John Hilton

John Hilton

John Hilton is a journalist at Human Resources Director.

How to handle a toxic, yet talented, employee

How to handle a toxic, yet talented, employee

'Sometimes people just aren't suited to a type of company or role, which may cause them a lot of stress'

How to handle a toxic employee

How to handle a toxic employee

HRD talks to the chief people officer at Employment Hero about how to manage unruly behaviour

Employee skips training, pockets $13K instead

Employee skips training, pockets $13K instead

The 26-year-old plumber missed 491 hours of compulsory education and kept the funds for himself

Three things leaders should seek to avoid

Three things leaders should seek to avoid

Think progress is all about ticking off KPI’s and finishing emails. Think again

Empathy: The forgotten factor in leadership?

Empathy: The forgotten factor in leadership?

Empathy power allows leaders to connect with people's emotions. Here's how they can implement it effectively

Are you making these three feedback mistakes?

Are you making these three feedback mistakes?

One communications expert shares her advice on the dos and don’ts of giving effective feedback to the workforce

Why distractions can be good for learning

Why distractions can be good for learning

Distractions can actually help employees out of a tricky situation if they’re feeling stuck, reveals one brain expert

Why mindfulness works wonders

Why mindfulness works wonders

Mindfulness has achieved exceptional results at one global law firm. We talk to their head of L&D about how their program works

Snoop Dogg enlisted to train Burger King employees

Snoop Dogg enlisted to train Burger King employees

One fast food chain has taken ‘engaging training’ to a whole new level

Study reveals link between exercise and brain structure and function

Study reveals link between exercise and brain structure and function

A new study has shed light on the link between cardio exercise and brain structure