Recruiting & Social Media: Who You Should 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 as of 6/22/14 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 J

Dean Da Costa- (The “Search Authority”)

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

Twitter- @talentcommunity

And more

 

Jim Stroud- The “searchologist”, enough said

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

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

Twitter- @jimstroud

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

 

Jeremy Roberts – “SourceCon Editor”

Linkedin-  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremyroberts

Twitter - https://twitter.com/imJeremyR

 

Amy Ala – The sourcing firecracker

Linkedin- www.linkedin.com/in/amyala

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

Blog- http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profile/AmyAla

 

Matt Charney – RecruitingDaily & RecruitingBlogs editor

Linkedin- www.linkedin.com/in/mattcharney

Webstie- http://mattcharney.com

 

Nicole Greenberg Strecker –  A recruiting legal expert

Linkedin- www.linkedin.com/in/nicolegstrecker

Twitter- NGSesq

Website- www.staadvisors.com

 

Aaron Lintz

Linkedin- www.linkedin.com/in/aaronlintz

Twitter- @aaronlintz

 

Laurie Desauteis – A social Media recruiting Expert

Linkedin- www.linkedin.com/in/lauriedesautels

Blog-http://www.lauriedesautels.com

 

Mark Tortorici – A Sourcing guru

Linkedin- https://www.linkedin.com/in/marktortorici

Twitter- marknexus

Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/marknexus

Google+- https://plus.google.com/+MarkTortorici/posts

 

Shane Bowen- Sourcing Hacks

Webapge- http://www.sourcinghacks.com/sourcing-tools-access-full-linkedin-pr...

Linkedin-www.linkedin.com/in/shanebowen

Twitter- https://twitter.com/ShaneABowen

And 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

RecruitingTools.com - A place to gain info on tools and more.

The Sourcing institute – the best sourcing training there is

Sourcecon- well its all about sourcing

Recruitingtrends-the title says it all.

RecruitingDaily.com -one of the best

Recruiting tools-enough said

Recruiting Hacks-great site, great tools

 

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

 

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Tags: Corporate Recruiting, HR, Human Resources, Recruiter, Recruiting, Sourcing, Staffing

Comment by Matt Charney on June 27, 2014 at 8:36am

Dean - great list. Of course, I'm biased ;)

Comment by Keith Halperin on June 27, 2014 at 9:21pm

Thanks Dean. This is a very helpful list. I haven't pissed off all these folks, yet.  I wonder who I should start with next????

Happy Friday,

Keith

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