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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Revealed: Top reasons Kiwi employees are asking for help

Revealed: Top reasons Kiwi employees are asking for help

And most importantly, how HR can help

How to promote a fun workplace culture

How to promote a fun workplace culture

It's even more important when employees are remote

Talent shortage continues with almost half of employees set to quit this year

Talent shortage continues with almost half of employees set to quit this year

Here's what would make them stay

Feeling stressed in an open-plan office? You’re not alone

Feeling stressed in an open-plan office? You’re not alone

This new study is an eye-opener for HR

Workplace wellbeing: Survey highlights disconnect between employees and HR

Workplace wellbeing: Survey highlights disconnect between employees and HR

Worrying disconnect between HR and employees

Flexible working: Is it given or is it earned?

Flexible working: Is it given or is it earned?

Should new employees be allowed to work remotely from day one?

Life in lockdown: How to support employee mental health

Life in lockdown: How to support employee mental health

Lockdowns are a reminder that the pandemic is far from over

‘Racism, sexism, tokenism’: The reality for women of colour in Australia’s workplaces

‘Racism, sexism, tokenism’: The reality for women of colour in Australia’s workplaces

It’s the stark reality for more than half of Australia’s women of colour

Rise of the behaviour-based office: How design is changing post-pandemic

Rise of the behaviour-based office: How design is changing post-pandemic

What do employees need from a workspace post-pandemic?

Calls to change New Zealand’s unfair dismissal laws

Calls to change New Zealand’s unfair dismissal laws

Expert says NZ’s labour laws are hampering productivity