Abby is a writer and law graduate from the University of Oregon. After embarking on a job search for a new legal role, she realized her passion for connecting employers and employees, and helping people find meaning in their work. She currently works at Boly:Welch, a Portland-based recruiting agency, where she splits her time in Marketing, Executive Search, and Community Engagement.Abby says she’s had a pretty great day if she’s improved work, either through advising a business on an HR need, improving HR internally, or connecting companies and employees. Building relationships and making work inclusive and fulfilling for everyone drives her – enough to leave her job as an attorney to pursue a career in HR.Looking for current and practical employment advice? Some of Abby’s areas of expertise include talent acquisition plans, employee relations advice, management training, talent management, policy updates with an equity lens, employment law compliance, and making work better. She’s also the resident expert at written communication – emails, texts, blog posts, poems, handbooks and policies, legal memos – she’s in.Reach out to Abby if you're interested in finding new work or new talent, have an HR issue, or need a Portland recommendation. She loves meeting new people.