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Top HR Experts to Follow on Twitter for Amazing Career Advice

Updated on Feb 06, 2020 16788 views
Top HR Experts to Follow on Twitter for Amazing Career Advice

Are you an HR expert looking to network and get advice from fellow professionals? 

Or a job seeker wanting to get an insight as to what recruiters want in a candidate,  but so far you haven’t found anything good?

We are here to tell you that the futile search is finally over. 

Thanks to a little discovery we made on Twitter, you no longer have to surf the web looking for accurate HR tips and personal recruitment advice. With a simple follow, you can get access to everything from articles to popular blog, to firsthand recruitment and career advice from the best HR experts. 

Here is a list of 40 HR experts we recommend you follow on Twitter .


Best HR Experts to Follow on Twitter for Amazing Career Advice


  • Meghan M Biro
  • Jon Ingham
  • Josh Bersin
  • Perry Tims
  • Laszlo Bock
  • David D'Souza
  • Jeanne Meister
  • Steve Boese
  • Sharlyn Lauby
  • Kris Dunn
  • Jim Stroud
  • Lou Adler
  • Aliza Licht
  • Jay Kuhns
  • Jennifer McClure
  • Trish McFarlane
  • Jt O'Donnell
  • John sumser
  • William Tincup
  • Stacy Donovan Zapar
  • Matt Alder
  • David Shepard
  • Melissa Fairman SPHR
  • Matt Charney
  • Sabrina Baker
  • Greg Savage
  • Lisa MOnfre Rosendahl
  • Neil Morrison
  • Libby Sartain
  • Ryan Kahn
  • Yvette Cameron
  • Susan Meisinger
  • Bill Kutik
  • Marc Coleman
  • Mark Stelzner
  • Andrea Davis
  • Alison Green
  • Suzanne Lucas
  • Laura Putnam


1. Meghan .M. Biro

Meghan is the founder of Twitter's most popular chats,  TChat World Of Work Community and Talent Culture. She is also a regular guest writer on Huffington Post and Forbes.

Why You Should Follow Her?

TChat covers everything that has to do with talent management. In addition, her tweets on organizational management and employee engagement are unmatched and her 141.1k followers agree with us.

Twitter Handle: @MeghanMBiro 


2. Jon Ingham

Jon is a writer credited with several works, The Social Organization being one of them. He is considered to be a leading individual in innovation, technology and talent management, within the human resource space. 

Why Should You Follow Him?

As a blogger and active contributor, Jon Ingham is well versed in digital HR space. He is also known for his excellent advice and tips on how to manage the employee lifecycle. He already has 17.1K followers benefiting from his advice.

Twitter Handle: @joningham


3. Josh Bersin

Founder and Principal Analyst at Bersin by Deloitte and Bersin Academy. In the HR industry, when it comes to HR technology, Josh Bersin is considered one of the leading minds. 

Why Should You Follow Him?

Bersin reaches out to his 56.8K followers by tweeting regularly and attending HR events all over the world. What’s more, is that Bersin by Deloitte’s Human Capital Trends is one of the most referenced reports in the HR industry.

Twitter Handle: @Josh_Bersin


4. Perry Tims

His Twitter bio reads CEO of PTHR,  author of Transformational HR, HR Most Influential Thinker, 2X TEDX speaker. Perry Timms is best described as an enthusiast who is most passionate about people and the future of work. 

Why Should You Follow Him?

Timms is a social media and engagement expert. On a regular basis, he offers insight, inspiration and anecdotes concerning the HR industry to his 15.6K Twitter followers who are opportune to get his teachings online.

Twitter Handle:@PerryTimms


5. Laszlo Bock

Bock was the former Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google and currently the co-founder and CEO of Humu. He is the author of Work Rules and Insights From Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live And Lead.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Along with his 30.8K followers, expect tweets on leadership, advice and HR inspiration from him.

