The Galt Foundation Blog

  • Meet Eileen: Adjusting to a New Reality

    5-Minute Read


    In the latest installment of Galt Foundation’s “Success Stories” series, we highlight the journey of Eileen, an avid runner who woke up one morning to find her legs mysteriously paralyzed. Eileen, who now works internally at Galt Foundation, shares her life experiences and offers advice for HR recruiters and for individuals who find themselves in situations that are similar to hers.


  • Meet Alexis: Building a Long-Term Career

    4-minute read


    Galt Foundation’s “Success Stories” blog series features past and present applicants and their journey with Galt. In this post, Alexis shares her story of working with a staffing agency for the first time and how Galt helped her build her confidence during the job application process and obtain long-term employment.

  • 4 Technologies for an Accessible Workplace

    3-minute read


    Galt Foundation discusses four accessibility technologies that organizations should consider for making their workplaces more inclusive for employees with disabilities: video conferencing, closed captioning, guided meditation apps, and assessment tools.

  • Meet Lydia: Surviving a Dark Storm

    4-minute read


    After dealing with serious medical complications and being hospitalized, the last thing any person would want to worry about is their employment status. However, this was a situation that Lydia had to endure. Following an emergency hospitalization, she was fired shortly after returning to her job placement.

  • Managing Migraines in the Workplace

    3 minute, 15 second read


    June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month (MHAM), and it's an important time to consider how migraines affect the workplace. Approximately 12% of Americans experience migraines, making them the leading cause of disability among neurological disorders.

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    Meet Henry: Reclaiming Confidence in the Workplace

    Getting back into the rhythm of a regular routine can be tough, especially after stepping away from something for an extended period of time. This was the case for Henry, one of Galt Foundation’s field staff, who had been searching for work after leaving the workforce for a year and nine months.

  • Prevention Is the Best Medicine in the Age of COVID-19

    As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That is certainly the case when it comes to the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA).

  • Galt Foundation COVID-19 Statement

    Dear Staff, Clients and Community Members,


    There is no denying that the world is facing major, unprecedented changes. COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, is impacting individuals, families and communities across the country and across the globe.

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    The Shadow of Success

    Did you know one of the wealthiest women in the world once thought that she was the biggest failure? She had been jobless, living in poverty, and her work had been rejected dozens of times.

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    Taking Care of You

    I spent this weekend with a hotel full of Certified Rehabilitation Counselors, and one of the very important things I learned is “self care.”
    When HR came to me and said, “You have too many vacation days and you need to use them,” I was the first to say, “Yeah, yeah, I know.” My thought is that I have too much to do.