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Melissa White, SHRM-CP, has over 11 years of direct human resources experience in the nonprofit and health care fields. She has extensive hands-on experience leading HR initiatives including handbook and policy development and implementation, performance management, HRIS implementations, HR workflow development, training and development, and benefits administration. Melissa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis on human resources management from California State University, Chico, and a minor in managing diversity in organizations. She has a master's degree in human resources management from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. 

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Articles by Melissa White

As a SHRM HR Knowledge Advisor, I have recently been receiving more questions about what type of training managers should receive.

May 19, 2022


Even in a pre-pandemic world, this is a question that I have been asked frequently. Usually, there is not a clear answer, as there can be a variety of factors in play. My answer often starts with “possibly,” which isn’t always what someone wants to hear.  

August 5, 2021