Listen Up! 4 Recruiting Voices You Should Be Listening To Now

October 18, 2013 4:42 pm Published by Joy Galia Meyouhas

Learning from the best is a natural part of business. It’s especially important if you want to keep up–to-date on all the new and exciting innovations in the worlds of Marketing, Human Resources and Recruiting! Influencers each have their own take and tone on subject matter, so the more of them you follow, the greater your arsenal of knowledge.

These four influencers not only bring great content to the table, but their voices continue to echo throughout the industry. As Recruiting best practices grow, these thought leaders have the insights that help recruiters put thought into action.

  1. Tim Sackett has been a leader in the industry for 20 years, splitting his time between HR and talent backgrounds. He’s the Executive Vice President of HRU Technical Resources, and frequently writes articles for Fistful of Talent and TLNT. You can follow Tim on twitter @TimSackett.  In his most recent snippet for Fistful of Talent, Tim asks the question “Are you an employee friendly company?” to push companies to take a look at how they are treating their employees, instead of just saying, “Yes” from the get go.
  2. Mark Babbitt is the CEO and founder of YouTern, a site that connects young jobseekers with mentors and companies for internship positions. Not only does Mark have the resources to help connect jobseekers with potential professions, he also consults and blogs for the Huffington Post about social recruiting. Keep up with Mark @YouTernMark on Twitter. In this article on TheSavvyIntern blog, Mark shares with us the 10 work and life lessons of the Millennial generation.
  3. Penelope Trunk founded Brazen Careerist and two other successful career startups. Her advice transcends her day-to-day blog, extending to over 200 newspapers for which she’s written articles. Stay connected with Penelope @penelopetrunk. In one of her more recent posts, Penelope breaks down the 6 things to do in your 20’s that will set you up for the excellent 30’s.
  4. Suzanne Lucas knows corporate human resources. From having spent 10 years in HR departments, this Evil HR Lady can clarify most of your HR troubles in her blog as well as in various articles for A few days ago, Suzanne wrote a compelling article for on motivating your employees, stating that just because you aren’t blood-related, you are still a tribe!


It’s undeniable how influential these experts are in the Human Resources and Recruiting industries! Make sure to follow them. Who else do you view as an industry guru? What do you think it takes to become an expert in this field? I’d love to hear what you have to share in the comments below!



This post was written by Joy Galia Meyouhas


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