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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The art of appreciation: Why saying ‘thank you’ is integral to your culture

The art of appreciation: Why saying ‘thank you’ is integral to your culture

What's the difference between a good culture and a great one? The answer's simpler than you think

How to hire strategically in 2023

How to hire strategically in 2023

'We're prone to making decisions based on the wrong reasons,' says CEO

'Not racist' doesn't mean 'anti-racist': The fight against bias at work

'Not racist' doesn't mean 'anti-racist': The fight against bias at work

"It could be racism, it could be gender discrimination – the important bit is to bridge that gap"

Why do employees mistrust HR?

Why do employees mistrust HR?

'HR has been unsuccessfully walking a tightrope between business partner and employee advocate'

'Who better to tell the story than the employees themselves?'

'Who better to tell the story than the employees themselves?'

What role does employee experience play in an 'award-winning culture'?

Badly behaving boardroom? Handling harassment allegations in the C-suite

Badly behaving boardroom? Handling harassment allegations in the C-suite

'Disciplining a high-ranking executive can present different issues'

90% of Canadian managers support the 4-day week – but can HR deliver?

90% of Canadian managers support the 4-day week – but can HR deliver?

The model might be more flexible, but is it getting at the root of the issue?

It's OK not to be OK: Dealing with back-to-work anxiety

It's OK not to be OK: Dealing with back-to-work anxiety

'It's the small things that make the biggest impact,' says global people director

Why are employees not accessing their benefits plans?

Why are employees not accessing their benefits plans?

98% of organizations plan to change up their perks post-COVID

'I was too ambitious': Spotify CEO announces layoffs

'I was too ambitious': Spotify CEO announces layoffs

The music streaming giant is the latest tech organization to see job cuts