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Facebook IconMarch 27, 2017 at 11:26 am

In case you needed a reason to smile and keep up your spirits today:

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Positive Patients Exercise, Live Longer -- Go Red For Women

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Heart disease patients with positive attitudes are likely to exercise and live longer, according to new research.

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Facebook IconMarch 24, 2017 at 11:16 am

Hoping for some nice weather this weekend (go away, rain clouds!) because this event sounds like so much fun!

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March Winds Bring…Kites!

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Celebrate both the last winds of March and the arrival of spring! Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel will assist as participants […]

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Facebook IconMarch 23, 2017 at 11:14 am

Here's an interesting perspective on achieving work-life balance.
Especially love this: "We allow employees to bring their dogs in, which honestly, really makes for a much happier office." (It really does!)

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How This Millennial CEO Of 4 Companies Handles Work Life Balance

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Millennial CEO of three companies shares his insights and experiences with balancing work, life, and a growing family. He also shares some advice for other millennials trying to have it all.

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Facebook IconMarch 22, 2017 at 9:20 am

Our latest blog post: How to #network if you're shy. (No shame in it -- everyone feels that way sometimes, and we have the tips to help!)

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The Shy Person’s Guide to Networking

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It can be difficult to speak up at networking events if you’re shy—but it's an important way to boost your carer. Tips on how to overcome shyness.

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Facebook IconMarch 20, 2017 at 8:22 am

A little #MondayMotivation to get you revved up this morning:

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Facebook IconMarch 17, 2017 at 9:16 am

Have you ever had a dream about work? Apparently you're not alone -- two-thirds of Americans have dreams about work (and, sometimes, dinosaurs are involved).

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65% of obsessed Americans dream about work, poll finds

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Americans take work home with them, and right into their dreams. A new Harris/Career Builder poll finds that 65 percent of the work force actually dream about work, for better or worse.

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Facebook IconMarch 16, 2017 at 12:14 pm

Don't forget to carve out time on your family calendar this weekend for the annual Harrisburg St. Patrick's Day Parade:
http://www.harrisburgstpatricksdayparade.com/

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Facebook IconMarch 15, 2017 at 10:11 am

LinkedIn can be a great career tool, but it can also teach lessons about successful business techniques. Here's the fascinating backstory on LinkedIn's successful IPO a few years ago:

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The Management Framework that Propelled LinkedIn to a $20 Billion Company

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on the huge difference having a defined mission and vision can make for your company.

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Facebook IconMarch 14, 2017 at 3:09 pm

We all want to be more efficient, on the job and in life. Here are 21 steps you can take to maximize your efficiency. We especially love No. 2 -- remember, "Immediate action fuels a positive feedback loop that drives even more action."

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21 Tips to Become the Most Productive Person You Know

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Today I'm sharing 21 tips to help you become the most productive person in the room.

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March 14, 2017 at 8:46 am

We love snow days, too! Great time to check out some new jobs posted on our website, and sign up for "auto alerts" when jobs are posted! http://www.susangconsulting.com

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Facebook IconMarch 13, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Do you have an interview coming up? Review our tips for making a great impression here:

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Interview Guide - Susan Graham Consulting

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Interviews can be scary. We always tell our candidates to think of it as a mutual interview – you are interviewing them as much as they are interviewing you! That being said we have some simple tips for you to follow to insure your meeting is professional, and you come across to the interviewer as …

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Facebook IconMarch 10, 2017 at 3:21 pm

Here's a neat activity going on tomorrow ideal for younger kids:

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Kids Care Family Expo!

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All the proceeds go to benefit children in the Shriners Hospitals!

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Facebook IconMarch 9, 2017 at 4:00 pm

This caught our eye while researching our monthly company newsletter. Take a look--they'll floor you, such as the fact that there are 56 million blog posts published each month. Whew!

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96 Amazing Social Media Statistics and Facts

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It is a fact of the internet that every click, view and sign-up is recorded somewhere. We've listed 96 of the most amazing social media statistics.

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Facebook IconMarch 8, 2017 at 12:18 pm

Who remembers this snowstorm that hit Central PA 24 years ago? (This March it doesn't seem like snow is in the cards.)

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March 1993 snowstorm

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The March 13-15, 1993, snowstorm was the sixth largest in our area with 20.4 inches of snow. (Allied Pix archive at the Historical Society of Dauphin County. PennLive readers can receive a 10 percent discount on this photo from the society, http://www.dauphincountyhistory.org)

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Facebook IconMarch 7, 2017 at 11:20 am

He is snoring

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Facebook IconMarch 7, 2017 at 10:59 am

SGC (Susan Graham Consulting) added 2 new photos.

Welcome to the new SGC puppy mascot.....Jax!