Twitter Handle:@LaszloBock


6. David D’Souza

D’Souza is the head of CIPD London and Engagement. He is an expert in organizational development, digital HR, HR technology, engagement, and culture. He is a frequent speaker and writer

Why Should You Follow Him?

Along with his 19.4K followers, you get to have firsthand great HR insights.

Twitter Handle: @dd180


7. Jeanne Meister

Founding partner Future workplace, Jeanne Meister is almost always ahead of the curve, when it comes to talking about HR space trends and the future of work. 

Jeanne has won numerous awards for her insights on HR culture and for her writing too. She is the author of The 2020 WorkPlace, The Future Workplace, etc.

Why Should You Follow Her?

Jeanne is an expert in Digital HR and HR technology, especially where social media is involved. She has great future of work insights and strategies for the modern workplace and her 33.6K followers would agree.

Twitter Handle@jcmeister


8. Rob Briner

Rob Briner is a professor at the University of Bath. In 2012, he was named as one of HR’s most influential HR thinkers. He is the co-author of the HR centred book: Understanding Psychological Contracts At Work: A Critical Evaluation of Theory And Research.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Briner is brutally honest about his opinions, his tweets are powerful, informative and usually explore an alternative approach to people management. He also backs up his statements with research and evidence. He currently has 7,497 followers listening to him.

Twitter Handle: @Rob_Briner


9. Steve Boese

Steve Boese is the president and co-founder of H3 HR advisors. He is an author, speaker and teacher within the HR space. He is an expert in HR technology too.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Boese hosts a weekly HR Happy Hour show which is among the most downloaded HR podcasts. You can get his podcasts on Twitter, along with his 49K followers.

Twitter Handle: @SteveBoese 


10. Sharlyn Lauby

President of ITM Group Inc a Florida-based training and human resource consulting firm.  Sharlyn was once a Human Resource professional, but now she spends her time as a speaker and consultant in the HR space. 

She is a blogger, and she runs the popular blog HR Bartender, which is one of the best HR advice blogs out there and she also runs the Unretirement Project.

Sharlyn is also the author of Manager Onboarding 5 Steps For Setting New Leaders Up For Success.

Why Should You Follow Her?

She always tweets practical and applicable HR suggestions for her 33.9K followers.

Twitter Handle: @sharlyn_lauby


11. Kris Dunn

Known as the founder of HR Capitalist and Fistful of Talent, Kris is the Chief Human Resource Officer at Kintex, which is HR consultancy located in Atlanta, USA and is a recognized Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resource Certification Institute.

Why Should You Follow Him?

With 42.9K followers, Dunn is prolific on Twitter and is passionate about all things HR.

Twitter Handle: @kris_dunn


12. Jim Stroud

Jim is best known for his popular blog where he shares his thoughts on AI to human cloning and how these things apply to the workplace. He is also the author of  Resume Forensics: How To Find Free Resumes And Passive Candidates On Google and Retention Is The New Recruiting: Strategies For Keeping The People You Hire.

Why Should You Follow Him?

He is a huge internet presence who has a lot of blogs, vlogs and opinions, which he mixes with tweets about his day job as Head of Sourcing and Recruiting at Randstad Sourcing. His 590 followers benefit from his tweets and you can too.

Twitter Handle: @jimstroud


13. Lou Adler

Lou is the founder of Adler Group which is a firm that helps companies implement performance-based hiring. He is the author of The Essential Guide for Hiring, Getting Hired and Hire with your head.

He is also a feature writer at Business Insider and The Wall Street Journal.

Why Should You Follow Him?

With 14.9K followers, Lou’s tweets range from performance management to using AI to influence the hiring decision. He also has a huge LinkedIn Presence.

Twitter Handle@LouA


14. Aliza Licht

Aliza Licht is the founder and president of Leave Your Mark LLC.

Leave Your Mark LLC is a digital strategy and brand marketing, communication and tech-startup advisement specialised company.

