The Difference Between BEST Practices And NEXT Practices In Recruiting

Earlier this year, I gave keynote presentations at the Minnesota Recruiters Conference, and the Philadelphia CareerBuilder Roadshow on the topic: “The Challenge Ahead For Recruiters Is Clear – Which Path Will You Choose?”

The Difference Between Best Practices And Next Practices In Recruiting

My goal with this presentation is to challenge recruiters and talent acquisition leaders to think creatively about how to approach recruiting talent now – and in the future – and also to consider whether following “best practices” will lead to success if everyone else is doing the same thing.

The folks at CareerBuilder did a great job of summarizing several of the key points from the program, and have used the information to put together an informative guide titled: “From Best Practices To Next Practices: Your Guide To The Future of Recruitment”.

You can download the free 11-page resource here.

Download Your Guide To The Future of Recruitment

Topics covered in the presentation and summary guide include:

  1. Finding People For Jobs vs. Matching People With Work
  2. Recruitment Marketing vs. Relationship Marketing
  3. Employer Branding vs. Employee Branding
  4. Job Ads vs. Sales Copy
  5. External Hires vs. Internal Hires
  6. Employee Referral Bonuses vs. Employee Referral Education
  7. Talent Communities vs. Resources For Communities

Future recruitment success means choosing a path of creativity and innovation in your recruitment strategy, which is imperative as the competition for top talent continues to heat up. I believe the difference will be made based upon whether you choose to implement BEST practices or NEXT practices in recruitment.

The choice is yours to make. Which path will you choose?


In Search Of: The Best Human Resources and Recruiting Blogs of 2014

UT Top 25 HR & Recruiting Blogs

Today, I face something that I haven’t faced in over six years. And I’m doing it intentionally, because it’s time for growth and change. It’s time to discover something new.

This morning, I deleted all of my blog subscription feeds (I use Feedly as my RSS Reader) for Human Resources, Recruiting and Talent Management blogs.

And I feel empty.

Back in early 2008, I discovered blogs. The HR Capitalist (Kris Dunn) was my first.

You never forget your first.

As I read more, followed links to other blogs and subscribed to more, I subscribed to hundreds of blogs. I learned. I built relationships with some bloggers. Many became friends, mentors and business partners.

I’ll always be grateful for the knowledge that they so freely shared and how they helped me to grow as I stepped out of the corporate human resources world into executive recruiting and then into building my own business.

At one point, I subscribed to over 300 blog feeds. Not all of them were HR, recruiting and talent management-related, but many in those categories were definitely in my “must read” folder.

However, over the last couple of years, I’ve been slowly unsubscribing to various blogs and now my “must read” list is down to just three. Which makes me kinda sad.

Why the reduction in force?

I’m tired of reading about the same topics (engagement, performance management, culture, sourcing, onboarding, etc.) without any new perspectives. I’m tired of content marketing. I’m tired of posts that are posted just because it’s Monday (or Tuesday, or any other day of the week).

So, I’m starting over. I want your help. And I’ll share what I learn.

The 31-Day to the Best HR and Recruiting Blogs List Plan:

Here’s the Plan: Leave a comment with 1 – 3 blogs that you love and/or learn from in the comments section. (Heck, you can even nominate your own!)

I’ll subscribe to all of the HR/Recruiting-related blogs mentioned during the period of July 1st – July 31st, and I’ll read (okay at least seriously skim) every post. I’ll share posts that I think are great with my social networks (LinkedIn, Twitter, Twitter and Facebook) to spread the word and share the goodness. I’ll also keep track of how many posts I share from each blog over the course of the month.

In August, I’ll share on this blog my Top 25 Human Resources & Recruiting Blogs of 2014 list, which will be compiled primarily based upon my shares, but also a little bit of magic pixie dust (i.e. personal opinion).

Want to help me out?

Please nominate 1 – 3 of your favorite Human Resources or Recruiting blogs in the Comments below to get them in my Feedly Reader for the month of July 2014 for evaluation.

With your help, I’d love to find some new voices, recognize some old ones and also help you connect to some great resources in this process!

LinkedIn Recruiting Trends 2011 – United States [Slideshare]

Recently, I came across this presentation on summarizing LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2011 survey for the United States and I thought I’d share it with you.

