9 Influencers for Recruiters to Follow on Twitter

influencersHas the little blue bird been mute lately? Or are you seeing a lot of tweets coming through your Twitter channel?

There is a lot of buzz lately around social recruiting. When you first activated a Twitter account, your intention may have been to reach more candidates. Don't stop there! Twitter is also a great hub for networking with other recruiters and learning from industry thought leaders. We've compiled a list of 9 influencers that every recruiter needs to follow on Twitter.

These 9 influencers have a shared passion: Recruiting. They use Twitter to share relevant articles, recruiting data, event takeaways, or publication contributions. 

1. Will Staney - @willstaney 

Will is the Head Talent Warrior at Glassdoor, contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine and Blogging4Jobs. With 5,992 followers Will tweets on employer branding, talent sourcing and recruiting.

2. Stacy Zapar - @StacyZapar

Stacy is the most connected woman on LinkedIn. So, following her on Twitter should be a no-brainer! With 15+ years of recruiting experience, she is now a recruiting strategist, advisor & consultant. Currently working with Zappos and Restoration Hardware, she often tweets to her 31.4K followers on social recruiting, candidate experience, sourcing and employer branding. Read Stacy's featured article: Getting Candidates to Respond: 10 Sourcing Tips from the Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn.  

3. Glen Cathey - @GlenCathey

Glen is a recruiting leader for Kforce, global sourcer and blogger with Boolean Black Belt. With 19.7K followers, Glen tweets about topics in recruiting, sourcing and data.

4. Tim Sackett - @TimSackett

Tim has been in HR and recruiting for 20 years – a pro in the industry when it comes to talent. Currently the President at HRU Technical Resources, his career has been split between recruiting and HR. Through his expertise, the 23.4K followers get insight into talent acquisition and candidate experience.

5. Lou Adler - @LouA

Lou is a veteran recruiter, CEO and founder of The Adler Group and author of The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired, Lou tweets to his 6,867 followers about hiring practices, interview techniques, and advice on qualities to look for when hiring.

6. Irina Shamaeva- @braingain

Irina is a master sourcer, recruiter and speaker. We had the opportunity to see her speak at Hireconf, a Sourcing and Recruiting event in San Francisco - she is full of insight!  With 19.3K followers Irina shares programs, sourcing tips, webinars and tactics to build your network.

7. Geoff Peterson - @GeoffPeterson

Geoff is the Manager, Sourcing & Recruiting Operations for TriNet and author of The Sourcer’s Playbook . He is experienced with building teams, a former consultant with major Fortune 500 companies, he has great interest for social recruiting, recruitment marketing and talent management. His 25.7K followers get insight into these topics and more.

8. Maren Hogan - @marenhogan

Maren is the Chief Marketing Brain at Red Branch Media. With expertise in recruiting, talent acquisition and HR she tweets to her 20.1K about stats in the industry, values in recruiting and shares great blog posts from Red Branch.

9. Jason Buss - @jjbuss 

Jason, VP of Recruiting and Diversity for Talent HQ is an experienced recruiter, blogger, staffer, HR guru – the list goes on. With his large following of 51.4K, his tweets cover recruiting trends, social networking takeaways, and talent.


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