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Susan Muldowney

Susan Muldowney is a Melbourne-based writer and editor and a former deputy editor of INTHEBLACK. When she's not working she spends her time plotting her next holiday.

The largely deserted forecourt of the Louvre in Paris, in October 2020. The Louvre is one of the most visited museums in the world, but visitor numbers have dwindled to less than a third compared to the same time last year.

Tourism sector: Dealing with a vanishing market


Analytical skills, and the ability to share insights behind the numbers, will become even more important – and it is something that employers will come to expect.

The accounting skills most in-demand post-pandemic


InterGuard gives employees a productivity score based on what they are doing on their computer.

The role of health in predicting future economic movement


Now that we can work remotely, the whole purpose of an office might change.

How COVID-19 will impact future trends in office design


Stephannie Jonovska FCPA (left) and Dionne Jones CPA. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Upskilling to transform the finance function at Bluescope


Professor Veena Sahajwalla has a strategy for tipping recyclable material straight back into the economy. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

How inventor Veena Sahajwalla is revolutionising recycling science


Globally, most businesses have taken a major hit financially due to various governments’ responses to COVID-19, and many will not survive the COVID-19 lockdown phase.

Are higher taxes the best way to shore up the economy?


Amid the hardship of the past six months, glimmers of optimism have emerged, and the next version of normal is slowly taking shape.

7 predictions for the new normal post-pandemic


As people turned to digital payment to fight the spread of COVID-19, the march toward cashless societies suddenly picked up pace.

Cashless payments spike in fight against COVID-19


Too many organisations are not taking the time to make sure their employees are developing soft skills, and too few organisations reward soft skills.

Can you learn soft skills?