Nobscot Leads HR Social Media Evolution with Inaugural HRevolution Scholarship Awards

Kailua, HI- Nobscot Corporation, a leading provider of online human resources (HR) software tools and services, today announced that two leading human resource professionals have been chosen as the inaugural recipients of a Nobscot scholarship to attend the HRevolution 2010 “unconference” on May 7 at Chicago’s Catalyst Ranch.

Recipients Mervyn Dinnen and Shennee Rutt will both receive stipends to aid in covering travel expenses to attend the annual event that focuses on the leading trends surrounding HR, social media, communications, leadership and professional development integration.

Dinnen is professional recruiter, well-known UK blogger and an active member of the online recruiting and HR community in both the U.S. and Europe who will bring a global perspective to the mix of conversation at the HRevolution event.

Rutt is an HR professional with more than 15 years of experience in recruitment, sourcing and HR generalist roles spanning retail, transportation and human services. She is an active member of the online HR community, a newcomer to the HR blogosphere and previously served as co-host of the Compassionate HR Show on Blog Talk Radio.

“HRevolution is one of the most innovative events in the country designed to help HR professionals hone their skills, interact with their peers and take their career to the next level through the use of new social media,” said Beth Carvin, president and CEO of Nobscot. “We’re pleased to sponsor these two industry thought leaders to attend this event and share their unique industry insights with us.”

The Nobscot HRevolution scholarship program provides travel stipends for two HR industry professionals to attend the annual HRevolution “unconference.” Recipients are selected based on their experience, background and insights brought to the table, as well as travel challenges that may preclude their attendance without the aid of the scholarship.

Nobscot’s award-winning HR management systems include the FirstDays onboarding new hire survey system and WebExit exit interview management system that enable HR professionals and their employers to identify the causes of employee turnover and measure the success of workplace initiatives in a single, easy-to-use, web-based interface.

For more information about the Nobscot HRevolution scholarship, visit

About Nobscot Corporation
Nobscot Corporation is a provider of online HR software tools and associated services designed to generate comprehensive, actionable information that can assist companies in combating turnover, improving hiring practices and recovering from downsizing. WebExit, the company’s flagship product, is the gold standard for exit interview automation designed to help identify reasons for employee turnover. It is used by organizations in over 20 countries and received a prestigious Top 10 HR Products of the Year award from HR Executive Magazine. For more information, visit

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