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Forming an alliance with a recruiter can be influential in your career. They can provide you with opportunities you did not know about, give key insight into the job market and/or a specific role, offer imperative resume and job search advice, and negotiate a higher compensation package. To effectively build a relationship with a recruiter,… Read more »

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How your office is set up affects your productivity. Harsh lighting, bare walls, a cluttered desk, and other issues cause increased stress and lower energy level. To combat these issues, incorporate music and other ambiance to improve your work area and maximize productivity. 5 Fun Ways To Improve Your Professional Productivity 1. Music (Check out… Read more »

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If you were at ONE, Canada’s biggest CPA event of 2018 you learned a lot! You were among thousands of CPAs who are creating an impact on business, accounting and finance. The theme was sustainability through adaptability. With the rise of globalization, new technologies, and increasing impact on environmental, social, and political issues, your ability to… Read more »

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Does your company in Western Canada need to find accounting talent? Work with the team at Mercer Bradley. We understand the industry, know people, and are devoted to recruiting. At Mercer Bradley, we dig into your needs and find matches that work both short- and long-term. We work with the highest level of ethics, honesty,… Read more »

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Engaging and creative work environments lead to increased productivity and employee loyalty. Innovative businesses that focus on flexible and fun atmospheres bring out the best in their staff. Such companies are among the most inspiring places to work. Here are some examples of innovative office design and companies that showcase them.  Enjoy these pics of… Read more »

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Canadian CPAs, register today for The ONE national conference 2018 in Halifax on October 1-2. As Canada’s must-attend CPA event of the year, maintain your competitive edge by participating in sessions focused on the future, listening to conversation-starting keynote speakers, and networking with top business, accounting and finance professionals. What’s In the Future of Commerce? … Read more »

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Explaining financial concepts to non-finance people can be challenging. People may be intimidated by financial data because of the jargon or because they lack financial literacy. In any case, a fair knowledge of understanding and analyzing financial reports is required for professionals to connect the business and external environmental factors to help with company growth…. Read more »

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Canadian CPAs, resister today for The ONE national conference 2018 in Halifax on October 1-2. Benefit from future-focused sessions, thought-provoking keynote speakers, and prime networking opportunities. Learn from thousands of professionals who are making an impact in business, accounting, and finance. Choose among sessions and panels that fit your interests. Earn additional CPD hours by… Read more »

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Volunteering provides opportunities to build your personal and professional character. It helps you learn to work with people from different backgrounds and abilities while developing valuable knowledge to grow your career. Because you become more educated about the world while improving it, volunteering provides a win-win opportunity for everyone. Why Volunteer? 1. Develop Wisdom Volunteering… Read more »

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Payroll is a Powerful Force! Mercer Bradley knows how much you work: year-round putting in all those extra hours making sure payroll at your office is accurate and compliant. That’s why we want to recognize the great work you do by celebrating payroll professionals this week, because you ARE a big deal!   Here’s to… Read more »