HR Update

Two great HR magazines have now become one!

The Ottawa Business Journal and The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Ottawa Chapter are pleased to announce that they have merged their respective publications. The OBJ and HRPA Ottawa partnership will jointly produce a bi-annual online and print newsmagazine called HR Update.

Read the spring 2019 edition here:

What is HR Update?

A bi-annual newsmagazine published in print and online, HR Update provides HR Professionals, business owners and executives with key information on issues rated to human resources. It's an opportunity to build brand awareness in front of this important audience and generate sales leads

  • Highlights issues and trends that impact and affect HR specialists, from novices to executives
  • Contains thought-provoking articles from prominent leaders from a wide variety of industry sectors
  • Features interviews with prominent individuals who share fresh insights into HR challenges and achievements
  • Associate your business with a trusted media source
  • Published twice per year in spring and fall
  • Distributed as a supplement inside the Ottawa Business Journal and distributed to more than 10,000 business owners, managers, and professionals
  • Distributed to 1,600+ members of the HRPA (Ottawa Chapter)
  • Digital magazine published to OBJ.ca (70,000 unique visitors monthly)

Why advertise in HR update?

  • Proven and effective marketing
  • Dedicated and loyal readers who are among the most influential and affluent in the city
  • Associate your business with a trusted media source
  • Build your brand and generate sales leads
  • Bi-annual publishing schedule means messages can be well-timed and make efficient use of marketing budget

Print advertising

  • Covers
  • Full page
  • 3/4 page
  • 1/2 page (vertical or horizontal)
  • 1/4 page (vertical, horizontal or square)

Sponsored content articles

  • a professional writer interviews a spokesperson from your company
  • a professional photographer takes a photo that is included with article
  • article can be reviewed by your company before publication
  • includes a 1/3 page advertisement to promote your company

Be an Ask the Expert Columnist

  • Submit a 300-word Ask the Expert question-and-answer format in 1/4 page size, and also include a head-and-shoulder photograph
  • Your contact information (name and title, company name, telephone) number and email address) is to appear in the column
  • For information on rates or specifications, please contact victoria@obj.ca or call 613-238-1818 ext 226.