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About People + Strategy

Published by HR People + Strategy, the People + Strategy journal 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. As SHRM executive network, HR People + Strategy 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. 


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. 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:


Tom Minich

Joel Shuflin

2017 Advertising Rates


4-color process ads
1X 3X 4X
Inside cover (C2 or C3) or page 1 $3,500 $3,250 $3,000
Full-page spread $4,500 $4,250 $4,000
Full page $3,000 $2,750 $2,500
Half page $2,450 $2,225 $2,025
Third page $1,975 $1,850 $1,775

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"



2017 Submission Deadlines

PSJ 40.1-Winter 2017
Call for Papers: Leadership Transitions
Ad Reservation Deadline: November 1, 2016
Artwork Deadline: November 7, 2016
Mail Date: Week of January 2, 2017

PSJ 39.2-Spring 2017
Call for Papers: Transforming Organizations: The Role of Alignment
Ad Reservation Deadline: February 7, 2017
Artwork Deadline: February 13, 2017
Mail Date: Week of March 28, 2017

PSJ 39.3-Summer 2016
Ad Reservation Deadline: May 9, 2017
Artwork Deadline: May 15, 2017
Mail Date: Week of June 27, 2017

PSJ 38.4-Fall 2016
Ad Reservation Deadline: August 8, 2017
Artwork Deadline: August 14, 2017
Mail Date: Week of September 28, 2017



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

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