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Top HR Twitters to Follow Right Now

Spring clean your Twitter feed and make sure you’re following people that inspire your work!

Twitter isn’t just a tool for shaming unorganized airlines, however much we all love to. And more than an outlet for our microaggressions, the world’s most popular microblogging site is still a great place to get news and inspiration for your work life. So clear away the cobwebs that have formed this winter and give yourself a digital refresh on your social media.

Inspired by the mix of talent present at Hiring Success 18 in San Francisco, we’ve created a list of ‘must follows’ from the recruiting experts in the fields of branding, marketing, D&I, tech, and more – all of whom dazzled us at #Hire18.

#1–Matt Charney

Chief content officer for Allegis Global Solutions and executive editor for Recruiting Daily. If you’re in HR you’ve probably seen Matt speak at one conference or another, and are familiar with his blunt takes on brand strategy as well as his Jay Z-themed powerpoint presentations. Click on this recruiting maven’s Twitter for his latest articles, updates on the TA world, and commentary on the latest tech news.

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#2–William Tincup

Writer, speaker, Recruiting Daily President and Texas native, William Tincup is all about the “dater”. As in “you can try anything but you better have the dater to back it up”. His Twitter is a great mix of interesting news shares and humorous takes on the pain points of HR.

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#3–Sana Rasul

AKA the chief girlfriend of HR Girlfriends, a networking space for women in TA to support and learn from one another. Visit Sana’s feed to sharpen your soft skills and for tips on inclusion, strategies for managing disrespectful behavior, inspirational book lists, and webinars on various subjects like addressing sexual harassment.

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#4–Bärí A Williams

The legal liaison for financial platform Marqeta and former head of operations for StubHub, as well as an equity advocate who’s been published in the NYT, Bärí Williams is a leading speaker on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Follow this renaissance woman (writer, lawyer, consultant, and speaker) for her latest articles as well as informed news commentary that makes you think.

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#5–Kathryn Minshew

Founder of The Muse, author of The New Rules of Work, Forbes 30 Under 30, and INC 15 Women to Watch in Tech – if Minshew isn’t in the office, she’s probably checking another country off of her bucket list, with 60 down so far. Her Twitter focuses on enriching company culture and making your office a place top candidates want to be.

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#6–Lisa Wang

Take a deep breath if you’re going to read the following list aloud because Lisa Wang is more accomplished at 29 than most of us will ever be: founder/CEO of SheWorx, Forbes 30 Under 30, Forbes columnist, USA Hall of Fame Gymnast, host of podcast #Enoughness, motivational speaker, and Yale alumna. Lisa’s Twitter is a great resource for information on women in tech, the future of AI, and management strategies all broken up with a light sprinkle of motivational messaging.

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#7–Torin Ellis

Diversity Strategist,  author of Rip The Resume, SiriusXM Contributor, and co-founder of Core Of Inclusion, Torin Ellis is also very busy IRL. Keep pace with his world through tweets that promote great work in the diversity and inclusion space. Ellis is extremely responsive to questions from his followers, so get involved in a conversation and be ready to learn.

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#8–Lou Adler

The original headhunter, Lou Adler is the CEO and founder of the Adler Group, which has trained over 40,000 recruiters and hiring managers. His books, The Essential Guide for Hiring and Getting Hired, and Hire With Your Head, have been on Amazon’s bestseller list and he’s been around, well… forever. His Twitter is full of tips for hiring smarter with data-backed articles on evaluating and improving your recruiting methods.

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#9–Bill Boorman

Recruiting’s “man in the hat,” Bill Borman is the founder of Tru Events, the “unconferences” that now take place all over the world to bring HR practitioners together for casual yet engaging gatherings. Follow Boorman for updates on events and interviews with this 36-year-industry vet.

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#10–Nick Macario

Founder and CEO of the blockchain company dock.io as well as remote.com, Marcario is a futurist of the HR world who pushes the boundaries of  traditional TA with innovative technology. Look to Macario’s Twitter for digestible explanations of the latest tech innovations as well as his take on popular data stories.

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#11–Angie Verros

Founder and CEO of Vaia Talent in Chicago, Verros has been in recruiting for 13 years and knows the ins and outs of both day-to-day TA as well as movements in the global market. Her Twitter covers the major HR meetups and surfaces great think-pieces on the world of sourcing. If you want to stay up to date on the talent world, Verros is your woman.

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#12–Johnny Campbell

CEO and founder of  Social Talent, Johnny Campbell is the recruiting friend full of tips, tricks, and fun facts to fill your Twitter feed. Being the social guy he is, Campbell has updates from most any HR conference taking place in the western hemisphere, and lots of updates about events and networking opportunities.

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#13–Andrew Blum

CEO of the Trium group, a management consultancy that focuses on strategic and cultural shifts within a company, Blum likes to share articles about leadership in the workplace. From listicles to in-depth pieces, Blum’s reading picks help you take actionable steps towards becoming the leader you want to be.

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#14–Craig FIsher

Marketing leader for Allegis Global, Craig Fisher has lead TA teams for fortune 500 companies and actually created the first Twitter chat for recruiters. Fisher’s feed is a great resource for recruiters looking to up their marketing game with tips on communication, interviews with other TA leaders, and insights into leveraging different social media platforms.

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#15–Aline Lerner

CEO and founder of interviewing.io, Aline Lerner, in her own words, “works tirelessly to make technical recruiting not dumb.” Lerner isn’t afraid to get satirical about her industry, and her commentary, if blunt, is both insightful and funny. Follow this recruiter/blogger/speaker for interviewing tips, debunked HR norms, and advice on sourcing.

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#16–Luc Dudler

Founder of JobPal, the company that builds custom chatbots for recruiting, Luc Dudler has obviously thought alot about how automation and AI will affect recruiting and his takeaways are worth a look. Learn from Dudler’s commentary on the latest tech news and peruse his selection of articles to learn more about the technology hanging the TA landscape.

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#17–Lars Schmidt

Founder of Amplify, a boutique HR executive search and consulting firm, Lars Schmidt is also the co-founder of HR Open Source, a global initiative to accelerate innovation and education in HR. His Twitter feed is a great mix of funny shares, thoughts on employer branding, and in-depth articles about systematic shifts in HR.

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#18–Maren Hogan

Chief marketing brain for Red Branch, Maren Hogan focuses on the marketing side of recruiting. Hogan’s Twitter can help you figure out a social media strategy from scratch with how-to articles that reveal the inner workings of popular platforms that, while accessible, can feel strangely elusive in terms of getting results.

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#19–Madeline Kolbe Saltzman

Head of people for Handshake, a college career network, Madeline Kolbe Saltzman is helping transform the job hunt for young grads. A new voice in HR and part of the millennial generation now dominating the workforce, Saltzman’s Twitter speaks to value-based company growth, diverse hiring, and inclusive workplace culture.

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