In this video Stephen Moir gives you an update on the finance and accounting employment outlook through to the end of this year. Transcript: Stephen Moir: I thought I would give you a quick update in terms of what’s been happening at Moir Group over the first half of this year now that we’re at […]
Taking on new job is always a steep learning curve – but doing it at the height of a global pandemic, while leading a team remotely is a whole new challenge. That’s exactly what happened to Rohit – Moir Group contractor and Chartered Accountant. Here, he shares his story and his advice for job seekers.
In times of upheaval and uncertainty, anxiety and stress at work increases. We recently ran a webinar with Yolanda Beattie to discuss how finance leaders can best manage themselves and their teams during these unprecedented times. Check out some of her top tips here.
There is no question that the finance function is undergoing significant change with the rise of AI (Artificial Intelligence). So, just how far reaching is the impact of AI and what can you do to ensure you are on the front foot in your career journey?
Want to understand more about the impacts of AI and learn what you can you do to upskill and position yourself for success? Learn how you can embrace the AI revolution in finance and accounting.
The inspiring David Grbin, CFO for W.H. Soul Pattinson at our most recent emerging leaders’ event shares his knowledge and wisdom about his career journey.
In such times of unprecedented change and disruption, the Moir Group are doing everything we can to ensure the health and safety of all of our employees, clients, candidates and stakeholders – it is our utmost priority. As a business, we are taking a number of preventative measures to ensure that we doing everything we […]
In the last 12 months, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has reported a low rate of annual salary growth, down to just 1.7%. Certainly from mid-last year, this figure was impacted by the ongoing pandemic. More recently, however, from the back-end of 2020, we have seen the economy continuing to strengthen, with the employment market […]
COVID has brought to light the importance of human traits, like compassion and tolerance, during times of crisis. But what role will our humanity play with the rapid growth of AI technology? Could it even be replicated by machines? We were excited to welcome back leading futurist, Simon Corah, CEO of Growth Mantra, to lead […]
Event highlights: Moir Group Discussion with Paul Bloxham ‘The local & global economy: Upswing to the new normal’
As we look to our economic future, businesses should try and stay nimble, as their ability to adapt to new opportunities – like increased digitalisation – will help them be more efficient and grow productivity.
At our latest economic event, Catherine Birch, Senior Economist at ANZ, led an insightful conversation on the current economic outlook and an update on the labour market. With a focus on Victoria, mentions of other states in comparison, and Australia as a nation, Catherine initially gave us an overview of the broader economy, before focusing […]
Whether it’s a new challenge in your current role that you are seeking, or you want to take that next step in your career with a new opportunity, here are some things to think about to ensure that you have the clarity you need to make that next move.
‘Cognitive energy – the foundation for going beyond resilience’ with Vanessa Bennett CEO, Next Evolution Performance
Cognitive energy is the foundation of high performance. It helps you to get more done in less time with less effort and burnout. It is also a prerequisite to improving mindset, resilience and avoiding burnout and mental health problems. This keynote explains the neuroscience of cognitive energy in a post-pandemic world, how to optimise it, […]
What are some of the questions you should be asking yourself before and after a job interview to make sure you come away from it knowing whether it’s the right career opportunity and fit for you?
In this article, we will discuss when you should justifiably ask for a pay rise; the benefits of non-monetary rewards; and the ‘5 C’s’ for successful outcomes during tough salary negotiations.
We’ve reviewed our salary data for 25 finance and accounting roles from Accounts Payable through to the CFO level and have seen modest growth in wages from the 2018/19 to 2019/20 financial year. See where you sit in our annual salary report.
Andrew Pownall, Senior Associate with Moir Group shares his experience of ‘being yourself when working from home’. “Many of us now find ourselves operating in a hybrid model, that’s working from home and also spending part of the week in the office as well. I just wanted to really talk about what being yourself when […]
The coronavirus is changing the way we work, with an increased push towards virtual working practices. Don’t let this deter your job search. Check out our tips on how you can take control of your career in these changing times.
A critical thinker is a problem solver. They are able to evaluate complex situations, weigh-up different options and reach logical (and often quite creative) conclusions. In this article we will show you how to develop critical thinking skills to help further your career in finance and accounting.
Finance contractor Shree sat down with Moir Group to share his story of what it’s like to look for a job during COVID-19, what he is doing to upskill and how he’s staying positive.
One third of our lifetime is spent at work, but for many people their time in the office can feel distinctly uncomfortable. The reason for this? Many people feel they are unable to be themselves in the workplace. So what does it mean to ‘be yourself’ at work? Read on to learn more…
When trying to secure a new role, finance and accounting professionals often receive conflicting and out of date advice about the interview process. In this article we debunk 3 myths about job interviews and teach you how to tackle these misconceptions head-on. You must tick every box Trying to ‘tick every box’ can stall […]
The NFP sector has changed a lot in the last 5-10 years and old misconceptions still abound. In this article we uncover the top 3 myths about moving from the commercial sector into a not for profit finance job and the reality behind the myths.
Numbers people don’t always make good salespeople. This can hurt your chances when looking for a new job. Learn how to ace your accounting finance job search by promotin your soft skills, fine-tuning your personal brand and selling yourself effectively.
With COVID-19 taking a toll on the Australian employment market, competition for accounting and finance roles is at a high.
In this article, we discuss how creating a Personal Development Plan could give you a competitive edge and keep you in the driving seat of your career.
What is a counter offer? A counter offer can come in many forms, but it is often at the stage where you have made the decision to resign from your workplace. You have handed over your letter of resignation and, instead of accepting your resignation, your employer responds with an offer. This offer may be […]
Win that role remotely with these handy tips for conducting a successful video job interview.
Over the past two years, many of us have suffered losses. Businesses have shut, lives have been lost, and the rhythms that guide our lives have been interrupted. Many of us are now apprehensive about moving forward into a new reality, post COVID. However, there are ways we can face this challenge with a sense […]
Behavioural or Competency Based interviews (CBI) are very common these days and quite different to your standard interview.
Lee de Winton, Chair, Forum on Western Sydney Airport presented at our event recently. The topic for this event was ‘Leadership in a Complex Environment’. Lee spoke about her personal journey managing crisis and situations and people throughout her career within the military. Whilst in the military, Lee served in Afghanistan, Iraq and Sudan in […]
Penny Lovett, Chief Human Resources Officer for The Salvation Army presented at our NFP event recently. The topic for this event was ‘Transformation in a not for profit organisation and the lessons learned along the way.’ Below are some of the key highlights from this great event. To successfully navigate change and transformation, organisations need […]