The best part about social media is the ability to tap into the minds of great thinkers and innovators across all types of industries. Whether you’re looking for ways to perk up the office, enhance company culture, or inspire and motivate employees, there’s no shortage of ideas or HR experts floating around the twitterverse that could teach us a thing or two about pretty much anything related to employment.
Here are 10 HR gurus you should be following on Twitter – kudos if you’re doing so already.
1.Cheryl Fullerton is EVP of People and Communications at Corus Entertainment and a national thought leader with an expertise in corporate leadership. She delivers key insights on defining how people impact business strategy and has been instrumental in helping businesses align their HR functions with team members to provide effective solutions. Follow her @cherylannmc
2.Laszlo Bock is the SVP of People Operations at Google. He’s all about helping people find their passion, or at the very least, helping them find enough good in their careers to bring about more professional happiness. He does this by investigating applied science and “doing right by people”, as per his Twitter bio. Follow him @LaszloBock2718
3.Matt Charney is the Executive Editor at RecrutingBlogs, the largest social network dedicated to recruiting and staffing professionals. He has loads of experience, which is lucky for us, because he speaks to digital trends in the HR space, employee engagement, brand identity and talent sourcing, among other HR-related topics. Follow him @mattcharney
4.Seth Godin is considered somewhat of a god in the marketing world and firmly believes that company leaders should “think like marketers”. He offers food for thought around general digital branding trends and encourages exploratory sessions that encourage the sharing of ideas to help better engage customers. Follow him @ThisIsSethsBlog
5.China Gorman began her career in publishing, but spent more than twenty years in the HR world as a consultant. She specializes in career transitions, executive coaching and leadership development. She was the CEO of the Great Place to Work Institute, who’s mandate is to improve society by helping companies create better workplaces. Follow her @ChinaGorman
6.J.T. O’Donnell is the CEO of CareerHMO and CAREEREALISM. As a career strategist and workplace consultant, she has almost twenty years of experience managing, coaching and helping people of all ages find professional happiness. She has been cited and featured in reputable publications including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times and Mashable.com Follow her @jtodonnell
7.John Hall is the CEO of Influence & Co., and Forbes and Inc columnist. He’s passionate about building the credibility of companies and his clients range from small businesses to fast-growing organizations. He’s the knower of all when it comes to marketing trends and has written some great articles for Inc. Follow him @tweetJohnHall
8.Laurie Ruettimann is a speaker and human resources expert who helps executive leaders with HR, marketing and technology trends. She helps companies better understand the behaviors, habits and preferences of the HR buyer. She is also a member of the strategic advisory boards at Vestrics and BlackbookHR – HR tech companies focused on analytics, big data and employee engagement. Follow her @lruettimann
9.Matt Buckland is currently the Head of Talent at Lyst. He filled the same position with UK-based Forward Partners. His blog features informative and candid pieces in the form of articles, videos and podcasts on everything from salary transparency, to hiring for startups, to shaping company culture at a small business. Follow him @ElSatanico
10.Tim Sackett has been a leader in HR and talent acquisition for over fifteen years. He’s worked with small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, and runs HRU Technical Resources in Lansing, MI. Serving as the Executive Vice President, he applies his expertise to a company his mom started over thirty years ago. Follow him @TimSackett
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