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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What are employers looking for in candidates?

What are employers looking for in candidates?

‘There are a lot of ways you could quantify and prove the relevance of your experience’

How has COVID-19 impacted recruitment?

How has COVID-19 impacted recruitment?

‘Interviews and the selection process are much more involved than they used to be’

This is NZ’s first fully living wage accredited industry

This is NZ’s first fully living wage accredited industry

‘New Zealanders clearly want their businesses to step up and pay a fair and decent wage’

Recruitment challenges during COVID-19

Recruitment challenges during COVID-19

'I've learnt to be more consistent with questions and scorecards'

How can HR leaders incorporate an agile approach?

How can HR leaders incorporate an agile approach?

HR leaders are facing mounting pressure to cut costs, restore employee productivity and deliver on employee experience

How to find happiness at work

How to find happiness at work

With lockdown leading to many of us to work from home, the results of this have been mixed

PM sacks Workplace Relations Minister

PM sacks Workplace Relations Minister

‘'The Minister has shown a lack of judgment over a period of 12 months'

Is bullying toxic in NZ workplaces?

Is bullying toxic in NZ workplaces?

‘Workplace bullying is not just confined to an inter-personal issue’

Worker suffers severe burns to most of his body

Worker suffers severe burns to most of his body

All businesses must consider how they can design safe work processes to ensure these incidents don’t occur

What is the FWO prioritising for the year ahead?

What is the FWO prioritising for the year ahead?

Regulating Australian workplaces significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic requires a degree of flexibility