All the Lonely People

I recently ran across a famous study done at Harvard that started in the 1930s that is still ongoing. The results are quite telling…the biggest predictor of happiness and health is having positive relationships with others. In fact, they found that the level of satisfaction with relationships at age 50 better Read more…

How I Survived a Layoff

The impact of the 2008 economic meltdown didn’t catch up to me until 2009. At the time, I lived in Birmingham and worked in the services industry. I provided HR support for several locations across the state of Alabama.We shut down production in of one of the facilities because we Read more…

Dear Younger Me…

I got into Human Resources through trial and error.  In college, I did 3 internships that eventually led me to my chosen profession.  The first internship seemed pretty glitzy. The main reason was because it was in London.  I was a small town girl from the South.  The furtherest I Read more…

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