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HR Experts go Social to Interact with Gen Y

Last updated Monday, August 5, 2013 08:56 ET

SHRM India identifies ‘Top 20 Indian HR Influencers Active on Social Media’

New Delhi, India, 08/05/2013 / SubmitMyPR /

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management, has published a second and detailed edition of its report on ‘Top 20 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media.’ Last year, it had identified influencers who had great following, tweeted regularly and conversed with people on HR. This year, SHRM has taken it a step further by also paying attention to the content of the conversations on HR in social media.

The current lot of youngsters, Gen Y, is more social than ever and believes in both sharing experiences and learning from others’ experiences through social media as they start their career. SHRM India’s latest report on Indian HR Influencers on Social Media will thus be useful for both head hunters as well as job seekers to source solutions in various specialized areas of HR by connecting with senior practitioners and thought leaders in the HR space.

Some of the experts identified and mentioned in SHRM India’s report are Gautam Ghosh GM - HR Strategy & Projects, Philips India; Abhijit Bhaduri, Chief Learning Officer of the Wipro Group; Anand Pillai, Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Learning Officer at Reliance Industries Limited; Aadil Bandukwala, Recruitment Product Consultant at LinkedIn; Vineet Nayar, Vice Chairman and Joint Managing Director of HCL Technologies Ltd.; NS Rajan, Group Executive Council and Group Chief Human Resources Officer, TATA Sons. These thought leaders share their views on latest trends and developments across human resource domain regularly on the social media.

Ms. Achal Khanna, CEO, SHRM India Operations, said, “To understand, influence and harness the potential of the younger generation, HR needs to leverage the power of social media to recruit, collaborate and engage with this future talent pool. Hence, SHRM looked at the influencers from learning and development, social media, talent management and leadership domains and captured their influence on Twitter. The outcome is a fresh list of Indian mavens who are leading and influencing the conversations about HR on social media in 2013.”

SHRM's mission is to support the HR professionals and advance the HR profession through globally recognized certifications, collaborative communities, comprehensive resources, research, professional development opportunities, academic alliances and advisory services.

About SHRM

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 2, 60,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, Middle East and India. SHRM's mission is to support the HR professional and advance the HR profession through globally recognized certifications, collaborative communities, comprehensive resources, research, professional development opportunities, academic alliances and advisory services.