Some interesting stats from this report include:

  • Over 6 in 10 companies in the US plan to hire more professionals in 2011 than in 2010.
  • Although 63% of US respondents expect hiring to increase in 2011, only 45% expect their hiring budget to increase.
  • Finding better ways to source passive candidates is the top recruiting trend in the US, while using social and professionals networks is a close second.
  • 59% of companies in the US report social professional networks are a minor source in their recruiting efforts, while 29% indicate it is a major source.
  • 35% of companies are worried that their competitors will learn to use social networks and social media more effectively than they will.
  • LinkedIn is the most popular social network for recruiting, used by 96% of respondents.
Check out the presentation uploaded by SBG Media Group below.

Report Summary:

  • Hiring is expected to increase in the US, but budgets are not keeping pace.
  • Social professional networking is seen as one of the most important, long- lasting recruiting trends in the US and most companies are already using it to some degree.
  • Sourcing passive candidates is a key trend.
  • The use of talent community-building and employment branding tools is expected to increase.
  • Employee referral programs are anticipated to grow.

Sign Me Up For “The Recruitment Revolution”

Thanks to the good folks at Talent Management Magazine and MediaTec Publishing, Inc. I’ll be sharing some of my insights and ramblings a couple of times each month on their new recruiting and talent management blog!

My first post – “Three Investments To Make In Future Recruiting Success When Hiring Takes a Break” – was published on the site yesterday and if you like what you see here on Unbridled Talent, then I’m hoping you’ll also like what you see there.

So head on over to the Talent Management website and check it out. And while you’re there, be sure to subscribe to the Talent Management Magazine blog to stay informed about “The Recruitment Revolution”!


Here’s a taste of my first post to get you started…

Three Investments To Make In Future Recruiting Success When Hiring Takes a Break

With recent reports of zero job creation in August 2011 and a still struggling economy, it’s clear that many companies have either shuttered their recruiting function until things improve or are throttling back their efforts heading into the final months of the year. As a result, more than a few recruiters may find that they have some extra time on their hands and need to find ways to continue to add value within their organizations.

Three high-impact opportunities to focus on include:

1. Review your careers site through the eyes of a potential applicant

2. Use social media to build virtual (and real) relationships with potential candidates

3. Volunteer for cross-functional teams and spend time with hiring managers

Click here to read the full post…


5 Mistakes Recruiters Make On Twitter

When I signed up for Twitter in March 2008, I was a working as a busy Executive Recruiter and always seeking new ways to brand myself and the business I worked for, as well as ways to identify potential candidates. In those early days, I spent quite a bit of time learning how to connect, to build relationships and to find business benefits for the time that I spent online and on Twitter.

One of the biggest benefits I found was building an awareness of top talent in my local area – and worldwide – that I could consider for opportunities with my clients and “meeting” many awesome people that I believe I would never have come across through other channels – referrals included. As a result of building rapport and familiarity via Twitter, I was often able to reach out to my connections if there was an opportunity that I felt may be of interest or that they may know someone whom they’d like to refer – and they were more than willing to help. Personally, I never really used Twitter as a candidate sourcing method, although there are plenty of effective ways to use Twitter to identify talent to recruit.

Now, as a speaker, trainer and consultant working with companies and individuals on how best to use Twitter and other methods for recruiting top talent, I’m always on the lookout for best practices – and I’ve also come across quite a few “not so best practices” as well.

Below are five examples of “what not to do” on Twitter as a Recruiter.

1. Posting only job links

The best way to find the least value from Twitter as a Recruiter is to post only links to the jobs that you’re recruiting for. Why? Because just as no one would want to spend time talking with a Recruiter at a networking event who only spouted job links, they also don’t want to “talk” to them on Twitter.

Twitter is about engaging in conversation and adding value. Recruiters who only post job links typically have very few Followers and the visibility for all of those links they’re sharing is practically nil. These Recruiters are often the first to say “Twitter doesn’t work for recruiting”. At least not the way they’re doing it.

2. Protecting Tweets

Nothing says “I’m looking to build some mutually beneficial business relationships” like not trusting others with the information you share. Twitter is designed to be most effective when you’re able to access and participate in the larger conversation. Personally, I don’t follow accounts with protected tweets and they typically have very few Followers. Why? Because they’re doin’ it wrong.

3. Incomplete Bio/No Profile Photo/No Website Link

Want people to follow you on Twitter? Give them a reason to do so. You’ve got 160 characters to build interest, include keywords and share a bit about yourself. People make Follow decisions quickly on Twitter. If you’re not interesting or inviting, they’ll likely not connect. And for gosh sakes, give them a way to find out more about you/your company with a link to your careers page, company website or at least your LinkedIn profile. The Recruiter below is asking job seekers to get in touch with him, but provides no way to do so. My guess is – they’re not.

