Jess Bell

Jess Bell

Jess Bell is the News Editor of HRD Australia and HRD New Zealand. After studying journalism at the University of Sheffield, Jess worked as a Digital News Reporter and then Feature Writer for national titles in both London and Sydney. She is particularly interested in employment law, diversity and inclusion, leadership and the evolving nature of the workplace.

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Atlassian Work Futurist Dom Price on synchronous vs asynchronous work

Atlassian Work Futurist Dom Price on synchronous vs asynchronous work

The Australian tech giant is continuing to experiment with how employees operate

Cisco’s head of HR on the culture behind Australia’s #1 place to work

Cisco’s head of HR on the culture behind Australia’s #1 place to work

Cisco’s head of HR on becoming Australia’s #1 place to work

NZ govt introduces leave for parents after miscarriage or stillbirth

NZ govt introduces leave for parents after miscarriage or stillbirth

New Zealand is the second country in the world to offer paid time off for grieving parents

Spain set to trial 4-day week in bid to boost productivity

Spain set to trial 4-day week in bid to boost productivity

Are long weekends the key to better productivity? Some experts think so

Employee engagement drivers are shifting thanks to hybrid work

Employee engagement drivers are shifting thanks to hybrid work

A new driver has emerged as the number one factor in maintaining engagement

COVID fatigue? Leadership tips to revitalise your team

COVID fatigue? Leadership tips to revitalise your team

Tips to revitalise a tired and jaded workforce a year into the pandemic

Will workplace bullying rise as a result of COVID-19 vaccines?

Will workplace bullying rise as a result of COVID-19 vaccines?

Experts warn the COVID-19 vaccine rollout could open opportunities for workplace bullying

Okta hires Head of Dynamic Work to reimagine a post-pandemic workplace

Okta hires Head of Dynamic Work to reimagine a post-pandemic workplace

Tasked with leading the shift to a fully flexible workforce, is this new role the future for HR?

Spotify’s Working From Anywhere policy is taking flexibility to new heights

Spotify’s Working From Anywhere policy is taking flexibility to new heights

Spotify’s vice president of HR talks about the bold new Working From Anywhere policy

IWD 2021: ‘We’re at a critical point for gender diversity’

IWD 2021: ‘We’re at a critical point for gender diversity’

Randstad’s diversity & inclusion GM on why Australia is on the precipice this International Women’s Day