30 HR tech influencers to follow6 min read
Subscribing to too many sources trying to catch the most accurate, useful content out there?
Actually, there are people already doing that for you. They are the HR tech influencers and thought leaders in talent acquisition. They’re experienced in processing lots of information and highlighting the best. And… they tweet about it.
We’ve kept an eye on them for a while, especially those consistently tweeting high-quality insights to their followers. Now we’ll reveal the identity of our 30 most influential HR tech influencers (in no specific order).
HR Professionals & Recruiters
1 — Laszlo Bock @LaszloBock2718
The Senior VP of People Operations at Google. He’s passionate about making work suck less through applied science and doing right by people as an HR tech influencer.
2 — Matt Buckland @ElSatanico
3 — Suzanne Lucas @RealEvilHRLady
You may know her as the “Evil HR Lady.” Her mission is virtuous: To answer questions to demystify your HR department. She had a nice chat with us about the future of HR technology and the chance of an HR robot invasion. She’ll definitely be an HR tech influencer to watch.
4 — Tim Sackett @TimSackett
5 — Steve Levy @LevyRecruits
The Director of Global Sourcing at Indeed. This HR tech influencer should be at the top of your list as he guides Indeed’s sourcing strategies.
6 — Katharine Robinson @TheSourceress
7 — Robin Schooling @RobinSchooling
The HR executive and strategist who makes organizations better by making HR better. She’s also an Advisory Board Member for Blackdoor HR.
8 — Kris Dunn @kris_dunn
HR Writers & Entrepreneurs
9 – Sam Altman @sama
10 – John Zappe @FordyceLetter
The editor of The Fordyce Letter. His insightful articles come from a decade writing about recruiting and employment, and two decades working in the industry making him well-known among HR tech influencers.
11 – Jackye Clayton @jackyeclayton
The editor of RecruitingTools.com. The Duchess of the recruit-osphere and HR. Jackye helps recover so many recruiters that it’s easy to lose count.
12 – Matt Charney @mattcharney
The executive editor of RecruitingBlogs.com. A true HR and recruiting nerd which earns him a spot as an HR tech influencer. His words are sharp, and snarky.
13 – Bill Kutik @billkutik
14 – Jeremy Roberts @imJeremyR
15 – Andy Headworth @andyheadworth
16 – Craig Fisher @Fishdogs
17 – Peter Kazanjy @Kazanjy
The founder and CEO of TalentBin (which was acquired by Monster).
18 – Meghan M. Biro @MeghanMBiro
19 – Kevin W. Grossman @KevinWGrossman
20 – Steve Boese @SteveBoese
21 – John Sumser @JohnSumser
22 – Kathryn Minshew @kmin
23 – Mervyn Dinnen @MervynDinnen
Talent acquisition analyst and an award-winning recruitment blogger. As a leading HR tech influencer, his writing focuses on social recruiting, talent engaging, and the future of recruitment.
24 – Greg Savage @greg_savage
25 – Jennifer McClure @JenniferMcClure
The Chief Excitement Officer at DisruptHR. Jennifer is well-known for her engaging insights into HR and tech. She appears regularly on leading HR blogs.
26 – Trish McFarlane @TrishMcFarlane
27 – China Gorman @ChinaGorman
28 – Sharlyn Lauby @sharlyn_lauby
29 – Laurie Ruettimann @lruettimann
30 – Jörgen Sundberg @jorgensundberg
Of course, there are more brilliant professionals out there that we’re missing or who have not yet risen to HR tech influencer stardom. Hopefully, this list gives you a good start when it comes to curating your feeds and getting the best insights out there.