Who should you follow!! Updated


So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. Mind you this is the UPDATED list and there will be more updates coming. By follow I mean on twitter, connected to on Linkedin, RSS feeds etc. People or companies that will provide you valuable information about staffing and recruiting. This list is not all encompassing, but hits allot of the biggies.


Now as I am sure I do not have to tell you of course you should follow me!

Dean Da Costa- (The “Search Authority”)

 Linkedin- http://www.linkedin.com/in/deandacosta

Deandacosta (twitter) -http://twitter.com/Deandacosta

 Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/deandc43

Blog - http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blog/list?user=21n3n4uxv9j8m

And many more


So enough with the shameless plug on to the other ones to follow


Shally Steckerl – one of the best and most knowledgeable sourcing experts around.

LinkedIn- www.linkedin.com/in/shally

Facebook- www.facebook.com/shally.steckerl

Twitter- http://twitter.com/shally

And many more


Randy Schrum- A major player in Social Media

Website- www.randyschrum.com

Linkedin- www.linkedin.com/in/randyschrum

   Facebook- www.facebook.com/linkwithrandy

Twitter- http://twitter.com/RandySchrum 


Marvin Smith- a pioneer in the staffing world (talent Community)

Linkedin-  www.linkedin.com/in/marvsmith

RSS feed- http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/22414394.rss

And more


Jim Stroud- The “searchologist”, enough said

LinedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/jimstroud

Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/thejimstroudshow

And many more


AmyBeth Hale- The “Research Goddess”, again enough said.

Linkedin- http://www.linkedin.com/in/researchgoddess

Her Website- “http://www.researchgoddess.com/”

And many more


Gerry Crispin- CareerXroads knows his stuff

LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/gerrycrispin

Twitter- http://twitter.com/ gerrycrispin

And many more


Glenn Gutmacher- One of the best sourcers around

LinkedIn- www.linkedin.com/in/gutmach

Twitter- http://twitter.com/gutmach


John Sumser – HRE Editor

LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/johnsumser

Twitter- http://twitter.com/JohnSumser


Kay Kelison -  The “Recruiter on the Go”

LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com/in/kaykel

Twitter- https://twitter.com/#!/Jaxx_Magee

Blog - http://kaykel.posterous.com/


Glen Cathey – “Boolean Black Belt”

Linkedin-  http://www.linkedin.com/in/glencathey

Twitter - https://twitter.com/#!/GlenCathey

Blog - http://www.booleanblackbelt.com/


Dan Harris – “sourcing Talent”

Linkedin-   www.linkedin.com/in/dandharris y

Twitter - https://twitter.com/#!/danharris

Blog - http://sourcingtalent.wordpress.com/

And many more


Todd Davis – “The Candidate Generator”

Linkedin-  www.linkedin.com/in/thecandidategenerator

Twitter - https://mobile.twitter.com/thecandidategen

Blog - http://www.thecandidategenerator.com/

And Many more



Of course there are more, but these should be at the top of your list.


Now groups you should follow.


AIRs- I think we all know about this one.

SHRM- another one we all know.

Sourcing 7- a great group you can find on Linkedin

NWRA (Northwest Recruiters Association)- if not this one the local one to your geo.

Recruitingblogs- a great resource for info and connections

HCI (Human Capital Institute)- all about talent and more

NAPS (National Association of Personnel Services)-More staffing

ERE- A top talent and staffing site

Recruiting Tools- A place to gain info on tools and more.

The Sourcing institute – the best sourcing training there is


Of course there are more but again these are the biggies.

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