Protecting your job, caring for family, honoring self care: A conversation with Dr. Erica Gamble


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According to the Pew Research Center, just over one of every eight Americans aged 40 to 60 is both raising a child and caring for a parent, in addition to between seven and ten million adults caring for their aging parents from a long distance. US Census Bureau statistics indicate that the number of older Americans aged 65 or older will double by the year 2030, to over 70 million.

Today’s guest is Dr. Erica Gamble a 15 year veteran in the field of Human Resources-in this episode, Dr. Gamble provides us with some field tested tools and tips to safeguard our employment while caring for a sick child or other relative. If you or someone you know is responsible for the day to day care of a relative who has a psychiatric diagnosis or physical disability today’s episode will be a life changer!

Dr. Erica Gamble is a Human Resources Professional by discipline. She is a Human Capital Consultant who specializes in Human Resources issues and in management development to create forward thinking workplaces with over 15 years of experience . Dr. Gamble has worked for several fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Progressive Insurance Company, Banc Of America and The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Erica is also a professional facilitator, professor of Human Resources and Business, trainer, and writer.

Dr. Gamble has worked in Human Resources since 2000; in addition to starting a consulting company in 2006: she has consulted with clients in the Ohio and Georgia markets, and facilitated a myriad of training and planning sessions. She is currently a full time Assistant Professor of Human Resources and Business Management at Columbia Southern University, and a Dissertation Coach and Walden University.

Dr. Gamble is a past board member and chairperson for the Sickle Cell Association of Ohio and still currently serves on the volunteer and fundraising committees for the Georgia chapter. Dr. Gamble recently published a book titled “My Brother Has Sickle Cell” which is available through Author House Publishing, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble Stores or at

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