Mel Kleiman

Mel Kleiman

Mel Kleiman

President and CEO | Humetrics Inc.

Mel is a Certified Speaking Professional and the president of Humetrics, a leading provider of pre-employment attitude assessments, best practice information, training, and resources for recruiting, hiring, and retaining frontline, hourly employees. He has been a leading developer of HR systems, training, processes for 45 years.

Mel’s expertise is based on his personal experience as the onetime owner of three different businesses (including the largest group of Hertz Rent-A-Car franchise locations in the U.S.), as well as his extensive research and consulting work helping employers design employee recruiting, hiring, and retention systems. Kleiman authored has five books including the bestselling Hire Tough, Manage Easy and written hundreds of articles for trade and professional journals and e-zines. 

His business experience is both theoretical and practical as the former owner of three different businesses, including the largest number of Hertz Rent A Car franchises in the U.S. and a division of Humetrics, which was sold in 2003. Under his leadership, Hertz was a leading provider of automated hiring process for the hourly workforce in the country 

He has been a member of the National Speakers Association since 1992 and is one of only 650 speakers worldwide to have earned the coveted Certified Speaking Professional designation. He also serves as a board member for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and for the Workforce Institute and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.