4. Engaging and Interacting Primarily With Other Recruiters

Many Recruiters who’ve given Twitter a shot and feel it’s not worth it may have joined and connected only with a few friends (other Recruiters) – and never really sought out or developed a following among people in the industries or professions in which they recruit. While Twitter can be helpful for finding other Recruiters for split opportunities (3rd party Recruiters), you won’t be able to find fish unless you fish where the fish are.

For example, take my favorite “anti-social” Recruiter – Jerry Albright. Jerry has long been a super successful Recruiter, but he regularly touts the lack of benefits he sees from Twitter.

Take a look at Jerry’s Twitter timeline, and most of his interactions are with other Recruiters and industry associates. However, many of the IT and Engineering types he recruits for are definitely on Twitter. In my opinion, the only thing standing between a Recruiter like Jerry and Twitter success is building a larger following and engaging more within the IT and Engineering communities. Jerry is funny, informative and shares legitimate job openings. It’s likely he could snag one of those illusive “passive candidates” for one of his openings who aren’t even looking, but follow him because of his humor and wit.

5. NOT Talking About What You Had For Lunch

I recently attended a Recruiting Conference where the VP of Talent Acquisition at a local Fortune 200 company mentioned that his company was not using Twitter as a part of their recruiting strategy because “we don’t want our recruiters tweeting about what they had for lunch”. While I would certainly agree that Recruiters (and other employees) need training and guidance on how to best represent themselves and their companies on Twitter, I think this VP has missed the point of Twitter. Being a “whole person” on Twitter and sharing hobbies, interests, photos and tidbits from daily life makes for a more interesting person to follow and can position a Recruiter to share job openings and company information with a broader community of Followers.

For example, Chris Hoyt – Talent Engagement & Marketing Leader at PepsiCo. – classifies himself as a “life streamer” and has built quite a following by sharing interesting and funny tweets from his work, family and personal life along with regular mentions of the brands that he works with and the jobs his team is recruiting for.

In summary, to make this “Using Twitter For Recruiting” thing work, DO the following:

  1. Engage and add value with your tweets.
  2. Take advantage of the ability to build your network – by allowing people to connect with and follow you.
  3. Provide good information in your Bio to encourage Followers and include an appropriate link to learn more about you/your company.
  4. Follow and engage with people in the professions and industries that you recruit for – in addition to friends and professional peers.
  5. Be yourself. People want to follow real people – not auto-tweeters or corporate robots.


What do you see Recruiters doing wrong on Twitter – or what are some best practices you can share for recruiting success? Comments are appreciated!

Top 100 HR & Recruiting Industry Pros To Follow On Twitter (2011)

One of the more popular posts on this blog is “Who Should Recruiters Follow On Twitter? 100+ Suggestions“, so for this week’s “Top __” list, I’ve created an “updated and improved” version of that list to share with you.

The list includes a variety of professionals in the HR and Recruiting spaces – not just practitioners (although there are many). The list also includes consultants, a few pundits and maybe even a “thought leader” or two. In other words, it’s a good mix of people throughout the industry who share a variety of perspectives and includes many people who’s entire day-job is to study and share best practices with me and you.

Since there are many, many HR & recruiting professionals using Twitter, I wanted to try to create a “Top 100” list of people who are truly engaging and are providing value that is recognized by their Followers. As with prior lists I’ve created, my methodology is not perfect – but at least it’s consistent. To create this list, I looked at hundreds (yes hundreds) of Twitter accounts where Human Resources, HR, recruiting, etc. were mentioned in the person’s bio. (So if you’re not on this list and you think you should be, check your bio to ensure you have the right keywords included for which you want to be found.)

And while people are “ranked” on this list, it certainly doesn’t mean some are better than others. These tweeters come in all flavors. Some are verbose. Some savor their words – quality over quantity. Some share a lot of links. Some include quite a bit of their personal lives in their tweets. But all tweet about HR & recruiting at some point.


  1. Only individual accounts were included (i.e. no company accounts or multi-contributor accounts.)
  2. Accounts were ranked on number of Followers, Twitter Grader score, Klout and the number of Twitter Lists they have been added to by their followers. Each category was ranked 1 – 100 and weighted equally. My goal in using these measures was to not just look at who’s got the most Followers, but also their reach, influence and effect on their Followers.

