25 HR Blogs to Subscribe to in 2023

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25 HR Blogs to Subscribe to in 2023

One of the best ways that HR professionals can stay on top of emerging trends, keep up with best practices, and embrace digitization is by reading well-researched content published on today’s leading HR blogs. Not only will this help you be successful in your role, but it will also help you see where HR is heading over the coming years and help you prepare for an ever-changing labor market. But how do you know which HR blogs are worth following and subscribing to?

Here are the best 25 HR blogs and newsletters right now to help you stay on the pulse. Some of them will be familiar, while others are rising stars, but all of them are worth a browse. 

The best HR blogs (in no particular order):

What’s in?

  1. The Evil HR Lady
  2. Ongig
  3. AIHR Blog
  4. Paycor
  5. TalentLyft
  6. Glassdoor for Employers
  7. Harver
  8. Builtin
  9. Hppy
  10. HR Bartender
  11. ADP blog
  12. HR Dive
  13. Namely
  14. Recruitee
  15. TalentCulture
  16. SnackNation
  17. Cornerstone
  18. The Employer Handbook
  19. CultureAmp
  20. Dr. John Sullivan
  21. HRZone
  22. OfficeVibe
  23. Toolbox HR
  24. Unleash
  25. VantageCircle

1. The Evil HR Lady

The Evil HR Lady

If you’re looking for real-life HR questions—think “Am I micromanaging the team by asking them to clock out when they leave the office?” or “How to have the ‘Bathroom conversationat the office”—answered honestly and with a good dose of snark, the Evil HR Lady is your go-to blog.

Suzanne Lucas—the brain behind the blog—helps HR professionals demystify their Human Resources department. She’s direct, has a wealth of advice, and reading one of her articles is guaranteed to make you smile.

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How often do they publish?
Every couple of days.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here (column on the right-hand side).

2. Ongig

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Ongig specializes in helping organizations create effective and inclusive job descriptions, which extends into their blog where you’ll find plenty of resources on how to write better job titles, ads and descriptions, as well as diversity and inclusion statements. Expect to find a mixture of fun, lighthearted posts including “15 Funny HR Quotes [to make you Laugh or Cry!]” and “12 Job Title Ideas for ‘Someone who does Everything.”

How often do they publish?

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Where do I subscribe?

You can subscribe here (wait for the pop-up to appear and pop your email address in).

3. AIHR blog

At AIHR, we focus on all things HR including processes, the latest technology, complex HR matters, people analytics, business cases and opinion pieces. We aim to make our content as practical as possible by including plenty of examples, actionable tips, illustrations, as well as input from industry experts.

How often do they publish?

Usually, there is a new piece of content three times a week (typically every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday). 

Where do I subscribe?

You can subscribe to the browser notifications here and follow us on Linkedin.

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4. Paycor

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If you’re interested in compensation and benefits, compliance, or people management, Paycor’s blog is a great resource to follow. The HR & Payroll software company publishes insightful and practical articles aimed mainly at HR practitioners from small & medium businesses. A handy search function helps you find the most relevant content.

What’s more, their One Minute Takeaway section summarizes the most important points of the article, which helps you better retain what you’ve just read.

How often do they publish?
Several times a month.

Where do I subscribe?
When you open an article, you can subscribe on the right-hand side.

5. TalentLyft

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As TalentLyft is a recruitment software company, their blog is focused mostly on recruiting and recruitment marketing. However, you can also find great content on company culture and more general HR topics. TalentLyft’s articles are conversational, easy-to-read, and offer a ton of useful advice.

How often do they publish?
Typically once a week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here.

6. Glassdoor for Employers

Glassdoor for employers

You probably know Glassdoor as the platform where employees and former employees review their employers, and as a job board. However, they also have a platform for those who are on the other side of the employee-employer relationship: Glassdoor for Employers.

Their content is mainly focused on recruiting and retention, and with all the feedback left by employees through their platform, you can imagine they’ve got some pretty good advice to share. But Glassdoor for Employers also has useful tips on how to improve your company’s Glassdoor profile, which can definitely come in handy for your employer branding efforts.

How often do they publish?
They average between 2-4 articles each month.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here

7. Harver

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The Harver blog is a rich source of easy-to-read, high-quality articles on all things related to hiring and recruitment. Their posts often give practical tips on how to get started with a certain process within your organization or how to improve it. Although they specialize in the volume recruitment space, a lot of the information and advice can be related to any organization when it comes to improving your hiring strategy. They also regularly publish ebooks, whitepapers, and webinars which can be downloaded for free.

How often do they publish?
Typically, there is a new piece of content twice a week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe to Harver’s community of readers here.

8. Builtin

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Connecting people with tech companies based on shared values, Builtin isn’t your typical job board, nor is it a usual HR blog. You can find a lot of high-quality content focused on different areas and aspects of technology, but also on topics like remote work, recruiting, people management, employer branding, or diversity and inclusion. If you’re looking for well-researched, actionable articles to read, Builtin is the right place for you.

How often do they publish?
Multiple times per week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here.

9. Hppy

Hppy is a platform that features articles from various contributors that have HR expertise, are industry experts or experienced professionals, as well as individuals passionate about HR. Their content focuses on employee engagement, talent management, workplace happiness (hence the name), and the latest HR trends. 

A lot of the pieces featured on Hppy are case studies and articles based on personal experience in the HR industry, but there are also opinion pieces on various workplace issues. 

How often do they publish?
A couple of times per week.

Where do I subscribe?
Check out the blog here

10. HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Sharlyn Lauby, a.k.a. The HR Bartender, focuses on topics related to the workplace, not just human resources. On her blog, she often answers reader questions about anything from what happens during an employee investigation to providing job references during interviews.

Lauby’s articles are characterized by their practical content and casual tone, and she also has a podcast where she interviews HR influencers about how to be a better leader and manager, the employee experience, and career advice.

How often do they publish?
Between three to four times per week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here (scroll to the bottom of the page).

11. ADP blog

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ADP is one of the world’s largest and oldest HRM software and service providers, so you can be sure that they know what they’re talking about with regards to HR. Their blog called “HR tip of the week” features content on HR administration, nondiscrimination, performance, health & safety, and more. ADP puts the information into a broader context of employment laws and guidelines, making the articles very constructive.

How often do they publish?
Once a week.

Where do I subscribe?
Check out the blog here.

12. HR Dive

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More than a blog, HR Dive is a leading industry publication and platform that provides original analysis on all the latest events and trends in the HR industry. The platform features fresh (US) news about anything related to the world of work and the labor market, but also has dedicated sections for Talent, HR Management and Learning, to name a few. 

How often do they publish?
Several times a day on weekdays. 

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe to the HR Daily Dive and Talent Daily newsletters (which you’ll get every day) or to their dedicated Learning, Compliance, Compensation & Benefits, and Diversity & Inclusion weekly newsletters here.

13. Namely

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Namely’s articles are a great read, especially if you want to keep up-to-date with breaking news in the HR industry and are interested in payroll, benefits, and compliance. They have a way of making seemingly dry topics (like payroll) fun and engaging with articles like “3 Payroll Lessons from Fyre Festival.”  

How often do they publish?
Several times per week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here

14. Recruitee

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Revolving around the latest innovations in hiring and recruitment, Recruitee’s blog should be in your HR blogs list if you’re working in this space. Their articles, written by various contributors, all have one thing in common: they are in-depth, easy to digest, and full of helpful examples. The topics they cover are at the forefront of what’s happening in recruitment (tech) today. 

How often do they publish?
Usually at least twice a week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here to get their Mid-Week Read each week.

15. TalentCulture

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Alongside their #WorkTrends podcast, TalentCulture also publishes valuable written content on HR strategy, technology, leadership, and more. You’ll discover a wealth of information on emerging trends in the world of work, as well as the role of HR leaders in business. In short, Talent Culture would be a brilliant addition to your HR blogs reading list.

How often do they publish?
Approximately once a week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here (in the footer at the right).

16. SnackNation

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If you’re ever in need of inspiration for anything that’s employee wellbeing-related, whether it’s employee perks, office party ideas, simple hacks to stay healthy at work or anything else, the SnackNation blog is the place to go. Their articles will help you create a healthier and happier culture in your organization, no matter what budget you’re working with! 

How often do they publish?
About once a week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here (top of the page).

17. Cornerstone

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If you’re looking for expert views on HR topics like learning & development, talent management, company culture, and leadership, have a look at the online magazine published by the well-known talent management system provider Cornerstone OnDemand. Their thought-provoking articles will always leave you with something to reflect on, making their resource center stand out among other HR blogs.

How often do they publish?
Generally around 3 times per week.

Where do I subscribe?
There isn’t currently a way to subscribe, but if you download any of their ebooks or whitepapers, you will automatically be added to their mailing list which includes links to recent and relevant articles.

18. The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Where other HR blogs don’t want to talk about the ‘boring’ legal side of things, the Employer Handbook only talks about the legality of tricky HR Where other HR blogs don’t want to talk about the boring legal side of things, the Employer Handbook only talks about the legality of tricky HR questions. And Eric B. Meyer, the author of the blog, has a way of making the so-called dull stuff interesting and sometimes even fun. As he puts it himself, “if you want a nerdy employment-lawyer brain to help you solve HR-compliance issues proactively,” he’s there to help.

How often do they publish?
About four times a week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here (on the right-hand side).

19. CultureAmp

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The blog of People & Culture platform CultureAmp shares expert insights on performance management, DEI, employee development, and employee engagement for HR professionals and people leaders. Their content is educational and answers the what, why, and how of various HR-related topics, providing you with concrete steps to take in your organization.

How often do they publish?
About once a week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can subscribe here (in the footer).

20. Dr. John Sullivan

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If you’re looking for thought-provoking content about recruiting, HR strategy, HR metrics and analytics, retention, and other topics from the world of HR, take a look at Dr. John Sullivan’s blog. DJS is an internationally known HR thought-leader from the Silicon Valley who specializes in strategic Talent Management solutions

After writing more than 1,200 articles, multiple books, and launching his own podcast, you can be sure to find a treasure trove of knowledge here. 

How often do they publish?
Typically, there is a new article once a week.

Where do I subscribe?
You can bookmark the blog here.

21. HRZone

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HRZone is the go-to destination for HR professionals and business leaders seeking advice, guidance, the latest trends in the world of work, and how the landscape of HR is gradually evolving. You’ll find articles, whitepapers, and reports on numerous topics and themes including technology, talent management, diversity, wellbeing, training, leadership and more written by a mix of HR leaders, consultants, and industry commentators. 

How often do they publish?

Almost every day.

Where do I subscribe?

You can join the newsletter here (in the top right).

22. OfficeVibe

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OfficeVibe’s blog focuses on providing actionable advice to managers to help them perform more effectively in their role, and improve employee productivity, development and engagement. You’ll find topics like “How to give effective employee feedback” and “Having difficult conversations: a manager’s guide to tough talks” all covered in an approachable and accessible way. 

How often do they publish?

Once a week. 

Where do I subscribe?

Subscribe here to get the latest content delivered straight to your inbox. 

23. Toolbox HR

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Toolbox HR brings you all the latest news, expert insights, and research from the HR world including topics like strategy, workforce management, employee experience, talent acquisition, and innovation. Expect to read some interesting posts on how organizations can begin adapting their HR strategy today and leveraging technology like AI to transform their workplace and ensure they don’t get left behind. 

How often do they publish?

A few times per week. 

Where do I subscribe?

You can sign up for their newsletter here.

24. Vantage Circle

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Vantage Circle’s mission is to help companies build winning work cultures through innovative employee engagement solutions, hence why the majority of articles you’ll find on their blog are centered on improving company culture. There’s also a podcast, in-depth guides, ebooks, and webinars to browse.  

How often do they publish?

A few times each week.

Where do I subscribe?

At the end of each article, you’ll find a sign-up box so you can get exclusive content delivered straight to your inbox.

25. Unleash

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Unleash is a global digital media business delivering the latest news, analysis, and market trends for HR. You might know them as the organizer of a series of leading HR conferences UNLEASH.

They publish interesting, up-to-date articles on everything related to the workplace and often discuss legal issues such as the covid vaccine mandate for employees along with employee monitoring. 

How often do they publish?

At least once a day. 

Where do I subscribe?

Head to the bottom right of the page.

Wrapping up

Voila, there you have it, our 25 HR blogs to subscribe to right away. However, if you feel we missed out on a true piece of HR and/or workplace information, please let us know!

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