Leadership

With the borders closed, a quantum shift has taken place, and the labour shortage may lead to higher wages, as well as further improvements in working conditions.

Pay well or lose staff: the accountant’s role in the state of play in wage growth


Disruption to workplace norms has forced us to reimagine how we connect with people and exposed the fault lines in digital communication.

How to harness the power of connectional intelligence


Len Jui FCPA, deputy chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB). Photo: Stefen Chow.

How Len Jui FCPA is shaping the future of audit


The C-suite roles of the future will be those that cut across traditional silos and enable the company to look beyond the current strategic environment to envision a dynamic picture of what a less obvious future might hold.

Do we need more C-suite roles?


Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic many public practitioners have witnessed a significant rise in both their small and medium-sized enterprise clients and their own employees struggling with their mental health.

Mental health first aid training essential for accountants


Andrew Raworth CPA, consulting manager hospital and healthcare at information technology and services company Rohling International. Photo: Luke Marsden.

Andrew Raworth CPA on transformation in aged care


Conversations about the ageing workforce have tended to overlook how ageing is experienced differently across genders, but that labour market dynamics will force a change.

Why it's time to talk about menopause at work


With more people working remotely, or at least coming into the office less often, fragmentation is a risk as opportunities for face-to-face team building lessen.

How to master office politics in the new normal


Forward thinking has not been a hallmark of SMEs when it comes to succession planning.

Why you need a documented succession plan


Demonstrating care for employees need not be expensive to be effective, and organisations are putting more thought into practical ways of supporting workplace mental health.

9 practical ways to support workplace mental health


Within four days of leaving her role as CFO of Australia’s governing body for tennis in March this year, Melissa Azzopardi CPA stepped into the newly created position of general manager finance at the Australian Football League (AFL). Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Melissa Azzopardi CPA on finance transformation in the sports industry


Kok-Chye Ong CPA, managing director and head of internet data centres (Asia ex China) at Gaw Capital. Photo: Rebecca Tah.

Kok-Chye Ong CPA on why you should never assume anything


If you are mid-career and interested in becoming a professional director, a necessary step is to land a C-suite role reporting to a CEO.

Top tips from experts on getting a board role


Companies should be using CPD as a tool to attract top job candidates, retain their best workers and identify future leaders.

Why professional development will future-proof your career


The process for reporting sexual harassment at work is often not straightforward, with the rules and guidelines confusing for both staff and employers.

New tools to stamp out sexual harassment


The more you know about the way you are thinking, the more you are able to articulate in both oral and written forms.

How to communicate complex financial information


Kylie Thompson FCPA, who started Sorrento Strategic Accounting in her lounge room in 1998. Photo: Philip Gostelow.

Kylie Thompson FCPA on the business of music


Unconscionable conduct cases typically revolve around some form of exploitation of disadvantaged customers.

Understanding unconscionable conduct


5 aspects of business resilience (from 5 different viewpoints)


Dr Kerry Bodle CPA, Griffith Business School’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academic director. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Dr Kerry Bodle CPA: The essential academic


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