New buzzwords happen quickly whenever there are changes in business, technology or management trends. Here’s a handy guide to help you keep up with the latest corporate speak.
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.
Tony Gill, professor of political science at the University of Washington, believes in tipping, and he has a favourite story about it.
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.
There's nothing worse than sitting through a dull PowerPoint presentation. INTHEBLACK asked experts for tips and received some surprising answers about how to make better use of PowerPoint, bullet points and storytelling.
Good news: accounting professionals who offer the tech, data analysis and communication skills that employers are looking for will be in high demand this year. Here are some steps to enhance your accounting career.
Are you feeling an energy slump at work? Try these clever office tech tools designed to help you create a productive work environment.
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.
A recent unfair dismissal case has reinforced the rules around employees running side hustles while holding down a full-time job.
Disruption calls for innovative thinking. Here are nine brilliant business ideas to get you started.
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?
The exodus of ageing baby boomers from the workforce means organisations risk losing access to valuable institutional knowledge. Read on for ways to share skills and experience and turn boomers into boomerangs.
When you need to bring in extra staff, how do you create a smooth transition for temporary workers and your existing team? Turns out, you can probably be doing more with more. Here's how.
Whether you have been offered a job overseas or been bitten by the travel bug, there are myriad variables to consider before accepting a foreign posting. Start with this checklist.
All work and no play make Jack, Jane and everyone in-between not only dull, but unproductive. Here’s why staff engagement is critical to the success of your smaller accounting firm.
The candidate you hired looked good on paper and interviewed well, but you start to think you have made a hiring mistake. Here's what to do next.
The year-end offers good opportunities to build relationships. Here's how accounting firms can make the most of the time and improve their client and staff engagement.