Northern Nevada Member Meeting:
Legal and Compliance HR Update for 2020
Human Resources Consultant, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 | 8:00 a.m.
St. Mary’s Foundation Building
520 West 6th Street, Reno, NV 89503
Melissa will discuss new / changed laws and how to keep your practice compliant.
Melissa Marsh, Human Resources Consultant, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Human resources expert, Melissa Marsh, is founder of HRinDemand LLC, a Reno-based human resources consultancy providing easy-to-use tools and expert guidance to help entrepreneurs and small business owners effectively recruit, hire and manage employees.
With more than 20 years of working in Human Resources, Melissa is able to readily assess an employer’s needs. She brings experience and understanding to help business owners understand and navigate the maze of employment regulations in their industries.
With a focus on small businesses (less than 100 employees), Melissa’s company operates as an outsourced human resources department, offering customized employee handbooks, job descriptions, HR policies/procedures, recruiting, hiring, training, surveys, cost savings benefits analysis and employee performance management. Melissa also conducts internal investigations of harassment, discrimination and other employment-related complaints.
In the late 1990s, she began her career in the casino industry, working in human resources for MGM Grand, Las Vegas. Following her work at MGM Grand, Melissa was employed in a variety of industries, including start-up consulting firms, Fortune 500 companies, food and beverage companies, and publishing companies. She held positions with First American Appraisal Services, Webvan, N9NE Group, and Greenspun Media Group. Melissa’s extensive and comprehensive experience demonstrates her ability to be adaptable and attentive to any organization or company.
Dedicated to the advancement of her profession, Melissa holds HR certifications and is a member of the Northern Nevada chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM); she is actively involved, currently serving on the Northern Nevada Human Resources Association board of directors as President-Elect and Vice President of Programs. In addition, she has served on organizational committees for the 2012 Nevada State SHRM Conference and the 2013 Nevada State Legislative Conference.
Melissa is committed to helping Nevada’s entrepreneurial business owners/operators in a variety of ways. She has served as a Chamber of Commerce ambassador and as a member of the NCET board of directors.
As a native Nevadan, a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno, the recipient of a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, an HRCI-certified Senior HR Professional, and SHRM Senior Certified Professional, Melissa understands the people, the business environment and the laws that govern Nevada employers.