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18 02, 2016

The Positivity Pledge

By | 2016-02-18T18:44:26-05:00 February 18th, 2016|SRA Updates|0 Comments

The subject line of this article may already have you rolling your eyes; of course we all know the power of positivity. We recognize we should always look on the bright side, turn a frown upside down, and keep our chins up. But we all have bad days that [...]

4 01, 2016

Extreme Home Makeover: Workplace Edition

By | 2016-01-04T19:26:03-05:00 January 4th, 2016|SRA Updates|0 Comments

For nearly a decade, Extreme Home Makeover reigned supreme on Sunday night television. In less than seven days, the crew is tasked with rebuilding an entire house - every single room, plus the exterior and landscaping. Residents, neighbors, and viewers watch with joy and perhaps a twinge of jealousy; [...]

2 11, 2015

Turning the Grind into the Goal

By | 2015-11-03T13:07:34-05:00 November 2nd, 2015|SRA Updates|0 Comments

A world-renowned athletic coach was asked once what the difference was between the best athletes and everyone else. In other words, what do really successful people do that most people don’t? Of course, there were the typical responses of genetics, luck, and talent. But there’s an added element that [...]

31 08, 2015

Letting Go

By | 2015-08-31T22:54:16-04:00 August 31st, 2015|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Think about your personal path to achieving the professional success you have experienced thus far. What attributes or characteristics are you most proud of that got you here? What abilities do you have that allowed you to separate from your peers over the years? Second question: Is there a [...]

30 06, 2015

Who, What, Where, When, How…But Why?

By | 2015-08-03T16:51:49-04:00 June 30th, 2015|SRA Updates|0 Comments

There are two simple words that have the power to completely change one’s approach to work and life forever. These words have the potential to evoke fulfillment, enhance productivity, and create daily peace of mind. You may have found yourself saying some of these already today: I have to [...]

30 04, 2015

Establishing Mutual Commitments

By | 2015-06-04T23:20:39-04:00 April 30th, 2015|SRA Updates|0 Comments

According to a recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 2.8 million individuals who voluntarily quit their jobs in January 2015. This is a 17% increase from January 2014, proving that opportunities for employees are abundant and we have shifted back to a candidate-driven marketplace. [...]

26 02, 2015

Entrepreneur or Wantrepreneur?

By | 2015-06-04T23:19:35-04:00 February 26th, 2015|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Being an entrepreneur, or having entrepreneurial abilities, is an admired trait in our society. If you asked a candidate in an interview if they view themselves as entrepreneurs, the socially acceptable answer is a resounding “absolutely.” If you asked individuals on your current team or in your department if they [...]

30 12, 2014

Topgrading

By | 2014-12-30T20:22:47-05:00 December 30th, 2014|SRA Updates|0 Comments

The beginning of the year represents a timely opportunity for employee reviews and providing feedback regarding performance and development. This is a cherished time for most leaders; it is the chance to reflect on the milestones achieved in the past year and the creation of new objectives for the [...]

31 10, 2014

Employer Branding: Interview Process

By | 2014-11-19T13:33:59-05:00 October 31st, 2014|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Recruiters often say that the purpose of a first interview is to get invited back for a second interview. This is because the decision for next steps then rests solely on the shoulders of the candidate, and options are limitless. But does every candidate who interviews with your organization [...]

27 08, 2014

Elevating the Game

By | 2014-08-28T19:42:23-04:00 August 27th, 2014|SRA Updates|0 Comments

The concept of having a best friend may seem more appropriate for schoolyard conversations than workplace ones. Although there is no need for friendship bracelets to be exchanged across cubicle walls, there is most certainly a need for significant connections within the workplace in service of employee contribution and [...]