Leadership 101: Giving Constructive Criticism at Work

Giving Constructive Criticism

Whether you’re new to the world of leadership or a seasoned Michael Scott, there’s one area which many find troublesome: giving criticism. A taboo subject for business leaders It takes nothing more than the words “performance review” to strike fear into many an employee’s heart. But it’s 2022: reviewing performance really shouldn’t be a once-a-year […]

3 Tips for Launching Your 2022 Data Strategy

2022 Data Strategy

If becoming a data-driven business was easy, everyone would be doing it. Becoming “data-driven” isn’t just about amassing as much data as you can – and launching your 2022 data strategy successfully means more than learning what makes your business “tick” and doing more of it. 3 top tips for launching your 2022 data strategy […]

Is the Great Resignation Happening in Australia?

The Great Resignation

The Great Resignation. It almost does feel as though it should be capitalised in that way, so much has it become a rather grand-sounding phrase. But the idea behind the term “the great resignation” isn’t necessarily one of grandeur. The phrase itself was coined over in the United States of America, following a huge number […]

For Data Lovers: How to Measure Recruitment ROI

how to measure recruitment roi

In this day and age, data drives many of the decisions we make as business leaders. While much business may be done on instinct, experience and expertise, there’s absolutely no shame in interpreting and actioning the items our own data is telling us to. Every aspect of a business is broken down into data. What […]

Competitive Employers vs Candidate Complacency

It might seem as though we’re banging the same drum over and over, but facts are facts: there’s a mass skill shortage and lack of qualified candidates for roles across Australia, involving many industries. But with that comes its own challenges, and it’s making for some interesting conversation. Namely we’re talking about candidate complacency. What […]

Specialist vs Generalist – Pros & Cons to the Ultimate Career Decision

specialist vs generalist

There comes a point in many careers where we reach a proverbial fork in the road. For many, it might be a change of profession altogether; for others, it might be a choice between continuing on or taking a break. It could even mean making the choice between going self-employed versus remaining with an employer. […]

3 Reasons to Partner With an Accountancy Recruitment Specialist

Accountancy Recruitment Specialist

It’s widely agreed that the best managers are the ones who know when to draw upon the experience they have, and when to admit that they don’t know it all. The same goes for any aspect of a job, really. Whilst there is something to be said for “faking it ‘til you make it”, nothing […]

Why Businesses Should Be Utilising BI & Data Tools in 2021/2022

bi & data tools

The revenue from Australia’s big data and business analytics industries more than doubled from the year 2015 to the year 2019, to a staggering $585 million USD*. It’s unsurprising, with even small independent businesses realising the power in their data and their ability to harness it for business improvement and profit increase. With so many […]

How to Prepare for & Ace Your Next Accounting Interview

accounting interview

No matter what point in your career you find yourself at, competition in the world of accounting is as stiff as it’s ever been. It follows then that being at the top of your interview game, whether you’ve been jobhunting for a long time or a little while, couldn’t be more important. While the way […]

3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring

Questions to ask before you hire

How exciting – you’re embarking on a recruitment campaign! It’s no mean feat, so let’s buckle up and get ready to begin. Job advert written up? Check. Job description typed out and just waiting to be sent to those amazing prospects? Yep, got it. You’re pretty much ready to get your job live online and […]