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JESSICA MILLER-MERRELL

SPHR; EDITOR & CHIEF BLOGGER

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is an author, speaker, HR professional, and workplace social media expert who has a passion for recruiting, training, and all things social media. She is the President/CEO of Xceptional HR and a leader in the HR community with more than 12 years of industry experience. Want to connect? Send her a tweet!



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BLAKE MCCAMMON

OPERATIONS/COMMUNITY MGR

Blake McCammon is the swiss army knife of HR & Recruiting. He has been with Blogging4Jobs since 2010 and is in charge of Operations at Blogging4Jobs. His responsibilities include anything and everything that ensures the community runs smoothly. If you’re looking to contribute to our blog, he’s the best person to contact!


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Rayanne Thorn

SERIAL BLOGGER & CONTRIBUTOR

Rayanne Thorn is the VP of Product Marketing and Strategy for full talent management solution Technomedia and serves on the boards at Fresh Start Brands and 54Now.  She is the proud mother of four, residing in Laguna Beach, CA and is a frequent contributor to Blogging4Jobs. Feel free to connect with her online.


Our Contributors

Andrea is an HR technologist and change management expert. She’s has built her career in global HR Compliance, HR process improvement, and shared services across all functions of HR. Connect with Andrea.

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Barbara Bouchet is President of Contact Point Associates and author of "The Enlightened Edge for Leaders: Ignite the Power of You." She coaches and trains leaders and teams to expand, transform and take delight in their work and life. Connect with Barbara.

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Carey Sue Vega is a business and youth etiquette expert. For ten years, she honed her skills with an international audience as Cruise Director for the Norwegian Cruise Line. Vega has been featured in numerous radio and television shows and magazine articles, sharing her etiquette expertise.  She’s also social savvy with social media. Connect with CareySue.

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Casey Sipe

Casey is a management-side labor and employment attorney with Scaringi & Scaringi in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where he writes a labor and employment law blog, The Employer's Lawyer. He loves technology, social media, soccer and bow ties. Connect with Casey.

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Eric Magnussen

Eric Magnussen serves as the Vice President of Talent for Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) and is accountable for all aspects of the CTCA Talent function for a 5,200 employee organization. Eric is responsible for talent strategy, attraction and selection, employee development, succession planning, wellness and wellbeing, compensation and benefits. Connect with Eric.

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Irene McConnell (nee Kotov) has 10 years of HR and Recruitment experience, having worked in HR for Louis Vuitton and Caltex. She is also the founder of Arielle Careers, a personal branding agency which specialises in LinkedIn profile optimisation, resume writing and online presence creation. You can connect with her via Google+

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Jen Ray, PHR is professional relationship builder by day, general contractor by night. Her experiences come from the retail, financial services and banking industries. Outside of the office, you will find Jen remolding her home in the Greater Milwaukee Area. Connect with Jen.

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Karaka Leslie

Karaka Leslie is one of the Product Managers at PayScale, a compensation data and software company. Karaka started her career as an agency recruiter, helping companies find the best talent. Since then, she has worked with numerous businesses to assist them with building a solid case for good compensation planning. Outside of compensation, she also founded a Community Giving group to help connect professionals to local community organizations focused on education and career services.

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Kris Rush

Kris Rush has been a national, state and local chamber and economic development executive, a national trade association leader, and seasoned government affairs pro for three decades.   Her passion for small business ingenuity and resilience – and frustration with the negative way national media often covers business stories – led to the launch of JustGoodNews.BIZ. Connect with Kris.

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Lisa Bonner

Lisa Bonner is an experienced change agent and Senior Vice President with Roberts Golden Consulting. She helps global Fortune 500 companies solve organizational issues and manage major changes to drive achievement of bold business objectives. Lisa is passionate about football, fitness, decorating and raising twin boys. Connect with Lisa.

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Mark Nelson

Mark has spent his career in executive search and human resources as a recruiter, a salesperson, an HR leader and a business owner. He also writes and manages the career advice site Career Digressions. Connect with Mark.

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Mary Wright is the Founding Editor of HR Gazette, an online magazine for HR professionals and employment lawyers. She is an employment lawyer with 25+ years' experience in helping employers reach workable business solutions to complex human resource problems. She is currently a Shareholder with Ogletree Deakins and the firm's former General Counsel. Connect with Mary.

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Mike Vandervort is Human resources strategist. HR consultant, writer and speaker. His specialties include Social Media, Employee Relations, HR, & Labor Relations. Connect with Michael.

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Michael (Mike) D. Haberman, SPHR is a consultant, speaker, writer of HR Observations, and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc. After over 30 years in HR he got tired of the past and focuses here on the Future of HR. Connect with Mike.

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Monica Miller

Monica Miller, CIR-PRC has worked in the healthcare industry for 12 years and transitioned from a C-Suite Executive Assistant into a Corporate Recruiter after completing a psychology degree. Her recruiting experience includes working with small and large businesses focused on behavioral and performance based interviewing. In her spare time, she offers pro bono career advice/resume writing to job seekers, connecting candidates with hiring managers via social media. Connect with Monica.

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Ravi Mikkelsen

Ravi Mikkelsen is the CEO and cofounder of jobFig, an HR focused behavioral analytics startup in San Francisco, CA. A lifelong entrepreneur and nomad, he has been involved with startups in three countries on two continents and has lived in 9 different cities.

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Ray Schreyer

Ray Schreyer is a 20 yr. veteran of the online recruiting industry and author of “The Employers Guide to Recruiting on the Internet”. He is Past President and co-founder of the DirectEmployers Association, a major force behind the .jobs Top Level Domain, and a senior leader in IBM Global Recruiting.

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Sandra Long

Sandra Long is an independent LinkedIn, networking, and social media enthusiast. She is president and chief consultant for Post Road Consulting LLC and My Intern Coach. In addition to working with businesses, Sandra has a passion for helping college students and young career professionals navigate early career challenges and internships. Connect with Sandra.

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Shannon Smedstad currently serves as the Employment Brand Director at CEB, the leading member-based advisory company. She has a passion for all things employer branding and social recruiting, and more than 15 years of recruitment industry experience. In 2013, she was named a Talent Warrior by Glassdoor for social recruiting leadership and innovation. Shannon graduated with a degree in Speech Communication from Shippensburg University and currently resides in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Connect with Shannon, but not before she's had her morning coffee. (Views expressed are mine and do not reflect the views of CEB.)

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Stephanie Hammerwold

Stephanie Hammerwold, PHR is the owner of Hammerwold & Pershing Consulting and specializes in small business HR needs. Stephanie writes about HR topics relevant to the small business community and gives presentations on a variety of job search and workplace topics. She specializes in training, employee relations, women's issues and writing employment policies. Connect with Stephanie.

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Will Staney

Will Staney is the Head of Global Recruiting aka “Head Talent Warrior" at Glassdoor. Previously he held recruiting leadership roles at SuccessFactors, SAP and VMware. He is a thought leader in use of online-recruiting strategies involving SEO, mobile, employment brand, social media and data analytics. Follow him on Twitter.

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Will Thomson lives in Austin, Texas, and works for Rosetta Stone as the global sales and marketing recruiter. He has been in recruitment and sales for 20 years. He has recruited some of the most sought-after talent around the globe, and is a regular blogger for the recruitment industry. Connect with Will.

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