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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Auckland COVID-19 lockdown: Unions urge employers to play their part after latest outbreak

Auckland COVID-19 lockdown: Unions urge employers to play their part after latest outbreak

Employees urged to work together to stop COVID-19

How to improve workplace culture in four steps

How to improve workplace culture in four steps

Culture is key when it comes to keeping employees engaged this year

Vodafone NZ announces 200 job losses and 150 new roles amid businesses restructure

Vodafone NZ announces 200 job losses and 150 new roles amid businesses restructure

COVID-19 accelerated their digital transformation

Why technology can harm your work-life balance

Why technology can harm your work-life balance

The pros and cons of tech in a post-pandemic world

Air NZ employees among first round of Kiwis for COVID-19 vaccine

Air NZ employees among first round of Kiwis for COVID-19 vaccine

Airline says the jab isn’t mandatory – but is strongly recommended – for employees

Holidays Act set to be overhauled as government accepts improvements

Holidays Act set to be overhauled as government accepts improvements

The current legislation is often criticised as too confusing

Brittany Higgins: Parliament rape allegation should be wake up call for all employers

Brittany Higgins: Parliament rape allegation should be wake up call for all employers

The alleged rape of a female staffer in Parliament House is a shocking example of workplace failure

How to manage mental health in the C-suite

How to manage mental health in the C-suite

Mental health concerns among execs have risen since the pandemic began

Zoom etiquette – how polite are you?

Zoom etiquette – how polite are you?

After a year into the pandemic, there's no excuse not to be a video meeting pro

Can New Zealand become the next Silicon Valley?

Can New Zealand become the next Silicon Valley?

The tech biz is growing but there is a pressing issue holding the country back