Advancing Your Accounting Career Without Burning Bridges

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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 »

5 Strategies for Finding Your Accounting Career Sweet Spot

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Successful accounting professionals use their knowledge of which areas they excel in to add value to their company. Such professionals know that sustainable career growth is dependent on starting on the right path. Part of finding the right path is determining your sweet spot, where your passion and talents converge with opportunities to do work… Read more »

Data Analytics Tips to Make You a Better Consultant

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With increasing transformative technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) impacting the accounting industry, you may wonder what your career as an accountant could look like. With the rapid changes taking place, you need to take action now to enhance your prospects for future opportunities and continued success. Due to the increasing desire for companies… Read more »

Accounting Career Outlook for 2019

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As an accounting professional, the industry outlook for 2019 is in your favor. With a shortage in both skills and accounting candidates, your skills are in demand! You also face increased opportunities to move your accounting career forward. What does the Accounting Profession Look Like For 2019? Skills Shortages (You’re in Demand!) Most employers in… Read more »

We’re in Our Second Decade!

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When we started our firm back in 2007, a lot of people wondered about our approach. In an industry that most consider a numbers game and a specialty that is literally all about numbers, we took on the challenge in a different way – one that conformed to our values. These are the values that… Read more »

Accounting Newbie? 5 Ways to Have a Great First Year!

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Transitioning from studying accounting to practicing it can be challenging. Meeting colleagues, navigating a workplace, and acclimating to a professional environment typically is stressful. Here are some tips on preparing for your first year as an accountant to make the transition easier. 5 Tips For Your First Year as A CPA! 1. Develop Your Soft… Read more »

5 Ways to Prove Your Value During an Interview

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An interview is designed to show your value to an employer and provide reasons why they should hire you. By thoroughly preparing for your presentation, you increase your chances of being offered a role. Here are five ways to prove your value during an interview. Prove Your Value During an Interview with These Tips: 1…. Read more »

3 Ways to Be Successful at a Temp Accounting Role

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When starting your next temp accounting role, you need to do your best work to secure future assignments. Whether you are just starting out or are experienced with accounting temp work, follow these guidelines to be successful in your role. 3 Ways To Be Successful In A Temp Accounting Role Demonstrate Current Technology Expertise Demonstrate… Read more »

3 Ways to NOT Get Ghosted After an Interview

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Ghosting can occur with employers when interviewing on your own. You may complete several interviews and/or finish sample tasks, receive some responses to your calls or emails, then not receive any follow up at all. Before completely giving up on being offered a job, use these strategies.  How To NOT get Ghosted By A Company… Read more »

The Real Reasons Why a Temp Role Looks Fantastic on Your Resume

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Working in temp roles enhances your resume. You can gain the necessary skills and experience to advance your career and add professional references to your network. You also can avoid gaps in your employment history and show you are a dedicated worker. 4 Reasons Why Temp Accounting Roles Are Great For Your Career 1. New… Read more »