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Rajeshwar Singh CPA. Photo: Ropate Kama.

As CFO of BSP, Rajeshwar Singh CPA excels at juggling


Former banking professional and author Eric H. Y. Koh FCPA. Photo: Rebecca Toh.

Eric Koh FCPA is on a talent quest


"You always think you have good time management skills, but once you have kids, you’re really forced to have exceptional ones."

Key advice led Janelle Whyte CPA's accounting career decision


People line up to cast their votes at Moonee Ponds West Primary School, the electorate of Maribyrnong,, on May 18, 2019 in Melbourne.

What does it take to run federal elections? A lot, it turns out.


A resignation can be highly stressful. It can throw the business off kilter, disrupt plans, and there may be pressing organisational aspects.

The art of the employee farewell


Burnout affects about 5 per cent to 7 per cent of the working population, according to Michael Leiter, professor of industrial and organisational psychology at Deakin University.

Prevent burnout - 3 burnout symptoms and how to avoid them


Mimi Gian CPA (centre) with fellow Pink Wig-A-Thon participants.

Mimi Gian CPA: driving force behind the Pink Wig-A-Thon


Perhaps this quote from Winston Churchill should be borne in mind. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal,” he said. “It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Learn from failure by looking for the seeds of success


Here are some of the common signs that you might need to quit your job.

Should I quit my job? 5 signs it’s time to go


After a six-month rotation as a part of the GE Financial Management Program, Kim Tang CPA realised that his true passion was in financial management. Photo: Calvin Sit.

Kim Tang CPA of City Super delivers the goods in his role as CFO


A welding assembly line at an automobile factory.

6 key skills for accountants in the manufacturing sector


Bessie Zhang FCPA and Neville Lin CPA of Shinewing Australia. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

My Boss and Me: Shinewing Australia's Bessie Zhang FCPA and Neville Lin CPA


95 per cent of employees dislike performance reviews and a near equal proportion think they give an inaccurate picture.

5 steps to a better performance review


It's sponsorship, not mentorship, that can have the most significant impact on your career.

How to find a career sponsor


Ferdinand Kuncoro CPA's desire to gain accounting skills prompted his move to Australia, where be obtained a master of commerce in accounting and applied finance.

Ferdinand Kuncoro CPA switched from IT to a career path in accounting - and never looked back


Glenn Scott FCPA spending time with community leaders participating in the Imarisha project in Kenya, addressing gender-based violence and children's rights and protection.

Glenn Scott FCPA: Using public practice expertise to support NFPs


"We didn’t disrupt anything. We just expanded the possibilities,” says Jim McKelvey from payment company Square.

Using technology innovation to fight complexity


Research has found that 71 per cent of the hiring managers would employ a job hopper.

Job hopping: from red flag to selling point


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


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