Author:  Jessica Miller-Merrell

Author and workplace technology strategist. @blogging4jobs

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Organizational Culture: The Key to Competitive Hiring

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on October 28, 2014

My years in the HR industry have taught me a lot. It’s a given that being so immersed in the business has given me an inside view of how different types and sizes of companies handle HR issues far more …Read More


What Recruiters Can Learn from Marketers

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on August 26, 2014

Human resources has always been my thing but launching and growing my website, Blogging4Jobs, has also taught me a lot about employer branding and marketing. I’ve had countless discussions with marketers, read extensively about how to market and have put …Read More

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How to Fix the Culture Problem

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on August 8, 2014

As great as it is to talk about your company’s culture and to hope to improve it, it can be tricky to actually put your money where your mouth is and really change it. It’s not that most don’t want …Read More


4 Ways to Maintain Your Employer Brand

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on July 30, 2014

One of the most important aspects of your job as a human resources professional is one that is often overlooked. You oversee recruiting, hiring, compliance, performance issues, learning and development and so much more, but there’s another part of HR …Read More


Creating A Workplace that Encourages Employee Engagement

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on May 20, 2014

Though there’s plenty of talk about employee engagement, the majority of what you hear is about how to handle it on the back end. What if instead of always working to fix the problems that low engagement causes, you created …Read More

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How to Identify Employee Turnover Issues

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on May 6, 2014

If you’re anything like more than half of companies, the issue of employee turnover keeps you up at night. And if you ask me, that’s not at all extreme or dramatic. Your people are the lifeblood of your organization and …Read More


How to Increase Employee Engagement

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on March 21, 2014

If your company is anything like the average organization, about 13 percent of your employees are engaged. That number comes from a worldwide Gallop poll called “State of the Global Workplace” that shed light on the fact that although companies …Read More


4 More Ways to Increase Employee Retention

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on March 20, 2014

Some say that the general rule of thumb for anticipating the cost of hiring a new employee is to multiply the employee’s salary by two, but the truth is that is could cost even more than that depending on your …Read More


Hiring Your Own Boss

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on February 19, 2014

If you’ve never been in the position to have a seat at the table when it comes to hiring your next boss, let me just tell you that it can be a strange experience. On one hand, it’s extremely valuable …Read More


Hiring Remote Workers

By Jessica Miller-Merrell on February 4, 2014

For some companies, telecommuting just makes sense. While some shy away from the unknown-to-them world of working from home or a remote office, there are many organizations that see the value in telecommuting when working in the central office either …Read More

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