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!
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 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.
Staffing Consultant at Microsoft by day, wine sipping kid-wrangler by night, Amy Ala has been in recruiting since the late 90s. She's convinced the #1 trait in successful recruiters is a sense of humor. Amy hopes to someday have time for real hobbies, ideally something that involves copious amounts of wine. Until then, she settles for feeding her reality show addiction while sipping Merlot. Connect with Amy.
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Cameron Comstock is a leader with The Hartford who specializes in driving virtual employee engagement and management innovation. He is is an expert at leveraging contemporary communication methodology to drive high levels of collaboration aimed at solving business problems and cultural transformation. Connect with Cameron.
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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 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 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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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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Kathleen Mangiafico, ORSCC is a Relationship Specialist. She works with individuals and organizations on how to navigate through cultural and generational conflict. With a mix of corporate/non-profit experience and a 19 yr. culturally rich marriage (with 3 vivacious boys!), she has the expertise to shift your perspective from, "Who's doing what to whom?" to "What's trying to happen for the sake of YOUR business relationship?" Connect with Kathleen.
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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 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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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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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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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 and HR social media leader at GEICO, and has nearly 15 years of recruitment industry experience. In 2013, she was named a Talent Warrior by Glassdoor for social recruiting leadership and innovation. She graduated with a degree in Speech Communication from Shippensburg University and currently resides in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Connect with Shannon.
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Shari Criso is a Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and Parenting Educator with over 20 years of experience supporting new parents. Shari also works with the HR departments of large corporations like Aeropostale to help educate their employees through her online educational programs. Connect with Shari.
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Stephanie Hammerwold, PHR has worked in human resources for ten years. She is the owner of Hammerwold & Pershing Consulting. Her HR experience includes working with small businesses as well as grocery, manufacturing and distribution companies with more than 400 employees. She gives presentations on a variety of job search and workplace topics and specializes in recruiting, training, employee relations and writing employment policies. Connect with Stephanie.
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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.