People & Community

Fluid and mobile: the future of work

The future of work is about more than technical skills with the workplace of the future being both fluid and mobile. People will timeshift and the workplace will be more…

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Vale Matthew Glenn Myles Stutsel

As I left the service I thought that one of the most important aspects of the human condition is how unique we all are. It will be my abiding thought of Matthew.

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Productivity: are you a Mark Zuckerberg, a Steve Jobs . . . or an ET?

All of us are called upon to make decisions every day. Hundreds of decisions; decisions we are probably not even aware we are making.

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On secondment in Nhulunbuy: why maths matters

I’ve been in Nhulunbuy (aka Gove) in north eastern Arnhem Land on secondment with Jawun. It has been an excellent experience for me so far – full of new people, cultures,…

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Let the games begin!

Recruiting the right people for any business is difficult, but when the applicants add up to about 10,000 and you only have a few hundred places to offer, finding the…

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Stomping on stereotypes

In the news last week was the report of eight year old Sophia Trowe a young girl from Middlesex who posted a letter to Clarkes shoes on her mum’s twitter account…

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Gender Diversity. It’s not all about women

The Women’s Empowerment Principles held its annual summit in New York City last week. These Principles are dedicated to empowering women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors…

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Violence against women: a conversation that needs to happen in every workplace

Last year, I signed the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles on behalf of KPMG Australia. The Women’s Empowerment Principles are a set of principles for business offering guidance on how to…

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“We, The Village People”

Tomorrow night thousands of people will converge on Oxford Street to enjoy the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade. It marks the climax of one of Sydney’s most popular…

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Predictions and possibilities of the future: are we there yet?

Late last year, in an article for Bloomberg Business, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, announced to the world he was gay. He is probably the first CEO of the Fortune…

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Blogging your way to success

The KPMG Newsroom, populated with posts from a variety of partners and staff, was launched on Nov 3. Nearly two months in, it is instructive to look at the early experience,…

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Women need sponsors

Recently, a political milestone was reached in federal parliament. As the speaker, Bronwyn Bishop remarked “The House of Representatives might have made a little bit of history.” For the first…

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The two percenters

On December 10, International Human Rights Day, few Australians will focus attention on the persecution of left-handed people. Such persecution still exists, but not in mainstream Australian society. This is…

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