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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Herbert Smith Freehills HRD on championing diversity in the legal industry

Herbert Smith Freehills HRD on championing diversity in the legal industry

Law firm’s HRD on championing diversity in the legal industry

Flexibility set to be key battleground issue as employers push for office return

Flexibility set to be key battleground issue as employers push for office return

Experts warn employees can’t have it all in the battle for flexibility

COVID-19 vaccine: NSW Premier suggests venues could bar entry to those who refuse jab

COVID-19 vaccine: NSW Premier suggests venues could bar entry to those who refuse jab

NSW is considering a radical 'incentive system' – but what does this mean for employers?

Tech firm Avanade introduces gender transition leave for employees

Tech firm Avanade introduces gender transition leave for employees

‘This commitment helps us create a safe, inclusive working environment’

Restrictions set to ease in Melbourne as workers prepare for office return

Restrictions set to ease in Melbourne as workers prepare for office return

From Monday, 50% of employees will be allowed back to their desks

Burnout and imposter syndrome – the two biggest threats facing remote workers

Burnout and imposter syndrome – the two biggest threats facing remote workers

What can HRDs do to help employees avoid these pitfalls?

Qantas faces High Court challenge after unions allege misuse of JobKeeper

Qantas faces High Court challenge after unions allege misuse of JobKeeper

It could be bad news for employers if the unions succeed

Neurodiversity hiring – is this the key to plugging Australia's tech skills gap?

Neurodiversity hiring – is this the key to plugging Australia's tech skills gap?

Neurodiversity hiring could help plug the country's skills gap

2021 set to bring fresh set of challenges for HR

2021 set to bring fresh set of challenges for HR

HRD explores some of the pressing issues facing the industry this year

Uber avoids landmark ruling after settling case against former delivery driver

Uber avoids landmark ruling after settling case against former delivery driver

The case could've been instrumental for the gig economy in Australia