Newsletters are increasingly a good way to stay abreast of major topics in the news that affect hiring. Here are some of our go-to sources of information, worth a subscribe for anyone looking to hire or who is currently on the job market:
Roundup of digestible HR News: SmartBrief by WorkForce
SmartBrief by WorkForce is “a daily snapshot of essential reading for HR professionals with news from ERE.net, Bloomberg Businessweek and other leading sources and summaries of what matters to you, written by expert editors to save you time and keep you informed and prepared.”
- Making benefit packages more attracted
- Designing a more effective remote workforce
- Changes to independent contractor laws
News from an Organizational Psychologist: Granted
Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist, well-known on social media, and a bestselling author who helps people find meaning and motivation at work. He sends out a monthly newsletter that covers topics like motivation, meaning, and leading a more generous and creative life.
- The difference between politeness and kindness
- The value of leisure time
- Top book picks on organizational management
Understand Gen Z: Gen Yeet
Gen Yeet is a popular Substack and focuses on Gen Z, often with insights that apply to hiring and management of this unique generation of youngsters.
- Gamestop controversy
- Social commerce via TikTok
HR News and Community: Resources for Humans
Resources for Humans is published by Lattice, a software platform, and calls itself “a community of people leaders who believe the best way to impact a business is through its humans.” You can opt to join both a newsletter list and a community oriented Slack channel that covers human resources topics.
- Using surveys and performance reviews
- HR roles of the future
- Regional differences in performance management
The Future of Work: Axios What’s Next
Axios What’s Next is a way to “discover what’s changing in how we work, play and get around” and frequently treats cutting edge topics of interest to hiring managers.
- The great resignation
- How “work from home” is changing vacation planning
- The impact of AI on hiring
Popular Daily Business Newsletter: The Morning Brew
The Morning Brew is billed “the daily email newsletter covering the latest news from Wall St. to Silicon Valley. Informative, witty, and everything you need to start your day.”
- Federal Reserve policy
- Tesla’s grand ambitions
- the memes dominating pop-culture
Quick Look at the News That Affects You: The Daily Skimm
The Daily Skimm is “the morning newsletter that millions wake up to” and “connects the dots on how the day’s biggest stories affect your life.” In other words, it’s a great general interest newsletter that will keep you abreast of major news stories in a quick, digestible fashion.
Typical Skimm content:
- Digestible world news
- Podcast recommendations
- Coronavirus rundowns
Business Newsletter from the New York Times: Dealbook
From the New York Times: “the most crucial business and policy news you need to know from Andrew Ross Sorkin and team,” the Dealbook newsletter headlines all of the major business stories of the day.
- Supply chain issues
- Major business deals of note
- Executive changes