John Hilton

John Hilton

John Hilton is the News Editor of HRD Australia and HRD New Zealand where he reports internationally, interviewing HR Directors from all over the world. He graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Media (Honours). John’s been involved in numerous HR events including the National HRD Summit in Sydney where he conducted on-stage interviews with elite HR professionals.

John’s rolodex includes conducting on-stage and on-camera interviews, award presentation, global webinar moderation, and executive roundtable moderation. His three favorite HR topics are employment law, learning & development, and diversity & inclusion.  He also worked as a journalist at Dennis Publishing’s news magazine The Week for four years. At Key Media, he has also contributed to Mortgage Professional Australia, Your Investment Property and Learning and Development Professional.

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What are employers looking for in candidates?

What are employers looking for in candidates?

‘There are a lot of ways you could quantify and prove the relevance of your experience’

The negative impact of an urgent culture

The negative impact of an urgent culture

‘Working in reactive cultures can feel like constantly walking into a headwind’

Virgin Pulse's Chief Medical Officer: Proving the ROI of wellbeing programs

Virgin Pulse's Chief Medical Officer: Proving the ROI of wellbeing programs

HRD talks to Virgin Pulse's Chief Medical Officer about how employers can best prove the ROI of wellbeing programs

The ‘new abnormal’? How to adjust to changing leadership

The ‘new abnormal’? How to adjust to changing leadership

‘Leaders in a pandemic have to do the forward-thinking for everyone which can mean making unpopular decisions’

Recruitment challenges during COVID-19

Recruitment challenges during COVID-19

'I've learnt to be more consistent with questions and scorecards'

How to deliver online training for a diverse audience

How to deliver online training for a diverse audience

In times of turbulence, employees are seeking reassurance – never has online training served a more important purpose

How can HR leaders incorporate an agile approach?

How can HR leaders incorporate an agile approach?

HR leaders are facing mounting pressure to cut costs, restore employee productivity and deliver on employee experience

How to find happiness at work

How to find happiness at work

With lockdown leading to many of us to work from home, the results of this have been mixed

Do organisations have awareness of expense systems?

Do organisations have awareness of expense systems?

There are three areas where expense and business travel management software can protect organisations from fraud

COVID-19 is stressful - supporting working parents shouldn’t be

COVID-19 is stressful - supporting working parents shouldn’t be

All employees will receive the same level of assistance across the three international-based offices