New HR & Recruiting Webinar Unveils Trend in Mobile Engagement

Mobile has been listed as one of the top ten HR and Recruiting topics for 2012. That’s the topic of the Tuesday, January 24, 2012 webinar titled, “Mobile:  The Next Big Thing in HR, Recruiting, and Employee Engagement.” Industry experts, Rayanne Thorn and Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR, will discuss mobile engagement basics and success stories from this new and emerging industry. 

Participants will learn how to effectively use mobile technologies and apps, text messaging, and QR (quick response) Codes in addition to your social media and engagement campaigns.  Learn how to use mobile technologies to build relationships with your employee population, a communication tool for emergency response, and building a talent community and candidate pipeline.   

“With 6.8 million mobile devices including Android and iPhones activated on Christmas Day 2011, mobile engagement is an effective way to communicate and build relationships on the go,” says speaker, Miller-Merrell. 

Registration is available at  This session, which is approved for 1 HRCI Strategic recertification credit, discusses strategic uses for mobile technologies allowing HR, recruiters, and managers to integrate and align with other parts of your business including marketing, operational, communication, and human resources.  Learn about the newest technologies being used to help you work with your senior leaders to increase engagement with your candidates and workforce while enhancing your organization’s communication programs that are already in place.   

Webinar leaders include Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR and Rayanne Thorn.  Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR, (@blogging4jobs) is an author, HR consultant, new media strategist, and author who writes at  Her company, Xceptional HR offers social media strategies, human resources, and recruiting consulting with an eye on technology and digital media.  Listed as the number 2nd most influential recruiter online and as the 11th most influential woman on Twitter, she is a highly sought after speaker.   Rayanne Thorn (@ray_anne) Rayanne is the Marketing Director for the online and mobile recruiting software company, Broadbean Technology.  She has more than 15 years experience as a recruiter and marketing in the staffing and recruitment industries.  She is also known for her writings on Bonus Track a blog that discusses work, life, and the recruitment industry. 

This session is scheduled for January 24, 2012 from 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM CST and is approved for 1 strategic HRCI Credit and is open to the public.  Pre-registration is required at or by visiting the website.  Participants will receive access to the slidedeck and recorded video for later viewing.

Contact Jessica Miller-Merrell at or (405) 293-2564 to learn more about the upcoming webinar and the latest HR Technology trends or visit