Meet new employee and Health Hero, Amber Heyward

For Black History Month, Balanced You is excited to recognize our many talented Black employees in different bodies of work around the county.  Welcome new county employee, Amber Heyward. With a background in HR, Learning and Development and Organizational Development, she started at King County four months ago as an Organizational Development practitioner. In this... Continue Reading →

So I disclosed my disability, what’s next? Disability Awareness Month Employee Panel

In honor of Disability Awareness Month, King County employees joined a virtual conversation that featured employees with disabilities who shared their personal experiences of disability disclosure, perspective from a supervisor’s understanding, alongside a Disability Service representative who shared resources available to support employees with disabilities and the process of navigating accommodations. Watch the recording here:... Continue Reading →

Meet your Employee Assistance Program Counselors

King County Department of Human Resources is excited to announce the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has expanded! EAP supports employees by providing free, confidential counseling on work-related issues. We all experience stress at some point and having someone to talk to can be a helpful outlet to process emotions, navigate challenging situations or provide tangible... Continue Reading →

Health Hero Keith Clarke finds community in the Veterans & Military Affinity Group

This Health Hero is spotlighting Affinity Groups. Affinity Groups can boost mental health and well-being through community among people with shared interests or identities. They offer a space to connect, network and find support and fellowship. Connection through Affinity Groups can support personal and professional growth and promote equity and social justice. Keith Clarke joined... Continue Reading →

Balanced You’s Hope and Joy Campaign

As we move through the difficulty and stress of a socially isolating pandemic, Balanced You is launching the Hope and Joy Campaign. Throughout the winter, we will find ways to connect with one another through moments of hope and joy. The Hope and Joy Campaign does not exist to quiet other emotions you may be... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