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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Standard Chartered Bank: 'COVID-19 was a catalyst for change'

Standard Chartered Bank: 'COVID-19 was a catalyst for change'

Standard Chartered Bank's head of HR digital service on going from 700 to 38,000 employees working flexibly

New Zealand government announces COVID-19 vaccine mandate for 40% of workers

New Zealand government announces COVID-19 vaccine mandate for 40% of workers

Around 40% of the workforce will be required to have the jab

Citi's L&D leader on how to build a proactive learning culture

Citi's L&D leader on how to build a proactive learning culture

Citi's L&D leader shares her insights

COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace: Tips to minimise employee tensions

COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace: Tips to minimise employee tensions

As offices reopen, not all employees will feel comfortable returning

Schneider Electric New Zealand HRD shares six tips for better employee retention

Schneider Electric New Zealand HRD shares six tips for better employee retention

The Great Resignation is coming – here's how to hold onto your staff

Nominations open for the 2022 HRD Awards New Zealand

Nominations open for the 2022 HRD Awards New Zealand

Nominations are now open!

Westpac New Zealand's HRD on mandatory COVID-19 vaccines and the role of big business

Westpac New Zealand's HRD on mandatory COVID-19 vaccines and the role of big business

Westpac New Zealand's HRD said consultation is key on the issue of mandatory vaccines

Why company culture is key for avoiding the ‘Great Resignation’

Why company culture is key for avoiding the ‘Great Resignation’

It could make or break retention if the 'Great Resignation' comes to fruition

‘Missing the full picture’ Why New Zealand’s gender pay gap is about more than salary

‘Missing the full picture’ Why New Zealand’s gender pay gap is about more than salary

How can HR leaders play their part in spearheading change?

Timely introduces ‘No Meeting Tuesdays’ initiative to combat work overload

Timely introduces ‘No Meeting Tuesdays’ initiative to combat work overload

It's a new initiative aimed to support employee wellbeing