She is the author of Leave Your Mark book which has been ranked one of the top 40 career development books of all time. Aliza is always at the top of HR trends.

Why Should You Follow Her?

Aliza gives out advice to the 20.6K followers on her Twitter feed and is worth following because of how light and insightful her advice is. 

Twitter Handle: @AlizaLicht


15. Jay Kuhns

Jay Kuhns is the Vice President/ HR Strategist at Kinetix. He is an HR executive, speaker, strategist and recruitment specialist. He runs an HR blog named

Why Should You Follow Him?

Mr Kuhns’ Twitter is filled with common problems in the HR industry and workforce as well as their solutions. He actually uses his Twitter as a platform to discuss these problems with his 32.2K followers.

Twitter Handle: @jrkuhns


16. Jennifer  McClure

Jennifer is the president of Unbridled Talent LLC, a consulting firm that provides clients with services within the range of attracting, recruiting, developing and engaging in key talent in their organizations. 

She is quite passionate about helping companies improve their people strategies by providing consulting and training services. She is also a speaker who speaks at conferences, associations and to HR, recruiting and leadership teams at various organizations.

Why Should You Follow Her?

Helpful advice and great engagement of her 55.9K followers. She answers all the questions asked by her followers.

Twitter Handle: @JenniferMcClure


17. Trish McFarlane

As a former HR executive and HCM product leader, Trish has over 20 years of experience in the Big 4 public accounting, PR, healthcare, manufacturing, and IT. She uses her knowledge to benefit her clients as an analyst and advisor.

Trish is the author of the HR Ringleader blog, CEO and Principal Analyst for H3 HR Advisors. She is also the CEO and Co-Founder of  HR Revolutionize, LLP.

Why Should You Follow Her?

A look into the inner workings of the HR industry and work lives and advice of other HR experts like Steve Boese. Also, she tweets snippets and quotes from her numerous conferences to her 44.3K followers.

Twitter Handle: @TrishMcFarlane


18. J.T.O’Donnell

J.T. is the founder and CEO of Work It Daily, an online platform dedicated to helping people solve their biggest career problems. She has more than 15 years of experience in HR, recruiting and career coaching, with enough knowledge to spare for her clients.

Why Should You Follow Her?

Quizzes specially designed to know your communication style, biggest career problems and how to go about it. Links to career advice on Work It Daily from the professional herself J.T. she already has 33.1K followers taking career advice from her.

Twitter Handle: @jtodonnell


19. John Sumser

John Sumser is the founder, principal author, and editor-in-chief of the HRExaminer Online Magazine. He is also the principal of Two Color Hat where he advises the Human Resources, Recruiting Departments, and Talent Management teams using product analysis, market segmentation, positioning, strategy and branding guidance.

John’s strategy is exploring the people, technology, ideas and career of senior leaders in Human Resources and Human Capital. He is the author of Into the Maze: An Introduction to Intelligent Tools in HR Technology.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Tutorials, career advice, and discussions with his 29.9 K followers on barriers, biases and stereotypes in the work industry.

Twitter Handle: @JohnSumser


20. William Tincup

President of Recruiting Daily William Tincup is a celebrity in the HR space. He is notable for his no-nonsense approach to human resources. Writer, speaker, consultant and advisor, Tincup is straightforward and honest about his views on recruiting, leadership, talent management and the future of work.

He has 200 HR articles, 150 HR and Recruiting conferences and 1000 HR podcasts under his belt.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Along with his 283.7K followers, you’ll be getting brutally honest advice on recruitment, career advice, and workforce problems.

Twitter Handle: @williamtincup


21. Stacy Donovan Zapar

The founder of Ten-Fold a recruiting strategy and training company and its annexe Talent Agency Stacy Donovan is a 20-year old recruiting veteran for Fortune 500 tech companies. 

Stacy is a recruiting veteran turned recruiting strategist, speaker, advisor, trainer and search specialist. Her company Ten-Fold is a boutique recruitment consultancy specializing in talent attraction training, consulting, and search for world-class employers like Zappos, Amazon, Netflix, Virgin, etc.

