Emily Douglas

Emily Douglas

Emily is the global managing editor for all HRD titles - Australia, Canada, Asia, New Zealand, and the US under the Key Media publishing company – as well as the managing editor for global site HR Tech News. Responsible for all editorial output and managing all national news editors, Emily has been with Key Media since 2017.

Emily has a wealth of editorial experience, having written exclusively on HR, people management and technology for five years. After graduating from UCL, where she wrote extensively for student magazine PiMedia, Emily began writing for HR, recruitment and business publications.

Though she loves all HR-related issues, Emily’s specialties are #MeToo, diversity, mental health and the future of work.

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How to tell an employee they smell - and other awkward conversations

How to tell an employee they smell - and other awkward conversations

It’s no surprise that 53% of people handle difficult situations by simply ignoring them

Tall Poppy Syndrome: How to confront the issue head on

Tall Poppy Syndrome: How to confront the issue head on

The worrying trend actually dates back to Ancient Greece

Best Buy CHRO: 'The most difficult challenge I ever faced'

Best Buy CHRO: 'The most difficult challenge I ever faced'

And it's a problem that many HR professionals will relate to

Playboy's CPO: 'We have a strict 'no a******s' policy'

Playboy's CPO: 'We have a strict 'no a******s' policy'

HRD spoke to Playboy's chief people officer on equality, remote work, and pushing society's boundaries

British Airways CEO steps down

British Airways CEO steps down

International Airlines Group (IAG) announced that Alex Cruz has quit

Samsung VP People: 'Do what you can't'

Samsung VP People: 'Do what you can't'

For Tess Smillie, her foray into HR was unexpected to say the least

Lord of the Rings special effects firm investigates ‘toxic’ culture claims

Lord of the Rings special effects firm investigates ‘toxic’ culture claims

Allegations included pornographic mailing lists and sexual harassment

‘I truly believe HR’s moment is now’: Rogers CHRO

‘I truly believe HR’s moment is now’: Rogers CHRO

Boasting over 25,000 global employees, Rogers Communications is a giant in the media industry

'Cult or culture?': What is workplace spirituality?

'Cult or culture?': What is workplace spirituality?

Should your HR department invest in a more 'spiritual' mindset?

89% of HR employees expect solidarity with Black Lives Matter

89% of HR employees expect solidarity with Black Lives Matter

HR has the highest percentage of workers who support BLM