Hope you are having a good day as you read this. My name is Mark Landers, now employed as a contract employee with a working title of Compensation Project Manager for the Texas Department of Transportation. I come from a strong Big Blue background in Human Resources and have operated my own HR consulting practice primarily for non-profits, foundations and small business in all areas of HR. Outside of this employment my wife, daughter and I run a couple of home-based businesses which have just expanded to include a small warehouse for our products. Enjoy reading the information that has been offered on this site so far and typically find interesting topics each day.