How to Add Internal Talent to Your Interview Process

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How to Add Internal Talent to Your Interview Process Mercer Bradley

Hiring for your accounting and finance team is a challenging process. You want a candidate with the right combination of education, skills, and experience to succeed in the role. This is why hiring internally can be so appealing. You know the candidate already was vetted, understands your company culture, and likely needs less time for… Read more »

Redefining the Value of Work: Managing the Employer-Employee Relationship

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Redefining the Value of Work: Managing the Employer-Employee Relationship

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to go on, the employer-employee relationship continues to be tested. Moving forward during this time of uncertainty requires defined expectations of what this relationship should look like. Although employers and employees may consider each other family, the reality is that they are not. The problem with thinking of employees as… Read more »

Will Remote Work Affect Compensation Moving Forward?

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Will Remote Work Affect Compensation Moving Forward_ Mercer Bradley

Like many employers during the coronavirus pandemic continues, your accounting and finance team may be working remotely. This trend is expected to continue even after the pandemic subsides. The increased flexibility with fewer distractions is attractive to employees. The increased productivity and wider candidate pool is attractive to employers. If your team will remain completely… Read more »

Mindfully Avoiding Unconscious Bias at Work and in Hiring Processes

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Mindfully Avoiding Unconscious Bias at Work and in Hiring Processes

Diversity and inclusion are important topics in the workplace. One of the best ways to implement these initiatives is by reducing the amount of unconscious bias in both the office and hiring practices. Being aware of how unconscious thoughts can affect an employee’s judgment shows how the thoughts can impact decision making. This may include… Read more »

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

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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 »

The Great Reopening: How to Manage Employee Expectations

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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 »

Working from Home: How to Stay Balanced and Help Your Team Do the Same

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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 »

Vaccine Rollout and Implications on Perception and Reality of the Recovery

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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 »

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

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

Bringing aboard the right professionals to your accounting and finance team has an impact on your company’s success. Having team members contribute their diverse knowledge, skills, and experience to individual tasks and projects keeps your team engaged and productive. The more work they complete, the more they are able to perform at a higher level…. Read more »

How To Build up Your Company’s Reputation and Keep Your Customers Happy

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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 »