From the most innovative recruiters to the smartest VCs and emerging entrepreneurs, they’re all having 140-character conversations that you can join in. Here’s Workable’s list of the top 50 people you should follow to make sense of the changing HR landscape.
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Tweeting on talent and culture to leadership, tech and law.
Suzanne Lucas Swiss
The agony aunt of HR. Under her stage name Evil HR Lady she answers any and all of your questions.
Here is some free advice: Want to be successful in your career? Stop being stupid. — Suzanne Lucas (@RealEvilHRLady) November 11, 2012
Popular keynote speaker and specialist on the Future of HR. President of Cincinatti-based Unbridled Talent.
Founder of Fistful of Talent and HRCapitalist blogs. VP of HR who has worked Fortune 500s and startups.
Analyst at research firm, Brandon Hall group and co-host on HR Happy Hour radio. Webinar host and Co-founder of HRevolution.
US-educated Dutch wanderer with blogging tendencies. Expert on HR and social media.
There isn’t much in HR Tim hasn’t done. He’s got generalist experience across many industries with particular specialisms in recruitment and sourcing.
Sage behind the friendly, approacheable HRBartender blog. Tips on everything from leadership to office politics. Writes for Mashable.
CEO of Great Place to Work Institute, which teaches companies to do what you’d expect. Nevada based with 40 offices worldwide.
Influential figure in HR and managing partner at her own firm, Bloom and Wallace in the US. Speaks, blogs and often goes off topic.
Florida-based HR executive with the mantra “no excuses”. A prolific blogger and speaker.
Founder of What Goes Around which advises busines leaders on being better to employers and customers through smarter work practices.
The best in talent acquisition, sourcing candidates and the hurdles of hiring.
Kirsti Grant New Zealand
Possibly the finest writer of job specs in the world. Head of Talent at Vend, the ‘destroyers of cash registers’.
As the Twitter handle suggests this is not the sensitive face of recruiting. Pre-eminent recruting radio show host.
The CEO of TalentNet which combines live events, with in-house and remote training. A consultant to a slew of Fortune 500 companies.
Founder of LinkHumans, a London based social media agency. Previously in IT Recruitment and with Skandia.
Stacy Donovan Zapar San Diego
The most-connected woman on LinkedIn. Creates awesome candidate experience @Zappos. Syndicated blogger and CEO, founder of TenFold Social Training consultancy.
A self-prescribed pain relief for your sourcing agony. Blogs at Shallify.me.
Under the moniker ‘Savage Truth’ he consults for top Australian business. Founder of Recruitment Solutions. Speaker and author.
One of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Most Connected Women, with a growing following on Twitter. Dayjob as Snr Director of Emplyment Branding and Sourcing at ADP.
Former winner of the title of GrandMaster Sourcer at the SouceCon conference in San Diego. Split between Pespico UK and @Sourcing Hat.
Based in India with Philips, Gautam specializes in HR for large organisations. An expert on social hiring in India and beyond the subcontinent.
Author, blogger and founder of UK-based Sirona Consulting. Expert in social media recruitment.
Invaluable resource for information on talent sourcing with a strong focus on web and social trends.
The self-proclaimed Job board doctor. Worthwhile follow on trends and evolution of online recruiting.
Our favourite follows for insight into growing great companies and nurturing talent.
Jason Fried Chicago
Founder and CEO at Basecamp, the project management app. Co-author of best-seller Getting Real.
The most underrepresented thing on most job applications: Effort. The one thing that often sets the winner apart: Effort. — Jason Fried (@jasonfried) February 24, 2014
Famous in dev ciricles for his blog and book on recruiting devs. Founder of Fog Creek Software and Stack Overflow.
San Francisco-based expert on starting and scaling staartups. Entrepreneur with Pipewise, Kana and Vontu under his belt.
Entrepreneur, Strategist, Investor with Paypal, Linkedin, Facebook, among others. Author of Startup of You.
About-to-be president of Y Combinator. Programmer, Entrepreneur and blogger whose best work includes this amazing article on hiring.
Joel Gascoigne San Francisco
Founder and CEO of Buffer, the better way to handle sharing on social media. Good follow on company culture.
The voices worth listening to in HR media and beyond.
Twitter mainstay for US HR watchers. Consultant to top executives on talent and tech trends.
Justin Bieber tested positive for marijuana and Xanax, which now makes him eligible to attend HR conferences. — Laurie Ruettimann (@lruettimann) January 30, 2014
Founder of @DailyMuse and one of Forbes 30-under-30. Careers-focused contributor at Wall Street Jounral and Harvard Business Review.
Matt Charney Texas
Managing Editor of RecruitingBlogs.com. Background in social marketing and self confessed HR nerd.
An interviewer of fascinating people. Also Forbes Top 10 Influencer, blogger and the other half of SwitchandShift.
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Blogging4Jobs. Rated as Top 50 Power User by Forbes. Speaker on recruiting and leadership.
Mainstay of the conference circuit. Creator of cool events for recruiters and sourcers. Editor of @Sourcecon.
Globe-trotting writer with an interest in unusual career paths. Good follow for Startup CEOs.
VP of editorial at TLNT.com and an award-winning writer with a focus on best business practice.
The father of the popular HR Tech Conference. Best-known as host for his own twice-weekly US radio show also tech columnist for HRE.
Former CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management. Regular columnist and speaker. Splits time between VA and MA.
Reporter, columnist and editor of the FT’s widely respected Connected Business section.
William Tincup, SPHR Texas
A distinctive surname and a powerful voice. Co-host of DriveThruHR, Fistful of Talent writer with a huge Twitter following.
The moment you realize a persons avatar is NOT a joke or kitschy… but a real photo of them… yeah, that moment… — William Tincup, SPHR (@williamtincup) March 10, 2014
Cream of creators and analysts in the fast-expanding field of HR Tech.
HR Tech analyst and advisor to major companies such as Glassdoor and Work4Labs.
VC with Greylock who is also co-founder and joint CEO of Workday, a leader in enterprise cloud solutions for HR.
The doyen of small business growth. Tech evangelist with Smallbiztechnology. Regular speaker and writer.
Founder and CEO of social recruiting platform Smart Recruiters.
Entrepreneur and founder of popular applicant tracking system, The Resumator.
Creator of dev sourcing tool sourcing.io, engineer and published author.
CEO LinkedIn. Not an enormous amount that needs to be added.
HR Executive Mag columnist and co-host on HR Happy Hour show. Currently co-chair of the HR Tech Conference.
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