Why Should You Follow Her?

Firsthand recruitment tips and tools for recruiters to follow and use.

Twitter Handle: @StacyZapar


22. Matt Alder

Matt is a recruitment marketing and employer brand consultant, who has built a reputation for himself as a thought leader in the HR and recruitment space.

Before Matt became an HR consultant he spent 10 years working in leadership positions at two of Europe’s leading recruitment agencies. He is the author of Exceptional Talent: How to Attract, Acquire and Retain the Very Best Employees and Digital Talent: Develop the Talent to Succeed in a World of Digital Transformation.

Why Should You Follow Him?

He regularly tweets and shares articles about HR trends, with a  focus on mobile and social, with his 15.4K followers. Matt also records podcasts on issues affecting the industry to listen to them, go to

Twitter Handle: @mattalder


23. David Shepherd

David is into Employment Law, HR practice, leadership, benchmarking, pay, labour market,  people analytics, and product management.

Why Should You Follow Him?

David Shepherd is a specialist in the compliance side of HR, and his tweets focus on employment law,  benefits, pay, and general HR trends. He has 4,059 followers listening to him.

Twitter Handle: @oldshep


24. Melissa Fairman SPHR

Melissa is the Senior Manager Resources at Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels. She is an HR specialist in multiple industries and HR specialities. She collaborates with business partners and executives to create and implement focused strategies throughout the organization.

Melissa’s experience includes performance management, global HR systems, and other generalist works. Her passion is empowering people to help themselves in their career.

Why Should You Follow Her?

As an HR specialist and industry blogger, she mixes work-related tweets on subjects such as “10 Things Your Co-Workers Don’t Need to Know About You”, with observations and general work trends. Melissa currently has 19.4K followers benefitting from her advice.

Twitter Handle: @MFairman216


25. Matt Charney

Chief Content Officer at Allegis Global Solutions and Executive Director at Recruiting Daily. He knows everything and is an expert when it comes to talent and technology, he knows everything new in technology or recruiting.

Matt has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands both as a recruiting and marketing leader and has a great track record at creating online and social media marketing strategy, brand messaging and positioning.

Why Should You Follow Him?

When he is not tweeting his articles from Recruiting Daily, he gives his 26.9K followers his opinion on the latest HR trends.

Twitter Handle: @mattcharney


26. Sabrina Baker-SHRM-CP, PHR

She is the founder of Acacia Business Solutions, a human resource consulting firm focused mainly on startup and small business advisement. Sabrina herself spent 11 years in the corporate HR environments for large businesses ranging in size from 5,000 to 125,000 employees.

Why Should You Follow Her?

Her twitter account is a great asset for small businesses that wish to learn more about HR issues and procedures. Sabrina regularly tweets a mix of trends and tips to help her 13.9K followers stay on top of various industry issues

Twitter Handle: @SabrinaLBaker


27. Greg Savage

Advisor, consultant, mentor, investor and trainer to the Recruitment, Staffing, Professional Services and Social Media sectors.

Greg Savage is the founder of four successful businesses Recruitment Solutions, Firebrand Talent Search, Eloquent Staffing, and People2People. He is currently the Director and Owner of People2People.

Greg has spent over four decades, managing and growing staffing businesses across the world, and never neglects to share his working tactics with those who need it. He is also the owner of Consult Recruitment.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Apart from his brutally honest savage truth? He mainly tweets articles from the HR industry, such as “20 reasons your boss hates you” and “4 Interview Mistakes That Will Stop You From Hiring Top Talent” to his 58.5K followers.

Twitter Handle: @greg_savage


28. Lisa Monfre Rosendahl SPHR

Lisa is the Deputy Human Resources Manager at U.S. Department of Veterans Affair. She has over 30 years worth of experience in the Department of Army, private sector manufacturing in the international and privately held company, and Veterans Health Administration. Co-founder of

Why Should You Follow Her?

