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 →
For Black History Month, Balanced You is excited to recognize our many talented Black employees in different bodies of work around the county. Health Hero, Debra Baker, is an Organizational Development Lead in the Department of Human Resources. Her work supports departments, teams, and employees across the county by developing organizational health solutions and plans.... Continue Reading →
For Black History Month, Balanced You is excited to recognize our many talented Black employees in different bodies of work around the county. Health Hero, Kanesa Monroe, is a single mother and a LAN Administrator Journey with KCIT. In this video, she talks about working on the onboarding management system, while juggling being a mom... Continue Reading →
Meet Health Hero Megan Jourdan, Project Manager on the Balanced You team. Megan started with King County in 2019 after a traumatic brain injury kept her from working for two years. While recovering from the injury, Megan had accrued debt and didn’t feel she had the tools or knowledge to meet her financial goals. Megan... Continue Reading →
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 →
Do you have ideas on how King County can better support the well-being of you and your colleagues? In response to employee surveys and listening sessions, Balanced You, is developing two new well-being advisory committees: one for telecommuters and one for essential employees working onsite. Anyone interested is invited to apply. Inspired by employees, Balanced... Continue Reading →
Whether it’s swimming or biking to work, King County Superior Court Communications Manager Jamie Holter is dedicated to exercising regularly. Jamie, who has been active her entire life, was interested in switching up her regular routine to take up Pilates.
November is a time to give thanks. Balanced You is grateful for employee Health Heroes who go the extra mile to create workplaces that support the health and well-being of all employees.