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HESTA CEO Debby Blakey. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Big ambitions: How Debby Blakey climbed to the top


One of the really intriguing things about the last six months is seeing how swiftly even large organisations can completely change the way their workforces approach a working day, without a significant loss of productivity.

Slow progress towards equality in parental leave


Craig Watson’s drive has been a huge part of his career success, coupled with his strategic focus and attention to detail.

Craig Watson FCPA: Why integrity is the answer


Ted Turner CPA has volunteered with the Australian Football League (AFL) South East for the past five years.

Kicking goals for sport and accounting


Think of LinkedIn as, a networking tool that allows you to have human interactions that you otherwise would have face-to-face.

Network like a pro: How to maximise LinkedIn


Elizabeth Stratford FCPA, CFO, Department of Justice.

Perfect match: Aligning your career with your values


Sainyog Prajapati CPA (left) and Andrew Seinor FCPA.

My Client and Me: Building a strong partnership


Manish Gera CPA believes business and personal networks can be pivotal. Push yourself to go to events and challenge yourself to talk to at least three people while you are there.

How Manish Gera CPA makes meaningful connections


Having great connections with the people we work with every day can shape our entire experience of work, and in turn, impact our overall happiness.

How to sustain office friendships when working remotely


Hacia Atherton, who is a CPA Australia committee member for the Emerging Leaders Network, credits the CPA program with giving her the strategies to aid her recovery. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

How Hacia Atherton CPA conquered the C-suite


Fadi Mawal CPA, sales director at Ford Motor Company Australia.

Fadi Mawal CPA: From CFO to sales director


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


Self-care includes more abstract actions like managing our self-talk and living true to our values and passions.

6 signs you’re doing self-care wrong


People expect that if they make a change in their career, they have to take a massive pay cut, but that's not always necessarily true.

When is an average job offer too good to refuse?


Ann-Marie Johnston FCPA, Toowoomba Regional Council. Photo: Luke Marsden.

Career success by playing to your strengths: Ann-Marie Johnston FCPA


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


Anthony Lau FCPA and Miranda Chan. Photo: Calvin Sit.

How two Deloitte tax experts balance their working styles


The late Steve Jobs (L), chairman of Apple Computers, and John Sculley, Apple’s former president, pose with the original Macintosh personal computer, in January 1984.

What's the golden age to become an entrepreneur?


When we follow our curiosity, we can push beyond the expected, and in turn achieve some incredible feats.

How curiosity can help your business survive


"No one is born being creative or innovative, it is a skill,” Seth Godin says.

Seth Godin: How to unleash your inner creative


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