Our Cielo experts are often asked, “What do you read to stay up to date in all things HR and technology?” Here is a list of key resources we recommend for continued learning and inspiration:


Hung Lee’s Recruiting Brainfood
The co-founder and CEO of Workshape.io brings you this thought-provoking weekly email newsletter heavy on global trends.

This member-generated blogging platform operates on the philosophy that “everyone has a story to share and the best ones are delivered right to you.”



Industry Analysts

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Recruiting Future Podcast, Matt Adler
Dedicated to innovation and futurology in recruitment and HR, each episode of this weekly podcast features interviews with thought leaders and practitioners who are influencing and changing their industry.

The Chad & Cheese Podcast, Chad Sowash and Joel Cheesman
“HR’s Most Dangerous Podcast” features breaking news, brash opinion, and loads of snark.

The Modern Customer Podcast, Blake Morgan
This weekly video series provides surprising and sometimes counter-intuitive insights on customer experience, social customer service, and other leadership topics.

Back to Work, Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin
This award-winning talk show discusses productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, and more.



Power of Moments: Chip and Dan Heath

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, Chip and Dan Heath
Many of the defining moments in our lives are the result of accident or luck – but why would we leave our most meaningful, memorable moments to chance when we can create them? The Power of Moments shows us how to be the author of richer experiences.

The Employee Experience Advantage, Jacob Morgan

The Employee Experience Advantage, Jacob Morgan
There is no question that engaged employees perform better, aspire higher, and achieve more, but you can't create employee engagement without designing employee experiences first. It's time to rethink your strategy and implement a real-world framework that focuses on how to create an organization where people want to show up to work. The Employee Experience Advantage shows you how to do just that.

Harvard Business Review
Harvard Business Review publishes the best thinking in the areas of business strategy, general management, technology, leadership, human resources, and innovation. Intelligent business readers turn here for answers to the questions they face every day, and for the guidance and debate that will have a profound impact on their lives – both personally and professionally.

Human Resource Executive

Human Resource Executive®
Human Resource Executive focuses on strategic issues in HR, providing key decision-makers with news, profiles of HR visionaries, and success stories of human resource innovators. Stories cover all areas of human resource management, including talent management and acquisition, benefits, training and development, HRIS, relocation, retirement planning, and employment law.