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How to Stay Ahead of the Curve in HR? Follow These Influencers


In today’s competitive world of Human Resources, staying informed on the latest trends and developments is essential. Luckily, there are a number of influential HR professionals who are leading the way in the industry. From experts in recruitment and talent management to those devoted to employee relations, HR analytics, and organizational development, the following list of HR influencers are making a difference in the way businesses approach Human Resources.


  • Tim Sackett, SPHR, SCP is a leading voice in the HR community and a regular contributor to various publications such as HR Bartender, Fistful of Talent, and the ever-famous, Tim Sackett Project. Tim is also a popular speaker and consultant for a variety of HR topics, including recruitment and performance management. If you're in recruiting, you'll love his book, "The Talent Fix".

  • Marc Effron is a thought leader in the field of talent management and the president of the Talent Strategy Group. He’s a regular contributor to Forbes and HBR and the author of the book, "8 Steps to High Performance".

  • Ben Eubanks is an expert in the field of HR technology and the author of the book, "Artificial Intelligence for HR". He’s a popular speaker and consultant and a regular contributor to Forbes and The HR Gazette.

  • Steve Browne, SHRM-SCP is a passionate HR professional and the author of the book, "HR on Purpose". He’s a popular speaker and consultant and a regular contributor to SHRM.

  • Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP is the president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). He’s a popular speaker and consultant and a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and other publications.

  • Lars Schmidt is a thought leader in the field of recruitment and the founder of Amplify Talent. He’s a regular contributor to Forbes and The New York Times and the author of the book, "Redefining HR".

  • Jacob Morgan is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of employee engagement. He’s a best-selling author of the book, "The Future Leader", speaker, and consultant and the founder of The Future of Work University.

  • David Green 🇺🇦 is an expert in the field of employee relations and the author of the book, "Excellence in People Analytics". He’s a regular contributor to various publications and a popular speaker and consultant.

  • Meghan M. Biro is a thought leader in the field of HR technology and the founder of TalentCulture. She’s a regular contributor to Forbes and Inc. Magazine and a popular speaker and consultant.


Recap: The HR influencers listed above are making a major impact in the industry and are helping to shape the future of Human Resources. They’re leading the way in recruitment, talent management, employee relations, organizational development, HR analytics and their insights and advice are invaluable. We’re fortunate to have them as a part of the HR community and can only hope that their work will continue to have a positive impact on the industry.

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