People & Community

From insurance to booze to self-care: which brands are providing the best customer experience?

Every year, KPMG Australia surveys thousands of Australians to evaluate which brands are providing the best customer experience (CX). 

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What Happens Next? The Big Leap: Making a meaningful career.

This episode looks at those people who are able to reinvent themselves successfully time and time again.

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Parental Leave, Flexible Working and Partner Promotion. Ben’s story

It’s fair to say it has been an adjustment – but I wanted to share my experiences and learnings through this journey.

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Shining a light on the ‘B’ in LGBTQ+

Today, Thursday 23rd September, is Bisexual Visibility Day – a day to recognise and celebrate bisexual people, the bisexual community, and the history of bisexuality.

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Yom Kippur: a time to reflect on how we have treated others and ourselves.

Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) is the climax of the period commonly referred to as the High Holidays or High Holy Days, the most important period of the Jewish year

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I voted Yes, what’s next for LGBTQ+ allies

Active allyship can take many forms, but is best characterised by intentional, purpose-driven, and visible acts of LGBTQ+ inclusion as seen in the marriage equality vote.

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It isn’t rocket science: Munya’s personal reflection as a woman of colour in STEM

My first day at university was a stark introduction into the lack of diversity in STEM education (and what I eventually learnt careers to be too).

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Perfecting Pronouns. Getting the terminology for sex and gender variables right

Allies often ask what can I do to show that I am supportive or how can I be better at inclusive language? Sharing your own pronouns and asking others what they are is one of the easiest ways to create safety and inclusion for others.

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Do you have a beard? An accent? Are you tired? Are you in a rush? Chances are I can’t read your lips?

Do you have a beard? An accent? Are you tired? Are you in a rush? Do you put your hands on your face whilst you’re talking? Are you wearing a…

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Being kind isn’t a cop out from being honest, genuine or staying true to your values

It’s important that we remain kind within the workplace since such a large part of our time is spent working under pressure and it’s easy to get caught up with work and career priorities.

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KPMG announces new partners

KPMG Australia has announced its new partner intake, appointing 74 new partners and executive directors since 1 July 2020. This includes 33 partner and executive director promotions announced in January.

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Building resilience in local communities by connection with people and the land

The mental health benefits of being a ‘Landcarer’ are real. Almost half of participants reported clear improvements in mental health, and it appears it is the simple process of connection to people, communities and the environment that makes the difference.

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Family, postgrad research and promotion: a family friendly workplace helped

Earlier this year I returned to work part-time to take on a new role as a Director, five months after the birth of my second child and three years after I was first nominated for promotion.

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