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Jun 2020

Do 12 hour working days do anything more than blunt the edge?

Australian tax compliance: Do 12 hour working days do anything more than blunt the edge?

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Accounting Firms, ad-hoc model, Australian compliance, Outsourced Services, work life balance

There was a large accounting firm interviewing one of their junior partners the other day, and we were struck by the antique nature of the partner business model. Do your time, work hard, work up the ladder, and make it to partner. The female junior partner had taken 15 years to make it to partner level. “Fast Track”. As the …

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May 2020

Australian accountants working at home-is the myth of the full time home worker finally over

Australian accountants working at home: Is the myth of the full time home worker finally over?

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: ACCOUNTANTS, Ad hoc work, australian accounting, work life balance, WORKING FROM HOME

For those of us that have been trying to work from home, while at the same time keeping a glancing eye on our children also doing school from at home, there must have been some questions in the backs of our minds, especially related to the fees we are paying for our children’s education. Regardless of whether our children are …

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Mar 2020

Take-a-look-at-the-Work-life-balance-inside-the-market-leader-of-outsourcing-for-Australian-Accounting-Firms.

Take a look at the Work-life balance inside the market leader of outsourcing for Australian Accounting Firms

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: australian accounting, Australian compliance, Outsourced offshore, work life balance

Many people who start their Australian accounting business have chosen outsourcing because they want freedom. It might be freedom to make decisions or freedom around their time and choosing where and when they work. There is a temptation to do everything yourself, often because you feel the need to control everything. Eventually though, you realise you are better off hiring …

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Jul 2019

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The top 5 regrets when your accounting career is over. Hint: They aren’t what you think

By: Odyssey General
Tags: Outsourcing, preparing for retirement, work life balance

Though it’s been around for a while, we frequently see on the social media the “The Top 5 Regrets Of The Dying”, and no, we aren’t talking this week about the death of compliance. We’re talking this week about the ability to stop for a moment in our day, not put our heads down and start at our iPhones, and …