Emily Douglas

Emily Douglas

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

Emily has a wealth of editorial experience, having written on HR, people management, strategy, and technology since 2015. After studying at both University College London and the University of Geneva, Emily began writing for global business publications and productions post-graduation.

Though she loves all HR-related issues, Emily’s specialties are employment law, mental health, and LGBTQ+.

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Stressed, depressed, and anxious: mental health woes devastating productivity

Stressed, depressed, and anxious: mental health woes devastating productivity

Data reveals the least productive time of the day for employees

HRD's Hot List winners 2022 revealed

HRD's Hot List winners 2022 revealed

HRD was blown away by the calibre of this year's winners

WFH worries: Managers call for more training in remote worker management

WFH worries: Managers call for more training in remote worker management

HR leaders need to invest more time in upskilling their remote management teams

ING Bank CHRO: 'How jam, dogs, and virtual walks preserved our company culture'

ING Bank CHRO: 'How jam, dogs, and virtual walks preserved our company culture'

Showing vulnerability and leading with compassion is how financial giant made it through the pandemic

All for one and four for all: How can I trial a four-day work week?

All for one and four for all: How can I trial a four-day work week?

Four-day weeks increase wellbeing, but they come with risks for HR leaders

KFC's chief people officer: How the spirit of The Colonel drives entrepreneurial culture

KFC's chief people officer: How the spirit of The Colonel drives entrepreneurial culture

What's inside KFC's secret recipe? Well, it's a mix of sustainability, innovation, and a commitment to caring

Blue Monday: Inspiring your teams on the 'least productive' day of 2022

Blue Monday: Inspiring your teams on the 'least productive' day of 2022

'Blue Monday is a symptom - the disease is weak company culture'

Kraft Heinz VP Canada HR: Why mental health should have its own HR budget

Kraft Heinz VP Canada HR: Why mental health should have its own HR budget

80% of organizations are seeing a rising demand for more mental health support

Return of the Mac: McDonald's director of people strategy on thriving in a pandemic

Return of the Mac: McDonald's director of people strategy on thriving in a pandemic

From tech investments to Twitter campaigns, McDonald's COVID strategy takes the biscuit

From the White House to Tech: Chief of staff on how veteran experience helped forge strategy career

From the White House to Tech: Chief of staff on how veteran experience helped forge strategy career

A chief of staff in Google's business organisation on his foray into HR operations