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Top HR Leaders to Follow on LinkedIn for Invaluable Insights and Strategies

As an HR leader, staying up-to-date on the latest trends, strategies, and best practices in the world of human resources is crucial for driving organizational success. At SparkEffect, we understand the importance of continuous learning and development in navigating an ever-changing world with courage and compassion. LinkedIn provides valuable content, research, and insights from influential leaders at the forefront of shaping the modern workplace. Below, we’ve curated a list of HR leaders you should follow on LinkedIn to enhance your knowledge and stay ahead of the curve.

  • Josh Bersin – Founder and CEO of The Josh Bersin Company, Josh Bersin is a renowned thought leader in the HR space. His LinkedIn profile features key research highlights, stats, and insights on HR trends and strategies aimed at improving work life. Bersin also showcases classes from the Bersin Academy, such as upcoming masterclasses on HR Consulting, and authors thought-provoking articles like “The Labor Market has Totally Changed: Are you Really Ready?”
  • Meghan Biro – As the founder and CEO of TalentCulture, Meghan Biro is a prominent figure in the HR community. She hosts the #WorkTrends Podcast, engaging directly with top HR leaders to discuss pressing issues. Her recent posts, such as “GenAI: Facing our Future,” “The Cost of Inflexibility,” and “Remote Leadership: Truth or Dare,” provide valuable insights for navigating the evolving workplace.
  • Tim Sackett – President of HRU Technical Resources and a prolific writer in the HR and Talent space, Tim Sackett contributes to Fistful of Talent and his blog, The Tim Sackett Project. With the recent release of his book, “The Talent Fix, Volume 2,” Sackett continues to share his expertise through posts like “Please! Help me turn around our employment brand!” and “What’s Your Manager’s Salary?”
  • Dave Ulrich – Co-Founder and Principal of The RBL Group, Dave Ulrich is often referred to as the “father of modern HR.” With over 35 years of experience shaping the HR profession, Ulrich engages his followers with insightful articles such as “Complement Stay Interviews with Elegant Exits” and “Building a Business Case for Leadership: Defining the Why!”
  • Trish McFarlane Steed – As the founder and Principal Analyst of H3 HR Advisors, Trish McFarlane Steed hosts the popular HR Happy Hour podcast. She frequently shares content from her company H3, including the Workplace Minute series, links to her podcast episodes, and articles like “HR’s role in the Reinvention of work.”
  • Debra Corey – An award-winning HR leader, Debra Corey is the Chief Pay it Forward Officer for her company DebCo HR LTD. She shares valuable insights on employee engagement, culture, and recognition through impactful articles such as “5 tips for having company values as unique as your company” and “Exploring the Blamer Boss.”
  • David Wilson – Host of the podcast “The Ring of Hire,” David Wilson invites guests to tackle modern workplace issues, including leadership, recruiting, and the art of getting hired. His content heavily features excerpts from his podcast, with titles like “dealing with toxic people at work” and “I lost my job! What?!”
  • Steve Browne – As the Chief People Officer at LaRosa’s Pizzeria, Inc., Steve Browne is a speaker and frequent poster about HR strategies, workplace culture, and the importance of connection and community. His articles and blogs, such as relating the recent solar eclipse to shifts in our lives and at work, underscore his beliefs and provide unique perspectives.
  • Lars Schmidt – Founder of Amplify Talent, Lars Schmidt aims to build a better world of work by elevating the field of HR. Through Amplify, he has created a beacon for the HR community and is a prolific poster about redefining work. His personal vlogs cover topics such as the volatile market for people leaders, while his articles explore questions like “Can AI Make Recruiting more Inclusive?”
  • William Tincup – As an editor, analyst, advisor, and host, William Tincup is a subject matter expert on all things HR and talent acquisition. Known for his outspoken nature, Tincup frequently speaks on topics like AI, recruiting, and talent development. He shares podcast clips and links to his YouTube Channel, addressing subjects such as “Rebuilding and Reinventing the Workforce” and “Transforming the Flawed Nature of HR Tech.”
  • Laurie Ruettimann – Author, podcaster, keynote speaker, board member, and LinkedIn instructor, Laurie Ruettimann is the host of the popular “Punk Rock HR” podcast, where she discusses why work is broken and what can be done to fix it. She shares valuable courses like “Be the Manager People won’t Leave” and “Mastering Self-Leadership,” while authoring insightful posts like “Skills-based hiring: Revolutionizing Recruitment.”

By following these influential HR leaders on LinkedIn, you’ll gain access to a wealth of knowledge, insights, and strategies that can help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of human resources. Their expertise and thought leadership align with SparkEffect’s commitment to leading with compassion, tailoring every engagement, being inescapably actionable, and evoking the courage to move forward. Let their invaluable content inspire you to drive organizational transformation, nurture leadership excellence, and empower your workforce to thrive in the face of challenges and opportunities ahead. With SparkEffect’s proven solutions and the wisdom of these HR luminaries, you’ll be well-equipped to make informed decisions, drive organizational success, and create a better world of work for your employees.

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