Dr. Melanie Peacock

Dr. Melanie Peacock


Dr. Melanie Peacock, PhD, MBA, CPHR, SHRM-SCP, is an Associate Professor with the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University and past-president of the University's Faculty Association. Melanie runs her own boutique firm, Double M Training & Consulting, and is a published author of various best-selling HR books including The HR Professional's Guide to Change Management and Understanding Human Resources Management, 1st Canadian Edition.

Dr. Peacock is also an active and sought-after media commentator. She was recognized with the Canadian HR Awards 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award and was acknowledged in HRD magazine's 2017 Hotlist as one of the top 30, most influential HR practitioners in Canada and was also named to HRD's 2020 list of the top 100 HR global professionals. In 2016, she received the Western Alumni Award of Merit, Professional Achievement and in 2014 was recognized with CPHR Alberta's Distinguished Career Award and the Mount Royal Faculty Association's inaugural Teaching Excellence Award.


The Future of Work is in Good Hands

Dr. Melanie Peacock , Contributor
April 26, 2021

As a post-secondary educator, I am often asked to describe the characteristics of graduates. The disruption caused by COVID-19 has heightened the angst among employers about how well-prepared those leaving school will be to face new job realities.

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