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Facebook IconMarch 6, 2017 at 8:05 pm

Take a gander at these great tips for career success, from an executive at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. "There are always opportunities to practice and refine your skills."

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3 Tips for Succeeding at Work From a Merrill Lynch Exec

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Cheri Lytle, head of advisor strategy and development at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, shares her tips for business success.

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Facebook IconMarch 3, 2017 at 12:56 pm

Looking for a fun family activity this weekend? Philly's just a short car ride away. The city has lots of museums, and a number of them are open to the public for free--you can't beat that!

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9 best free museums in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia is home to dozens of museums, and there are more than enough to keep you busy for many, many visits. These are the best of the city's free museums.

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Facebook IconMarch 2, 2017 at 9:51 pm

Looking for something to watch as a family this weekend? Pennlive has the rundown on all the best entertainment coming to digital video networks like Netflix and Hulu this month:

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Jurassic Park, Fargo, more: What's coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and HBO this March

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"Marvel's Iron First," the fourth season of "Orphan Black" and the second season of "Fargo" are all coming to streaming services this month.

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Facebook IconMarch 1, 2017 at 12:21 pm

Is it worth it to give up compensation for things that will help your work-life balance, such as working from home? Here's an interesting article that puts that question in perspective:

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Would You Take an 8 Percent Pay Cut to Work From Home?

inc.com

The reality (and myths) of working with a remote team.

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Facebook IconFebruary 27, 2017 at 10:18 am

Did you stay up late last night watching the #Oscars (how about that crazy ending!) and need a little extra pick-me-up this morning? We're here with a #MotivationMonday quote from the amazing Maya Angelou to keep you going:

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Facebook IconFebruary 24, 2017 at 1:46 pm

Do you and your colleagues waste time during meetings? Try following these tips to make your meeting time more productive (No. 2 is especially important when you're meeting with people outside the office!)

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Tired of wasting time in meetings? Try this

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A friend of mine says people hate meetings because: They don’t start on time.. They don’t finish on time.. What’s in the middle is a waste of time!

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Facebook IconFebruary 22, 2017 at 3:16 pm

If you're not following us on Twitter (@https://twitter.com/SGConsulting_PA), then you're missing a lot of great tips on how to maintain a positive attitude at work. Check out our Wednesday series:

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SusanGConsulting (@SGConsulting_PA) | Twitter

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The latest Tweets from SusanGConsulting (@SGConsulting_PA). Dedication, exceeding expectations, giving back. That’s our pledge. We are your Central PA IT staffing solution, one candidate at a time. Hershey, PA

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Facebook IconFebruary 21, 2017 at 11:17 am

Each month, we send out a newsletter to our employees to keep them up to date on what's going on at SGC, as well as offer work encouragement and tips and also have a little bit of fun. Here's our February edition, hot off the presses!

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February newsletter - Susan Graham Consulting

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February 2017

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Facebook IconFebruary 20, 2017 at 11:30 am

How about that amazing weather outside? Just a reminder:

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About Susan Graham Consulting

OUR MISSION

At Susan Graham Consulting, we’re a bit like treasure hunters.

We look for the hidden gems in the huge IT talent pool, and we connect them with the right jobs. Our goal is to make connections. Whichever side you’re on, we make the process easy. Whether you’re an employer with an urgent staffing need or someone considering a new career, we get to know you first and then find the best possible fit.

  • We’re selective.
  • We aren’t afraid to make tough choices.
  • And we educate and coach our clients through the entire process.

We help people uncover their career goals and guide them in their quest during this major life decision. Full-time managers, short-term contractors, project teams that need one more critical piece — we’ve aided them all.

Susan Graham Consulting is the premier IT recruiting firm in Central Pennsylvania, and we can walk you through any transition, no matter which side of the hunt you’re on.
SGC: Dedication, exceeding expectations, giving back. That’s our pledge.

What Makes Us Different From Other Recruiting Firms Near Harrisburg, PA?

SGC is a certified woman business enterprise. We deal directly with the biggest corporations, non-profits and businesses in the area. Our office in Hershey, PA, is conveniently located near Harrisburg, Lancaster and State College  to serve anyone looking for an IT recruiting agency in Central Pennsylvania.

Our culture is unique because that’s how Susan envisioned it. Her passion and enthusiasm for what she does is contagious!

We offer the attention to detail of a small firm and the results you’d expect from a big one. And we have fun getting things done along the way.

If that sounds like the type of firm you want to do business with, contact us today.

March 22, 2017

The Shy Person’s Guide to Networking

Whether you’re just starting your first job out of college or the CEO of a large company, networking plays an important role in any career.

As you move up the ladder, networking helps you meet new and find out about upcoming opportunities. Once you’ve climbed that ladder, networking helps you find the right people to fill the roles beneath you, to discover fresh talent and connect with employees you really …

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