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Facilitating meetings between remote workers can be testing, with communication and cultural differences – not to mention logistical complexities – to navigate.  Here are four strategies that can simplify the process.

4 ways to lead a successful global team meeting


Selena Verth FCPA spent the first two weeks as CFO at OFX on the phone with customers, understanding the product. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

As CFO of OFX, Selena Verth FCPA finds strength in numbers


In 10 years Charley Rowley CPA has moved from being Tigerspike’s Sydney office manager to COO of a global business of over 300 employees, across 11 offices worldwide. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

3 tips for new CPAs


Michael Kennedy FCPA and Justin Enright FCPA. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

How to get the most out of the mentee-mentor relationship


If you’re considering making the leap from CFO to another senior  executive role, are you prepared for what’s expected of you, and do you have what it takes to succeed in the role?

From CFO to COO: making the leap in your finance career


According to Steve Rossingh FCPA, at 57, he’s reached the tail end of his career – and he couldn’t be happier.

Steve Rossingh FCPA: accounting for advancement


Just as websites strive to hit the top of search engine rankings, CVs must also aim to reach and remain at the peak of the available talent pool.

5 easy CV tips to help you reach the shortlist


Red Bull's approach is based on making the existing teams across the organisation as effective, efficient and focused on achievement as possible.

Lessons from Red Bull: how to build a high-performing team


A last-minute decision was life changing for Erin Quinane CPA. Now her goal is for Australia to be a mentally healthy nation.

Coming back from corporate burnout - one CPA's story


One of the biggest reasons to attend events is the connections you can make.

Attending events: good for professional development or no?


Ian Broadway FCPA, CFO of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, runs a team of about 30 in finance and 50 in other departments. Photography: Damien Pleming.

Meet the CFO of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne: Ian Broadway FCPA


Societal attitudes towards older workers are becoming more positive, and that’s something older workers can use to give them ammunition and confidence.

Don't mention the R word! Strategies for older workers' third acts.


92 per cent of job recruiters interviewed agreed that soft skills matter "just as much or more" than hard skills.

Why creative thinking is the soft skill accountants need


It pays to ensure that the candidate feels valued and respected when conducting an interview, and indeed throughout the entire recruitment process. For many, this is an emotionally vulnerable time.

How to conduct an interview and get the best candidate for the job


Good news for introverts: being an introvert does not affect your ability to network and connect with others. You just might need to go in with a plan.

Networking for introverts: a guide to getting it right


Sabrina Lai CPA (second from right) with fellow volunteers at a Rise Against Hunger event.

Sabrina Lai CPA fights hunger and feeds hope in Malaysia


Feeling overextended means it is time for a change by adjusting long working hours, improving your recovery strategies or recruiting assistance.

Can you work too much overtime?


With a collaborative and honest relationship, Shulun Janif CPA and Stuart Anderson CPA are on an automation mission at Fiji Airways. Image: Ropate Kama.

Project partners on an automation mission at Fiji Airways


While salary is always important, other strategies can be used to attract candidates.

How to make your firm more attractive to job seekers


Perhaps you’re a mid or later-career accountant who would like to work in the arts? The trick in this situation is to be as well rounded as possible. Illustration: Jacqui Triggs.

Getting creative - accounting careers in the arts


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