Top 10 HR Influencers You Should Follow

Here is the list of top 10 HR influencers every HR professional should follow in order to stay up to date with current recruiting trends.


Our favorite HR influencers

Why should you follow HR influencers?

It is always a good idea to follow other experts in the industry.
It is a great way to learn new ideas and stay up-to-date with current HR and recruiting trends

In the past few years, the labor market has been going through some major changes, and adjusting to these changes can be very challenging

One of the best ways to stay in the loop is to read the best HR blogs, utilize the useful HR resources and follow the prominent HR and recruiting experts

There are many amazing people out there doing a lot of exciting stuff, constantly pushing the boundaries and setting up the new industry benchmarks.

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List of the top 10 HR influencers you need to follow

We found and chose 10 top-level HR authors and recruiting thought leaders and now they are just one click away!

Each one is special on its own kind of way. 🙂

We are happy to learn from the best! 🤓 🏆

Matt Charney


About him:

Matt Charney is the Executive Editor for Recruiting Daily, whose flagship property, RecruitingBlogs.com, is the largest social network and content sharing destination dedicated to recruiting and staffing in the world.

Why you should follow him:

Matt Charney is probably the world’s top expert when it comes to talent and technology.

If you want to know what’s cool, what’s new or what’s next in recruiting, all you have to do is ask Matt.

Follow him on:

Twitter | Blog

William Tincup


About him:

William Tincup is the President at Recruiting Daily, the #1 online media resource for the recruiting world.

He is a writer, speaker, advisor, consultant, investor, storyteller & teacher.

Why you should follow him:

William is one of the most followed HR influencers on Twitter with more than 300K.

If you’re interested in the newest trends at the intersection of intersection of HR and technology, you can really learn a lot from him - in an easy and fun way!

Follow him on:

Twitter | LinkedIn

Lou Adler


About him:

Lou Adler is the CEO and founder of The Adler Group - a consulting firm that helps companies implement performance-based hiring.

He is the author of the Amazon top-10-best-sellers, Hire With Your Head and The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired.

Why you should follow him:

Lou is one of the most followed HR influencers on LinkedIn with more than 1.2M followers.

He regularly publishes original, thought-provoking articles on LinkedIn. Follow him if you want to keep abreast with innovative sourcing and recruitment strategies.

Follow him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter

Meghan M. Biro


About her:

Meghan M. Biro is a founder and CEO of TalentCulture and Founder of the #WorkTrends podcast and Twitter chat.

She is globally recognized Talent Management and HR Tech brand strategist, analyst, digital catalyst, author and speaker.

Why you should follow her:

Every week, Meghan interviews a guest who’s thinking creatively about the future of work.

Join in to learn about the very latest trends in technology, digital media, management, work culture, recruitment, innovation and much more.

Follow her on:

Twitter| Podcast

Robin Schooling


About her:

Robin Schooling is the VP Human Resources at Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge.

But she is not just a regular VP HR - she is on a mission to make organizations better by making HR better.

Why you should follow her:

Because she really digs HR. And works hard to make it better - and she's not afraid to talk about it.

She will inspire you to improve your HR and recruiting practice and make it more involved, proactive and agile.

Follow her on:

Twitter | Blog

Glen Cathey


About him:

Glen Cathy is a senior recruiting executive with over 16 years of experience, with an amazing story of how he climbed the ladder.

He is a visionary, strategic thinker, talent acquisition leader, global keynote speaker passionate about people, data, AI and leadership.

Why you should follow him:

Glen lives and breathes all things related to talent attraction, engagement and acquisition, and writes about it on his blog Boolean Black Belt-Sourcing.

Follow him to learn more about the concepts of Moneyball Recruiting, talent mining, social media/social recruiting, Information Retrieval via Boolean queries, semantic search, and Lean/Just-in-Time recruiting.

Follow him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Blog

Jörgen Sundberg


About him:

Jörgen Sundberg is the founder & CEO of Link Humans, an employer branding agency based in London & Paris.

He managed hiring campaigns for giants like IBM, Accenture, SAP, and Deloitte.

Why you should follow him:

Jörgen started the Undercover Recruiter blog in 2009, now the #1 career & recruiting blog in the world.

Today he hosts the weekly Employer Branding Podcast, featuring innovators from companies like GE, Walmart, Virgin Media, HSBC, Zurich Insurance & Kellogg’s.

Follow him on:

Twitter | LinkedIn | Podcast

Andy Headworth


About him:

Andy Headworth leads on recruitment and apprenticeships for HMRC, UK’s tax, payments and customs authority.

He is the author of the best seller Social Media Recruitment and a multi-award winning recruitment/HR blogger and global keynote speaker.

Why you should follow him:

He is skilled in designing and implementing recruitment strategies, but his knowledge and expertise also include social media recruiting, recruitment marketing, employer brand, recruitment process and recruitment technologies.

Follow him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter 

Johnny Campbell


About him:

Johnny Campbell is the co-founder and CEO of SocialTalent, the largest provider of online recruitment training in the world.

Why you should follow him:

He is a candid, funny and passionate speaker who loves recruiting events.

Following him on Twitter will keep you up to date with the most important conferences and events in the recruiting world.

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Katrina Collier


About her:

Katrina Collier is the founder of The Searchologist, experienced full cycle recruiter, and globally recognized leader in social recruiting and candidate engagement.

Why you should follow her:

Cutting through the industry hype, she will show you how to use the right social media sources for your recruitment, how to source efficiently, and how to increase response rates in this candidate driven market.

Follow her on:

Twitter | Blog

Which HR influencers do you follow?

How many of the mentioned HR influencers do you follow?

Who is your favorite? 😍 Why? 🙂

Are there any HR experts you think we should add to this list? 📝

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