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Talent advisors and recruiters may be used interchangeably but have clear differences. They significantly differ in their approaches to specialization, hiring, and long-term relationships. You may consider contacting a recruiter if you are a hiring manager who needs to fill a role or a candidate looking for a job change. However, a talent advisor might… Read more »

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The generations of employees in the workforce have different ideas of work-life balance. Many of these differences are due to significant events each generation experienced during the period they grew up in.   Maintaining a work-life balance helps reduce stress and prevent burnout. This helps your employees stay physically and mentally well. As a result,… Read more »

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The past year has been busy for the accounting profession. Some of the most important topics included the increased focus on sustainability, evolving anti-money laundering rules, and the changing role of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs). As an accounting professional, you need to stay current on these developments. The following information provides greater insight into these… Read more »

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Internal equity and external equity make up fair pay. Both are important for attracting and retaining the best employees. Prioritizing fair pay helps close the gender gap. Following processes to sustain fair pay throughout each employee’s tenure with your company also promotes this initiative. Discover why internal and external equity in compensation matter and how… Read more »

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A recent survey conducted by The Harris Poll shows many Canadian companies are experiencing business continuity difficulties due to knowledge transfer. These businesses are not adequately preparing for retiring baby boomers to transfer their knowledge to their successors. According to the survey, two-thirds of employers say knowledge transfer is required for employees to fulfill their job duties… Read more »

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Cybersecurity for companies is increasing in importance. This is especially true for accounting teams. Hackers know that systems used by accountants have confidential information that can be used for personal gain. This is why your business, including your accounting team, needs to prioritize cybersecurity. Otherwise, your organization may lose revenue, clients, and its reputation.  … Read more »

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The coronavirus pandemic, the war in Ukraine, supply chain interruptions, money laundering risks, and inflation have created increasing challenges for Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) in Canada. The interdependency and compounding effect are making these issues even more difficult to manage. CPAs need to continue to do their part to handle the economic and financial disruption… Read more »

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Gen Z was born between 1997 and 2002. Like other generations, they have unique perspectives and priorities about finding a job. Understanding what Gen Z is looking for in their job search helps attract them to your company. Filling their needs encourages them to remain with your organization long-term.   Providing the following can help… Read more »

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We are working in a highly competitive candidate market. This is why extending an offer and receiving acceptance do not always mean your candidate starts and transitions as planned. When you hire, your candidate may have been actively pursuing other roles. This means there still is competition for roles that they previously applied or interviewed… Read more »

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The sun is out and the HEAT is here! There are so many things to do and so little time. Make the most of your summer by stepping out of your comfort zone! Dare to try something different. Include these activities on your Manitoba summer bucket list! 1. Pinawa Channel Float & Paddle Pinawa Channel… Read more »