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How To Build up Your Company's Reputation and Keep Your Customers Happy | Mercer Bradley

Part of your company’s success depends on the quality of the business relationships you maintain. Creating genuine relationships involves having close contact with customers, employees, and business associates. For customers, this includes filling needs, addressing concerns, and resolving issues. For employees, this includes providing jobs, room for growth, and career opportunities. For business associates, this… Read more »

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MercerBradley Lessons on Personal Life and Careers We Learned From 2020

Saying that 2020 was a time of rapid change would be an understatement. The coronavirus pandemic upended our lives. We began sheltering in place. Millions started working from home. When schools and daycares closed, parents began teaching and entertaining their kids throughout the day. However, as we struggled to shift from an on-the-go lifestyle to… Read more »

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10 Lessons We Learned from 2020

The year 2020 was a difficult time for companies. Typical ways of gaining and conducting business were altered. Leadership had to get creative in taking action to continue operations. Having a plan in place helped overcome hurdles and challenges to continue moving forward. Here are the top 10 business lessons that 2020 taught us. 1…. Read more »

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The Importance of Building Deeper Business Relationships - Mercer Bradley

The success of your business relies a great deal on how well your company performs during uncertain times. During the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, the firms you have as partners and vendors have a significant impact on your organization’s ability to continue operations. Although partner firms and vendors may appear to provide similar functions, their… Read more »

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The Importance of Planning and Forecasting for Uncertain Times - Mercer Bradley

Planning and financial forecasting often are difficult in the best of times. During times of uncertainty, these functions become even more challenging but critical. Creating a plan to continue business operations during times of rapid change requires a team effort. You must find ways to adjust budgeting and forecasting on a more regular basis than… Read more »

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Benefits of Accepting a Job Offer Now - Mercer Bradley

Like many people, you may be in the market for a job right now. If you recently finished a line of interviews and were offered a position, you might be wondering whether to accept it. Of course, thoroughly evaluating the offer and deciding whether it fits your short- and long-term goals and needs is imperative…. Read more »

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Tracking and reporting on global economic trends is one service a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) provides. As the Canadian accounting profession’s scope continues to expand, one of the comprehensive, value-added services accountants provide is advisement on how local, regional, national and worldwide economics may impact their company. This provides additional support for clients to grow… Read more »

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At the core of your company is a team of skilled leaders making good decisions. Many of these leaders are on your accounting team. Because you want your company to continue to make wise decisions about financial and strategic management and planning, you need to identify future leaders on your accounting team. Because they keep… Read more »

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As a professional, LinkedIn is among your top networking sites. You can find ideas, inspiration, feedback, and recommendations for job openings, career advice, mentorship, and more. For these reasons, you want a robust network available to help you on your accounting and finance career path. Your connections can introduce you to other professionals, refer you for job openings, and more.   Here are five… Read more »