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Top 10 HR Influencers to follow in 2021

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Want to become a recruiting expert, hence in order, want to update to date about recruitment trends? Check out this blog to know about the top 10 HR influencers and follow them to grasp all the recruitment updates


Why should Follow the HR Influencers?

You will never be at a loss by following an expert in your field. Expert is someone who holds many years of experience, having or involving a great deal of knowledge or skill in a particular area.

Thus, it is the best approach for you to follow the HR influencers to stay updated and know about the recruiting trends. 

As we all are aware of the labour marketing situation of the past years. Due to the many reasons, the market is going through some major changes with challenges. And to overcome those challenges is not a touch and go thing. 

These HR people are creating new benchmarks for the industry and providing best practice to overcome recruitment challenges. 

HR Community takes a lot more effort to get the right advice. It is always said that - It is not important to know what to do, rather you need to know what you should not. In the HR Industry, we need to keep ourselves updated as we are dealing with living beings.


Top 10 HR Influencers

Here is the list of the Top 10 HR People to follow in the year 2021. It is really easy to get their knowledge benefits by connecting with them through social media.

You can find their way of thinking Here in this blog, you can find all the necessary information about these HR influencers that can help you to manage your end-to-end HR activities.


1. David Green

David is an Executive Director at Insight222. They are serving the companies included in Fortune100 firms. David is a people analytics leader, writer, speaker, conference chair, and data-driven HR. He is working as a Director, Insight222 & myHRfuture.com. 

David was the Global Director of People Analytics Solutions at IBM Watson Talent. As such, David has extensive experience in helping organisations embark upon and accelerate their People Analytics journeys. He was the Main Stage MC at UNLEASH World in Amsterdam in 2018 - Europe's largest and most popular show on the Future of Work and Workplace Technology.

David is one of the HR influencers who gives a unique perspective and insight into what's working, what's not, and what's forthcoming in the field of people analytics.

Connect with him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


2. Steve Boese

Steve is an award-winning HR blogger, author, speaker, and moderator. He is the President of H3 HR Advisors and Chairman of the HR Technology Conference. He is running weekly podcasts HR Happy Hours where he talks about the new HR Technology and trends and how to manage business peers. He is having an immense 20 years of experience working in the HR Industry.

Previously he was a director of Talent Management Strategy. He was helping the Oracle cooperation by forming and delivering the solution of the next generation of Human Capital Management. 

Steve is one of the leading HR and technology bloggers. He holds extensive expertise in Human Capital Management technologies. 

Connect with him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


3. Meghan Biro

Meghan is the CEO of TalentCulture. She has been a guest on numerous radio shows and online forums and has been a featured speaker at global conferences. She is a regular contributor at Forbes, Huffington Post, and several other media outlets. She has been nominated for many influencers of social media and HR Tech.

Meghan is the high tech recruiter; she worked with hundreds of companies including IBM, Google and Microsoft. Meghan constantly writes about HR tech and Talent Management topics on Forbes.com. Her career background spans recruiting, tech, marketing, branding and digital media.

Connect with her on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


4. Gautam Ghosh

Gautam is specialized in the areas of Human Resources, Organization Development and how businesses can leverage Social tools for HR. He was a subject matter expert in the HR and Social Media area for SHRM India a few years ago. Gautam’s blog has been listed by HRWorld amongst the top 25 HR blogs worldwide and also amongst the Career 100 - a list of the top 100 career-related blogs globally in the English language.

Earlier Gautam was the Director - Talent Branding at Flipkart.  Before that, he was the GM Strategy & Projects at Philips India. Before that, a freelance Social Business and HR Consultant. Gautam helps organizations leverage social technologies for building an employer brand and employee engagement.

Connect with him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


5. William Tincup

William Tincup, President of RecruitingDaily, one of the biggest platforms for HR and recruiters to get the latest updates and trends. He's a writer, speaker, advisor, consultant, investor, storyteller & teacher He's written over 200 HR articles, spoken at over 150 HR & recruiting conferences and he’has conducted over 1000 HR podcasts worldwide.

William runs Tincup & Co firm to help the HR and recruiting team identify the things clearly and find the best solutions to perform the great work. William serves on the board of advisors for many companies, including Wells, Worksense, Wedge, and Optima. 

Connect with him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


6. Steve Browne

Steve has been working in the HR industry for over 30 years. He has expertise in the areas of Employee Relations, Networking, and Company Culture. He has worked in HR roles in various industries, including manufacturing, consumer products, professional services, and restaurants, etc.

Browne is the VP of HR for LaRosa's, a regional pizza chain. Apart from this, he sits on SHRM's board of directors, runs the Everyday People blog and consistently speaks in HR conferences and events. He holds expertise in various areas such as employee relation, networking, and company culture.

Connect with him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


7. Greg Savage

Greg is the Founder and Director of, People2people Recruitment. He is the speaker, recruitment and leadership advisor, and author of Savage Truth. He has been listed in LinkedIn 'Top Voices' 2018. He has been specializing in the HR field for a long time. He has been voted the most influential recruiter in Australia in the past 60 years.

Greg is a founder of 4 highly successful businesses, a trusted advisor and respected voice across the global recruitment and professional services industries, and a regular keynote speaker at conferences worldwide.

Connect with him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


8. Lauri Ruettimann

Lauri is the founder and director of GlitchPath. Laurie Ruettimann is a former human resources leader turned writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. She has spent nearly 14 years as an HR professional. Her advice has been featured in a variety of publications including CIO Magazine, Entrepreneur, Fast Company Inc., etc. She started her podcast  "Let's Fix Work'' in April 2018.

Lauri was a contributing editor for The Conference Board Review and a contributor to online ventures such as Mediabistro, AOL, and BusinessInsider.com. Her advice has been featured in many publications, including CIO Magazine, Entrepreneur, and Fast Company.

Connect with her on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


9. Tim Sackett

Tim has been working for 20 years in the Executive HR and Talent Acquisition Industry. He has worked for Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, retail, dining, and technology, etc. He is the president of HRU Technical Resources. He is 

Currently, Tim, president-elect for the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals(ATAP). He is the author of the best-selling book "The Talent Fix: A Leader's Guide to Recruiting Great Talent". In 2018 his name was listed into the Top 10 Global HR Influencer by Workforce Magazine.

Connect with him on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


10. Trish McFarlane

Trish is the CEO/ Principal Analyst at H3 HR Advisors. He has been hosting the podcast - HR Happy Hour. She is a co-founder of the HRevolution Conference and Women of HR blog.

Trish holds 20 years of experience in public accounting, PR, healthcare, manufacturing, and IT. She holds expertise in leadership development, change management, talent management, social media for business and many more.

Connect with her on:

LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


Final Lines about HR Influencers

Hope this information helps you to find your next HR Motivator. These influencers believe in new HR technologies that can change your recruitment upside down. To know more about this technology, you can book your one-hour free session with our sales experts!

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