It’s been a steep, steep learning curve. I left a defined and mainly predictable job, a team of staff and the public service way of delivering. A mixture of formal training, on the job coaching and drawing on my experience has helped me learn how to deliver to Deloitte’s high standards and thrive on the variety and ambiguity.
Category: Life at Deloitte
A career in tax is a fascinating and rewarding one. Yet it is often overlooked by university students. Tax has allowed me to combine my interests in business and public administration.
I can see what needs to be improved to make the “whole” better, rather than only seeing problems from the perspective of one silo.
When it came to parenting, I knew it was going to require some change on my part, but I could never have anticipated the journey that I have been on.
For me, flexible working is having the autonomy to change the structure of my week to best support my team at work as well as my kids.
The role and support of Deloitte has been instrumental in this journey – first and foremost in providing the opportunity to take time off work but secondly in the form of freedom and flexibility in how, where and when I work.
Data can tell subtle things about how a business is operating. Mathematics has given me the skills to extract and share those insights – and do so internationally.
‘It means those with ICT or STEM skills having the pick of the jobs, being able to shape these industries and significantly impact the way we currently live.’
“The trust placed in me, and my work, was incredibly empowering.”