It's not surprising that this Gemini has always maintained two careers. In addition, she's written thousands of articles published both in online and print venues for a wide range of topics. She's shared her organic gardening expertise with two articles featured in Boulder Home & Garden magazine. Besides her non-fiction writing, she's also published over 20 romance books.
Sally's Commercial Art /Interior Design degree afforded her a 7-year career in interior design included residential and commercial projects. She designed high-end custom homes, spec homes, apartment and condo complexes, and medical offices and clinics.
Feng Shui Practitioner
Her interest in feng shui began 18 years ago. After having a generational Cantonese Feng Shui mentor, she later participated in classes offered by the world's leading feng shui expert, Lillian Too.
Paranormal Researcher and Seer
Her paranormal encounters as a child continue to this day. She was invited to participate in a 3-year paranormal research project and underwent weekly past life regressions and other related research. For nearly 4 years, she conducted paranormal workshops and even hosted a paranormal talk radio show. Her experiences with the paranormal and supernatural led her to studies in astrology, numerology and ancient divination arts. She is currently working on a non-fiction book about her paranormal experiences.
Recruiter and Human Resource Professional
Her other career as a Recruiter and Human Resource professional encompasses 20 years of expertise in hiring for corporate expansions and new startups, company layoffs, and other hiring initiatives as well as serving as RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) Specialist. She specialized in recruitment strategies and sourcing of multiple industries such as apparel manufacturing, banking, IT, OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing) for electronics and computers, Healthcare Operation Systems, Label Manufacturer, etc. She's accomplished in a wide range of HR functions including orientation, benefits, workers' compensation, salary compensation administration, policies/procedures, HRIS, and affirmative action. Worked in both union and non-union environments.
Published Author and Freelance Writer
Sally has thousands of freelance articles published in magazine, newsletter, blog and website formats, as well as 20 books of fiction published. She taught classes on romance genre writing and general fiction writing for four years as an AOL workshop instructor and in online RWA (Romance Writers of America) chapter workshops. In addition, she was invited and participated as a romance genre author panelist for the Tennessee RWA Chapter Regional Conference and Kingsport Women's Expo. She also taught a weekend workshop on the romance genre at the UNC-Wilmington Writer's Conference.
Most Recent Contributions by Sally Painter
Your outdoor oasis isn't complete until you choose the perfect garden statues. These can be various sizes and made of different materials. A ... Read More