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14 Recruiters to Follow on Twitter in 2015

Want to step up your recruiting game and become a leader in your niche in 2015? Start the new year off on the right foot by following the sharpest recruiters on Twitter.

1. @jjbuss — 51.7K

Jason Buss is a veteran recruiter, blogger and HR guru and the creator and editor of Talent HQ — a blog for the Recruiting and Human resources communities. Jason is the Director of Talent Acquisition at TriNet (provider of cloud based HR solutions) and is on the advisory board of EmployeeReferrals.com.

2. @StacyZapar — 32.1K

Meet Stacy Donovan Zapar — the most connected woman on LinkedIn. With 15+ years of recruiting experience, she is the founder of Tenfold (a boutique recruitment strategy, training and consulting firm) and currently serves as a recruiting and sourcing strategist for Zappos, TripAdvisor, Sugar CRM & Restoration Hardware. Stacy’s innovating thinking is evident in her work with Zappos where they got rid of job postings.

3. @GeoffPeterson — 25.6K

Geoff Peterson is the Manager of Sourcing & Recruiting Operations for TriNet and author of The Sourcer’s Playbook. Geoff has recruiting management experience and has sourced for professionals in IT/IS, software, finance, accounting, sales, HR, healthcare and government. Geoff has managed recruiting and sourcing teams and implemented sourcing programs for building active and passive candidate pipelines across search engines, social and business networks, career sites and databases. He’s trained thousands of recruiters, sourcers and HR professionals on sourcing tools, strategies and social media.

4. @TimSackett — 25.2K

Tim Sackett has worked in HR and recruiting for over 20 years and is currently the President at HRU Technical Resources. He’s a pro at finding the best talent and has a diverse menu of industry experience including Healthcare, Automotive, Casual Dining and Retail. Tim’s specialties include: talent acquisition, employment branding, performance management, employee development & succession planning.

5. @GlenCathey — 20.8K

Does this all star recruiter and blogger really need an introduction? Ok, ok… Glen Cathey is a sourcing and recruiting leader that serves as the SVP of Talent Acquisition Strategy for Kforce. He is the creator of Boolean Black Belt — one of the most useful (tons of recruiting tips!) HR and recruiting blogs on the interwebs; he writes about sourcing, recruiting, big data, analytics and LinkedIn.

6. @braingain — 19.6K

Irina Shamaeva is a master sourcer, recruiter and speaker. She is the founder of the Brain Gain Recruiting agency, founder of the People Sourcing Certification Program and creator of an online sourcing community with over 27,000 members called Boolean Strings. She blogs about recruiting, boolean searches, data mining and sourcing at BooleanStrings.com.

7. @BillBoorman — 19.5K

Bill Boorman is the founder of the #Tru Collective — an on-going series of recruiting, HR and technology events held across the globe. Bill is a leader in social recruiting and consults with companies on recruiting strategy. Bill blogs at The Recruiting Unblog. Here’s a random fact about Bill: he never wears a suit, but often wears a hat.

8. @LevyRecruits — 17.5K

Steve Levy is the Recruiting Lead for Kaltura. Steve is a talent acquisition leader, workforce planner, hands-on recruiter, talent community builder & pipeline sourcing magician. He was recently featured in LinkedIn’s new guide for recruiters: The Modern Recruiter’s Guide. Steve believes in recruiting to retain, he mentors recruiters and hiring managers to think and perform better; he trains employees at all levels to become talent scouts. As builder of talent communities, he prides himself on knowing Purple Squirrels and what they eat. You can check out his blog at RecruitingInferno.com

9. @jrkuhns — 17.3K

Jay Kuhns is the VP of HR at All Children’s Hospital. Jay believes that a core responsibility of a leader is to be a brand ambassador; this tenet manifests in Jay’s social recruitment work and on his leadership blog No Excuses HR. Jay was featured in the book A Necessary Evil, Managing Employee Activity on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn…and Hundreds of Other Social Media Sites. He made multiple guest appearances on Drive Thru HR — the #1 HR radio show.

10. @SourcerKelly– 13.4K

Kelly Dingee leads the candidate research team at Staffing Advisors (retained search firm based in the DC Metro). Kelly is a contributing writer to FistfulofTalent; she writes about topics related to sourcing and recruiting.

11. @mattcharney — 10.8K

Matt Charney is the Executive Editor of Recruiting Daily. He’s a razor sharp at marketing and communications and is a self proclaimed HR & recruiting nerd

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12. @bryanchaney — 9,002

Bryan Chaney is the Recruitment Sourcing Executive for IBM. Bryan has spoken at SHRM, Social Media Club, SourceCon, RISE, ASTD, and PubCon, on multiple topics:

He leads the Austin chapter of the Social Media Breakfast series.

13. @LouA — 7,279

Lou Adler is a veteran recruiter and CEO and founder of The Adler Group — a consulting and training firm helping companies implement the Performance-based Hiring system for finding and hiring exceptional talent. More than 20,000 recruiters and hiring managers have attended Lou’s workshops. Lou is the author of the Amazon top-10 best-seller, Hire With Your Head and The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired.

14. @willstaney — 6,299

Will Staney is the Head of Talent Acquisition at Twilio. He is a contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine and Blogging4Jobs. Will is an influential voice in HR and recruiting; he speaks on new media marketing, recruiting strategies, talent sourcing and employer branding.

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