Staying current and improving your understanding of the field is crucial for every HR professional. Whether you’re pursuing an advanced degree in HR, considering a career in Human Resources, Leadership, or Management, or just want a fresh perspective on work and life, these blogs can bring you up to speed quickly with real world advice and helpful resources. In order to make this list, a blog has to be updated regularly with useful, original information and insight on these topics. Blogs are listed alphabetically within sections.

HR Fundamentals

Ask a Manager – Management, hiring, and getting things done, by Alison Green.

Evil HR Lady – Susan Lucas demystifies Human Resources departments.

Execupundit – Michael Wade’s blog on ethics, leadership, and management.

HR Bartender – Blog on workplace issues by Sharlyn Lauby.

The HR Capitalist – Blog of Kris Dunn, CHRO at Kinetix.

HR Minion – Human Resources from a minion’s point of view, by Shauna Moerke.

Life Between the Brackets – Blog of Lance Haun, Community Director at ERE Media.

Strategic HCM Blog – John Ingham on HR, innovation, and technology.

Employment Law

Today’s Workplace – Latest developments in employment law and workplace rights, by Paula Brantner.

Workplace Prof Blog – Group-edited resource on employment law.

Work and Life

Four Hour Work Week – On work and life, by Tim Ferriss.

Penelope Trunk Blog – Founder of Brazen Careerist on work and life.

Talent Management

Compensation Force – Employee performance and compensation, by Ann Bares.

Fistful of Talent – Group blog on talent management.

Gruntled Employees – Thoughts on making the workplace easier, by Jay Shepherd.


All Things Workplace – Steve Roesler’s blog on leadership and change.

Great Leadership by Dan – Leadership and leadership development by Dan McCarthy.

Simply Lisa – On leadership, growth, and human resources, by Lisa Rosendahl.

Three Star Leadership – Management insight and resources, by Wally Bock.


Flip Chart Fairy Tales – Reflections on the world of business and organizations.

Vendorprisey – Personal blog of Thomas Otter, VP at Gartner.

Careers and Recruiting

Careerealism – Advice on job search, interviewing, and networking.

Jibber Jobber – Recruiting and job search blog. JibberJobber is a personal relationship manager and helps you organize your jobs search.

Recruitment Views – Blog on recruitment by Stephen Fowler.



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