Author Guidelines

Do you want to write an article for one of WorldatWork's publications? We accept contributed articles from professionals, consultants and academics in the field. To start the process, see our list of publications below for the one that is best suited to your idea. Then, click the appropriate publication to learn more about the process for submitting an outline and receiving feedback from our editors.

If you prefer to suggest a topic for WorldatWork's staff to consider covering, rather than writing it yourself, please click here.

Workspan Daily

Our online news service is free to all and provides timely news and concise observations on emerging trends. A weekly email newsletter provides updates of Daily articles to more than 30,000 subscribers. 

Article length: 700-900 words. 

Readers include WorldatWork members and nonmembers. 

Workspan Magazine

Our flagship publication is delivered digitally six times a year and offers analysis and insight on topical issues for total rewards, compensation, benefits and HR professionals. 

Article length: 800-2,000 words. 

Readers are exclusively WorldatWork members.

Journal of Total Rewards

The Journal provides the perfect blend of peer-reviewed research and data-driven insights designed for practical application by total rewards and HR professionals. 

Article length: 3,500-5,000 words. 

Readers are primarily WorldatWork members with published papers posted on such websites as and Google Scholar.

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