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Implement any of these ideas to create a summer camp in your backyard. Mercer Bradley

With the coronavirus pandemic still going, you’re probably staying home a lot. Odds are, this is not how you or your children planned to enjoy their summer vacation. Instead of playing with other kids at parks, pools, or camps, they’re most likely playing by themselves at home. Fortunately, your kids don’t have to miss out… Read more »

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Vacationing 2021: Why This Might Be One of the Most Important Vacations You Take Mercer Bradley

With summer on its way, it is likely time to start thinking about vacation. Because a significant number of managers and employees have been working from home for the past year, many may have neglected taking vacation time.  It is now time to resume taking vacations. After all, time away from work is necessary to… Read more »

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The Great Reopening: How to Manage Employee Expectations Mercer Bradley

After over a year of working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic, it will soon be time for employees to begin returning to the office. Since many may feel that they finally found a way to integrate educating and raising their kids while fitting in work, they may not be ready to transition back. Whether your… Read more »

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Separating your professional and personal lives while working from home can be challenging. Here are some tips to make things easier. Mercer Bradley

With your team working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, finding a balance between work and home life can be challenging. Since there are no physical boundaries between your professional life and personal life, the mental boundaries can feel nonexistent. Managing your career and a household gets difficult, especially if you have kids at home…. Read more »

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Vaccine Rollout and Implications on Perception and Reality of the Recovery Mercer Bradley

As millions of doses of the coronavirus vaccine continue to come into Canada, people are beginning to see a light at the end of a very long tunnel. After more than a year of shutdowns, social distancing, remote work, and uncertainty, residents are feeling hopeful that things can slowly begin shifting to a more recognizable… Read more »

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Throughout your accounting career, you need to exhibit both soft and hard skills. You want the technical savvy and interpersonal skills to continue advancing professionally. Building these skills not only make you more confident in your career but more marketable in an ever-changing career landscape. What Soft Skills Do You Need for A Successful Professional… Read more »

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Separating Work and Home: Daily Habits That Help Mercer Bradley

Working from home during the coronavirus pandemic can be challenging. Many have been doing this for a year! You may still be wondering how to set up a work area, fit in your personal and professional responsibilities, and have time to unwind at the end of the day. The main key to the integration of… Read more »

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How Are you _Really__ Why You Need to Care About and Care for Your Employees Mercer Bradley

Just over, a year ago, some of the first COVID-19 cases were recorded. Much has happened since then, and your business, clients and employees have all felt the impact. As many accounting and finance employees continue to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, their well-being continues to be a top priority. Because a significant… Read more »

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Being a Better Leader This Year Means Adaptability Mercer Bradley

Like other leaders, you learned tremendous lessons while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. Perhaps you discovered that your accounting and finance team had to work remotely for an indefinite amount of time. Maybe you found new technology for staying connected with your employees. Overall, you learned that remaining adaptable during a crisis is… Read more »

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Being A Team Player Also Means Saying No Sometimes Mercer Bradley

As an accounting and finance professional, your role sometimes involves additional work, longer hours, and tasks not included in your job description. Since you want to be seen as a team player, you go above and beyond expectations to help your team perform its best. However, you need to keep an eye on how much… Read more »