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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Christmas annual leave – where do employers stand?

Christmas annual leave – where do employers stand?

HRD investigates the potential pitfalls

Calls for minimum wage boost to kickstart NZ economy

Calls for minimum wage boost to kickstart NZ economy

New report says focus should be on upskilling and development

COVID-19 sparks recruitment shift in NZ

COVID-19 sparks recruitment shift in NZ

The pandemic has accelerated an already emerging trend

Timely names Mary Haddock-Staniland as NZ’s first chief people inclusion officer

Timely names Mary Haddock-Staniland as NZ’s first chief people inclusion officer

HRD spoke to NZ’s first chief people inclusion officer

Mental health in the workplace: Don’t underestimate the power of chit chat

Mental health in the workplace: Don’t underestimate the power of chit chat

HRD spoke to a workplace psychologist about the big impact of small talk

Countdown commits to ‘game-changing’ diversity targets to tackle representation in senior roles

Countdown commits to ‘game-changing’ diversity targets to tackle representation in senior roles

The supermarket brand has announced ambitious goals within senior leadership

COVID-19: What are employers’ legal obligations?

COVID-19: What are employers’ legal obligations?

HRD spoke to James Warren of Dentons Kensington Swan to get some clarity on the contentious issue

Employment Hero CPO's 5 tips to avoid professional isolation

Employment Hero CPO's 5 tips to avoid professional isolation

HRD looks at how leaders can tackle loneliness in a remote workforce

Engagement is everything: The key to inspiring a young workforce

Engagement is everything: The key to inspiring a young workforce

Culture Amp reveals the number one driver of young people quitting their jobs

Diversity officers: Should you hire one?

Diversity officers: Should you hire one?

As McDonald’s hires a new global diversity officer, HRD explores what the role really means