Editorial Calendar


2017

ISSUE

COVER THEME

MATERIAL/SPACE DEADLINE

PUBLISHED ONLINE

October 2017

Employment Law

Sept. 1, 2017 Oct. 2017
November 2017

Labour Shift

Sept. 29, 2017 Nov. 2017
December 2017

Emerging HR

Oct. 27, 2017  Dec. 2017

 

2018

ISSUE

COVER THEME

MATERIAL/SPACE DEADLINE

PRINT DISTRIBUTION

 January 2018   Conference Issue  Dec. 1, 2017

Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2018

 

ISSUE

COVER THEME

MATERIAL/SPACE DEADLINE

PUBLISH ONLINE

January 2018 Beyond Diversity Dec. 15, 2017

Jan. 12, 2018

February 2018 Money Talks:
The Compensation Issue
Jan. 12, 2018

Feb. 9, 2018

March 2018 Engagement Shift Feb. 9, 2018

March 9, 2018

April 2018 The Business of People March 16, 2018

April 13, 2018

May 2018 The Gig Economy April 13, 2018

May 11, 2018

June 2018 Next Gen HR May 18, 2018

June 15, 2018

July 2018 Getting in the Game June 15, 2018

July 13, 2018

August 2018 The Changing Face of Recruitment July 13, 2018

Aug. 10, 2018

September 2018 The New World of Learning & Development Aug. 10, 2018

Sept. 7, 2018

October 2018 HR Law Sept. 14, 2018

Oct. 12, 2018

November 2018 HR Storytelling Oct. 12, 2018

Nov. 9, 2018

December 2018 Emerging HR Nov. 2, 2018

Dec. 7, 2018


*Note: Dates and themes subject to change.

 


 

IN EVERY ISSUE

 

EDITOR’S LETTER
The editor discusses the current issue

LEADERSHIP MATTERS
In this column, the chair of HRPA’s board of directors examines how current events are affecting the HR profession and provides updates on current HRPA initiatives
UPFRONT
Upfront is a roundup of latest HR news and trends from around Canada and across the world
LEGAL WORDS
Written by the industry’s top legal professionals, this column examines and interprets the latest employment case law and legislative updates
FEATURES
Features are an in-depth look at the latest topics on the HR radar
HR INFLUENCER
A one-on-one chat with an HR leader, whose vision and skills propelled them to the top tier of HR management and beyond. Learn the secrets of success and how you can apply those to your life and career.
CAREER PATHS
This column features one-on-one chats with HR professionals working in various HR sectors to explore different HR career options
THE LAST WORD
Located on the last page of every issue, this column offers tips to greater personal and professional development

 

 

STORY IDEAS AND SUBMISSIONS:

 

HR Professional

HR Professional is Canada’s largest HR magazine and the flagship publication of the Human Resources Professionals Association.

 

Proposal Guidelines:

Submit a query.

Do not send a complete article. The query should be two or three paragraphs that describe:

Theme
Be specific. We will not assign a story on “leadership” but we might use an article on a new form of leadership or a case study on leadership within a certain company.


Evidence
Please provide how you will prove your theme. For example, interviews with experts, a case study, number and statistics and quotes from cutting-edge research, books or topical studies.

Section
Identify the magazine section subhead that you feel your article would most appropriate fall under, using this list: 

  • Benefits
  • Business
  • Career Literacy
  • Communications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Finance
  • Health & Safety
  • Health & Wellness
  • Immigration
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Privacy
  • Recruitment
  • Security
  • Strategy
  • Talent Management
  • Technology
  • Training & Development
  • Workplace Culture

 

Requirements:

Originality

We accept only original submissions. Do not pitch previously published material (Internet distribution included). 

Voice

Articles must be written in third person perspective using business style writing, with no endnotes or references for inclusion. 

Word Count

Articles should be 700 to 900 words. If additional words are required to convey your message, obtain approval from the editor.

Final Edit

We reserve the right to edit all articles as needed for content, tone and space, although we do make every effort to ensure contributors are happy with their piece. Articles must never be promotional in nature, and anything construed as self-promotion will be edited out of the article.

Copyright

Submission and acceptance of an article signifies your agreement to allow Lester Communications Inc. 12 months (beginning with publication) of exclusive North American serial rights in all formats, with the non-exclusive right to store the article online indefinitely after that period is over.

SEND YOUR IDEAS TO:

Jill Harris
Editor, HR Professional magazine
Publisher, Lester Communications
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Direct: 866-953-2182