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Whether you are new to the accounting industry or an experienced professional, you have the autonomy to create your career path. Based on your knowledge, skills, experience and interests, you have a variety of options for furthering your professional path. Be sure you consider your work style and company culture when seeing who is hiring… Read more »

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Trust is the bedrock of your company’s success. Customers must trust you and your products or services. Employees and leaders must trust each other for your business to move forward. They are more likely to remain motivated, engaged, and reaching goals when trust is strong throughout the organization. Because it is critical to your company’s… Read more »

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Starting or developing your accounting career in Canada takes certain planning. Part of that planning includes earning certifications and continuing professional development credits. Enhancing your knowledge and skills while continuously learning about the industry show you are dedicated to staying current and providing your best service. Here are two accounting certifications you may want to… Read more »

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Trust needs to be at the center of any business model. Trust is what binds together employees, employers, and customers and helps them move through challenging circumstances. Trust establishes a strong reputation, sustainable revenues, increased employee retention, and greater customer advocacy, providing businesses an easier time recovering after recessions and financial crises. Because trust is… Read more »

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As an employer of choice, your company provides an attractive work environment and outstanding brand. Because top talent wants to work for you, you spend less on advertising and retain the best staff at a lower cost. Regardless of your organization size or budget, you can become a highly attractive place where employees want to… Read more »

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Displaying proper etiquette and professionalism is important in the accounting and finance industry. Whether in the office, at a meeting, or during a networking event, demonstrating proper etiquette enhances your work performance. Behaving professionally projects a confident, assured personality that results in beneficial connections that enhance business. Follow these guidelines to demonstrate proper accounting and… Read more »

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Many candidates do considerable research before pursuing employment. This includes checking out on-line reviews. Reviews on Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Google or Facebook let job candidates know what it’s like working for an employer and influence whether they apply for or accept a job. Although it’s practically impossible to have all positive reviews, there are steps you… Read more »

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When working as a contract accounting consultant, your reputation is your livelihood. Clients hire contractors because someone attests to their skills and abilities. As a result, you get much more work when they choose you because of your reputation. Here are five ways to build a great reputation as a contract accounting consultant. 5 Ways… Read more »

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As a Canadian accountant, you may hold approximately 15 different jobs in two or three different fields over the course of your career. Leaving your job is part of the process of finding your dream job, creating balance between your work and home life, and deciding where you fit in. As a result, you may… Read more »

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Although many people see automation as a threat to the accounting profession, it actually provides many benefits to the industry. Automation improves accounting functions and workflows, making jobs easier and freeing up time to add additional value for employers. As a result, automation is pushing the limits of what companies can accomplish, bringing their results… Read more »