2021 Editorial Calendar

January/February

Premier Features

  • What Keeps HR Up at Night?

Content Marketing

  • Executive Q & A Technology

Special Focus

  • What the election means for the year ahead-new president or not
  • What’s ahead for AI in HR after COVID?
  • Insights from Top 100 HR Tech Influencers

Stories & Columns

  • Insights from a CHRO
  • Beyond Benefits by Kathryn Mayer
  • Coach’s Corner by Ben Brooks
  • Talent Management by Peter Cappelli
  • HR Leadership by Eva Sage-Gavin
  • HR Tech: Emerging Intelligence by John Sumser
  • HR in the Flow of Work by Josh Berson
  • People Side of Digital by Jason Averbook
  • Inside HR Tech by Steve Boese

Marketing Opportunities

  • HR Technology Leads Report (Published February 2021)
  • 4-color Profile in HR Marketplace (One Free to Standard Page Advertisers and Two Free to Tabloid Page Advertisers

Conference Distribution

  • Training Conference & Expo: 2/22-24

March/April

Premier Features

  • How COVID has reshaped benefits

Content Marketing

  • Executive Q & A Benefits

Special Focus

  • One year after lockdown: 5 ways the world of work has changed
  • Insights from Top 100 HR Tech Influencers

Stories & Columns

  • Insights from a CHRO
  • Beyond Benefits by Kathryn Mayer
  • Coach’s Corner by Ben Brooks
  • Talent Management by Peter Cappelli
  • HR Leadership by Eva Sage-Gavin
  • HR Tech: Emerging Intelligence by John Sumser
  • HR in the Flow of Work by Josh Berson
  • People Side of Digital by Jason Averbook
  • Inside HR Tech by Steve Boese

Marketing Opportunities

  • Health & Benefits Leadership Show Package
  • Benefits Leads Report (Published April 2021)
  • 4-color Profile in HR Marketplace (One Free to Standard Page Advertisers and Two Free to Tabloid Page Advertisers

Conference Distribution

  • HBLC: 4/7 – 9
  • SHRM Talent: 4/19 – 21

May

Premier Features

  • Top 100 HR Tech Influencers/Most Influential People in HR

Content Marketing

  • Publish Your Case Study

Special Focus

  • Tech Tools that survived the pandemic
  • Insights from Top 100 HR Tech Influencers

Stories & Columns

  • Insights from a CHRO
  • Beyond Benefits by Kathryn Mayer
  • Coach’s Corner by Ben Brooks
  • Talent Management by Peter Cappelli
  • HR Leadership by Eva Sage-Gavin
  • HR Tech: Emerging Intelligence by John Sumser
  • HR in the Flow of Work by Josh Berson
  • People Side of Digital by Jason Averbook
  • Inside HR Tech by Steve Boese

Marketing Opportunities

  • HR Product Leads Report (Published June 2021)
  • 4-color Profile in HR Marketplace (One Free to Standard Page Advertisers and Two Free to Tabloid Page Advertisers

Conference Distribution

  • APA: 5/18 – 21
  • ATD: 5/23 – 26

June

Premier Features

  • A Deep Dive: How five companies handled a pandemic challenge and succeeded

Content Marketing

  • Publish Your White Paper

Special Focus

  • Rising Stars
  • Insights from Top 100 HR Tech Influencers
  • How HR ultimately handled the social unrest sparked by George Floyd’s death a year ago

Stories & Columns

  • Insights from a CHRO
  • Beyond Benefits by Kathryn Mayer
  • Coach’s Corner by Ben Brooks
  • Talent Management by Peter Cappelli
  • HR Leadership by Eva Sage-Gavin
  • HR Tech: Emerging Intelligence by John Sumser
  • HR in the Flow of Work by Josh Berson
  • People Side of Digital by Jason Averbook
  • Inside HR Tech by Steve Boese

Marketing Opportunities

  • Talent Management Leads Report (Published July 2021)
  • SHRM Show Package
  • 4-color Profile in HR Marketplace (One Free to Standard Page Advertisers and Two Free to Tabloid Page Advertisers

Conference Distribution

  • SHRM: 6/20 – 23
  • DMEC: 8/2 – 5

September

Premier Features

  • Top Products of 2021

Content Marketing

  • Executive Q & A on HR Technology

Special Focus

  • Looking ahead at HR Tech after a year away from in-person events
  • Insights from Top 100 HR Tech Influencers

Stories & Columns

  • Insights from a CHRO
  • Beyond Benefits by Kathryn Mayer
  • Coach’s Corner by Ben Brooks
  • Talent Management by Peter Cappelli
  • HR Leadership by Eva Sage-Gavin
  • HR Tech: Emerging Intelligence by John Sumser
  • HR in the Flow of Work by Josh Berson
  • People Side of Digital by Jason Averbook
  • Inside HR Tech by Steve Boese

Marketing Opportunities

  • HR Technology Show Package
  • HR Technology Product Leads Report (Published October 2021)
  • 4-color Profile in HR Marketplace (One Free to Standard Page Advertisers and Two Free to Tabloid Page Advertisers

Conference Distribution

  • HR Technology: 9/28 – 10/1
  • Benefits Expo: TBD

October

Premier Features

  • HR Executive of the Year

Content Marketing

  • Executive Q & A on Talent Management

Special Focus

  • Post-HR Tech coverage
  • Insights from Top 100 HR Tech Influencers

Stories & Columns

  • Insights from a CHRO
  • Beyond Benefits by Kathryn Mayer
  • Coach’s Corner by Ben Brooks
  • Talent Management by Peter Cappelli
  • HR Leadership by Eva Sage-Gavin
  • HR Tech: Emerging Intelligence by John Sumser
  • HR in the Flow of Work by Josh Berson
  • People Side of Digital by Jason Averbook
  • Inside HR Tech by Steve Boese

Marketing Opportunities

  • HR Product Leads Report (Published November 2021)
  • 4-color Profile in HR Marketplace (One Free to Standard Page Advertisers and Two Free to Tabloid Page Advertisers

November

Premier Features

  • Premier Feature: Most Admired Employers for HR

Content Marketing

  • Thought Leadership: Perspective 2022

Special Focus

  • HR Tech Post Show Report
  • Insights from Top 100 HR Tech Influencers

Stories & Columns

  • Insights from a CHRO
  • Beyond Benefits by Kathryn Mayer
  • Coach’s Corner by Ben Brooks
  • Talent Management by Peter Cappelli
  • HR Leadership by Eva Sage-Gavin
  • HR Tech: Emerging Intelligence by John Sumser
  • HR in the Flow of Work by Josh Berson
  • People Side of Digital by Jason Averbook
  • Inside HR Tech by Steve Boese

Marketing Opportunities

  • Benefit Product Leads Report (Published December 2021)
  • 4-color Profile in HR Marketplace (One Free to Standard Page Advertisers and Two Free to Tabloid Page Advertisers