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The IndySHRM Blog endeavors to help human resources professionals solve their workplace HR-related challenges through shared thought leadership, stories of lessons learned and actionable advice from well-respected practitioners in the human capital space. Additionally, our blog provides content that supports and describes the activities and events associated with our chapter and the national organization, SHRM.
NOTE: Posts on the IndySHRM Blog are often previewed in the monthly IndySHRM e-newsletter, and therefore provide the author with the potential for additional exposure.
Before submitting a post to be considered for the IndySHRM Blog, please review the content guidelines below.
We aim to publish content for human resources practitioners; specifically, individuals that focus their efforts in one or more of the following areas:
Be sure that your topic and blog post are consistent with the mission of IndySHRM:
“It is the mission of IndySHRM to engage human resource professionals by providing comprehensive and up-to-date resources and opportunities to build professional relationships that will enhance their effectiveness as HR leaders. IndySHRM is committed to advancing the human resource profession and the capabilities of all human resource professionals in central Indiana.”
Content should consist of personal experiences of failure and success, results of studies and experiments, opinions on trends and strategic planning advice. The best content seeks to solve an immediate problem and explains how to do something in actionable detail. If you’re unsure if your article idea is a good fit for the IndySHRM Blog, email email@example.com with a brief description of what you plan to write about.
Quality of Submissions
Writing for our target audience is only half the battle. Please consider the following criteria when composing original content for IndySHRM:
Make your blog posts easy to read by following these steps when writing for IndySHRM:
Links should be included in the article body if the author refers to research, news or a specific outside article.
When relevant to the topic of discussion, it is acceptable to mention and link to your company in the body of an article. It is also acceptable to cite your own ebooks, white papers, guides, cheat sheets, studies, case studies, etc. However, hard sells and overtly promotional language and links will be removed.
IndySHRM contributors submitting content on a recurring basis should publish no more than once per month.
Submitting An Original Article
Submit completed original articles using this form. You will receive an email notification upon receipt of your submission.
If your article is time-sensitive, please note this in the designated area with your submission. The standard editorial turn time is one week, depending on the backlog of content at that time. If you submit original content to IndySHRM and then decide to submit it elsewhere for publication, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to notify IndySHRM of your decision to revoke publishing rights.
You may republish your original IndySHRM content elsewhere on the web under two conditions:
When submitting, please include the biographical information for your author profile on IndySHRM. An area is provided on the blog submission form.
Submitting Existing (aka Already Published) Articles for Syndication
IndySHRM sponsors (including those who have a current listing in the IndySHRM HR Services Directory) are eligible to submit previously published articles to the IndySHRM Blog. The process for submitting articles previously published elsewhere is similar to submitting original content.
Email email@example.com with a URL to the original source of the article and author information as outlined above.
Note: by submitting content for syndication, you confirm that you hold all rights to the article. We will credit the original post at the end of the syndicated article, as well as apply appropriate canonical tags for search engine optimization purposes.