Employers have never been more aware of the need to protect the mental health of their people, with COVID-19 pushing many workers to the brink. Ahead of R U OK? Day on 9 September, INTHEBLACK speaks to two organisations about how they provide wellbeing support to their employees.
Melissa Azzopardi CPA revels in the experience her work gives her: being involved in something close to the community while making the most of the skills honed in the corporate world.
The ability to understand and appreciate varying perspectives in different situations has always been of importance to Kok-Chye Ong FCPA - be it in everyday work, career-defining moments or personal life.
Many professionals begin considering a board position later in their career, but it is wise to start building the prerequisite skills and competencies much earlier. How can you get ready for a board role? Three experts weigh in.
When it comes to future-proofing career progression, it is becoming increasingly clear that committing to continuous professional development is the best way forward.
There is no quick fix for the complex issues of sexual harassment and workplace discrimination, but new resources are being developed to support victims and to challenge ingrained attitudes and an outdated framework for addressing the problems.
A significant component of the ongoing evolution of the accounting profession is the requirement for stronger communication skills to enhance stakeholder engagement with, and understanding of, important numbers.
For Kylie Thompson FCPA, fine-tuning her clients' finances is all about understanding and appreciating the full picture of a person's business while taking the stress out of the numbers.
When is the conduct of a business toward one or more of its clients deemed to be unconscionable? This is a question that has needed to be addressed repeatedly over time as cases involving alleged misconduct by businesses have been brought before courts across Australia.
Resilience is a key component of many organisations’ outlooks. The COVID-19 pandemic put this into sharp relief. Prospering in a post-pandemic world depends on it. Here’s what the experts have to say about what resilience entails.