In today’s day and age, social media presents networking opportunities too good for HR pros to pass up. Not only does connecting on social media help you get to know others in the HR space, but it’s also a great way to find helpful articles, infographics, and ideas.
That’s why we created this list of 14 social media communities to will help you advance your HR career every day. The pages we chose all meet the following criteria:
- Current and regularly updated
- Focused on education and innovation
- Full of helpful content
Check out the list below:
Communities on Facebook
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the largest HR professional development group in the world. By liking this page, you’re gaining access to the collective knowledge of more than 200,00 peers, along with tips, articles, and news straight from SHRM.
SHRM’s social media team also holds weekly chats on Twitter. Check out the #NextChat hashtag every Wednesday to join the conversation.
HR Bartender’s goal is to “make your work life as smooth as a vodka martini.” To that end, its Facebook feed is full of useful information covering topics from how to manage nursing professionals to assembling career portfolios and everything in between.
The HR Certification Institute (HRCI) covers 100+ countries and connects more than 140,000 HR professionals. By liking this page, you become part of that massive network.
HRCI frequently posts videos and articles on new research, current trends, and opinions from thought leaders in the HR space. You can take your involvement a step further by enrolling in one of HRCI’s eLearning programs. The group frequently announces opportunities to earn additional HRCI credits and expand your education.
The Human Capital Institute aims to provide HR leaders with in-depth insights, research, and analysis. The organization frequently updates its feed with stories from around the web and its own original content.
Human Resources Management’s feed contains HR management ideas, motivational posters, flowcharts, business writings, and much more. For those days when your office really needs a pick-me-up, the Human Resources Management page has you covered.
Communities On LinkedIn
As the largest affiliate chapter of SHRM, Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) maintains a LinkedIn page dedicated to the continuous advancement of HR professionals through networking, learning, and advocacy.
If you’re looking for webinars and articles by top thought leaders, ThinkHR has you covered. Following this page gives you access to tons of resources and training provided live by HR experts.
If you want to be your company’s leading expert in HR, Human Resources Inc. is the page to follow. The organization’s goal is to “offer you the freedom to focus on strategic initiatives critical to your business’s success.”
Featuring mostly original content, HR.com’s LinkedIn page is the ideal place to connect with the HR community, share your own expertise, and stay at the top of your game. You’ll also learn about HR.com’s many free HR certification programs.
Communities on Twitter
While the HBS Human Resources Twitter page is primarily dedicated to advertising job openings at Harvard Business School, it also provides a lot more. The account regularly shares articles on talent, recruiting tips, HR, and more.
Part of the RecruitingDaily network, the RecruitingBlogs feed features curated content on recruiting, hiring, and HR best practices from around the web.
For the HR tech geeks among us, the HR Tech Weekly Twitter feed is a gold mine of information on digital trends, new software, and HR tech leadership. If you’re thinking about implementing some new tech in your office, this is the place to get the information you need.
The TalentCulture Twitter feed is all about company culture and how HR can shape it. Following this page connects you to a ton of other HR professionals who are focused on making the best company cultures they can.
TLNT’s Twitter feed provides a constant stream of the latest HR news. By following this feed, you gain access to news and analysis from the world of HR and talent management as it’s happening.
A version of this article originally appeared on the ClearCompany blog.
Sara Pollock is head of the marketing department at ClearCompany.