Top 10 Blogs/News Sites For Human Resources

Jen Cohen Crompton

Human ResourcesBecause we are constantly inundated with a plethora of information, it can be difficult and time consuming to find credible sites that provide the information we need, when we need it.

To help ease the challenge of sorting through sites, here is a list of the top blogs/news sites for Human Resource information. Each site listed beliw offers something a little different, and all have great, relevant, and updated information on various aspects of the industry. If there are any not listed that should be on the list, please provide links in the comments.

1.) Society for Human Resource Management

Overview: This website is dedicated in providing industry information to the world’s largest human resource management association, SHRM. The society is an individual membership organization and includes HR professionals with a variety of titles.

From the site – SHRM provides the best global practices to more than 5,000 members in over 140 countries to establish two-way relationships

Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 8,701

2.) Achievers

Overview: This company site is dedicated to educating HR professionals to improve and enhance positive employee behavior. It offers products, resources, and events to show the best practices in order to run the most successful companies.

Traffic ranking in CA: 5,594

3.) Topix-Human Resource

Overview: This page focuses on HR news and is continually updated from thousands of news sources from the internet. It is a section of Business Topix from

From the site: Topix works with some of the nation’s major media companies to grow and engage their online audiences through forums and RSS feeds. As a Top 10 online newspaper destination (comScore, June 2011), the site links news from 67,000 sources, connecting people to the information and discussions that matter to them in every U.S. geographic location.

Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 473

4.) Human Resource Management News- from Businessweek

Overview: As a section of Bloomberg Businessweek*, this site offers relevant management tactics for situations HR professionals encounter in the workplace.

Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 357
* is ranked number 806 in the world, appealing to Caucasians, specifically childless, highly educated men earning over $60,000.

5.) Ceridian

Overview: This site is an international information services company whose two major specialties are human resources outsourcing and credit card services.

From the site – Ceridian is a leading global business services company that helps organizations control costs, save time, optimize their workforce, grow revenue, and minimize financial risk.

Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 6,790

6.) People Management

Overview: PM is the UK’s number one online human resources magazine. It has a circulation of more than 128,000.

From the site – PM is the official magazine of The Chartered Institute of Personne and Development (CIPD) , bringing you news, features, and all the latest thinking and advice in HR.

Traffic Ranking in Great Britain: 16,225


Overview: HR.BLR offers a variety of features in order to efficiently complete human resource tasks, including HR Daily News, Human Resources Library, Time Savers, Salary Center, HR Community and more. It is a section of Business & Legal Resources (BLR)

Traffic Ranking in U.S: 21,202

8.) Human Captial Online

Overview: HC Online is Australia’s first magazine targeted at senior human resource professionals and top corporate decision-makers.

From the site – With the steady global growth and development of the HR industry, there has never been a greater need for a monthly journal dedicated to the unique needs of Australia’s most senior professionals.

Traffic Ranking in AU: 11,380

9.) HR Hero

Overview: provides legal information, training, and compliance tools on state and federal employment law, supervisor training, and employee management for human resources and other business professionals. It is part of the BLR family and has a collection of blogs produced for human resources professionals.

From the site – is supported by the Employers Counsel Network (ECN), a select group of attorneys from top law firms in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Canada.

Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 77,856

10.) Alltop HR List

Overview: This site links to relevant information from Career Hub, Human Resource News, HR Vendor News, HR Morning,  HR, and more. It is a division of, an online filtering site to direct people to the information for which they are searching.

Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 3,472

About Jen Cohen Crompton

Jen Cohen Crompton is a SAP Blogging Correspondent reporting on big data, cloud computing, enterprise mobility, analytics, sports and tech, and anything else innovation-related. When she's not blogging, she can be caught marketing, using social media and/or presenting at conferences around the world. Disclosure: Jen is being compensated by SAP to produce a series of articles on the innovation topics covered on this site. The opinions reflected here are her own.