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So, your startup has secured funding and you’re gearing up for growth. You have an idea of WHO you need to bring on board, but not necessarily HOW to go about reaching and engaging with them.
You also could do with a bit of advice on how to keep great talent once you find it.
We can help.
Featuring HR heroes, recruiting rockstars, and some founders and CEOs, too, here's the definitive "Clinch list" of 10 Twitter accounts you should be following if yours is company that's hiring for growth.
Mike is a serial entrepreneur who has been a founder or initial employee at four B2B startups: Pipewise, Vontu, Kana, and
I/PRO. Honest and direct, Mike shares his ideas and insights on the tech industry and startups, and tells it like it is.
Never met a company who succeeded by 1-saving money by underpaying people, or 2-attracting people by overpaying them— Michael Wolfe (@michaelrwolfe) February 24, 2015
2. Emilie Mecklenborg
Emilie is a recruitment media strategist at Alexander Mann Solutions and the community manager lead at TalentCulture. An avid Tweeter, Emilie's specialities include Human Resources, Social Media Strategy, and Sourcing & Recruiting.
3. Sam Altman
As the President of Y Combinator, Sam's credentials pretty much speak for themselves. An investor in companies including Stripe, Reddit, Pinterest, Optimizely, and Change.org, Sam Tweets about startup life, tech, and, not surprisingly, Y Combinator.
how to be successful: focus, choose a good market, believe in yourself, and learn to identify unproven talent— Sam Altman (@sama) March 11, 2015
4. Shaley McKeever
SEO & Content Strategist at Red Branch Media and contributor to Recruiter.com, Shaley shares stats and insights relating to employee engagement, employer branding, and the candidate experience, amongst other aspects of HR.
5. Craig Fisher
Craig Fisher is CEO of TalentNet, and the brains behind the first Twitter chat for recruiters. Passionate about inbound hiring and social recruiting, Craig wants to help people better understand "how to use social tools, cool apps, and great content to find and engage with their target audience." (fishdogs.com)
How To Fix A Broken Interview Process http://t.co/XyVZL2zh8X— Craig Fisher (@Fishdogs) February 26, 2015
6. Stacy Donovan Zapar
Stacy Donovan Zapar is the founder of thisistenfold.com and an 18-year recruiting veteran. An authority on employer brand and social recruiting strategy, her current clients include Zappos, TripAdvisor, and Restoration Hardware.
Fun fact: Stacy is the Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn since 2008.
7. Andy Headworth
The founder of Sirona Consulting, Andy is a published author and an expert in the area of social recruiting.
A really good post >> What Recruitment Can Learn From Community Managers http://t.co/Lm5FiprR50— Andy Headworth (@andyheadworth) March 10, 2015
8. Joel Gascoigne
Joel is the co-founder and CEO at Buffer. With a focus on lean startup and company culture amongst other things, much of what Joel Tweets about is directly related to the lessons he has learned and continues to learn on his journey with Buffer.
Benefit of distributed teams: people choose ideal work environment (home, coffee shop, office), instead of forced into one setup by company.— Joel Gascoigne (@joelgascoigne) May 6, 2014
9. Sharlyn Lauby
Sharlyn is the HR pro turned consultant and self-proclaimed foodie behind the HR Bartender blog. Like her blog, Sharlyn's Tweets cover topics that relate to the workplace in general, not just human resources.
Greg is the founder Firebrand Talent Search, People2People and Recruitment Solutions. Offering insights on recruitment and leadership, Greg is renowned the world over for speaking "The Savage Truth," which, incidentally, is also the name of his website.
Every recruiting function, be it agency or in-house, should really operate as a digital marketing agency.— Greg Savage (@greg_savage) March 12, 2015
Who'd we miss? Tell us whose advice you take to heart when hiring: tweet us at @Clinch with your favorite influencers from the worlds of Human Resources and Recruitment.