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As Fall approaches, you may be readjusting from the laid-back days of Summer to the hustle and bustle of back-to-school time. Your focus might include getting new backpacks and school supplies for a fresh start on the season. Your family likely will be spending more time indoors as the weather cools and the days grow… Read more »

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Staying balanced as an accountant can be challenging. The intense, heavy workload and pressure to meet deadlines can result in substantial stress. Ongoing exposure to stress can negatively impact your health, productivity, and performance. Stress also can affect your work relationships, attendance, and employee morale. As an accountant, you should focus on staying balanced at… Read more »

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When the sun’s out, the fun’s out! Now is the time to gather your family and friends for fun outdoor activities. Make the most of the warm weather in Manitoba with this summer bucket list! 1. Go berry-picking You’re in for a sweet treat at Cormier’s Berry Patch! Check the website for strawberry-picking tips and… Read more »

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After learning to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, accountants are more prepared than ever to close out the year. Here's why. Mercer Bradley

Cultivating professional skills throughout your accounting career helps you grow professionally. The more value you add to an organization, the more opportunities you have for advancement. Developing relevant hard and soft skills helps you remain engaged and productive at work. It also increases your job satisfaction and tenure with an employer. This benefits your career… Read more »

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How To Communicate Well in a Virtual World - Mercer Bradley

Accountants are trusted and relied on to carefully, truthfully, and diligently make and keep financial records for companies and clients. Adherence to these ethical standards helps preserve the dignity, respect, and trust in accountants and the accounting profession. Accounting professionals must conduct themselves in a manner that serves the public interest and maintains the positive… Read more »

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Understanding the dos and don’ts of a successful interview helps you conduct more productive conversations. This helps the interview process run smoothly. Conducting a successful interview helps you learn about a candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience that are relevant to the role. You also can share the job duties and responsibilities, expectations, work environment, and… Read more »

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The last impression you make at a job is important. Maintaining flexibility and emotionally adjusting as you transition between roles is essential. How you leave a job says a lot about you. The way you strengthen relationships at the company you are leaving and begin networking within your new organization impacts your career. Keep in… Read more »

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Openly receiving and implementing feedback helps improve your work performance. As a result, you should intentionally create space for it and remain receptive. Feedback is not bad or negative, feedback is a way to learn and grow personally and professionally. Whether you receive formal or informal feedback, your brain immediately begins processing the input. Training your brain… Read more »

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Whether you are new to interviewing or have not interviewed for a while, preparation is one key to success. Making a positive first impression impacts whether you advance in the hiring process. At Mercer Bradley, we want to help maximize your chances of moving forward in the interview process. You can use the following list… Read more »

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Peace of Mind Hiring: The Right Hire Makes All the Difference Mercer Bradley

Spring cleaning involves clearing out the things you no longer need to make room for the things that you want. This is an excellent approach to refresh your career and take steps to increase your professional success. Taking the time for a spring refresh on your professional success paves the way for learning and development…. Read more »