John Hilton

John Hilton

John Hilton is the News Editor of HRD Australia and HRD New Zealand where he reports internationally, interviewing HR Directors from all over the world. He graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Media (Honours). John’s been involved in numerous HR events including the National HRD Summit in Sydney where he conducted on-stage interviews with elite HR professionals.

John’s rolodex includes conducting on-stage and on-camera interviews, award presentation, global webinar moderation, and executive roundtable moderation. His three favorite HR topics are employment law, learning & development, and diversity & inclusion.  He also worked as a journalist at Dennis Publishing’s news magazine The Week for four years. At Key Media, he has also contributed to Mortgage Professional Australia, Your Investment Property and Learning and Development Professional.

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The secret to a successful wellbeing programme

The secret to a successful wellbeing programme

HRD talks to the chief people and strategy officer at Southern Cross about their holistic approach to health

Australia Post CEO stands aside after execs given $3k Cartier watches

Australia Post CEO stands aside after execs given $3k Cartier watches

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he was “appalled, it’s disgraceful and it’s not on”

Violence at work: When should you step in?

Violence at work: When should you step in?

Any kind of abuse towards employees can cause lasting physical and psychological injuries

Feeling anxious? Time to overhaul your wellbeing strategy

Feeling anxious? Time to overhaul your wellbeing strategy

HRD talks to First Gas on keeping employees healthy in a fast-paced world

How to help an employee with a drinking problem

How to help an employee with a drinking problem

An employee has come forward with a drinking problem. Here’s how you act

Financial wellness: Why it matters now more than ever

Financial wellness: Why it matters now more than ever

When an employee's financial wellbeing improves, then it will reflect in their workplace productivity

Speak up! How to build a culture of trust in your workplace

Speak up! How to build a culture of trust in your workplace

‘It’s no longer acceptable to turn a blind eye to poor conduct’

Can you fire employees for 'liking' Facebook posts?

Can you fire employees for 'liking' Facebook posts?

An employee might argue their post constitutes freedom of speech

Election 2020: What employers need to know

Election 2020: What employers need to know

The workplace is facing some major changes, pending the outcome of Saturday's election

DLA Piper: ‘We are one piece in the D&I puzzle’

DLA Piper: ‘We are one piece in the D&I puzzle’

To address gender-balance issues, the firm established an initiative called Leadership Alliance for Women