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This summer we’ve welcomed Ana Nieto to spend the summer working with our Human Resources department. 

Ana is a Strategic Communications major at Miami University, so she’ll be working on HR communications projects in addition to helping with forms and new hire onboarding tasks. We spent a few minutes getting to know more about Ana and what she’s planning to accomplish over the next couple of months. 

Q: Hi, Ana! Let’s start with an overview of your role at THC – what are you up to this summer? 
A: I am the HR intern, basically my job is to help Nicci [Weber, Director, HR & Organization Development] get some of the workload off her plate, and help with Paycor and I-9 documents.

Q: Tell us about a current activity or project you’re working on, or involved in.
A: Right now I am working to get all the I-9’s scanned and put into Paycor. I am also updating demographic information in Paycor.

Q: What book are you currently (or most recently) reading?

A: I just finished a book by the founder of a skin care line Tatcha called Pure Skin about the Japanese ritual of glowing.

Q: Where are you enrolled in school and are you involved in any extracurricular activities?
A: I’m about to be a senior at Miami University majoring in Strategic Communications and Chinese with a minor in Sociology. I’m also a T.A. in an Art History course and am a part of Habitat for Humanity.

Q: What’s your favorite stress-relieving activity outside of the office, and why?
A: I enjoy doing face masks, I like to read and spend time with family, and I like to play solitaire or any card game.

Q: Where is your favorite vacation spot? Or, tell us a bit about your most favorite vacation ever.
A: My favorite vacation spot is Koh Samui in Thailand. I grew up in China and Thailand was only a two-hour flight away so we went there frequently.

Q: What book are you currently (or most recently) reading?
A: I just finished a book by the founder of a skin care line Tatcha called Pure Skin about the Japanese ritual of glowing.

Q: If you could be in a movie of your choice, what movie would you choose and what character would you play?
A: I would want to be in the Hunger Games as one of the tributes from one of the districts that usually wins.

Q: If you could, what time period would you visit in history?
A: I would visit the Downton Abbey era (early 1900s) because I like the extravagant fashion from that era.

Q:  If you were stuck on an island and could choose one person to be stuck with who would it be? Why?
A: I would want to be stuck with my dad because he’s the least panicky in the family and the strongest to help build things if we needed.

Q: What is your favorite Netflix or Hulu show?
A: I just finished Flashpoint. I also like House, Queen of the South, and crime shows.

Q: If you could drink one drink other than water for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A: A mojito (Don’t worry, she’s 21!)

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up as a child?
A: I wanted to be an OB/GYN because of a TLC show I watched but then got to middle school and realized I didn’t like science.

Q: What was your favorite outdoor activity as a child?
A: I actually didn’t like the outdoors but I liked walking my dog and if I had to pick an outdoor activity it would be hiking.

Q: Did you play any sports in high school or college?
A: I played soccer from 1st grade until 10th grade.

Q: Where do you see yourself in ten years?
A: Hopefully employed, maybe getting another degree. I’d like to stay in Cincinnati or near my family. Possibly married, probably no kids yet; I want to adopt.

Q: So far what is your favorite part about your job?
A: I like that I’ve been able to get to know the employees by their names. The small office feel makes it easy for me to get to know people.


Ready to trade your favorite skincare tips over a round of mojitos? Get in touch with Ana!