Accounting, managing corporations and making a difference in the not-for-profit sector: women with finance skills are making their mark in the business world.
Professor Allan Fels AO is turning his formidable skills in advocating for fairness and equity to helping migrant and vulnerable workers, and improving life for people with mental illness.
It would be a boring world if we're all the same. We're not, and neurodivergent people can bring unique talents to the workforce.
As work becomes commoditised there are ways to add value, lift yourself above the competition and earn the respect of clients. Begin by challenging your clients and demanding answers. Here's how.
Waisale Iowane, CFO of Free Bird Institute, deftly negotiates two very different cultures. While the business is based in Fiji, its parent is in Japan, where the notion of "Fiji time" carries no truck.
The automobile industry is facing unprecedented disruption and, according to Britta Seeger, member of the Daimler AG board of management responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars marketing and sales, it has to address the changing needs of consumers.
A generous parental leave policy benefits both employees and their employer.
From tone policing to being the default note taker and party planner, the emotional labour women of all levels face comes at a cost to their careers and wellbeing.
Apart from moral and ethical reasons to ensure the mental health of employees, the financial argument is compelling.
How do you harness the talents of your team to achieve effective leadership and drive real, measurable business growth?
There are more women in leadership roles than 10 years ago, but Ruth Medd FCPA and Claire Braund say greater gender diversity will improve an organisation's IQ.
Yvonne Chan FCPA, CFO of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, is not afraid to say no to fund requests, or put her hand up for help from others.
Annual leave is one of the perks of a full-time job, but is four weeks enough? Companies such as Netflix, Virgin and Inventium don't seem to think so. Should you lift the cap and offer unlimited leave? Three experts debate.
Sleep and work can make uneasy bedfellows. Leaders are being called to account for the sleep cultures they create and their own sleep deficits. There are steps that can be taken, however, to encourage more positive sleep behaviour.
Martin Bowles FCPA has worked in the public and private sectors and credits a flair for building teams for enriching his career. This is his career path story.
As customer transactions become an increasingly faceless experience, the rare occasions that you directly interact are at a premium. Here are six mindsets for customer service in the retail sector.
A recent unfair dismissal case has reinforced the rules around employees running side hustles while holding down a full-time job.
Alibaba’s customer-to-business model shows how to use the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to respond to customers’ desires. A book by the company’s chief strategy officer, Ming Zeng, charts Alibaba’s innovative use of technology.
A prestigious company and a great boss - sounds like an ideal career move. But what if you can't have both? Is it worth working for a respected organisation if you have a lousy leader?
Cynthia Lahiff CPA and Cameron Hill ASA combine complementary skills to effectively manage the financial and customer service demands of a large government department. This is their "my boss and me" story.