Monthly Digital Edition

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A new digital edition of HR Professional is available every month. Each new issue is live by the second week of the month, bringing readers valuable insights and thought leadership from professional experts on a range of topics. Click here to view the 2018 Editorial Calendar and Submission Guidelines for HR Professional magazine.

Approximately 5,000* people read each new digital edition of HR Professional, putting your company in front of the decision-making power of HRPA’s audience. All issues of HR Professional are archived and available online, meaning your ad can be viewed indefinitely.

Readers can choose to read HR Professional either on their mobile device via the HR Professional mobile app, downloadable on Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, or on their desktop via the HR Professional digital flip-book edition.



Display Advertising

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 Double-Page Spread

 16.75" by 10.875"

 Half Double-Page Spread

 16.75" by 4.75"

 Full Page

 8.375" by 10.875"

 Half Page (Horizontal)

 7.125" by 4.75"

Digital Issue Sponsorship

Be the first thing readers see when opening a new issue of HR Professional’s digital flip-book. Your full page advertisement can appear directly opposite the magazine’s front cover.

 Digital Issue Sponsor

 8.375" by 10.875"


Digital Edition Leaderboard

New for 2018, companies can choose to include their banner advertising above the digital flip-book edition of HR Professional. This rotating banner position is visible for the entire time the digital flip-book is open.


 728px by 90px


* Based on data collected between March and June 2017, including 3,500 mobile app users and 1,400 unique visitors on the web-based digital flip-book

** Per insertion

  • All rates are in net Canadian dollars and are subject to applicable taxes

  • Rates are effective as of April 2018

  • All ad builds incur a flat $50 charge
  • These rates and all advertising orders are subject to Lester Communications Inc.’s contract and regulations


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 Issue (2018)

Space Reservation

Materials Due

Publish Date


May 25, 2018

June 1, 2018

June 8, 2018


June 29, 2018

July 6, 2018

July 13, 2018


July 27, 2018

Aug. 3, 2018

Aug. 10, 2018


Aug. 31, 2018

Sept. 7, 2018

Sept. 14, 2018


Sept. 28, 2018

Oct. 5, 2018

Oct. 12, 2018


Oct. 26, 2018

Nov. 2, 2018

Nov. 9, 2018


Nov. 30, 2018

Dec. 7, 2018

Dec. 14, 2018

Preferred Format

High-resolution, press-optimized PDF (all fonts and graphics embedded)

Ad Submission

FTP upload via

File upload via
Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Other Acceptable Formats

Collected Mac InDesign files:

  • All fonts must be collected and included

  • High-resolution 300 dpi images at 100% size 300 dpi, RGB or grayscale raster images in TIFF or Photoshop EPS file format

  • Vector EPS file format (all fonts converted to paths/outlines)

  • Illustrator file formats (all fonts converted to paths/outlines