Twitter is a great place to keep up to date with HR news, developments and trends. The social network is fast paced, always ‘on’ and someone somewhere will always be on top of exactly what’s breaking in the world.
But it can be difficult to identify the top HR influencers just from simply browsing the vast expanse that is twitter. So, that’s where we come in. We’ve put together a handy list of the best accounts and leaders in the field of human resource so that you can sort the must-follow from the not-to-bother-with.
In no particular order, here’s some HR twitter accounts who are at the top of the game right now.
Laszlo BockFollow @LaszloBock
With 29k followers, Laszlo Bock is the American businessman who co-founded Humu.
Humu identifies its aim as being to get people and business working better together and it got folk very excited when it launched last year. That’s because Bock is the former Google exec credited with creating the workplace culture for which the tech giant is famed. Bock tweets inspiration on HR matters, musings on leadership and thought provoking advice.
Sharlyn LaubyFollow @sharlyn_lauby
Rocking up with 33k followers, Lauby is an author and consultant. Named as a top HR digital influencer, the Florida native runs ITM Group – one of America’s top training and HR consultancy firms.
Jeanne MeisterFollow @jcmeister
Meister has 34k followers and was recently named as one of the top 20 most influential HR professionals in the world. Meister is the founder of Future Workplace, an organisation which advises companies on transforming their environment into those fit for 2020 and beyond. She has published several books and tweets inspirational ideas and practical case studies.
7 Ways AI Is Changing How You Shop, Eat, and Live https://t.co/sQLXtXNLcl— Jeanne Meister (@jcmeister) November 9, 2018
Perry TimmsFollow @Perry Timms
Another named by lots of magazines and websites as a ‘most influential HR thinker’, Timms has 15k followers and is active on twitter with lots of links and thoughts most days. Perry published his first book in 2017, a ground breaking work which advocates a shift in the way people and organisations flow.
Kris DunnFollow Kris Dunn
Dunn is Chief Human Resources Officer at Kinetix, a forward thinking HR consultancy originating in Atlanta. With 43k followers, Dunn is prolific on twitter and has two great blogs on the go, such is his passion for all things HR.
Start listening | via FistfulOfTalent The 3 "Fs" of Universal Hiring https://t.co/q5cmlG4T7s— Kris Dunn (@kris_dunn) November 20, 2018
Jim StroudFollow @jimstroud
Another from Atlanta, Stroud is perhaps best known for his thought provoking blog where you’ll find his thoughts on everything from AI to human cloning and how they apply to the workplace. Stroud is a huge internet presence with lots of blogs, vlogs and opinion and he mixes some great tweets with his day job as Head of Sourcing and Recruiting at Randstad Sourcing.
Meghan M. BiroFollow @MeghanMBiro
There won’t be many HR professionals out there who aren’t following Meghan M. Biro already. She’s been active on twitter a good while and has amassed 140k followers.
Mehgan formed talentculture over a decade ago and has remained at the top of the annual lists naming the world’s top online HR influencers. Tweets on organisational culture and employee engagement are worth following.
Lou AdlerFollow @LouA
Adler is the founder of the Adler Group, a firm which has been at the forefront of performance-based hiring. He’s the author of the successful book, The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired and regularly features in Business Insider and The Wall Street Journal.
With 14k followers, Adler is also a really big presence on LinkedIn too but his tweets range from everything from performance management to using AI to inform the hiring decision.
How to Ask and Answer the Most Important Interview Question of All Time https://t.co/8Aj6m3fc41— Lou Adler (@LouA) November 5, 2018
Aliza LichtFollow @AlizaLicht
Funny, insightful and on top of HR trends, Licht has over 20k followers and is the author of Leave Your Mark which has recently been ranked as one of the top 40 career development books of all time.
Licht mixes fashion with lifestyle and throws in dollops of career advice on her twitter feed and is worth a follow for her light and insightful tweets.
Steve BoeseFollow @SteveBoese
None of these lists would be complete without a nod to Boese. With 48k followers, the columnist, podcaster and HR consultant is a busy guy – none more so than on his twitter account. An authority on HR tech, Boese writes assorted blogs and opinion pieces which he links to daily from his tweets.