Quantcast

Meet BAE Systems'
MELISSA MENKE

Careers - Melissa’s Story
 Changing Tune
Melissa’s Story
Changing Tune
With a strong set of pipes and nerves of steel, Melissa planned to become a famous singer. But when it came time to choose between school or shows, she chose the former. After graduating, Melissa worked at a staffing agency, which primed her to be an all-star recruiter—and eventually an all-star HR Manager.
Careers - What Melissa Does
 Human Resources Manager
What Melissa Does
Human Resources Manager
Melissa gets to work before the sun’s come up, as she supports a staff of 1100 at a combat vehicle production site. This pulls her in several directions—from attending staff meetings to training new employees. Though her days are packed with ramping up diversity, culture, and employee preparedness, Melissa still fits in a walk during lunch.
 
 
“In HR, your day isn’t set. You don’t have the same ebbs and flows—sometimes you’re meeting with people, sometimes you’re doing paperwork on people. The toss-up is nice.”
 
“In HR, your day isn’t set. You don’t have the same ebbs and flows—sometimes you’re meeting with people, sometimes you’re doing paperwork on people. The toss-up is nice.”
 
 
“It’s a really interesting balance of being able to reciprocate what I’ve learned. This company invests so much in my development, and I’m able to turn around and give that right back.”
 
“It’s a really interesting balance of being able to reciprocate what I’ve learned. This company invests so much in my development, and I’m able to turn around and give that right back.”