Jarrad Young CPA is proof that when accountants put their mind to it, they can accomplish anything – including 1000 push-ups in under an hour.
Face-to-face (F2F) conferences have long played a key role in professional development but in the global initiative to flatten the curve of COVID-19, most of these physical events have been scrapped. Is now the time to try a virtual conference?
Their professional lives have been thrown into disarray almost as soon as they began, but these Gen Zs have chosen to swim rather than sink.
Depending on who you ask, personality assessment tests are either an essential recruitment tool or a waste of time and resources. With hard-to-measure soft skills becoming more important, will personality tests rise to the challenge or fade into oblivion?
Lt Sharon Felicia Chan CPA juggles full-time work in the professional services sector with being a commissioned officer in the Australian Defence Force.
Stephannie Jonovska FCPA and Dionne Jones CPA of BlueScope Australian Steel Products are making use of every possible opportunity to upskill. The goal: a transformation of the company’s finance function, and the hope of emerging from the pandemic better than ever before.
Shane Fitzsimmons is one of Australia's most respected fire chiefs. He led New South Wales through the worst fire season in its history, and now he has been tasked with developing strategies to address widescale disasters as the commissioner of Resilience NSW.
Jerome Tymms CPA and Shaun Steenkamp CPA from National Australia Bank (NAB) attribute their strong working relationship to open communication and being adaptable, while making the most of their complementary skills in learning from each other.
Ajith Abeynaike CPA, CFO of Hallmark Cards, believes the extended remit of his role is important in delivering critical initiatives and helping to future-proof the organisation.
When things don't quite go to plan, keeping professional networks alive helps finance professionals navigate difficult times.
Finding inspiration in an article led Corrinne Kong CPA to take on accounting in a war zone.
The coronavirus has changed the way global workers think, move and operate. Here are the changes we expect to stick post-pandemic.
Conventionally held beliefs encourage workers to grind out a living through thick and thin. But during a crisis, many are rethinking their professional path. Here’s how to know when it’s time to go.
Winson Woo FCPA had an interest in cybersecurity before it became a hot topic, and is passionate about fighting increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks on businesses.
Loneliness can literally hurt and incapacitate us. If you’re feeling its pangs, it’s probably affecting your career. A few strategies can make a world of difference.
The novelty of the job interview via video doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be any less scrupulous in your preparation. Here’s how to get it right – and get the job.
Datin Yap Shin Siang FCPA took over the family business, shook off gender biases, and grew a small business into a major player.
CFO Steven Groves FCPA has big responsibilities and a budget to match at the Australian Department of Defence.
Tan Bing-Xuan CPA and June Teoh Chun Keng FCPA of KPMG in Malaysia have worked together since 2015, and share a deep commitment to professionalism, competence and integrity.
Kevin Latta FCPA has spent a lifetime nurturing his love of numbers and successfully defying statistics.