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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How to delegate properly (without feeling guilty)

How to delegate properly (without feeling guilty)

Delegation is not a skill we're born with – it's a learned characteristic

How to manage big egos and defensive leadership, according to ex-White House protocol officer

How to manage big egos and defensive leadership, according to ex-White House protocol officer

76% of employees have suffered under a toxic boss – here's how employers can stamp out defensive behaviour

Why ageism can't be allowed to grow old gracefully

Why ageism can't be allowed to grow old gracefully

Having a diverse age range in your organisation is more conducive to cognitive diversity than race or gender

How to catch a unicorn employee, according to PepsiCo's chief design officer

How to catch a unicorn employee, according to PepsiCo's chief design officer

HRD sits down with Mauro Porcini to discuss the role of strategic kindness in successful leadership

AstraZeneca VP HR: 'To succeed in HR, get comfortable being uncomfortable'

AstraZeneca VP HR: 'To succeed in HR, get comfortable being uncomfortable'

Gena Restivo sits down with HRD to reveal how she built a culture of care in a global pandemic

Feeling like a fraud? How to deal with Imposter Syndrome at work

Feeling like a fraud? How to deal with Imposter Syndrome at work

How common is Imposter Syndrome in the HR world?

From PDFs to TikTok: How McDonald's supersized engagement

From PDFs to TikTok: How McDonald's supersized engagement

'We have a 100% turnover rate worldwide – so if we can hold on to just 10%, that's amazing for us'

Keep Calm and Carry On: Leadership lessons from Queen Elizabeth II

Keep Calm and Carry On: Leadership lessons from Queen Elizabeth II

HR leaders have an incredibly important role to play during these times

Sustainability isn't just good for the planet – it's the key to talent attraction

Sustainability isn't just good for the planet – it's the key to talent attraction

One in four employees would quit if their employer had a poor sustainability track

COVID made CEOs 'human' – now they need to lead by example

COVID made CEOs 'human' – now they need to lead by example

Employees need empathetic leaders, ones who understand that it's okay not to be okay