An entrepreneurial, dynamic presenter and strategic thinker with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels on a variety of subjects. Strong leadership capabilities are complemented by interacting supportively within a team environment and the flexibility to adapt to the demands of the assignment. Outstanding communication and strong problem solving skills.
Melinda has developed and delivered training programs for western Canada’s most successful retail drug operation, consulted on government training projects that spanned 38 points of service, has conducted pre certification ISO audits, brings experience in continuous process improvement (CPI), and business process reengineering/troubleshooting experience within a corporate & government environments.
a proven leader with experience in human resources; training & development, recruitment, and President’s Club sales status
trainer/coach developing and facilitating programs and one on one coaching
flexible, adaptable and able to respond efficiently to all personality styles and multi-tasking priorities
energetic, positive and possess a results driven work ethic
proficient at organizing, scheduling and managing people and project assignments
successful problem solver of complex tasks involving challenging groups of people
cultivator of building and expanding client and vendor relationships
Melinda has a passionate outgoing personality and diverse background. With a European and Canadian culture-mix, she has lived and worked in Europe and Canada. She speaks 2 languages.
After successful careers in training & development with London Drugs Ltd., and IBM Global Services (Education and Training division), serving human resources, operations and training management with Adia Canada Ltd., and a number of other independent contracts Melinda decided to set a new course for her professional life that led her to start HR Alliances Inc.
Melinda sits on the HR Advisory Committee for Mount Royal College and is a member of the Human Resources Association of Calgary (HRAC). She is a Certified Behavioral Interviewer, trainer, certified personnel consultant, holds 3 technical certifications, studied sales and marketing at UBC, and art history at the University of Nice. With continuous learning on a daily basis, she continues her innovation towards building a successful entrepreneurial human relations firm and finds time to give back to the community. Visit www.hralliances.com
She currently lives in Calgary, Alberta. She loves most sports, art and music and in her spare time enjoys the mountains.