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A new app for the future of Capital

When Malcolm Turnbull ascended to the leadership of Australia not so long ago he almost immediately started spruiking the benefits of being innovative and agile and not to be afraid of change. Disruptive innovation embodies the innovation economy better than anything. Think new services such as Uber and how it is disrupting the established Taxi and

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The knowledge frontier

Failure is actually when we push blindly toward unlimited potential but our progress is rudely interrupted by an invisible wall we call the knowledge frontier. Beyond this invisible wall is the unknown, untested and unproven. To push beyond it is easy; all it takes is willpower. Successfully charting a course through the darkness requires more than

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Taming your fears

The accounting field is quite obviously more left brain analytical than it is right brain creative. Crunching numbers and working across spreadsheets and various systems such as SAP or Great Plains is where Finance & Accounting professionals thrive, however there are times when public speaking might become a requirement of the job. This is particularly true

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Funding the right recruiter

Choosing the right recruitment specialist to support your business is a critical decision that can have a direct impact on the calibre of your team and ultimately the performance of the overall finance function.  Following several requests from key clients over the last couple of months we have decided to provide a blog to respond to regular

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Using references correctly to hire

If you are going through the recruitment process, I can’t stress the importance of using references to support you in making the right decision. I often find many hiring managers like to use references to help validate a decision that has essentially already been made. In instances where references are used to support hiring managers in

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Using Your References Stragetically

If an employer has asked for your reference details, you may only be one step away from being offered your dream job. Although you have no control over exactly what your referees will say about you, there are a number of things you can do to influence the process and ensure a positive outcome: 1.  Make

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