Michelle May Griffin
Human Resource Executive with experience managing and directing HR initiatives for organizational improvement through organizational development, recruitment and job fit analysis, custom design training, career pathing and succession planning, custom annual review process, federal and local compliance, and benefits administration. Homes by WestBay experienced a 10% decrease in overall annual turnover and a 28% decrease in new-hire turnover in 2018 as a direct result of the initiatives as the Director of Human Resources.
The construction industry currently faces a workforce shortage issue due to lack of awareness of job availability and the stigma surrounding construction employment. The Co-Chair of the Trades and Education Committee with Tampa Bay Builder Association connects organizations within the construction industry with local high schools and vocational training centers to bridge the gap for students and construction jobs by utilizing local resources.
Giving back to the HR community as the Director of College Relations for HR Tampa provides an opportunity to help students learn beyond the textbook and gain exposure to relevant HR knowledge. The HR Tampa Student Chapter activities include resume reviews and mock interviews with professionals, monthly educational speakers, and mentorships. A $500 scholarship is awarded each semester to dedicated and deserving HR students.
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller