The Top 10 HR Blogs

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It’s often hard to find good HR blogs (which also have a good sense of humour). We’ve put together this essential list of our favourite HR and recruitment blogs from across the web.

1. HR Bartender

Run by Sharlyn Lauby, an HR expert & consultant, HR Bartender covers loads of subjects including employee engagement, leadership, HR, and other workplace issues. We particularly enjoy the casual tone of this blog, reflected by its name!

Favourite blog post: Organizations don’t change until people do

2. Fistful of Talent

Founded by Kris Dunn, with several other contributors from the HR space, Fistful of Talent focuses on sharing various opinions from the world of HR, recruiting, and talent. Again, this blog has a casual and often humorous tone.

Favourite blog post: Why HR Needs to Study Psychology

3. Steve Boese’s HR Technology

Steve Boese runs a blog dedicated to all things HR tech, and he also co-runs the HR Happy Hour podcast, a great resource for HR professionals.

*Favourite blog post: More From ‘The Robots are Making People Obsolete’ Front Lines*

4. HR Ringleader

This HR blog, run by Trish McFarlane, covers a wealth of HR and recruitment-related topics, providing insight into employee engagement, recruiting, HR tech, and many more subjects with a unique spin.

Favourite blog post: 3 Ways To Become a More Modern Leader: Culture, Technology, Innovation

5. Women of HR

Women of HR is run by a group of HR professionals dedicated to developing and expressing the opinions of women in HR and people management roles. They describe it as a “place that HR women can go to get information, discuss the issues that impact their lives, and find that sense of community and collaboration that we were all experiencing at that very moment.”

Favourite blog post: 5 Reasons Why Women Make Effective Business Leaders

6. The Chief Happiness Officer

Alexander Kjerulf is one of the world’s leading experts on happiness in the workplace, and runs this blog as a community for HR pros with similar ideas to gather and discuss.

Favourite blog post: Two of the Funniest Ways to Create a Happy Workplace

7. HRZone

HRZone is a community of bloggers and writers that share their thoughts and opinions on all things HR tech, engagement, leadership, and much more.

Favourite blog post: Smooth HR Technology Projects: Recap of 12-part series

8. The HR Capitalist

Kris Dunn, founder of Fistful of Talent, also runs The HR Capitalist. This HR blog’s purpose is to build a community of HR pros to turn strategy into action.

Favourite blog post: Here’s Your New Killer Interview Question To Cut Through Someone’s Soul…

9. The Tim Sackett Project

This blog is run by Tim Sackett, who is great at injecting humour into HR and recruiting.

Favourite blog post: Ugh! Being an Inclusive Employer is Hard!

10. Evil HR Lady

This HR blog intends to “demystify the human resources department,” debunking the myths and stereotypes surrounding HR in companies.

Favourite blog post: Companies are Reducing Employee Stress by doing this One Simple Thing

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