Two experts share their list of pet peeves in the recruitment process. Whether it’s a jobseeker suddenly dropping off the face of the earth or an employer asking a “vanilla question” – all are highly undesirable.
Whether you want to learn a new skill or build on existing skills and knowledge – ongoing and self-motivated learning has become the need of the hour.
As CFO and general manager corporate services at Bank of South Pacific (BSP) in Fiji, Rajeshwar Singh CPA has to multitask, while overseeing the finance and human resources functions of the bank.
Academic and banking expert Eric Koh FPCA is on a mission to convince companies they need to look within to develop competency and end the poaching wars.
Janelle Whyte CPA is navigating a brand new role as financial controller of Fremantle sailing club in Perth.
CPAs considering working in parts of the electoral process need to understand legislations and how they need to be implemented in various circumstances.
Employers who have invested significant resources in an employee can feel let down when that person resigns, but it's important to maintain composure and plan your next steps.
Stress management and resilience training for employees are popular approaches to prevent burnout, but they are only part of the solution.
Mimi Gian CPA is the driving force behind Malaysia's biannual Pink Wig-a-thon charity run.
To paraphrase John F. Kennedy, success has a thousand fathers, but failure is an orphan. However, according to Colleen Macklin and John Sharp, authors of a new book, Iterate: Ten Lessons in Design and Failure*, failure often opens a critical path forward.
We all experience frustrating times in our careers, but if you find yourself asking the question, “Should I quit my job,” then you’ll want to review these five signs that it’s time to move on from your current role.
As vice-president of finance at the City Super Group in Hong Kong, Kim Tang CPA wants to deliver great financial results for the premium supermarket and retail chain, but not at the expense of ethics and integrity.
Accountants working in the manufacturing sector need a broad suite of skills to stay ahead of the competition. CPAs working in manufacturing say every day is different and the challenges bring opportunities to be innovative.
Bessie Zhang FCPA and Neville Lin CPA of ShinewingAustralia use their personalities and skill sets to meet the demands of challenging clients, while working well together.
A performance review is an opportunity to look forward as well as give constructive feedback. Here are five tips to improve the performance review process.
A career sponsor (or workplace sponsor) is someone who is both influential and willing to go to bat for you.
After realising he wanted a client-facing career, financial controller Ferdinand Kuncoro CPA switched from IT consulting to finance and accounting.
Glenn Scott FCPA uses his expertise to support the growth of NFPS. He also sits on the board of two organisations that share his passion for making a difference: Anglican Overseas Aid and Library for All.
Don’t search for perfection, look for a problem that needs solving, serial entrepreneur Jim McKelvey tells CPA Congress.
Technological advancement, less job security and social media influences have changed the outlook on job hopping over the past 15 years. Here’s why it’s no longer a career killer.