Today marks exactly one year since I moved to Perth! In all honesty, when I moved here, I didn't think I would be here for longer than 6 months, and now, it kind of feels like home. The last twelve months have been probably the hardest, but most rewarding, and it's been a huge period … Continue reading The Millennials Series: The First Year
Time has flown by, and I can't believe it's already been 6 MONTHS since I made the move to Perth. As I sit down and reflect on my first 6 months living in Perth, over 2000km away from my family and friends, I realise that I am a different person to the very nervous and withdrawn one … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 6 Months In
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.
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 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
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
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