As a founding member of, Lisa is both an advisor and mentor for people working in the industry. She tweets her articles from to her 14.7K followers.

Twitter Handle: @lisarosendahl


29. Neil Morrison

Neil Morrison is an experienced HR executive who has led fast-moving high growth organizations as well as those undergoing significant change, including merger and acquisition.

Throughout his career, he has delivered on a both operational and strategic level and has had the opportunity to work both in specialist and generalist roles. During the course of his career, Neil has dabbled in media, retail and business services and now the utilities all in times of significant change.

Why Should You Follow Him On Twitter?

Morrison’s primary focus is on the company culture aspect of HR, with a wide range of enlightening tweets for his 15.9K followers on areas such as the hiring process, workplace diversity, and human resources in the publishing industry.

Twitter Handle: @neilmorrison


30. Libby Sartain

With more than 30 years of experience in the HR industry, Libby is now an active advisor, Board Member and volunteer. She is also an author and frequent public speaker. As the former head of HR for Yahoo! Inc. and Southwest Airlines, she spear-headed significant transformation initiatives as a member of the executive leadership teams and guided global human resources efforts on attracting, retaining, and developing employees.

Why Should You Follow Her?

As former HR for both Yahoo! and Southwest Airlines, more than 30 years experience in the HR industry. In addition, her tweets cover certain workplace pressing issues such as ageism in the workforce, and the difference in the workstyles of the older generation and Millenials. Join her network of 4,802K followers to receive tips from the specialist herself.

Twitter Handle: @libbysartain


31. Ryan Kahn

Founder of The Hired Group Ryan Kahn is a nationally recognized career coach, television personality, speaker and author. He has worked with hundreds of job seekers and is responsible for the placement of 2,000 of them in places like Disney, Nike, Apple, etc.

His company The Hired Group is tailored specifically to assist job seekers and has every kind of support they may need, from online tutorials to one on one career coaching and job placement services.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Ryan regularly tweets advice on how to succeed at interviews and eventually get the job you want. He combines his career advice with inspirational quotes which he tweets to his 25.6K followers.

Twitter Handle: @HIRED


32. Yvette Cameron

As the founder and principal analyst of NextGen Insights, Yvette provides research and advisory services. With more than 25 years experience under her belt, she has a hand in  HCM technology research, management, strategy and business development. 

Recently, she served as SVP Strategy at SAP SuccessFactors. Her specialities include Advisor, HRTech, HR technology, HCM, Startups, Investor, Accelerator, Future of Work, Employee Experience, Digital Trends, Digital Transformations, Human Resources, Project Management, Product Strategy, Strategy Blockchain, AI, Design Thinking, Innovation.

Why Should You Follow Her?

 As the senior vice president of SAP-owned HR suite SuccessFactors, her aim is to engage and inspire employees. Her tweets to her 7,903K followers are on subjects like mentorship, diversity, and how technology has the power to transform human resources.

Twitter Handle: @YvetteCameron


33. Susan Meisinger

Susan is a former columnist at HR Leadership with HRExecutive Online. She has a distinguished career in human resource management (HRM), as the CEO of The Society For Human Resource Management, the world’s largest professional society dedicated to human resource management.

She is a dedicated speaker on adding value to organizations through effective human resource management, effective trends in the profession, as well as legal and legislative issues confronting the profession.

Why Should You Follow Her?

She tweets articles for 9,856K HR professionals around leadership, professional development and recruiting.

Twitter Handle: @suemeisinger


34. Bill Kutik

Leader, an independent expert on HR technology, Host of video series “Firing Line with Bill Kutik” Father of the HR technology conference. Bill Kutik is a specialist in HR Technology, HCM, Recruiting, Talent Management, HRMS, Outsourcing, Social Media, Analytics, AI, Employee Experience, conferences, panels, columns.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Bill’s tweets reflect the undisputed fact that he is a champion of the importance and benefits of tech in HR. His 19.2K followers prove his legitimacy as an HR expert.

