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Compensation Today - Contributing Writers
Stacey Carroll, M.B.A., CCP, SPHR, is principal consultant at PayScale. She is a highly-regarded presenter and educator at major HR conferences and in PayScale's online HR webinar series. Ms. Carroll earned her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) in 1999, her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) in 2006 and her Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) in 2011. She has worked in human resources for the last 12 years at companies such as Nordstrom, Trendwest Resorts, CH2M Hill and Western Washington University. Ms. Carroll has held numerous roles with increasing responsibility within human resources and has expertise in benefits and compensation administration, as well as employee relations.
Lacey Halpern, PHR, is a Human Resource Account Representative at Xenium HR
. She has a B.S in Psychology from Portland State University and is certified as a Professional of Human Resources. Xenium is a PayScale reseller.
Laleh Hassibi, Sr. Manager of Content Marketing, Payscale. With over 15 years B2B and B2C marketing experience, Laleh has extensive expertise in content marketing approaches and implementation to bridge the gap between innovative business solutions and customer needs. With experience primarily in marketing communications and branding in the fast-paced, ever-changing realm of software marketing, skills include content management, creative and editorial oversight, blogging, SEO, Social Media, SEM, Display Advertising and all aspects of traditional Marketing as well. Laleh is on the Board of Directors of Families for Effective Autism Treatment and is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.
Mykkah Herner, M.A., CCP. Mykkah is a Human Resources
Professional with over 5 years of HR experience, including Compensation &
Management. Mykkah is a trusted Compensation Consultant at PayScale and has
helped numerous organizations across a variety of industries including
non-profit, retail & higher education. In his role as consultant, Mykkah
helps develop customers’ compensation philosophies and implement strategies
that align with business goals. Mykkah specializes in linking performance with
compensation, change management, process improvement, and developing HR
policies and procedures.
Tim Low, Vice President of B2B Marketing at PayScale. Tim joined PayScale in 2011 to spearhead demand generation, product marketing, branding and go-to-market for the company's on-demand software products for job pricing and compensation planning. He brings significant experience in both enterprise software and cloud-based applications. Tim was previously an executive at Daptiv and at Niku where he was part of the management team that took the company public. He has held product management roles at both Microsoft and Oracle. Tim is co-founder and a member of the board of advisors of social analytics platform NorthbyNine and is a graduate of Marquette University.
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. Jessica is a professional blogger and has managed the award winning blog, Blogging4Jobs since 2007. She is a columnist for both SmartBrief and Huffington Post in addition to Blogging4Jobs.
Evan Rodd is a nationally recognized blogger, contributing to Unicorn Booty, the most-followed LGBT blog in the country. Additionally, he is a social media strategist and SEO tactician whose experience has contributed to the success of various ecommerce brands. His work has been featured in local, and national media outlets such as The Stranger, and MTV Buzzworthy. Rodd currently assists with Social Media strategy across various departments at PayScale. Until recently, the majority of his work has revolved around fashion, music, and retail. He hopes to bring a fresh perspective to opinions surrounding HR and Compensation.
Dan Walter, is the President and CEO of Performensation.
With more than 18 years experience in both executive and broad-based
compensation programs, Dan’s expertise includes equity compensation, executive
programs, pay for performance and related issues. Dan is a co-author of several
books on the topics of performance pay and equity compensation. His career has
included creating software solutions, administrative and technological best
practices for these programs. A popular speaker and writer, Dan does dozens of
presentations a year, combining humor and technical expertise into accessible
and practical information. Dan can be found at www.performensation.com. Visit www.linkedin.com/in/danwalter
for Dan’s public profile or www.compensationcafe.com
for other compensation postings.
writes about audacious and unconventional career management tactics for
Australian job search site InsideTrak. She holds a BFA from Concordia University and also completed three
misguided years at law school. Her
travel memoir, I Am The Swallow, will be published this Spring by Iguana Books. She lives in Ontario, Canada.