What’s your first and last name?

Shellie Anderson

What’s your professional/educational background?

BA in Communications; former project/production/operations manager in the design agency world.

How many years have you been writing?

Since I won an essay contest in the fourth grade!

When did you start writing about HR?


Why are you focusing on HR as a niche?

It’s a complex, critical, and ever-evolving topic that is integral to every business.

What is your favorite HR topic?

I am fascinated by the impact employee engagement has on so many aspects of business success.

What type of HR writing do you most enjoy and why?

I’m a behind-the-scenes type of person, so I really enjoy ghostwriting blog posts and articles.

What one thing would you like to share that we haven’t asked?

Worst HR experience: arriving for my first day at a new job and discovering that no one (other than the owner of the company) knew anything about it.

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