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Because the accounting industry continues to see low unemployment rates, employers are facing even greater challenges in hiring and retaining accountants. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to deal with the tightening accounting talent pool. Step #1: Increase Your Online Presence Be accessible online. Share your brand on social media to appeal to and… Read more »

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Company culture is what holds an organization together. It motivates employees to overcome challenges and move the company forward. Company culture may also be affecting your ability to hire top talent. Here are five reasons why. Reason #1: Culture May Not Be Defined Hiring for culture fit cannot be done if company culture is not… Read more »

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The accounting industry is facing substantial changes over the next three decades. Evolving technology, continued globalization and new forms of regulation are becoming major challenges for the accounting field. As a result, accountants, companies, and schools need to make substantial changes in the way they operate. Here is an inside look at what’s on the… Read more »

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Accounting jobs in Canada are among the hardest positions to fill. As countries become even more connected and the economy more complex, accountant roles require increased demands and expectations that aren’t easily met. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to find qualified candidates to fill your company’s needs. Here are three ways to hire… Read more »

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Meet Dave Kastelic, Practice Leader, Edmonton Dave Kastelic, CPA, CMA is a Practice Leader for Mercer Bradley in Edmonton. He started his career by gaining valuable leadership experience as an accountant in the oil and gas industry. An entrepreneur to the core, Dave took an executive role with a start-up oil and gas service company… Read more »

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Mercer Bradley Fills Western Canada’s Accounting Positions When searching for a way to fill your accounting positions in Western Canada, look no further than Mercer Bradley. We are the go-to recruiting firm in Edmonton, Vancouver and Winnipeg that works with you throughout the entire process to ensure you receive exactly what your company needs.  Mercer Bradley… Read more »

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Much accounting work in Canada is being offered on a contract basis. Because the projects you’re hired for last a set amount of time, typically three to 18 months, you’re able to take on multiple clients over the course of a year. Whether securing work on your own or through Mercer Bradley, there are many… Read more »

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Retaining employees is vital to your company’s success. Keeping top talent results in a positive work environment, greater productivity, lower costs and other benefits. Here are six reasons why employee retention is a hot topic in Canada’s accounting industry. Reason #1: Enhance Recruitment Retention enhances recruitment. Because your company fulfills the promises it makes during… Read more »

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Bringing aboard temporary finance professionals can provide your company with many benefits. Because the workers are employees of the staffing agency, you typically have more advantages than if you hired the workers as full-time employees. Here are 5 ways temporary accounting industry professionals can help your company grow. #1: Maintain Flexibility You maintain flexibility in… Read more »