Want to follow individuals on this list? Click on their Twitter name to check out their Bio and follow or click on this TweepML icon to see/follow the entire list.


 Top 100 HR & Recruiting Industry Pros To Follow On Twitter (2011)

1. Jessica Miller-Merrell (CEO – Xceptional HR) @blogging4jobs

Follower: 58278                        Grader: 100            Klout: 77           Listed: 1388


2. William Tincup (CEO – Tincup & Co.) @williamtincup

Followers: 51007                        Grader: 100            Klout: 72            Listed: 958


3. Craig Fisher (Vice President, Sales – Ajax Social Media) @Fishdogs

Followers: 25045                        Grader: 100            Klout: 70            Listed: 893


4. Laurie Ruettimann (Principal Strategist – Starr Tincup) @lruettimann

Followers: 14327                        Grader: 100            Klout: 70            Listed: 893


5. Jennifer McClure (President & Chief Talent Strategist – Unbridled Talent LLC) @JenniferMcClure

Followers: 13494                        Grader: 100            Klout: 70            Listed: 1123


6. Jenny DeVaughn (Manager, Social Media & Employment Branding – Waste Management, Inc.) @JennyDeVaughn

Followers: 9648                        Grader: 100            Klout: 66            Listed: 1619


7. Steven Rothberg (President & Founder – @StevenRothberg

Followers: 88963                       Grader:  100            Klout: 60            Listed: 2190


8. Michael Long (Head of Culture Branding – Rackspace Hosting) @theredrecruiter

Followers: 22179                        Grader: 100            Klout: 64            Listed: 850


9. Meghan M. Biro (Principal & Founder – TalentCulture, LLC) @MeghanMBiro

Followers: 12941                        Grader: 100            Klout: 65            Listed: 848


10. Paul Debettignies (VP Recruiting & Co-Founder – HireCast Consulting) @MNHeadhunter

Followers: 8215                        Grader: 100            Klout: 70            Listed: 759


11. Bill Boorman (Founder – @BillBoorman) @billboorman

Followers: 8108                        Grader: 100            Klout: 69            Listed: 810


12. Jim Stroud (Director of Sourcing & Social Strategy – Bernard Hodes Group) @jimstroud

Followers: 11103                        Grader: 100            Klout: 68            Listed: 588


13. Margo Rose (Social Media Recruiter – Jackson National Life) @HRMargo

Followers: 8366                        Grader: 100            Klout: 66            Listed: 830


14. Gautam Ghosh (Product Evangelist – Qontext, Inc.) @GautamGhosh

Followers: 6495                        Grader: 100            Klout: 71            Listed: 880


15. Michael VanDervort (Social Media Community Manager – Publix) @MikeVanDervort

Followers: 11225                        Grader: 100            Klout: 64            Listed: 651


16. Joe Gerstandt (Speaker/Facilitator/Writer – @joegerstandt

Followers: 9085                        Grader: 100            Klout: 66            Listed: 554


17. Morgan Missen (Head of Talent – foursquare) @mm

Followers: 13337                        Grader: 100            Klout: 65            Listed: 481


18. Mark Stelzner (Founder – Inflexion Advisors) @stelzner

Followers: 9152                        Grader: 100            Klout: 65            Listed: 578


19. Jason Buss (VP, Talent Acquisition & Diversity – Ameriprise Financial) @jjbuss

Followers: 45887                        Grader: 100            Klout: 56           Listed: 852


20. Bill Vick (Principal – Vick & Associates) @BillVick

Followers: 13108                        Grader: 100            Klout: 60           Listed: 742


21. Kevin W. Grossman (Chief Marketplace Evangelist – @KevinWGrossman

Followers: 7857                        Grader: 100            Klout: 70            Listed: 469


22. Shally Steckerl (Executive Vice President – Arbita) @Shally

Followers: 11106                        Grader: 100            Klout: 64            Listed: 490


23. Steve Boese (Director, Talent Management Strategy – Oracle) @steveboese

Followers: 6941                        Grader: 100            Klout: 66            Listed: 589


24. Jim Durbin (Managing Principal – Social Media Talent) @smheadhunter

Followers: 7343                        Grader: 100            Klout: 62            Listed: 900


