Miriam Bell

Miriam Bell Miriam is a journalist, editor and/or researcher for a wide range of publications. She has an MA (Hons) in English from the University of Auckland and a graduate diploma in journalism from the Auckland University of Technology.

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  • Using strengths-based assessment for recruitment

    Strengths-based theories can be applied to recruitment practices very successfully. HC investigates how to best integrate them into your hiring practices.

  • Leadership lessons from Captain Kirk

    Star Trek fans know Captain James Kirk’s extremely successful stint as captain of the Starship Enterprise was due to his leadership nous. But what, if anything, can more Earth-bound leaders learn from his style of command?

  • Use of social media for recruitment sky-rocketing

    Are you making the most of social media for recruitment? New research has revealed that forward-thinking companies are firmly jumping on the bandwagon.

  • Ramadan has started, is your workplace accommodating?

    Islam’s sacred month of Ramadan began on 20 July and, as Australia now has almost nearly 500,000 Muslims, it will be observed by employees throughout the country. HCA investigates how HR can ensure Muslim employees are accommodated during t ...

  • Punk rock HR: top 10 HR tips from music

    Ever wondered what inspiration HR might be able to gain from the great rock music of our time? Well, wonder no more. A UK leadership expert has published his top 10 rock music tips for HR…

  • The ticking time bomb of work pressure

    Employee work pressure is a growing problem which could have a serious impact on performance and productivity – yet many leaders are unaware of it. What can HR do to mitigate?

  • Sealed with a kiss

    These days the universal sign for a kiss – 'x' – is often used to sign off texts and emails. But the sign off on work emails is most likely to end in a cringe for the recipient.

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