Benefits of Accepting a Job Offer Now

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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 »

CPAs See Beyond the Numbers and Are Guides to Global Trends

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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 »

A New Guide to Video Interview Etiquette

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A New Guide to Video Interview Etiquette Mercer Bradley

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are using technology to recruit employees. Rather than have candidates come to the office and risk spreading coronavirus, hiring managers are using platforms such as Zoom, WebEx, and Skype to conduct video interviews. Although the questions and conversations may be similar to in-person interviews, preparing for a video… Read more »

Strong Communication as a Remote Worker

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With the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), more companies than ever are having employees work from home. Employers are temporarily closing their offices to practice social distance to stop the spread of the virus. If you’re a staff member who’s now working from home, be sure you have the proper support in place to… Read more »

Are You Bored at Work? It Could Be More Than That

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If you’re bored at work, there may be a variety of reasons. Your interest may no longer align with your work. You might not be fully using your capabilities. There could be little opportunity for growth and learning. Perhaps you have no clear goals. Ignoring your boredom can make things worse. Increased stress, poor mental… Read more »

Ethical Pitfalls Accounting Professionals Face Every Day

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As an accountant, you work with confidential information and sensitive data daily. Since the numbers can affect bonuses and stock prices, you might face ethical issues in your activities. These issues can include conflicts of interest, confidentiality issues, or fraudulent activities. When faced with these dilemmas, you need to make the right choices to appropriately… Read more »

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When You Get a Counter Offer

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When you accept a new accounting job and let your manager know you’re leaving, they may give you a counteroffer. Your manager might question why you’re leaving and try to convince you to stay. Before deciding whether to accept a counteroffer, it’s in your best interest to consider why the offer is coming once you… Read more »

What Accounting Jobs Are There in Western Canada?

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As an accounting professional in Western Canada, there are a variety of jobs available for you. Based on your skills, experience, knowledge and interests, you’re most likely qualified for a number of roles that Mercer Bradley needs to fill. Here are four types of accounting jobs available in Western Canada. Accounting Opportunities in Western Canada… Read more »

What’s on the Horizon for the Accounting Profession?

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The accounting industry is facing substantial changes over the next three decades. Evolving technology, continued globalization and new forms of regulation are becoming major challenges for the accounting field. As a result, accountants, companies, and schools need to make substantial changes in the way they operate. Here is an inside look at what’s on the… Read more »

Should I Accept That Counter-Offer to Stay at a Company? (No No No!)

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As a top-performing accountant, your decision to tender your resignation and work for another employer most likely will be met with adversity. Your loyalty to the company may be called into question. You may receive emotional appeals not to break up the team. Worse, you may be given a counter-offer to encourage you to reconsider… Read more »