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ISSUE (2019)

COVER THEME

MATERIAL DEADLINE

PUBLISH ONLINE

February 2019 Making Wellness Stick Fri, Feb 08-19 Fri, Feb 22-19
April 2019 Leadership Styles: What's yours? Fri, Mar 29-19 Fri, Apr 12-19
May 2019 Pay Equity Audits Fri, Apr 26-19 Fri, May 10-19
June 2019 HR Partnerships: HR & Sales Fri, Jun 07-19 Fri, Jun 21-19
July/August 2019 Motivation Fri, Jul 12-19 Fri, Jul 26-19
September 2019 Benefits and the Rising Costs of Drug Plans Fri, Aug 30-19 Fri, Sep 13-19
October 2019 HR Law Fri, Sep 27-19 Fri, Oct 11-19
Nov./Dec. 2019 50 Years of HR: 1970 to 2020 Fri, Nov 08-19 Fri, Nov 22-19


*Note: Dates and themes subject to change.

 


 

IN EVERY ISSUE

 

EDITOR’S LETTER
The editor discusses the current issue

UPFRONT
Upfront is a roundup of latest HR news and trends from around Canada and across the world
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.
OFF THE SHELF
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
  • HR Practice
  • HR Career Path
  • Immigration
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Perspective
  • 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 1,200 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:

Lindsay Risto
Editor, HR Professional magazine
Lester Communications Inc.
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Direct: 204-953-2181