Melissa is a people-centric leader and strategic HR business partner with demonstrated success in recruiting and hiring, policy and procedure implementation, compensation, talent management, training and development, and compliance. Melissa has a passion for fostering a culture committed to DEIBA, authenticity and continuous learning. Outside of HR, Melissa enjoys volunteering, painting and spending time with her husband and their five cats.
What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?
In addition to building your HR knowledge be sure to focus on your soft skills such as communication, empathy and self awareness.