While their finance and analytical skills are highly valued, the interviewees in this INTHEBLACK eBook say volunteering has challenged them to think in new ways and draw on strengths they didn’t know they had.
Financial statements need the input of more stakeholders than accountants, and accountants, too, need to think more broadly - their skill set is becoming more valuable as the need for better communication and broader valuation expertise becomes a normal part of the job.
Employers who have invested significant resources in an employee can feel let down when that person resigns, but it's important to maintain composure and plan your next steps.
Under the stewardship of Commissioner of Taxation Chris Jordan AO, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is combining moral appeals with hard numbers in a bid to ensure more people pay the tax they owe.
The new Banking Code of Practice is expected to reduce loans from the "bank of mum and dad" - parents lending money to help adult children buy a home.
Blurred lines and controversial decisions mean that going to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal can be a risky proposition.
A performance review is an opportunity to look forward as well as give constructive feedback. Here are five tips to improve the performance review process.
A career sponsor (or workplace sponsor) is someone who is both influential and willing to go to bat for you.
What happens when a mentee-mentor relationship continues throughout two careers and results in the mentee becoming the employer and the mentor becoming the employee? Two CPAs share their experiences.
Fewer of us are retiring in the traditional sense of leaving the workforce entirely. Nowadays, older workers are often semi-retired, reducing their hours or taking freelance or part-time gigs that give them time for travel and other pursuits.
Here's what to expect from the "forgotten generation" - Gen X - as they quietly transform the workplace from the inside out.
Ex-military jobs can be hard to find. Sean Leong CPA is using software and training to connect former soldiers with employers seeking to fill skills gaps in their workforce.
The growth of cashed-up superannuation funds raises questions about what they will do with all their money, and how they will deliver the best outcome for members.
Landing an accounting job interview is hard. However, it's even harder to ace the interview and get a job offer. Three experts give their tips on how to win over decision-makers in an interview.
Burnout is typically accompanied by emotional exhaustion, cynicism and reduced productivity. Employers and employees can take steps to recognise and manage burnout at work.
The CPA Australia pre-budget submission to Federal Treasury focuses on reducing regulatory burdens and encouraging investment innovation.
The Singapore government has unveiled an expansionary budget for fiscal year 2019, focused on enhancing the capabilities of its companies and workers as the country transforms its economy for a digital future.
Alibaba’s customer-to-business model shows how to use the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to respond to customers’ desires. A book by the company’s chief strategy officer, Ming Zeng, charts Alibaba’s innovative use of technology.
Opposition is building to proposals to limit the tax deductibility of providing tax advice, with CPA Australia members raising concerns about unintended consequences for individuals and small businesses.
Trend watch 2019: The outlook for accountants in the Asia-Pacific region has never been more stirring, but the biggest rewards will come to firms and individuals who are on the front foot.