Careers

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


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


Songyao Goh CPA (left) and Yau Kee Goh FCPA.

Father and son business: Differences as strength


Reverse mentoring programs pair young, talented employees as mentors to more senior executive leaders who are the mentees, with benefits all round.

Reverse mentoring: How to engage young employees


Jarrad Young invested a considerable amount of analysis, strategy and planning in undertaking his Guinness World Record-breaking effort.

Jarrad Young CPA: Pushing the limit


Just as you usually would in a “normal” conference, there are opportunities to attend sessions, ask questions and communicate with peers at the virtual variety.

How to make the most of a virtual conference


While Generation Z are just starting their economic lives, their plans for the year and their dreams for the future have been brought to a screeching halt.

Youth unemployment: Gen Z rise to the challenge


Are personality tests worth doing? What do they reveal, and do they improve the accuracy and validity of the recruitment process?

Should personality tests be part of the recruitment process?


Sharon Felicia Chan CPA joined the Australian Army Reserve to give back to the Australian community that provided so much opportunity to her when growing up.

Military skills, weapons handling and accounting


Stephannie Jonovska FCPA (left) and Dionne Jones CPA. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Upskilling to transform the finance function at Bluescope


Being able to help people in difficult situations is one of the reasons Shane Fitzsimmons accepted the role as head of Resilience NSW.

Authentic and respectful: The leadership style of Shane Fitzsimmons


Jerome Tymms CPA and Shaun Steenkamp CPA from National Australia Bank (NAB). Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Open communication and adaptability: Two CPAs on success at NAB


Ajith Abeynaike CPA, CFO of Hallmark Cards. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

How Ajith Abeynaike CPA is future-proofing Hallmark Cards


While some may continue working because it is their passion, for others it is borne out of financial necessity.

How to trade retirement for reinvention with professional networks


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