Fictional incompetent managers are often comedy gold. We laugh at them because we recognise bits of them in our bosses and sometimes in ourselves. Here are three of the most notorious bosses and some sage advice on how to cope if you encounter them in real life.
Melissa Azzopardi CPA revels in the experience her work gives her: being involved in something close to the community while making the most of the skills honed in the corporate world.
For Timothy Williams CPA, one of the greatest lessons the travel industry should learn from disruption is the value of thinking outside of the box while reacting and adapting quickly to change.
The ability to understand and appreciate varying perspectives in different situations has always been of importance to Kok-Chye Ong FCPA - be it in everyday work, career-defining moments or personal life.
Darren Smith FCPA delivers financial wellness programs to employees to reduce the cost of stress.
Career breaks, redundancies, pandemics and sideways moves - career progression is anything but linear these days.
Sometimes, the best answer is "no", and it need not come at the cost of your workplace relationships or reputation.
Asking for a pay rise in a recession or an economy struggling with recovery may seem unrealistic, even unreasonable, but not impossible. Here's what you need to know about negotiating a pay rise - and why pay rises could be good for the economy.
A personal upheaval led to Bakous Makari CPA taking on and overcoming a series of challenges. He now devotes his time to fundraising for cancer research while reaching out to those with a disability.
As a finance futurist, Nunzio Giunta CPA has embraced technological changes in his industry, but he also looks forward to a new era for finance, in which emotional intelligence and sound communication are upheld as much as analytical expertise.
Many professionals begin considering a board position later in their career, but it is wise to start building the prerequisite skills and competencies much earlier. How can you get ready for a board role? Three experts weigh in.
When it comes to future-proofing career progression, it is becoming increasingly clear that committing to continuous professional development is the best way forward.
Tane Huata ASA looks back with gratitude on the series of unexpected twists and turns that have presented themselves along his chosen career path.
For Kylie Thompson FCPA, fine-tuning her clients' finances is all about understanding and appreciating the full picture of a person's business while taking the stress out of the numbers.
A personal upheaval prompted Kathryn Wong CPA to take a step back from the long hours at a desk and frequent overwork associated with the life of a busy finance professional. She now shares lessons learned from her career break with the corporate world.
Stanley Sia FCPA works tirelessly to make sure healthcare charity SATA CommHealth's strategy and operations remain well equipped to handle the challenges of an ageing population and the pandemic.
The past year has made many of us re-evaluate our priorities. This includes what we expect of our current job – and our next one. How has the job-hunting wish list changed for accounting and finance professionals?
A big presentation, an important meeting, an accreditation exam, a difficult conversation with a colleague or manager – we’ve all experienced the prickle of anxiety in our working lives. Here’s what workplaces and individuals can do about it.
Dr Kerry Bodle CPA has embedded First Nations culture into the Griffith Business School and is changing the way future accountants learn.
For Yamile Monsalve CPA, understanding numbers is as instinctive as being fluent in a language, and she uses her talent for numbers to make a difference in her local community.