Successful companies understand that the key to winning customers starts with their employees. In fact, searches for employee experience have risen by 270% in the last 5 years, as companies continue to invest in the employee experience.

With the rise of social media, it’s easier than ever to learn from the experts and founders of the Employee Experience (EX) revolution. It is important to follow EX and HR professionals on Twitter because these professionals curate, share and even create the latest and greatest information. With the rise of popularity in this topic, there are thousands of EX blogs and websites. These influencers and they can help cut through the noise to provide the most important content. You can also have relevant conversations and build relationships with them all online.

Here are 25 employee experience influencers you should be following on Twitter:

Ben Eubanks – Eubanks is a Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research and hosts the podcast We’re Only Human. He’s also a speaker and an expert in the human capital management industry.

Follow Ben to learn about the latest advancements in AI for HR.

Brene Brown – Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston and the founder and CEO of The Daring Way and the “Brené Brown Education and Research Group.” She’s authored several books including and the #1 New York Times Bestseller Dare to Lead.

Follow Brene for insightful content about self-awareness, leadership, and human connection.

China Gorman – Gorman is the managing director for UNLEASH, a board member for HCRI, and a speaker. She has a holistic understanding of the human capital management space and has worked with companies globally.

Follow China for insights into what UNLEASH and HCRI and doing in the employee engagement and HR spaces.

Dave Ulrich – Ulrich is a speaker, author, professor at the University of Michigan, and a partner at The RBL Group. He has published more than 200 articles and book chapters and over 25 books including Victory Through Organization: Why the War for Talent is Failing Your Company and What You Can Do About It.

Follow Dave for his quotes about personal growth and knowledge of HR.

David Green – Green is a people analytics leader, advisor, award-winning writer, speaker & consultant. He’s the CEO of Zandel and a board advisor for Insight222 and TrustSphere. He’s received several awards including “Best Writer” at the 2015 HR Tech Writers’ Awards and one of “10 Leadership Influencers Who Get It” by Cambridge Leadership Group (2017).

Follow David for his industry expertise and curated content.

Heather Landy – Landy is the editor of Quartz at Work, an intelligent journalistic publication for business leaders. She provides excellent commentary on her tweets of news articles and keeps her followers up-to-date on the latest conversation.

Follow Heather for the latest HR and technology news.

Jacob Morgan – Morgan is a keynote speaker, the founder of The Future of Work University, and leads the online community the Future If. He’s also 3-time Best-Selling Author, including The Employee Experience Advantage: How to Win the War for Talent by Giving Employees the Workspaces they Want, the Tools they Need, and a Culture They Can Celebrate and The Future of Work.

Follow Jacob to gain insights into the employee experience.

Jason Fried – Fried is the CEO and co-founder of Basecamp. He writes a monthly column for Inc Magazine and is the author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work.

Follow Jason for great insights into the employee experience and how to create a calmer work environment.

Jason Lauritsen – Lauritsen is a keynote speaker, advisor, and author of Unlocking High Performance: How to use performance management to engage and empower employees to reach their full potential. He also runs Talent Anarchy with Joe Gerstandt.

Follow Jason for information about the future of work.

Jennifer McClure – McClure is the CEO of Unbridled Talent and Disrupt HR. She’s a professional keynote speaker and hosts a podcast called Impact Makers that helps leaders to build careers that they love and lives that matter.

Follow Jennifer for curated content about trends in the HR industry.

Josh Bersin – Bersin is the founder of Bersin by Deloitte, a research and advisory firm focused on management, leadership, HR tech. He’s a keynote speaker and global analyst for HR, business leadership, corporate learning and development, recruiting, and HR technology.

Follow Josh for his commentary on popular news articles.

Julie Larson-Green – Larson-Green is Currently the Chief Experience Officer at Qualtrics after a long career at Microsoft. She’s Passionate about connecting culture to product design, tech that makes life better, and “building technology that gets out of the way so you can focus on what matters most.” Her mantra is “people first, technology second.”

Follow Julie for the latest information on the employee experience.

Kevin Grossman – Grossman is the President of Talent Board, hosts the #worktrends podcast, and a proud San Jose State University alumni. He’s a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist (TAS) and Human Capital Strategist (HCS) by HCI, and has 20 years of expertise with the human resource and talent acquisition industry.

Follow Kevin for information about the candidate experience, recruiting trends and marketing, and the world of work.

Kim Scott – Scott is the co-founder of Radical Candor, an advisor at Qualtrics and other companies, and author of Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity. She also has a podcast and a Harvard MBA.

Follow Kim to lead about the art of giving and receiving feedback and how to empower your employees.

Lisa Rowan – Rowan is the Vice President of HR, talent, and learning research at IDC. She’s responsible for global research on human capital and talent management software and services and was named one of the “Top 10 Most Powerful HR Technology Experts” by HR Technology magazine.

Follow Lisa for HR snippets and information.

Lydia Dishman – Dishman is a reporter at FastCompany and other news outlets and reports on the intersection of tech, leadership, commerce, and innovation. She’s a self-proclaimed feminist and a Bronx native.

Follow Lydia for information about diversity and women in the workplace.

Max Brawer – Brawer is currently the Head of People Analytics at Buzzfeed after a successful career at Neilson. He grew up in New York City, volunteers with PASSNYC, and is also a freelance writer and musician.

Follow Max for information about people analytics.

Max Brawer is a speaker in the Employee Experience track at this year’s X4 Experience Management Summit held in Salt Lake City, UT March 5-8. Learn more about the event.

Meghan M. Biro – Biro is the Founder and CEO of TalentCulture, Founder of the #WorkTrends Community, and co-hosts the #worktrends podcast. She’s an author, speaker, and a globally recognized Talent Management and HR Tech brand strategist.

Follow Meghan for important HR trends and news that you don’t want to miss.

Sharlyn Lauby – Lauby is a management/leadership consultant and the author of HRbartender and UnretirementPro. She’s a self-proclaimed foodie and enjoys talking about workplace issues.

Follow Sharlyn for a humorous and informative take on HR.

Steve Boese – Boese is the HR Technology Conference Co-Chair, Co-Host of the HR Happy Hour Show and Podcast, and HR Executive Magazine columnist. He’s a proud University of South Carolina Gamecock Alumni

Follow Steve for the latest updates about his podcast and the latest HR trends.

Suzanne Lucas – Lucas is a writer, speaker, and author of the Evil HR Lady blog, where she helps demystify HR and answers questions from readers. Her writing is humorous and curt and is found in Inc Magazine and Business Insider.

Follow Suzanne for insights into the issues that HR leaders face today.

Teresa Amabile – Amabile is a professor & director of research at Harvard Business School. She is the author of The Progress Principle and Creativity in Context and her Ted Talk The Progress Principle is highly acclaimed.

Follow Teresa for thoughtful book and article recommendations.

Tim Sackett – Sackett is the President of HRU Technical Resources, a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) by SHRM. He writes on the Fistful of Talent blog, speaker, and consultant.

Follow Tim for the latest insights in his blogs and trends in recruiting.

Trish McFarlane – McFarlane is a professional speaker, author of the HR Ringleader blog, and CEO of HRevolution and H3 HR Consultants. She also co-hosts the Co-Host of the HR Happy Hour Show and Podcast with Steve Boese.

Follow Trish for the latest info in HR tech.

Want to follow the whole group at once? Check out our EX Thought Leaders twitter list. Know someone we should add? Let us know by tweeting @Qualtrics.

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