Twitter Handle: @billkutik


35. Marc Coleman

Marc Coleman is the founder and CEO of UNLEASH Group (formerly known as HR Tech Word and HRN Europe). He is most passionate about building a global community on the Future of Work and Technology, where people can be inspired and thrive in spite of impending challenges, towards making the world a safer place.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Marc Coleman tweets inspirational quotes to motivate employees and industry trends such as big data and analytics. He has a twitter following of 8,877 people.

Twitter Handle: @unleashmarch


36. Mark Stelzner

Mark is the founder and principal of IA, bringing to the table nearly 20 years experience in the implementation of internal and external HR transformational initiatives for public and private sector clientele worldwide. Over the course of his career, he has created $3.5 billion worth of measurable value to his clients and employees.

He is also the founder of JobAngels which is a non-profit dedicated to helping people get back to work.

Why Should You Follow Him?

Mark’s tweets to his 35.4K followers are based on the more human side of HR, touching on areas such as employee benefits and work-life balance.

Twitter Handle : @stelzner


37.  Andrea Davis

She is the former editor in chief of Employee Benefits News, which is the leading publication for the employee benefits industry. As an award-winning journalist and editor, Andrea has covered the employee benefits landscape for both the U.S.A and Canada for the past 15 years.

Why Should You Follow Her?

Apart from running the Employee Benefits News, she also sponsors the Wellchat every two weeks. The Wellchat is a worthy discussion on a workplace wellness program and how to implement them. 

She also shares stories with her 2.824K that could benefit every HR professional.

Twitter Handle: @Editor_Andrea


38. Alison Green

Alison Green runs a blog called Ask A Manager, which she uses as a platform to answer readers’ questions daily on office and management issues. Being a manager too, she gives them an accurate look into a manager’s work life and how to successfully deal with yours.

She is the author of Ask A Manager: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-stealing bosses and the Rest of Your Life and other related books.

Why Should You Follow Her?

Few of her posts impact HR professionals and their day to day work, including performance reviews, rejection letters, and other small but important HR issues. Also, her answers are level-headed and helpful, plus her comment section is quite insightful.

So, give her a follow, you could see something that can benefit you. She has a following of 53.6K already

Twitter Handle: @Ask a Manager


39. Suzanne Lucas

Suzanne Lucas is a former HR practitioner turned freelance writer and speaker. In her own words, she gives “career advice with a little bit of snark” to organizations, HR professionals and employees.

She has been able to build better careers and better managers, through her expert articles, blog posts,  advice on CBS Radio, and contributions to many popular pubs and broadcasts.

Why Should You Follow Her?

She regularly features her work and that of her respected friends through her Twitter to share with her 27.9K followers.

Twitter Handle: @RealEvilHRLady


40. Laura Putnam

Laura has been facilitating the wellness conversation and championing the movement for years with energy and passion for creating a healthier workplace.

She is the CEO of Motion Infusion and author of  Workplace Wellness That Works. Laura is helping organizations around the world develop creative solutions to better engage their employees, change their behaviour for the healthier, and build happier more innovative workplaces as a result.

Why Should You Follow Her?

She shares performable tips and insights on her Twitter account from her adventures while trying to get employees in tune with their health and wellness, and getting them to be more engaged at work.

Twitter Handle: @MotionInfusion


Alright, guys, that is all. Don’t forget to follow each of the HR experts mentioned here a follow on Twitter, for your first-hand advice on issues and trends in the HR industry and how to navigate through these things. Click on that follow button and who knows? Advice from one or all of these HR experts could be exactly the boost you need to step up your career.

Before you go, remember to like, share with your HR friends and comment on your thoughts. Interested in learning more about HR advice, career advice and much more? Check out our list of the top HR blogs to follow


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