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Top People in Business - Social Media and HR Mavens Are Gathering in Vegas for Annual 2011 SHRM Conference June 26-29, 2011

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

HR PRO, Jessica Miller Merrell meets other HR and Recruiting Mavens in Vegas for Annual 2011 SHRM Conference. HR Professionals can become Social Media Ninjas when attending this exciting event.

LAS VEGAS, June 16, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jessica Miller Merrell, HR Professional Extraordinaire is ready to create a buzz in Vegas! Miller Merrell will be speaking at the 2011 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition on June 26, 2011, in Las Vegas, NV. Known for her cutting-edge social media strategies, her expertise brings to the table techniques that will keep Human Resource Professionals at the top of their game.

While other HR Professionals are just learning how to incorporate social media strategies in their everyday recruiting and corporate communication, Merrell has been busy traveling the United States teaching up to the minute strategies. Over the past year alone, she has attended twenty-plus conferences either as a speaker or blogger.

Merrell is thrilled to attend this exciting event in Las Vegas. Sprinkled with honored guests and some of the greatest entrepreneurial minds, Merrill with be speaking at an event that is amongst the elite of HR engagements. Merrell is honored to share the stage with powerful people in business and hear the inspirational messages from the keynote speakers like Michael J Fox and Sir Richard Branson, the entrepreneurs, the philanthropists who inspire thousands of people around the world to be leaders and live the life with a passion!

In fact in an interview with her publicist Tatyana Gann, Merrell states "that she is honored to be surrounded by the greatest entrepreneurial minds that have built billion dollar companies and taken them to amazing levels using and social media and leading communication trends."

Merrell believes that as Social Media is a consistently evolving field, corporations should encourage their Human Resource professionals to attend regular trainings that will keep them abreast of evolving trends. Not only will it keep these HR specialists educated but it will keep them SMART about maneuvering their company through a potential mine field. These professionals can become Social Media Ninjas putting their company in the forefront of recruiting, events, tradeshows, evolving communication trends, and employment laws.

At the 2011 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition, Jessica Miller Merrell along with Carrie L. Corbin will address the following topics in their live workshop:

  • Teach participants how to create their own social media accounts.
  • Learn how to establish brands, media awareness, and social media policy.
  • The role of sexting, sexual harassment, and corporate social media discrimination in the social media arena.
  • Discussion of HR personnel investigations that may involve Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.
  • Existing and trending employment and recruiting laws within the social media sphere.

All of these topics will be centered on up-to-date social media norms. Savvy, human resource champions will take advantage of this Social Media Bootcamp and implement it within their own corporate environment.

For the Media: Jessica Miller-Merrell is available for expert quotes, speaking and consulting. Contact Jessica via email at jessica(at)xceptionalhr(dot)com or by phone at 405.912.4885.

For media inquiries contact publicist:
Tatyana Gann

About Jessica Miller-Merrell:

Jessica is a leading voice in the HR social media community and has over 10 years of experience in Human Resources and recruiting. She hosts the first and only Internet web-show for job seekers on Mingle Media TV called "Job Search Secrets." Her book, "Tweet This! Twitter for Business" was released in February 2010. Jessica has been quoted in publications as an expert including Glamour Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine and SHRM's HR Magazine. She is a hostess of Job Search Secrets with the Jessica Miller-Merrell podcast.

Jessica is a sought after speaker about Human Resource's role in social media and has spoken at SHRM's Leadership Conference, HR Southwest Conference and HR Florida Conference.

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