There has been an explosion in free, high-quality content and research created by HR and recruiting professionals in the blogosphere. The biggest challenge is shuffling through these resources to identify the most promising.
Below is my curated list of the top investing research blogs that work for me–and why I think they are worth a regular read. The list I’ve identified will get you started in the right direction. So go out there and start learning.
For content about the latest developments in hiring and HR, as well as tips, tricks, and trends, Mediabistro's employer focused blog is your first stop.
This blog is run by Mediabistro, a company that hosts one of the most well-known niche job boards, focused mainly on media-related roles (such as marketing, sales, design, writing/editing etc...).
Example post: What Failing NYC Subways Mean for HR Managers
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If you are reading this, that means you are probably already familiar with Recruiting Blogs. Essentially, RB is a repository of unique content created by professionals and experts throughout the world of HR and recruiting. The content ranges from thought-leadership to tips and tricks.
Example Post: In the War for Talent, Recruiting Takes Center Stage
HRE Daily is produced by the editorial staff of Human Resource Executive®, the leading magazine for HR executives. The content runs the gamut, from background checks to corporate culture. HRE Daily has its own writers, as well as some guest posters, and is read by tens of thousands of HR professionals regularly.
Example Post: DIVERSITY MEMO CAUSES A STIR
Part of the Industry Dive media company, HR Dive is an industry-specific blog and newsletter that delivers quality content to HR and recruiting professionals. Broken down into 7 distinct categories (Recruiting, HR Management, Learning, Comp & Benefits, Tech & Analytics, Legal, Corp News), HR Dive is a fantastic resource for any HR and recruiting professional looking to gain greater insights into their profession.
Example Post: 4 ways to help workers prepare for retirement
With a mix of in-house writers and quality guest posts, HR Gazette is an excellent source of content ranging from HR Leadership to Talent Management.
Example Post: Executives Need to Think About Employee Engagement