Jessica.Miller-Merrell

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  Jessica Miller-Merrell, is workplace change agent focused on human resources and talent acquisition. Recognized by Forbes as a top 50 social media influencer. She's the founder of Workology, formerly Blogging4Jobs. Follow her on Twitter, @jmillermerrell.

 

 

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You may love or hate traveling for work and conferences like SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (2019) or SXSW, but the fact remains that you can pretty easily travel hack your way to better rooms, better flights, and better perks. Who doesn’t love a deal or free upgrades?

How to Get More Rewards Points, Upgrades, and Frequent Flier Miles

April 18, 2019

 

As the market for talent has heated up, it’s given rise to a new segment of recruitment which is recruitment marketing. I’ve talked a lot about how recruiters can take a playbook directly from corporate marketers to develop a solid recruitment marketing strategy, and content marketing is at the heart of it.

March 19, 2019

 

Civility usually is demonstrated through manners, courtesy, politeness, and a general awareness of the rights, wishes, concerns, and feelings of others. It includes the behavior that helps to preserve the norms for mutual respect at work and, given the current economic and political climate, it’s something we could all use more of.

June 19, 2018
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June 13, 2018

 

 

We are less than 12 days away from the start of the HR event of the year which is the SHRM Annual Conference held in the Big Easy. I find it appropriate that the conference’s slogan is ‘All in’ which implies that you are truly committed and devoted to the HR profession . ‘All in’ is a slang term often used in poker meaning to be totally committed to something which in our case is the profession of human resources.

June 6, 2017

The field of neuroscience for leadership and the workplace is a growing one. Research is connecting past behaviors and experiences to employee engagement, learning and also your ability to adapt to workplace change. That’s a skill we need, because it seems we are moving at a faster pace at ever before.

Episode 117: How Neuroscience Changes Learning at Work with Britt Andreatta (@brittandreatta)

 

May 18, 2017

 


 

November 22, 2016
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One thing is for certain is that building your personal brand is a long game. It takes time. It's also in my opinion a professional necessity especially in this day and age. With the age of the internet. The opportunity and ability to really establish yourself as a professional in human resources and recruiting exists whether you are looking for global branding or building a presence in the local community.

June 22, 2016

I’m all about engagement, sharing and oversharing when it comes to social media. I also absolutely love technology. My life is surrounded by it. Not only is it part of my job, but I use apps like Yelp to select places to eat when I’m traveling. I also rent clothing for special events using apps like Rent the Runway. I’m leveraging technology for productivity and life efficiency. My goal is to not go to the store. I absolutely hate it. It’s a complete waste of my time which is why I use websites like Soap.com for online and automated ordering.

June 11, 2014
 
The SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is once again upon us. Practitioners, recruiters, HR Managers, and anyone who’s anyone will be flocking to the sunny state of Florida June 22-25, 2014. This year should bigger and better before with speakers like Robin Roberts, Mrs. Laura Bush, David Novak, Tom Friedman, and the country musings of Tim McGraw.
 
May 28, 2014
Social media is no longer a nice to have. It’s a must have as part of your recruitment strategy. Here’s why:
 
  • 92% of recruiters plan on using social media in their recruiting efforts over the next 12 months
  • 49% of recruiters said social media increased candidate quality
  • Recruiters saved $370,000,000 in recruitment expenses with social media in 2012. (See the inforgraphic from iMomentous to more insights about this stat below.)
 
RECRUITING USING SOCIAL MUST INCORPORATE MOBILE TODAY
 
February 4, 2014