25. Moises Lopez (Health Sourcing Lead – Accenture) @Moiseslopez

Followers: 16474                        Grader: 100            Klout: 58            Listed: 568


26. Recruiting Animal (Recruiter – Self Employed) @animal

Followers: 6880                        Grader: 100            Klout: 65            Listed: 578


27. Mike Ramer (President – Ramer Search Consultants, Inc.) @MikeRamer

Followers: 11296                        Grader: 100            Klout: 55            Listed: 603


28. Irina Shamaeva (Partner, Chief Sourcer – Brain Gain Recruiting) @braingain

Followers: 14192                        Grader: 100            Klout: 52            Listed: 662


29. Rich DeMatteo (Co-Founder – Bad Rhino, Inc.) @CornOnTheJob

Followers: 5609                        Grader: 100            Klout: 66            Listed: 544


30. Amybeth Hale (Editor – The Fordyce Letter & SourceCon – ERE Media) @researchgoddess

Followers: 6561                        Grader: 100            Klout: 65            Listed: 479


31. Andy Headworth (Founder – Sirona Consulting) @andyheadworth

Followers: 6963                        Grader: 100            Klout: 65            Listed: 445


32. Greg Savage (Founder & CEO – Firebrand Talent Search) @greg_savage

Followers: 7557                        Grader: 100            Klout: 66            Listed: 371


33. Trish McFarlane (HR Business Partner – St. Louis Children’s Hospital) @TrishMcFarlane

Followers: 6899                        Grader: 100            Klout: 60            Listed: 634


34. Bryan Wempen (EVP & Candidate Experience Expert – PeopleClues) @bryanwempen

Followers: 16462                        Grader: 100            Klout: 63            Listed: 318


35. Kris Dunn (Partner & Chief Human Resources Officer – Kinetix) @Kris_Dunn

Followers: 6894                        Grader: 100            Klout: 64            Listed: 454


36. Charlie Judy (Global Director, Human Capital Strategic Development/Operations – Navigant Consulting) @HRFishbowl

Followers: 5492                        Grader: 100            Klout: 67            Listed: 421


37. Susan Strayer (Sr. Director Global Employment Brand & Marketing – Marriott International) @SusanStrayer

Followers: 8554                        Grader: 100            Klout: 53            Listed: 507


38. Harry Urschel (Executive Recruiter/CEO – e-Executives) @eExecutives

Followers: 8049                        Grader: 100            Klout: 57            Listed: 408


39. Thomas Shaw (Founder & Managing Director – Recruitment Director) @ThomasShaw

Followers: 19596                        Grader: 100            Klout: 44            Listed: 656


40. Chris Hoyt (Talent Engagement & Marketing Leader – PepsiCo) @TheRecruiterGuy

Followers: 8487                        Grader: 100            Klout: 51            Listed: 570


41. Geoff Webb (CEO – Radical Events) @radicalrecruit

Followers: 4798                        Grader: 100            Klout: 69            Listed: 311


42. Glen Cathey (Market Vice President – Kforce, Inc.) @GlenCathey

Followers: 6254                        Grader: 100            Klout: 59            Listed: 443


43. Stephanie A. Lloyd (Partner/Director Acquisition Team – Deloitte) @StephanieALloyd

Followers: 7308                        Grader: 100            Klout: 53            Listed: 448


44. Karla Porter (Director of Workforce Development & HR – Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce) @karla_porter

Followers: 5575                        Grader: 100            Klout: 60            Listed: 399


45. John Sumser (Principal Analyst – HrxAnalysts) @JohnSumser

Followers: 5256                        Grader: 100            Klout: 62            Listed: 397


46. Geoff Peterson (Managing Principal – General Lead) @GeoffPeterson

Followers: 32547                        Grader: 100           Klout: 45            Listed: 428


47. Matt Alder (Founder & Futurologist – MetaShift) @mattalder

Followers: 5094                        Grader: 100            Klout: 63            Listed: 349


48. Sarah White (Talent Acquisition Process & Technology Consultant – @ImSoSarah

Followers: 4745                        Grader: 100            Klout: 56            Listed: 498


49. Sharlyn Lauby (President – ITM Group, Inc.) @sharlyn_lauby

Followers: 7686                        Grader: 100            Klout: 49            Listed: 454


50. Kirk Abraham (Partner – EASTeam) @EASTeam

Followers: 26757                      Grader: 100            Klout: 42            Listed: 408


