Listen Up: 4 More Voices from the HR Community You Really Need to Hear

October 25, 2013 4:18 pm Published by Joy Galia Meyouhas

That’s right, another group of influencers has captured our attention, and what better way to give them the recognition they deserve than to showcase some of their writing for you? Whether they are managers, consultants, entrepreneurs, or experts, these four influencers will help keep you grounded in a changing industry that’s doing its best to keep you on your toes! 


  1. Laurie Ruettimann, the co-founder of New Media Services, has been speaking on behalf of the HR profession for years. As an experienced blogger, Laurie writes for both TLNT and her personal blog The Cynical Girl.  Catch Laurie’s banter on Twitter: @lruettimann. In her most recent article for TLNT, Laurie confirms some of the suspicions about the automation of the HR sector.
  2. John Sumser is not only one of the main authors and editor-in-chief of the HRExaminer Online Magazine, but he’s also its founder. In addition to creating the HRExaminer, Sumser expanded his initial pursuits to an applicable business: Two Color Hat, which offers businesses product analysis, market segmentation, positioning, strategy and branding guidance. Keep up with what John Sumser has to say @JohnSumser.  In a piece for his online magazine, John skillfully explains how to transform your transactional data into strategic HR insights.
  3. Ken Sundheim lives and breathes marketing and recruiting. As the CEO and founder of KAS Placement Sales and Marketing, Ken contributes his knowledge to multiple HR sites, in addition to his recurring stint with Forbes. Stay connected with Ken @ken_sundheim. As a leader himself, Ken clues us in on just how we too can recruit leaders.
  4. Lars Schmidt knows the value of talent and human resources. He is currently the Director of Talent Acquisition at NPR, but has previously held executive HR positions with Ticketmaster, and recruiting roles with multiple technology startups. In addition to his 14 years of various industry experience, Lars is a blogger and speaker for Follow Lars on Twitter @ThisIsLars.  Lars dispels the notion that becoming a digital influencer is easy–rather, it’s earned through vigorous interaction. 


If you want the ins and outs of the ever-expanding recruiting and human resource sectors, you really should be following these thought leaders. How do you share your knowledge? What makes you think outside of the box and push the limits of social recruiting? Let’s hear your thoughts in the comments below!




This post was written by Joy Galia Meyouhas

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