Posted

When interviewing for an accounting position, it’s important you prepare ahead of time. This includes reviewing potential questions and practicing clear, concise answers. Here are five questions likely to show up during your next accounting interview. Question #1: Who or What Encouraged You to Become an Accountant?  Your reasons for being an accountant provide the… Read more »

Posted

Meet Roland Hanzek, Practice Leader, Vancouver Roland Hanzek is a Practice Leader for Mercer Bradley in Vancouver. He started working with us after a career as a Business Partner with Rogers Communications and leader of a sales & marketing team in commercial automotive. Roland was looking for a business opportunity that was both rewarding and fulfilling…. Read more »

Posted

Your company’s success is partially determined by its reputation in the marketplace. Along with integrity and ethics, your business needs to provide quality products or services resulting from strong leadership, vision and other desirable qualities. Therefore, you need to cultivate and monitor your company’s reputation in a variety of ways so it receives the attention… Read more »

Posted

Who is Meagan Funk, Staffing Manager? Meagan Funk is a Staffing Manager at Mercer Bradley. She came to work for us after meeting Angela, our practice leader, at a networking event. Meagan was close to graduating from a business administration program at Red River College and was looking for a job. She was drawn to… Read more »

Posted

Employers typically conduct background checks on candidates to increase the quality of new hires. Employers want to know that candidates are honest about who they say they are, possess the skills and experience necessary for the role, and will help ensure safety in the workplace. Therefore, you need to portray the most professional image possible… Read more »

Posted

Your employees’ leadership skills are necessary for your company to remain competitive. Utilizing these skills helps decide what lines of business you pursue and how well you exceed customers’ needs. Here are eight leadership skills your accounting team needs to stay ahead in your industry. Here are eight leadership skills your accounting team needs, to… Read more »

Posted

During an interview, first impressions are vital to your success. The interviewer’s initial opinion of you substantially influences whether you receive a job offer later. Here are some reasons why first impressions make or break an interview. 1) Initial Information When individuals evaluate others, they weigh their initial information more heavily than their later information…. Read more »

Posted

As an employer, you have a legal right to know all you can about a candidate you may hire to work for your company. You need to know whether the candidate is truly qualified for a position, will most likely fit with company culture, and should help ensure a safe work environment. Therefore, you need… Read more »

Posted

As a leader, you know that your company’s success depends on how well it embraces diversity. Combining the efforts of employees of varying education, background, age, gender, personality, race and ethnic group provides a strong foundation from which your organization can grow. Here are eight benefits of a diverse workforce that every leader should know…. Read more »