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written by Allison Rosa
Leveraging Internal HR With Melody Lenox
Axxess VP of HR Melody Lenox explains why an internal HR department better fits a growing business.
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In this video clip, Melody Lenox of Axxess explains the advantages of having an internal HR department over outsourcing HR. When building a scalable business, it’s better to have an internal HR team because they understand your culture and are right there alongside the growing business. They can better assess current and future needs while attracting the right talent.
They can help navigate through whatever challenges come as the company grows.”
More about our expert: Melody Lenox is the VP of human resources for Axxess. She is responsible for the global human resources strategy, leading organizational change, leadership development, talent acquisition, diversity, performance development, benefits and the execution of human resources processes. Melody joined Axxess in 2012 as the human resources manager where she was instrumental in increasing the workforce by 85% within the first year.
Melody is an accomplished human resources executive with an extensive and proven track record of working closely with business leaders at all levels in a variety of industries to build winning cultures, leadership and HR systems and practices that drive performance and business results. She has led all major HR functions, approaching them as valuable levers to enable achievement of business strategy. Melody has worked in entrepreneurial, mid-sized and Fortune 500 firms in healthcare, manufacturing, retail, distribution, state and municipal government and higher education.
Melody has been delivering innovative HR solutions for more than fifteen years, bringing her expertise to a variety of national and multi-national Fortune 500 corporations including Blockbuster Inc., ConAgra Foods and Beverly Enterprises (now Golden Living). Her experiences and successes as an HR executive and leadership coach help her provide the practical insight and operational wisdom from real success to executive leadership teams to meet current business challenges.
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