Iain Hopkins

Iain Hopkins

Iain is a managing editor with Key Media.


Having written and edited magazines across seven industries and five continents, Iain’s specialist areas are human resources, leadership and management.

Contact: Iain.Hopkins@keymedia.com


  • Revealed: Australia’s best employers

    The votes are in, and the results have been tallied. Find out how employees rated their employers in the inaugural HRD Employer of Choice survey.

  • The business of design

    Look around your office. How many desks sit empty? With telework taking off, studies have shown that, on occasion, just 50% of desks are ever occupied. Beyond having flashy corporate HQs, it might be time to focus on making the space suppor ...

  • “Once in a decade” storm: Sydney employers urged to let workers go home early

    NSW Premier Mike Baird has urged bosses “to be flexible” in the wake of severe storm conditions. The storm front stretches from the Illawarra through to the Hunter and passes through heavily populated areas of Sydney.

  • Fit for work? Not likely...

    Following several high profile workplace tragedies over the last couple of years, many business are now taking employee fatigue more seriously. Are your employees really ‘fit for work’?

  • Getting smarter with data: LinkedIn’s HR big data journey

    HR analytics is starting to influence how HR decision-making is made, but do HR professionals have the skills required to get the most from the data they are gathering?

  • Dave Ulrich exclusive: CEO succession – are you ready for the top job?

    The research is in and it might surprise some: CHROs make great CEOs. HC talks to research head, Dave Ulrich, about what it means for the HR profession.

  • Perfect match: L&D personality profiling

    We do it for everything from online dating to spotting the next generation of leader – why not apply the same personality profiling methodology to the learning experience?

  • Crunching the data

    As a new wave of employee communication monitoring technology kicks off, 2015 might be the year when HR analytics finally comes of age

  • Lighter side: Strippers see red over contractor classification

    As if to prove that workplace laws exist for everyone, no matter the work being undertaken, a group of exotic dancers in the US have been awarded nearly $10.9m for being unfairly classified as independent contractors by their club.

  • Sarah Rodgers: ​Ready for Take-Off

    Ensuring travellers get to and from their destinations as smoothly as possible takes a huge effort – and ultimately comes down to the deft management of a vast array of employees. Iain Hopkins steps behind the scenes to see how HR operates ...

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