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Top Staffing, HR and Talent Acquisition Influencers to Follow in 2017

A non-exhaustive list of some of the top staffing, HR and talent acquisition influencers you should be following in the year ahead.

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Brett McCoy

Brett McCoy

LinkedIn | @brettmccoy
Brett McCoy is a recruitment marketing and employer branding expert who heads the global talent acquisition efforts for Lowe’s.

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Matt Plummer

Matt Plummer

LinkedIn | @mattplummer
Matt Plummer is the VP of Marketplace Products and Operations at ZipRecruiter. He can often be found as a speaker at industry conferences and events.

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Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell

LinkedIn | @jmillermerrell
Jessica Miller-Merrell is the VP of Talent for Advanced Group as well as the founder of Workology--formerly Blogging4Jobs. She has also been recognized as a Top 50 Social Media Power User by Forbes.

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Andrew Levy

Andrew Levy

LinkedIn | @Alevs34
Andrew Levy is the Global Careers Brand Lead at Uber. While he’s worked in a wide range of industries, he’s really made his mark in the HR and talent acquisition space. For recruitment insights and updates from Andrew, keep an eye on his LinkedIn page.

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Alex Murphy

Alex Murphy

LinkedIn | @alex_murphy
Alex Murphy is currently the CEO of Epic59 and has a great deal of experience in the talent acquisition space, including stints at Beyond and Job.com. He is also a board member for TAtech.

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Bill Boorman

Bill Boorman

LinkedIn | @BillBoorman
Bill Boorman is a recruitment speaker, blogger, advisor and now the founder of #tru Unconference. You can learn more about Bill and his unique take on industry events by following his “recruiting unblog” here.

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Todd Raphael

Todd Raphael

LinkedIn | @ToddRaphael
Todd Raphael is the Editor-in-Chief of ERE Media--a network of recruitment sites which include ERE, TLNT and SourceCon. Todd’s career in the HR space spans more than a decade with previous experience coming from Workforce.com.

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William Tincup

William Tincup

LinkedIn | @williamtincup
William Tincup is the President of Recruiting Daily and a writer and advisor. He is commonly asked to speak at leading industry events on topics that live at the intersection of HR and technology.

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Joel Cheesman

Joel Cheesman

LinkedIn | @joelcheesman
Joel Cheesman is a contributing editor to Recruiting Daily and is the founder of Ratedly--an iPhone app which monitors anonymous employee reviews of your organization.

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Dr. John Sullivan

Dr. John Sullivan

LinkedIn | @DrJohnSullivan
Dr. John Sullivan is a professor, advisor and author whose work is frequently featured on ERE.

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Kyle Power

Kyle Power

LinkedIn | @kbp0411
Kyle Power is the Sr. Director of Interactive Marketing for CHG Healthcare Services, and a recruitment marketer in his own right. He’s been featured on prominent corporate blogs such as Indeed’s and Adobe’s.

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Meghan M. Biro

Meghan M. Biro

LinkedIn | @MeghanMBiro
Meghan M. Biro is a speaker, author and CEO of TalentCulture. She is a world-renown HR professional whose work has been published in Forbes, Entrepreneur and the Huffington Post.

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Tim Sackett

Tim Sackett

LinkedIn | @TimSackett
Tim Sackett is the President of HRU Technical Resources--a staffing firm specializing in engineering, IT and technical talent. He’s also a consistent contributor to the Fistful of Talent blog.

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James Colino

James Colino

LinkedIn | @jamescolino
James Colino is the Founder and VP of Talent Acquisition Strategy at HireBar. James has held leading talent acquisition positions at popular brands like Hershey’s, and frequently posts insightful content to his LinkedIn page.

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Steve Boese

Steve Boese

LinkedIn | @SteveBoese
Steve Boese is the co-chair of the HR Technology Conference, a co-host of the HR Happy Hour Show and Podcast and has contributed to the Fistful of Talent blog. On top of that, Steve is a columnist for HR Executive Magazine.

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Chris Russell

Chris Russell

LinkedIn | @ChrisRussell
Chris Russell is the self-described “mad scientist of online recruiting.” Chris is the founder of Career Cloud and a consultant with Rec Tech Media.

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Maren Hogan

Maren Hogan

LinkedIn | @marenhogan
Maren Hogan is the “Chief Marketing Brain” at Red Branch Media--a multi-channel marketing company, specializing in the HR and talent acquisition space. Maren is also a thought leader in the space whose work has appeared on prominent sites like ERE.

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Jeff Dickey-Chasins

Jeff Dickey-Chasins

LinkedIn | @JobBoardDoctor
Jeff Dickey-Chasins is the owner and sole content producer for The Job Board Doctor--his job board blog and consultancy website. Jeff is considered one of the foremost experts for job boards and can be found at leading industry events.

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John Sumser

John Sumser

LinkedIn | @JohnSumser
John Sumser is the Principal Analyst and Editor for HRExaminer. John’s focus lies in helping HR professionals find the right technology and techniques that help them do their jobs better and more efficiently.

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Gerry Crispin

Gerry Crispin

LinkedIn | @GerryCrispin
Gerry Crispin is a self-described life-long student of recruiting. He’s formerly an adjunct professor at Cornell University and board member of SHRM and currently manages CareerXroads which he helped co-found.

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Jessica Schaeffer

Jessica Schaeffer

LinkedIn | @Jess_Schaeff
Jessica Schaeffer is the Director of Marketing and Communications at the LaSalle Network, a nationally-leading staffing agency. She is constantly sharing content about the staffing space and has been even been featured on Chicago’s own WGN news network.

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Ryan Leary

Ryan Leary

LinkedIn | @ryanleary
Ryan Leary is a partner at Recruiting Daily and has a long history of recruitment experience, including stints at major organizations like IBM. Ryan often shares content related to talent acquisition through his Twitter feed.