Barbara A. Gabriel

Managing Editor of HR Magazine

Barbara A. Gabriel is the managing editor of HR Quarterly. Barbara has written for, edited, and managed a variety of editorial products throughout her career, including books, journals, magazines, blogs, white papers, research reports, and websites. She previously managed flagship publications at the Association of Community Cancer Centers and the National Association for Home Care and Hospice.

Barbara A. Gabriel


Goucher College, B.A.; Brandeis University, M.A.

Honors & Awards: 

2010 Bronze Quill Award, International Association of Business Communicators

Noteworthy Articles: 

The Real Effects of Pay Transparency in Business
This article discusses the impact of pay transparency laws on businesses, emphasizing how these regulations can reduce gender and racial pay gaps. It highlights that such laws, now enacted in multiple states, require employers to disclose salary ranges, which can empower employees, particularly women and minorities, to negotiate better pay. The article also addresses challenges companies face in complying with these laws, the potential benefits of transparency in building trust, and the broader implications for equity and fairness in the workplace.