51. China Gorman (CEO – CMG Group) @ChinaGorman

Followers: 5532                        Grader: 100            Klout: 58            Listed: 348


52. Lance Haun (Community Director – ERE Media) @thelance

Followers: 4145                        Grader: 100            Klout: 59            Listed: 395


53. Barry Deutsch (Partner & Executive Recruiter – Impact Hiring Solutions) @Barry_at_IMPACT

Followers: 10295                        Grader: 100            Klout: 49            Listed: 311


54. Jessica Lee (Vice President, Talent Acquisition – APCO Worldwide) @jessica_lee

Followers: 6445                        Grader: 100            Klout: 49            Listed: 471


55. Jason Averbook (CEO & Co-Founder – Knowledge-Infusion) @jasonaverbook

Followers: 4678                        Grader: 100            Klout: 64            Listed: 228


56. Josh Bersin (CEO & President – Bersin & Associates) @Josh_Bersin

Followers: 7494                        Grader: 100            Klout: 49            Listed: 322


57. Miles Jennings (CEO & Founder – @milesj

Followers: 5924                        Grader: 100            Klout: 57            Listed: 259


58. Harry Joiner (Ecommerce Recruiter – @EcommerceJobs

Followers: 5567                        Grader: 100            Klout: 56            Listed: 268


59. Kelly Dingee (Strategic Recruiting Manager – Staffing Advisors) @SourcerKelly

Followers: 5743                        Grader: 100            Klout: 49            Listed: 376


60. Tracy Tran (Owner & CEO – Tran Recruiting, LLC) @tracytran

Followers: 3435                        Grader: 100            Klout: 64            Listed: 283


61. Peggy McKee (Owner/Sr. Recruiter – PHC Consulting) @salesrecruiter

Followers: 10183                       Grader: 100            Klout: 42            Listed: 350


62. Traci Deveau (Process Consultant – SilkRoad Technology) @Devoted2HR

Followers: 4238                        Grader: 100            Klout: 52            Listed: 370


63. Steve Browne (Executive Director of HR – LaRosas, Inc.) @sbrownehr

Followers: 4654                        Grader: 100            Klout: 54            Listed: 305


64. Sue Marks (CEO – Pinstripe, Inc.) @SueMarks

Followers: 6508                        Grader: 100            Klout: 50            Listed: 284


65. Ben Eubanks (HR Generalist – Pinnacle Solutions, Inc.) @beneubanks

Followers: 4050                        Grader: 100            Klout: 51            Listed: 388


66. Keith McIlvaine (HR Corporate Recruiter – Victaulic) @kufarms

Followers: 4688                        Grader: 100            Klout: 52            Listed: 290


67. Kristi Jones (HR Consultant – Self Employed) @kjoneskc

Followers: 5639                       Grader: 100            Klout: 49            Listed: 274


68. Naomi Bloom (Managing Partner – Bloom & Wallace) @InFullBloomUS

Followers: 3993                        Grader: 100            Klout: 54            Listed: 272


69. Karen Mattonen (CVO – HireCentrix) @HireCentrix

Followers: 6979                        Grader: 100             Klout: 50            Listed: 188


70. Kevin Wheeler (Founder & Chairman – Future of Talent Institute) @kwheeler

Followers: 4769                        Grader: 100            Klout: 52            Listed: 223


71. Jon Ingham (Author, blogger, consultant – Strategic HCM) @joningham

Followers: 5171                        Grader: 100            Klout: 43            Listed: 357


72. Peter Gold (Managing Director – Hire Strategies Limited) @petergold99

Followers: 5636                        Grader: 100            Klout: 50            Listed: 216


73. Carmen Hudson (Engagement Manager, Sourcing & Social Media Strategy – Recruiting Toolbox) @peopleshark

Followers: 3544                        Grader: 100            Klout: 54            Listed: 233


74. Chris Havrilla (Principal – Havrilla, LLC) @havrilla

Followers: 3807                        Grader: 100            Klout: 53            Listed: 220


75. Jeff Lipschultz (Principal – A-List Solutions) @JLipschultz

Followers: 4785                        Grader: 100            Klout: 42            Listed: 341


76. Adrienne Graham (Talent Acquisition Consultant – Hues Consulting & Management, Inc.) @talentdiva

Followers: 6722                        Grader: 100            Klout: 23            Listed: 319


77. Christa Foley (Recruiting Manager – @electra

Followers: 6488                        Grader: 100            Klout: 44            Listed: 222


