowers include being a risk-taker, creative thinker, negotiator, and progresser of diversity, equity, and inclusion — we’d love to magnify your voice and influence.
Work culture that is 100% remote or hybrid to make flexibility more accessible in your life.
Executive coaching, development tools, resume revitalization, and interview readiness.
Internal support system from the HBGM&Co. community.
Gwenn McGuire is a thespian, champion for the under dog, causer of good trouble, advocate for midday naps and travels the world with her family for the food. She attended the University of Central Florida as a Theater major, walked away from corporate America to eventually focus on fixing the broken system, is a board member for the Atlanta YMCA Carl E Sanders facility, and has a deep background in scaling and growing startups. Her background from Virtual Assistant to Consultant has afforded her the opportunity to recruit some of TV and Films top talent, and build entire teams, systems, and scalable processes for today's most progressive and diverse companies.
Becoming invested in the professional trajectory of people and overall health of corporate spaces, she honed in on the challenges facing people in corporate America and discovered she's just crazy enough to take on an age old issue. Meet the Founder of HBGM&Co.
An Ambitious Firm With a Lasting Impact
Entry-level placement of a Trailblazer within a wellness company, resulting in a promotion to Operations Manager within one year.
“I have amassed a number of powerhouse skills on my resume but was missing the job title and salary to match. HBGM&Co. assessed my skills on a macro level and matched me with a company I not only aligned with personally, but a company with a clear trajectory towards upward growth. Through development and coaching I scaled with the company from an entry-level position to middle management. The concept is brilliant and I am thriving in this new role.”