Top 10 IT Recruiters to follow on Social Media in 2019

January 18, 2019
5 mins

As we move to the new year 2019, your organization must have started working towards sourcing and recruiting. At the same time, a large pool of job seekers starts preparing for the upcoming appraisal season wherein they can finally make their move towards a dream job.

Amidst all of this, it’s important for you as a recruiter to keep yourself updated with mega trends and changes in the industry in your quest to win over the best talent for your organization. And this can happen only when you refer to the right kind of knowledge sources.

Here, we compile a list of top recruiters to follow on Social Media in order to stay ahead of the knowledge curve.

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Tim Salau

AI product manager – Microsoft

Tim Salau is currently an AI product manager at Microsoft. He’s also a seasoned community builder and a career coach.

As he defines it, his sole life purpose is to strengthen the bonds between people with empathetic and compassionate actions. He has worked with organizations like GDD&M and Google in past.

Tim often shares valuable tips to help you build a career in a better way on LinkedIn and is definitely one of those to follow if you want to build a great career.

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Stacy Savides Sullivan

VP, People Operations & Chief Culture Officer at Google

Known to be the ‘culture czar’ of Google, Stacy Savides Sullivan, VP People’s Operations, and Chief Culture Officer is the lady behind the ‘Google way of doing things’.

Under her Google has no wonder became the Cultural Icon internationally.

She has set an example as to how taking care of your employees can impact your business directly.

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Ariel Inwen Pao

Technical Sourcer at Facebook

Ever thought how Facebook always manages to get the best tech talent by their side? Well, then you need to follow the brain behind all of it, Ariel Inwen Pao.

A seasoned HR professional, Ariel heads the Technical Sourcing at Facebook and supports the Product Marketing function. Under her, Facebook has been rated as one of the ‘Top rated workplaces’ by Indeed.com.

She often shares insights on career building at various stages of your life on her LinkedIn account. You can follow her for some great tips.

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Inna B. Totten

Recruiting Manager, Product Design at Facebook

Designing great products needs great talent. Inna B. Totten, Recruiting Manager, Product Design at Facebook is responsible for recruiting talent that helps build a formidable team that can spearhead the growth of the social media giant.

Before Facebook, Inna has worked with brands like Uber, Robert Half and more.

She’s definitely one recruiter you must follow closely to stay abreast with recruitment trends.

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Liane Hornsey

EVP & Chief People Officer at Palo Alto Networks

Liane Hornsey is the Chief People Officer at Palo Alto Networks. She has been associated with brands like Uber, Softbank, Google and more.

She also became Google’s first female Vice President in HR to lead the Google’s Human Resource function.

She’s credited to help Uber during the major leadership crisis and put it through a smooth sail.

An inspiration to many, she’s one leader you can always look up to and follow.

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Sarah Johnston

Founder – Career Search Coach, LinkedIn Profile Writer and Interview Advisor

Known to be the top Job Search Expert, Sarah Johnston is the founder of Briefcase Coach, LinkedIn profile writer and Interview advisor.

She also is a LinkedIn trainer where she helps people make the most of the platform.

Sarah even shares tips on how to interview and hire candidates.

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Diane Gherson

Senior Vice President, Human Resources at IBM

Diane Gherson is one of the most powerful names in the talent industry. She heads the People’s Operation at IBM and is responsible for the people and culture of 3,60,000 IBM personnel working across 72 countries.

She holds a patent in the field of predictive analytics and is an active voice on how the recruitment industry and the HR needs to transform.

She’s one person you must not miss to hear.

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David Marr

Technical Talent Sourcing Strategist and Executioner at Indeed.com

David Marr is a seasoned recruitment professional with more than 10 years of industry experience.

David started off his career working in the IT industry during the Dot Bomb and fell into recruiting over 15 years ago and LOVES it and he hasn’t looked back.

He’s worked in both Agency, Contract and Corporate Recruiting and is recognized for his Sourcing knowledge and expertise.

He’s worked in a number of different Industries and companies including Walmart, Facebook, Walgreens, United Airlines, Playboy Enterprises and is currently a Talent Sourcing Strategist and Executioner for Indeed.com.

David’s on the planning board for SourceCon Chicago Chapter and has been asked to present both internally at the companies he’s worked and also at local events. He’s always willing to share his knowledge and has a passion for helping people.

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Jimmy Nguyen

Technical Sourcing Lead at Indeed.com

With an empowering background in Systems Engineering, Jimmy Nguyen not just understands technical recruitment but is also a technology junkie.

He serves as a Technical Sourcing Lead at indeed.com and manages a team of 9 technical sourcing specialists at the organization.

He’s enthusiastic about trying out new sourcing tools and is keen on automation. Before indeed, he has worked with Google, HP, Apple, and other big industry names. Follow him to get unlimited insights into Technical Recruitment.

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Adam Karpiak

President at Karpiak consulting

An active facilitator to some of the most prominent threads on LinkedIn. Adam Karpiak is the navigating light to candidates and recruiters. His posts range from common mistakes by candidates, recruiting tips and everything which might help candidates be better hired.

Adam currently is leading Karpiak consulting as President in New York City area. His LinkedIn post gives a good sense on his understanding of the candidate’s requirement, which helps them filter to right opportunities.

Follow him to get greater insight and learning on interacting with candidates and solving the problem at level zero.

BONUS: 10 More to Follow on LinkedIn

Kerri TwiggLinda TuerkJ.T. O’DonnellHilary HyserErin EwartLauren McDonaldLiz RyanDestiny LalaneSuzanne LucasSteven Hatch

Who’s missing from this list?

Who have you found most helpful in your job search? Who makes your LinkedIn newsfeed worth reading every day? Nominate your favorites in the comments below or (where else?) on LinkedIn.

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About the Author

Rajnish
Rajnish is a Demand Generation Manager at HackerEarth, an organization that provides enterprise software solutions, helping organizations with their technical recruitment needs. He has co-founded three content-based startups in the past. He is a great admirer of relationships; he has given astounding tributes to couples in love through his photographs. A lover of art and hard work, Rajnish is a firm believer of the saying, “One step at a time but always forward”

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