Melanie Reid

Human Resources Team , CDS Consulting Co-op

Melanie Reid has worked in natural food co-ops since 1996. She spent 8 years as HR Manager at a co-op in Minneapolis before joining the leadership team in the beginning phases of opening a brand new food co-op where she most recently served as General Manager. Her areas of expertise include understanding and developing organizational culture, improving HR practices and leadership development.

Reid is part of the Human Resources Team of CDS Consulting Co-op.
 
The goal of the Human Resources Team of CDS Consulting Co-op is to help our clients become employers of choice in their communities, by cultivating a culture of empowerment, engagement and accountability.

Posts by Melanie Reid

in New Hope 360 Blog Oct 14, 2013

When inaction speaks louder than words

The impact of management inaction can result in low morale and employee frustration. Are you unknowingly perpetuating such an environment?....More
How strong is your leadership team?
in New Hope 360 Blog Jul 22, 2013

How strong is your leadership team?

Empowering your department heads and helping them work together results in happier, more supported employees overall....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Jun 13, 2013

Make your store good vibes central

Often times the best way to show appreciation is the easiest and least expensive reward of all—a few kind words....More
How do your employees really feel?
in New Hope 360 Blog Jun 04, 2013

How do your employees really feel?

How to conduct a successful satisfaction survey to get the honest scoop....More
3 ways to prevent communication catastrophe in your natural business
in New Hope 360 Blog Apr 16, 2013

3 ways to prevent communication catastrophe in your natural business

My experience shows me that when communication breaks down, so do any number of other systems in the organization. When we create a culture in....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Mar 05, 2013

This powerful transparent practice can change your store

Through Open Book Management staff members participate in improving the financial success of your retail business, but the benefits go beyond the....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Feb 12, 2013

How to cultivate a positive, productive workplace culture

5 quick tips to build a healthy and productive work environment....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Dec 18, 2012

3 steps to transform workplace culture through consistent HR practices

Inconsistent practices within an organization can be one of the worst morale busters for staff. Use these tips to strengthen your HR protocols....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Oct 23, 2012

4 ways to motivate leaders to succeed

The success of your store or organization depends on the success of your leaders. Here are four ways to support those leaders, regardless of your own....More

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×