Recruiting industry blogs
Several of these recruitment blogs are online versions of print
publications. These blogs excel at providing up-to-date news about
the HR industry.
Undercover Recruiter is a
recruiting and talent acquisition blog written by a group of
“ex-recruiters turned journalists.” The publication has been around
since 2009 and publish every day of the week. They currently boast
25,000 subscribers and are regularly referenced in major
publications like Bloomberg, Mashable, and Business Insider.
Recruiter Magazine is a UK-based free
online magazine specializing in recruitment news. Recruiter also has
expansive sections devoted to advice and opinion, and its “Lighter
Side” offers articles about entertainment and pop culture. With a
directory of suppliers, a job board, an event list, and a seemingly
bottomless pool of content, this site probably has what you’re
Recruiter.com’s online Career and Employment magazine, takes the
knowledge learned from their expert network of recruiters and
distills it into a huge archive of articles. These articles,
focusing on topics like “Inside Recruiting” and “Smart Tech,” are
easily browsable on Recruiter Today’s sleek website.
Human Resources Today
collects their articles from many of the top blogs in the industry,
making them easily accessible in one place and spanning a wide array
of voices. Human Resources Today also produces a collection of
webinars, whitepapers, and e-books that are of interest to industry
Workology is a standalone publication that
focuses on discussing and analyzing the “art and science of work.”
In addition to a podcast and recertification courses, Workology
posts new articles every day. They feature both in-house writers and
delivers content several times a day, with topics spanning HR news,
technology, and everything in between. What sets this blog apart is
their collection of interviews with CEOs and company presidents
about HR topics, as well as a library of downloadable guides and
HR Dive is known for their top-quality,
original analysis of the latest HR happenings. Brief articles
summarize topics into quick reads, while “deep dives” provide
longer, more complex analyses. HR Dive also offers op-eds, webinars,
and downloadable e-books.
Human Resource Executive has been around since
1987 and is written with vice presidents and directors of HR in
mind. Recruiters will be drawn to the comprehensive talent
management category in the navigation bar, where they can find
articles about screening, relocation, recognition, and performance
management authored with a leadership audience in mind.
Job search provider blogs
These blogs specialize in providing job application tips to
potential candidates and recruitment advice to HR professionals.
Given these tools are used by thousands of applicants during their
job search, these sites have plenty of data to support their
The LinkedIn Talent
Blog, connected to the popular job search social network, posts
new content several times a week. Articles are divided into more
than 20 categories, including strategy, humor and opinion pieces,
and analytics. The resources offered are for employers and
Employers is a library of resources updated several times a
week that contains both articles and guides addressing all manner of
hiring and recruitment topics, including actionable tips for
attracting new stellar candidates.
The Indeed Blog offers weekly articles
about job search trends, labor market news, HR best practices, and
case studies. Aimed at both candidates and recruiters, the blog can
help you achieve goals like choosing the perfect HR tech for your
Blogs by recruiting industry leaders
These blogs come directly from CEOs and HR directors who are happy
to share their experiences, opinions, and best practices with the
Greg Savage at The Savage Truth
Blog is a business founder, advisor, frequent keynote speaker,
and recruiting influencer. His blog has been listed among the Top 20 HR
Blogs and the Best Recruiting
Blogs 2019. He offers articles, webinars, and videos, including
a popular “Sixty Savage Seconds” series.
With a roster of well-known contributors, Fistful of Talent specializes in
blunt, sharp-witted writing on HR and talent topics. They post a new
article each day, and recruiters can browse the archive by tag or by
their favorite writer. Many regular contributors to Fistful of
Talent, like Tim Sackett, have popular blogs of their own appearing
elsewhere on this list.
The HR Capitalist is run by Kinetix
Chief Human Resources Officer Kris Dunn, who also established
Fistful of Talent. He authors an article every day and has a podcast
called “This is HR.”
HR Ringleader is the blog of H3 HR
Advisors CEO and Principal Analyst Trish McFarlane. It’s the home of
the wildly popular podcast “HR Happy Hour,” which McFarlane hosts.
In addition to posting weekly articles, McFarlane organizes the
The Women of HR blog specializes in
offering advice to the women of the HR industry. From perfectionism,
to stress, to harassment, this blog offers guidance specifically
geared toward the professional woman, regardless of where she is in
her HR career. Trish McFarlane of HR Ringleader
is one of the founders of this blog.
HR Bartender is often praised for its
casual tone, making it an approachable resource for recruiters. Run
by Sharlyn Lauby, president of ITM Group, the blog posts new
articles a few times a week. There’s also a “how-to” list of
articles providing help for everyday workplace issues.
The Evil HR Lady blog, run by Suzanne
Lucas, provides blunt, no-nonsense answers to the questions
candidates and employers might be afraid to ask. One useful feature
is a “random post” button for those who can’t decide where to start
The Tim Sackett Project is equal parts industry
and personal blog. Recruiters can find posts about benefits,
recruiting methods, employee performance, as well as Tim’s thoughts
on topics close to his heart.
posts two articles a week, delving into topics such as workplace
culture, talent management, and HR tech. The site’s founder, HR tech
analyst and author Meghan M. Biro, contributes articles and hosts
the weekly “#WorkTrends” podcast and Twitter chat.
Recruiting tech blogs
These companies built the recruiting technology you might already be
using, but did you know they also offer articles and other
resources? Here are a final few worth a read:
Teamable’s employee referral
application is used by the likes of Lyft and Canva, among others, so
it makes sense that their blog specializes in discussing employee
referrals and interactions with job candidates. Their articles are
chock-full of data, too—they’ve crunched the numbers, so you don’t
The blog at Harver has
articles spanning recruitment inspiration and a number of other
HR-adjacent topics. Recruiters can subscribe to a weekly digest
newsletter, plus listen to Harver’s newly launched podcast.
SocialTalent, a platform for managing
training materials, also runs a daily blog featuring articles about
all aspects of the hiring process and the future of the workplace.
They also offer webinars, industry reports, ebooks, and a video
series called “TA Talks,” which features conversations with industry
TinyPulse, known for their employee
feedback and assessment tool, also runs an Employee Engagement &
Company Culture Blog, which they update weekly. Topics covered
include engagement, retention, employee recognition, and performance
Like the other blogs on this list, Hire by Google helps recruiters
leverage the current HR trends to become stronger performers. In
addition to new articles on interviewing tips, leveraging recruiting
metrics, and other best practices, we also frequently include easily
customizable templates that you can implement into your hiring
processes right away.