Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR; Editor & Chief Blogger
Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is an author, speaker, human resources professional, and workplace social media expert who has a passion for recruiting, training, and all things social media. She is the president and CEO of Xceptional HR and a leader in the HR community with more than 12 years of industry experience and is the author of Tweet This! Twitter for Business.
Workplace Social Media Expert
Jessica is a professional blogger and has managed Blogging4Jobs since 2007. Recently, Blogging4Jobs was named a top career site for job seekers by Forbes Magazine. HR Examiner Jessica as the second most influential recruiter on the Internet and the seventh most powerful woman on Twitter. She is a columnist for both SmartBrief and Huffington Post in addition to Blogging4Jobs. Jessica has interviewed for professional articles in CIO Magazine, CBS, Entrepreneur Magazine, and SHRM’s HR Magazine.
Jessica is an entertaining and informative presenter on both human resource issues and workplace social media topics. Jessica’s speaking engagements include Working Women’s Magazine, SHRM’s Annual Conference and the National Association of Convenience Stores. Jessica was named the 2nd most influential recruiter on the Internet and the 7th most powerful woman on Twitter.
Her company, Xceptional HR provides businesses with workplace social media, recruitment strategies, and human resources consulting. Jessica earned a Senior Professional in Human Resource designation in 2008 and earned a Bachelors degree in Anthropology and Business from Kansas State University. Jessica is from a small town in Kansas and resides near Oklahoma City with her husband, Greg and daughter, Ryleigh.
To learn more about Jessica or her company, visit her blog www.blogging4jobs.com or her company’s website at www.xceptionalhr.com. Contact Jessica via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 405.293-2564. Jessica’s professional bio is also available to download as well as a color high definition headshot and a 150×150 headshot. A 100 word bio is also available to download as well.
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Blake McCammon, Director of Community Management
Blake McCammon has been with Blogging4Jobs since 2010 and is currently the Director of Community Management. His responsibilities include SEO strategy, content creation, community management, and whatever else is needed to make sure the community runs smoothly. He’s the swiss army knife of HR and Recruiting and is currently studying to take the PHR or Professional Human Resource Certification exam. You can connect with Blake on LinkedIn and on Twitter as @rblake.
Interested in Blogging for Blogging4Jobs or Secrets of the Job Hunt?
We’re always looking for guest bloggers turned regular contributors on Blogging4Jobs. If you are a current practioner and would like to guest post let me know why emailing me at blake(at)xceptionalhr.com. For non-practitioners please visit our Advertising & Sponsorships page to find out how to get an article on Blogging4Jobs.
Rayanne Thorn, Serial Blogger & Contributor
Rayanne Thorn jumped in feet first with social media and has been writing online about business, social media, motivation, and the recruiting industry for several years and writes Bonus Track three times a week. She describes social media as “The New Front Porch” and is eager to be a part of the constant evolution of how we communicate and maintain business, as well as personal relationships.
In 2009, after many years as a recruiter, she jumped to the vendor side helping HR technology companies reach HR practitioners in a meaningful, value-based, and fun way. Most recently she is the VP of Marketing and Strategies for Technomedia.
Spare time is rare but when she has some, she loves spending time with family, writing, walking, and sleeping – in that order. Learn more about Rayanne and her move to Blogging4Jobs. Connect with Rayanne at 949.706.3842 or on Twitter at @ray_anne.
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