Jess Bell

Jess Bell

Jess Bell is the News Editor of HRD Australia and HRD New Zealand. After studying journalism at the University of Sheffield, Jess worked as a Digital News Reporter and then Feature Writer for national titles in both London and Sydney. She is particularly interested in employment law, diversity and inclusion, leadership and the evolving nature of the workplace.

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How to legally terminate redundant employees

How to legally terminate redundant employees

The court holds a high threshold when it comes to terminating an employee

Trans-Tasman travel bubble ‘shakes up’ recruitment between Australia and New Zealand

Trans-Tasman travel bubble ‘shakes up’ recruitment between Australia and New Zealand

HRDs say Trans-Tasman bubble has changed the game

Budget 2021: Australia’s 30% video game tax offset will be ‘disastrous’ for NZ

Budget 2021: Australia’s 30% video game tax offset will be ‘disastrous’ for NZ

Expert warns talented employees are going overseas for jobs in Australia

Neck pain? Pandemic-related injuries on the rise

Neck pain? Pandemic-related injuries on the rise

Working from home injuries shot up last year – is your set up right?

Volvo's new HRD on equal paid parental leave: 'It's a really powerful message'

Volvo's new HRD on equal paid parental leave: 'It's a really powerful message'

Volvo's new HRD on the importance of equal paid parental leave

New Zealand pauses flights from NSW after fresh COVID-19 case

New Zealand pauses flights from NSW after fresh COVID-19 case

It comes after two fresh community COVID-19 cases in Sydney

New Zealand unemployment rate drops to 4.7% in ‘upbeat result’ for labour market

New Zealand unemployment rate drops to 4.7% in ‘upbeat result’ for labour market

But it's not good news for everyone

Microsoft research highlights worrying level of burnout for NZ's workers

Microsoft research highlights worrying level of burnout for NZ's workers

Will hybrid work kickstart the economy?

Trans-Tasman travel bubble sparks tricky questions for HR

Trans-Tasman travel bubble sparks tricky questions for HR

Organisations must decide how they approach employees travelling overseas

Hype & Dexter celebrates award win after efforts to transform male-dominated industry

Hype & Dexter celebrates award win after efforts to transform male-dominated industry

NZ co-founder reveals why they are changing the male-dominated tech narrative