The Millennials Series: 2019 Goals

It's been shown that setting and achieving goals will lead to being more fulfilled with your life. I've spent the last two weeks trying to determine what my goals are for 2019. I've been pretty slack in prior years with actually sticking to my goals. This year I thought I'd document them somewhere public to … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 2019 Goals

The Millennials Series: 2018, A Year in Review

2018 has been by far the most challenging year yet. This year has been by far the one which has pushed me the furthest out my comfort zone. I competed in sanctioned powerlifting competitions, travelled to almost every state/territory in Australia at least once, and finally visited some parts of Europe that were on my bucket list.

The Millennials Series: The First Month

I'm not going to lie and say my first month in Perth has been easy, it's been far from it. I've had to adjust to living over 2,695km away from my puppy, family and friends. I've been incredibly homesick, and I've cried... a LOT. But despite that, I'm so grateful for my new colleagues and … Continue reading The Millennials Series: The First Month

The Millennials Series: So, I Jumped

So, I jumped. Head first into a new chapter of my life. My life is about to completely change and I'm excited to see what the future holds. I'm terrified to be leaving the majority of my friends and family, and my puppy in Adelaide, but... I'm moving to Perth! Yes, you read that right. … Continue reading The Millennials Series: So, I Jumped

The Millennials Series: Three Tips For Getting Noticed On LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the professional's "best friend" for networking online and building connections. It enables professionals to showcase their career, and education, history with their network. With so many professionals using LinkedIn, it is important to have an "All-Star" profile and ensure you stand out from the crowd. So what are my Top Three Tips for … Continue reading The Millennials Series: Three Tips For Getting Noticed On LinkedIn

The Millennials Series: How To Get Career Mentors

The most valuable thing I have done in terms of my career is to surround myself with like-minded people in the industry and form ...  by them. Mentoring, as mentioned in my blog "Five reasons mentoring is beneficial to achieving your goals", is imperative to ensure that you can achieve your career aspirations. The best … Continue reading The Millennials Series: How To Get Career Mentors

Breaking the Stigma: I Chose to Live

On Thursday, 13th of September, it was R U OK? Day. R U OK? Day is about raising the awareness of suicide prevention, which is an enormously complex and sensitive challenge. This is a movement very close to my heart, as four years ago I was almost one of those statistics you read about. I was depressed, … Continue reading Breaking the Stigma: I Chose to Live

The Accounting Technology Diaries: Xerocon 2018

Last week I attended Xerocon in Brisbane. It was an epic three days, starting with Heather Smith's Cloud Apps Meetup and then Precon hosted by Practice Ignition on Tuesday, followed by two days of amazing content and networking at Xerocon itself. Day 1 Walking into what has been termed “Coachella for Accountants”. There were strobe … Continue reading The Accounting Technology Diaries: Xerocon 2018

The Millennials Series: How to Balance Full-time Work with Part-time Study

In this day in age, it is so imperative that we embrace life-long learning, whether it is in a formal or informal setting. I'm of the opinion that in order to be your best self, you need to continue to learn and develop your skill set. Despite vehemently protesting upon the completion of my Bachelor's … Continue reading The Millennials Series: How to Balance Full-time Work with Part-time Study

The Realities of “Startup Life”: How to Juggle Working Across Different Time Zones

With barriers to running a global business being removed through technological advances, companies have been able to extend service offering to other countries by purely opening an office or distribution centre and by hiring offshore staff. This is becoming more and more common, with roles in areas of accounting and bookkeeping, administration, marketing, etc being … Continue reading The Realities of “Startup Life”: How to Juggle Working Across Different Time Zones