78. Shannon Seery-Gude (Vice President, Digital & Social Strategy – Benard Hodes Group) @seerysm

Followers: 4639                         Grader: 100             Klout: 49            Listed: 224


79. Darryl Dioso (Lead Consultant – Resource Management Solutions Group) @DarrylRMSG

Followers: 7791                        Grader: 100            Klout: 42            Listed: 209


80. Shauna Moerke (HR Administrator – The Outsource Group) @HR_Minion

Followers: 3351                        Grader: 100             Klout: 44             Listed: 320


81. Nora Burns (Principal/Sr. Consultant – Insightful Endeavors) @NoraBurns

Followers: 4177                         Grader: 100            Klout: 47            Listed: 218


82. Michael Specht (HR Technology & Enterprise 2.0 Consultant – Inspect Pty Ltd) @mspecht

Followers: 4222                         Grader: 100             Klout: 43            Listed: 235


83. David Graziano (Talent Acquisition Specialist – Social Recruiting Strategist) @DavidGraziano

Followers: 5119                        Grader: 100            Klout: 41            Listed: 220


84. Ryan Leary (Sourcing Science/Sourcing Lead – Kenexa) @ryanleary

Followers: 3611                        Grader: 100            Klout; 38            Listed: 294


85. Stacy Williamson (Recruiter – ESPN) @RecruiterStacy

Followers: 8700                        Grader: 96            Klout: 60            Listed: 246


86. Arie Ball (Vice President, Talent Acquisition – Sodexo) @Arie_Ball

Followers: 4082                        Grader: 100            Klout; 48            Listed: 162


87. Deirdre Honner (Associate Director, Human Resources – Calvin College) @theHRmaven

Followers: 3808                        Grader: 100            Klout: 35            Listed: 233


88. Ryan Estis (Chief Experience Officer – Ryan Estis & Associates) @ryanestis

Followers: 2753                        Grader: 100            Klout: 52            Listed: 156


89. Kimberly Roden (Director of Human Resources – Cover-All Technologies) @Kimberly_Roden

Followers: 2980                        Grader: 98.3            Klout: 62            Listed: 288


90. Mervyn Dinnen (Content & Community Manager – Jobsite) @MervynDinnen

Followers: 2775                        Grader: 98.2            Klout: 67            Listed: 213


91. Susan Burns (Director, Talent Acquisition & Diversity – Bonneville Power Administration) @TalentSynch

Followers: 3536                        Grader: 100            Klout: 31            Listed: 218


92. Glenn Gutmacher (Recruiter – Sourcing SWAT Team Group Manager & Talent Search Architect – Avenade) @gutmach

Followers: 3789                        Grader: 100             Klout: 34            Listed: 166


93. Lisa Rosendahl (Human Resources Director – Veteran’s Health Administration) @lisarosendahl

Followers: 3697                        Grader: 98.5            Klout: 48            Listed: 391


94. Robin Schooling (Vice President Human Resources – Louisiana Lottery Corporation) @RobinSchooling

Followers: 2685                        Grader: 98.1            Klout: 64            Listed: 244


95. Steve Levy (Managing Director, Technology & Social Media – Twiller-Moore) @LevyRecruits

Followers: 3201                        Grader: 97.8            Klout: 62            Listed: 293


96. Eric Peterson (Diversity & Inclusion Manager – Society for Human Resource Management) @EPetersonSHRM

Followers: 2793                        Grader: 98.3            Klout: 63            Listed: 213


97. Tim Sackett (Executive Vice President – HRU Technical Resources) @TimSackett

Followers; 3098                        Grader: 98.1            Klout: 58            Listed: 264


98. Duane Roberts (Technical Recruiter- Andiamo! Group) @DuaneRoberts

Followers: 4097                        Grader: 100            Klout: 34            Listed: 72


99. Cindy Ausman (Managing Partner – Gartner Partners, LLC) @CindyRecruiter

Followers: 3618                        Grader: 100            Klout: 31            Listed: 140


100. Franny Oxford (Vice President Human Resources – Leedo Building Solutions) @Frannyo

Followers: 2377                        Grader: 98.1            Klout: 67            Listed: 198

NOTE: If you’re wondering how you stack up, minimum number of followers to make the list – 2,377, minimum Twitter Grader score – 96, minimum Klout score – 23, minimum number of lists – 72.


So who’d I miss? Who are your favorites – on or not on this list?