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Helen Hawkes

Helen Hawkes is one of Australia's foremost lifestyle journalists, having written for newspapers and magazines from Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and The Australian to “Life & Leisure” in the Australian Financial Review and INTHEBLACK. She lives in Bangalow with her West Highland Terrier, Bruce Lee, and works as a happiness coach as well as a writer and editor.

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Financial counsellors often support clients free-of-charge as they make changes to their living expenses and address debts.

How accountants can work with financial counsellors


By accident, many of us have made our home our workplace, and the existing stress of workloads for some employees has been amplified.

Always available: The pros and cons of the 24-hour workday


Pursuing interests outside of work can help accountants and finance professionals develop skills and knowledge that can advance or diversify their lives and careers.

How extra-curricular activities boost your career


Zoom calls or conferences are great, socially distanced exposure for all participants, introverts included.

Professional relationship building for introverts


In an increasingly cluttered, highly competitive market, having a point of difference and a brand that is known to specialise in a certain industry is important.

Will specialisation ensure your business's success?


Promising lightning fast data speeds allowing the download of huge amounts of data in a second, 5G has been dubbed ‘Everything on Mobile’

Up to speed: How 5G will boost business


While Generation Z are just starting their economic lives, their plans for the year and their dreams for the future have been brought to a screeching halt.

Youth unemployment: Gen Z rise to the challenge


Forced into change, many companies discovered a new way of doing business that may just stick.

How businesses can pivot to embrace the new normal


It is now possible to sign up for short courses in almost anything, from risk management in banking to how to become a CEO.

How to choose the right micro-credential to build your career


All employers need to have better visibility over working times to enable employees to be paid correctly.

Record-keeping: The new normal for fair pay