An Evening in the Shadows

November, 09, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Uncategorized

I was lucky enough to be born with perfect vision.  I never realized the depth of how fortunate I am until I spent last night in total darkness.  For over three hours it didn’t matter if my eyes were open or closed – it was pitch black behind my blindfold.  To make this evening even more significant – I had to eat a five-course meal – with wine – in …

Punch Clocks, Red Tape and Stale Coffee

October, 27, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Uncategorized

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of women in power?

Dysfunctional offices? Petty coworkers? Jealousy issues?

Why not things like determination? Communication? Empathy?

Hi. My name is Molly and I’m the newest member of the SGC family.

Now technically I’ve always been part of the SGC family, even if only by-proxy as the founder’s daughter. Full disclosure, I worked at this company a few …

How to Set Achievable Career Goals

October, 09, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

Whether you work in information technology, engineering or any other sector of business, setting achievable career goals can be a challenge. Call it the Goldilocks paradox. Some people aim too high. Some people aim too low. Only a few get it just right.

Striving for something can motivate you in the business world, but when you chase unrealistic expectations, you can get discouraged. And yet, when you place the bar …

Bras Across the Bridge Is Here! An Interview With Feel Your Boobies’ Leigh Hurst

September, 16, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

Last year, Feel Your Boobies, the nonprofit breast cancer organization focused on outreach to women under 40, met an audacious goal. The group raised $50,000 from its Bras Across the Bridge event.

This year, FYB founder Leigh Hurst wants to do even better. Her team has set a $60K fund-raising goal for the event, which takes place on Saturday, Sept. 22, on City Island. (You can help reach that …

15 Things to Do in Central PA for Less Than $5

July, 13, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

Summer is the best time of the year for families — but it’s also the most expensive. Between trips to amusement parks, paying for summer camps, and enjoying all those meals out during vacation, you may find your wallet’s a little pinched come mid-July and August.

That’s why we put together this list of 15 truly fun things you can do in the Harrisburg area, all for less than $5 …

Five Outside the Box Interview Tips to Help You Land the Job

May, 17, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

You know the basics of going on an interview. You know you should dress nicely, be polite and have an answer to the dreaded “what are your weaknesses” question ready to go.

But while we see many candidates who have these fundamentals of interviewing down, sometimes people forget about the other stuff. These are the small bits and pieces that can make a huge impression on an interviewer.

What …

Slow Down With Us at the Tutu 2K/5K

April, 05, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

We are always in a hurry.

And it’s not just us. We know you are, too.

You run to work, then you run to daycare to grab the kids after work is done. You run to soccer practice and run to meetings for the organizations you volunteer for. You run through the office to grab that important fax before your conference call, and you run from that conference call to …

My Name is Susan and I Am a Former Curler

February, 22, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

It is with much amusement I watch the sport of curling making headlines during these 2018 Olympic winter games.  Even funnier is a Youtube video of people using a Roomba vacuum and a swifter to imitate the curling “stone” and “broom”.  I crack up every time I see it.

Even MORE amusing is the fact I used to curl.

Those who know me are probably laughing at that image, but …

The Right Way to Dress for an Interview

January, 16, 2018 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

This little guy sure knows how to dress, doesn’t he? From his dapper tie to the matching colors to the neatly buttoned vest, the son of one of our recruiters absolutely killed it on “Dress for Success” day at his kindergarten last fall.

We’re here to tell you: When dressing for a job interview, keep little Jaxon in mind. He gets right what too many job candidates get wrong.

Dressing …

Ways to Practice Thankfulness Throughout the Year

November, 20, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, you have probably seen a lot of people posting on Facebook or other social media sites this month about what they are thankful for.

We love this annual practice and the idea of taking a moment of time out to appreciate the truly good things in your life. Even if you are going through a difficult time, this can be a valuable way to …