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 – as well as the managing editor for global site HR Tech News. Responsible for all editorial output and managing all national news editors, Emily has been with Key Media since 2017.

Emily has a wealth of editorial experience, having written exclusively on HR, people management and technology for five years. After graduating from UCL, where she wrote extensively for student magazine PiMedia, Emily began writing for HR, recruitment and business publications.

Though she loves all HR-related issues, Emily’s specialties are #MeToo, diversity, mental health and the future of work.

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How to tell an employee they smell - and other awkward conversations

How to tell an employee they smell - and other awkward conversations

It’s no surprise that 53% of people handle difficult situations by simply ignoring them

Post-termination obligations: Why HR needs to think strategically

Post-termination obligations: Why HR needs to think strategically

If this pandemic has taught us anything, it's that employers need to be ready for any eventuality

Tall Poppy Syndrome: How to confront the issue head on

Tall Poppy Syndrome: How to confront the issue head on

The worrying trend actually dates back to Ancient Greece

Best Buy CHRO: 'The most difficult challenge I ever faced'

Best Buy CHRO: 'The most difficult challenge I ever faced'

And it's a problem that many HR professionals will relate to

COVID-19: The 'hybrid workplace' of 2021

COVID-19: The 'hybrid workplace' of 2021

Businesses are now looking to spin the current upheaval into something positive

Playboy's CPO: 'We have a strict 'no a******s' policy'

Playboy's CPO: 'We have a strict 'no a******s' policy'

HRD spoke to Playboy's chief people officer on equality, remote work, and pushing societal boundaries

British Airways CEO steps down

British Airways CEO steps down

International Airlines Group (IAG) announced that Alex Cruz has quit

EXCLUSIVE: Canadian HR leaders reveal return to work worries

EXCLUSIVE: Canadian HR leaders reveal return to work worries

HRD Canada's research reveals HR's plans for returning to work

IBM’s HRD: How to support your working parents

IBM’s HRD: How to support your working parents

46% of mothers who lost their job during COVID-19 say a lack of childcare played a part

Shoppers Drug Mart reports employee COVID-19 cases

Shoppers Drug Mart reports employee COVID-19 cases

There's been a rise in COVID-19 cases across Canada