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The Online Bodyguard with Melissa Muir – Bridging the Gap Between Security and HR
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In this podcast HR and Threat Management specialist Melissa Muir discusses
- How grievances drive issues at work.
- How to say goodbye to employees leaving an organisation.
- The power of multi-disciplinary teams
- How to overcome the issue of confidentiality.
- The power of feedback and rewards in reducing hostility
- Communication between HR and security – what goes wrong?
And much more which you’ll have to download and listen to learn more about.
Melissa Muir has been an HR professional in the U.S. courts for 25 years, more than 2 decades with the federal court in Western Washington. She is currently the HR Director for her hometown of Shoreline, just north of Seattle. Informed by threat management principles, Melissa is passionate about bridging the gap between security and human resources to improve the safety and health of our organizations.
Melissa has been thinking about ways to “go upstream” and prevent the harm of problematic personalities in the workplace by not hiring them in the first place. And managing problematic personalities better when we do find them in our organizations.
Melissa is the Past President of the Northwest Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals and serves on the national sponsorship committee. Melissa holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a law degree with a focus on employment law and mediation from Seattle University School of Law. Melissa is an Instructor at Gavin de Becker’s world-renowned Advanced Threat Assessment Academy, a four-day course on advanced threat assessment concepts held twice a year.