We would like to invite you to our economic outlook webinar in Melbourne: “What can the Australian Economy Expect in 2024?”. Our special guest speaker is Catherine Birch. Catherine is a Senior Economist in the Australian Economics team at ANZ. During the session, Catherine will give her specific take on the 2023 economy and what […]
In this video Sean Spence, Director & Business Coach of Sean Spence & Associates and Stephen Moir discuss the impact of caring. Transcript: Stephen Moir: I’m here with Sean Spence and we’re just talking about how caring links directly into leadership. Um and particularly, I suppose it might be good, Sean, just to start […]
After extensive research to determine gaps in the market with finance professionals, we are delighted to announce the launch of “Pathway to CFO”. This is an intensive and interactive program for finance professionals specifically designed for emerging leaders looking to take that next step to CFO. This will commence in February 2024 with a welcome/intro […]
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?
Uncertainty is a constant. To navigate this, leaders of the future are caring and vulnerable, they understand the value of this. Leaders of the past don’t get the message and there is a large gap growing between the two. Sean Spence, Director & Business Coach of Sean Spence & Associates and Stephen Moir share their […]
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.
“The Power of a CFO: Overcoming Roadblocks, Embracing Opportunities and Cultivating Team Resilience” with Barbara Galloon
Join us for our emerging leader event, hosted by Sean Khan, with guest speaker Barbara Galloon, Senior Finance Director for the Paciﬁc Region for Avis Budget Group. Barbara has enjoyed a colourful career in ﬁnance, and has learned many valuable insights along the way. She admits: “it was not all plain sailing.” During the session, […]
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 […]
If you want to be a great finance leader why not take a leaf out of these three books. Moir Group Director Stephen Moir reviews three of his favourite reads: Hit Refresh – Satya Nadella Legacy – James Kerr Team of Rivals – Doris Kearns Goodwin Let us know your favourite books in the comments […]
An empathetic leadership style instils confidence within an organisation and team. It immediately builds a level of trust and fosters a strong team culture.
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.
Learn how to “unlearn” past mindsets and behaviours in order to grow as a finance professional.
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 […]
Financial Accountant Liz has been working in her not-for-profit role for over 10 years, when she lost her job due to COVID-19. She had to start all over again – here she shares her story and her “never give up” attitude.
As social distancing restrictions begin to ease, employees may have a mixed response about returning to the office. It is critical for business leaders and HR departments to listen to concerns and keep their staff motivated and informed of changes as they prepare to return to work after COVID-19.
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, there is likely to be an increase in confidence from employers and employees, and more opportunities will be out there. Now it’s about making yourself stand out and securing the best role for you.
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.
Over time, society continues to make steady progress on the age-old issue of gender inequality. Despite this, however, the current gender pay gap in Australia remains at a significant 22.8%, according to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). In addition to this, only 56% of employers report to have taken action on identified pay gaps. […]
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.
What is Diversity in the Workplace? It might seem complicated, confusing, overwhelming and even touchy to some, and that’s because it is. Diversity is a complex and multifaceted topic that requires some undoing on both a collective and an individual level. Diversity in the workplace means to appreciate differences between individuals and acknowledge how their […]
There are many qualities that can help an emerging leader to step up into a leadership role. In our latest emerging leader event, we received real-life insights that openness, authenticity and determination can take you a long way. We had the pleasure of welcoming Anita Hoskins, CFO at Frasers Property Australia, as our guest in […]
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 […]