Talent Connection’s Teela Jackson Becomes 2014 SHRM-Atlanta President

Atlanta, GA – Teela Jackson, Vice President of Talent Delivery at Talent Connections, LLC and Faculty member at Career Spa, LLC, will serve as the 2014 President of The Atlanta Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-Atlanta).

Tom Darrow, Founder and President of Talent Connections and Career Spa, and past President of SHRM-Atlanta commented, “SHRM-Atlanta is sure to experience an amazing lineup under Teela’s direction. She handles everything she does, from her work to her philanthropic commitments, with passion and zeal that the organization is sure to thrive under. We couldn’t be more thrilled for Teela, SHRM-Atlanta and to continue our legacy of leadership in the Human Resources profession.”

“Teela’s extensive reach into the Atlanta human resources community, as well as her dedication to SHRM-Atlanta as an active member and volunteer for over 10 years, are going to be great assets as she leads an extremely active and engaged SHRM-Atlanta in 2014,” added Elizabeth Wysong, SPHR, 2013-2014 SHRM-Atlanta board chair. “SHRM-Atlanta is comprised of Atlanta’s premier human resource professionals, and we are delighted to welcome her as our president.”

As a results-driven professional, Jackson has successfully partnered with organizations to identify key talent for full-time, consulting and interim needs. She has worked as an internal recruiting consultant for CIGNA Healthcare, Georgia-Pacific and Turner Broadcasting. In 2010 Jackson was awarded the SHRM Georgia State Council Volunteer of the Year – Georgia Peach Award, and was recently recognized in the fall of 2013 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of its “40 Under 40,” which spotlights the next generation of Atlanta business leaders who have made significant career achievements and have demonstrated social responsibility.

SHRM-Atlanta is the largest city Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management in the country with 2500+ members and offers tremendous professional development and networking opportunities. To take advantage of this year’s events, connect with SHRM-Atlanta and join today by visiting www.shrmatlanta.org.

About Talent Connections, LLC and Career Spa, LLC
Founded in 1999, Talent Connections, LLC is a professional services firm that specializes in recruiting and retaining through: Executive search, contract recruiting, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and HR consulting. Founded in 2009, Career Spa, LLC is a professional services firm that specializes in career management and executive coaching. Talent Connections, LLC and Career Spa, LLC are headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with offices in Augusta, Georgia, Houston, Texas and Jacksonville, Florida. Please visit www.talentconnections.net or www.careerspa.net for more information.

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Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell (@jmillermerrell) is a workplace change agent, author and consultant focused on human resources and talent acquisition living in Austin, TX. Recognized by Forbes as a top 50 social media influencer and is a global speaker. She’s the founder of Workology, a workplace HR resource and host of the Workology Podcast.

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