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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7-Eleven repays $173m to employees, as stores improve payroll systems

7-Eleven repays $173m to employees, as stores improve payroll systems

The company voluntarily entered into a Compliance Deed in December 2016, following the FWO’s Inquiry Report

‘Blue collar bias’: Are you ignoring this worrying workplace issue?

‘Blue collar bias’: Are you ignoring this worrying workplace issue?

Some organisations may be at risk of losing or alienating talented employees

Four signs your workplace doesn’t take mental health seriously

Four signs your workplace doesn’t take mental health seriously

‘GP surgeries up and down the country are full of people asking for help with their mental health’

Black Lives Matter: Have our workplaces really changed?

Black Lives Matter: Have our workplaces really changed?

HRD investigates how diversity and inclusion has evolved in the past year

COVID-19: How to build smarter employment contracts

COVID-19: How to build smarter employment contracts

The time is ripe to rethink contractual arrangements with your employees

Australia Post CEO stands aside after execs given $3k Cartier watches

Australia Post CEO stands aside after execs given $3k Cartier watches

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he was “appalled, it’s disgraceful and it’s not on”

Employee who made Hitler meme awarded $200k

Employee who made Hitler meme awarded $200k

HRD investigates the lessons for employers from an unfair dismissal case involving a video made by a worker

Redundancy: The risks of getting it wrong

Redundancy: The risks of getting it wrong

When making a role redundant, it’s crucial to engage in a thorough consultation process with impacted employees

How to strengthen connection and productivity with a hybrid workforce

How to strengthen connection and productivity with a hybrid workforce

HRD investigates how to navigate constant disruption while boosting employees' morale

HRD reveals lessons learned from COVID-19

HRD reveals lessons learned from COVID-19

HRD talks to the HRD of Pernod Ricard Winemakers on teamwork challenges during the pandemic