How Are You Dealing with the Tightening Accounting Talent Pool?

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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 »

5 Reasons Why Your Corporate Culture Is Affecting Your Ability to Hire Top Talent

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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 »

3 Ways to Fill Accounting Jobs That Are Hard to Fill

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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 »

Check Out Our Talent!

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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 »

Why Is Employee Retention Such a Hot Topic?

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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 »

How Do Temporary Finance Professionals Help Your Company Grow?

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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 »

Why Getting Onboarding Right the First Time Is Essential

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Onboarding is a sustainable way to keep your new hires engaged and productive. While onboarding, it’s important you introduce your new hires to colleagues, share your expectations, help your new hires assimilate into company culture, and begin training them on their responsibilities. Here are six reasons why getting onboarding right the first time is so… Read more »

Your Corporate Reputation Should Get the Attention It Deserves

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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 »

Leadership Skills Your Accounting Team Needs

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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 »