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About People & Strategy

Published by HRPS, People & Strategy delivers the most current theory, research and practice in strategic human resource management, and it consistently ranks among the top benefits in surveys among HRPS members. The publication focuses on HR best practices that help executives consistently improve HR performance and drive organizational development and effectiveness. An affiliate of SHRM, HRPS is a strategically focused network of influential HR executives representing the world's most prominent organizations.

People & Strategy's audiences comprises top-level HR executives who seek, develop and implement strategic solutions on behalf of their organizations and the profession at large. Nearly 70 percent of subscribers are at the director level or higher, and roughly half are at the president/CEO, CHRO or vice president level. More than half of People & Strategy's audience represents companies with revenues of $500 million or greater. 

Subscribers by Title:

  • 31% – Vice President
  • 22% – Director
  • 11% – President or CEO
  • 4%   –  CHRO
  • 5%   –  Manager or Generalist
  • 4%   – Consultant
  • 22% – Other

Subscribers by Company Revenue:

  • 54% – $500 million or more
  • 32% – $1 to $499 million
  • 14% – less than $1 million

If you sell a product or service that these human resources management executives need or should know about, or can recommend to others, you should advertise in People & Strategy. The journal is published quarterly and the number of ads accepted each issue is limited.

Put your message in front of more than 3,650 members and subscribers who represent the largest industrial and service organizations worldwide. To secure your ad space, please contact one of our Regional Sales Managers:


Ken Luker


LaRich & Associates


Tom Lasch

Steve Wafalosky

Nick LaRich


Roger and Regina Kelton


Kim Lambert

SHRM Media Production & Headquarters
Timothy Canny

Advertising Rates

4-color process ads
Inside Cover, (front or back)$2,575$2,458$2,355
Full Page$2,022 $1,938$1,860
Half Page$1,470$1,405$1,340
Third Page$1,028 $982 $940


Mechanical Specifications

  • Provide a high-resolution Adobe Acrobat PDF, eps or jpg file. All images and fonts should be embedded. Save ads with bleeds and without crop or other marks.

  • The best presets for exporting to a PDF are as follows: 

          Standard: PDF/X-1a: 2001
          Compatibility: Acrobat 7 (PDF 1.3)

          These settings best handle transparency issues.

  • Email ad art to:

                Mary Barnes
                Managing Editor
                HR People & Strategy


Bleed Page Size: 8-3/4" x 11-1/4"
Trim Size: 8-1/2" x 11"
Live Matter: 8" x 10-1/2"
Non-Bleed: 7-3/8" x 10"
Horizontal: 7-3/8" x 5"
Vertical: 3-5/8" x 10"
Vertical: 2-1/2" x 10"


2014 Submission Deadlines

HRPS 37.2

Mail Date: July 9, 2014

Ad Reservation Deadline: May 22, 2014

Artwork Deadline: June 6, 2014

HRPS 37.3

Mail Date: October 1, 2014

Ad Reservation Deadline: August 15, 2014

Artwork Deadline: August 29, 2014

HRPS 37.4

Mail Date: January 13, 2015

Ad Reservation Deadline: November 21, 2014

Artwork Deadline: December 5, 2014


Interested in advertising in People & Strategy? Please call 1.888.602.3270 or email

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