Human Resources Management, 2005
Office Administration, 2002
Owner, Origin Inc.
Melissa Hardy-Giles is the visionary owner of ORIGIN, an innovative company that uses advanced technologies such as virtual reality headsets to provide immersive work-site experiences, introducing job seekers to a day in the life of a number of trades careers from a variety of industries. Committed to bridging the gap between Indigenous Peoples and employers, while contributing to reconciliation, ORIGIN brings its technology to remote First Nations communities to ensure meaningful training and employment opportunities are available across northwestern Ontario and Canada. It has helped hundreds of people to secure jobs across multiple fields.