Lessons on Personal Life and Careers We Learned from 2020


MercerBradley Lessons on Personal Life and Careers We Learned From 2020

Saying that 2020 was a time of rapid change would be an understatement. The coronavirus pandemic upended our lives. We began sheltering in place. Millions started working from home. When schools and daycares closed, parents began teaching and entertaining their kids throughout the day. However, as we struggled to shift from an on-the-go lifestyle to… Read more »

Top 10 Business Lessons We Learned from 2020


10 Lessons We Learned from 2020

The year 2020 was a difficult time for companies. Typical ways of gaining and conducting business were altered. Leadership had to get creative in taking action to continue operations. Having a plan in place helped overcome hurdles and challenges to continue moving forward. Here are the top 10 business lessons that 2020 taught us. 1…. Read more »

The Importance of Building Deeper Business Relationships


The Importance of Building Deeper Business Relationships - Mercer Bradley

The success of your business relies a great deal on how well your company performs during uncertain times. During the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, the firms you have as partners and vendors have a significant impact on your organization’s ability to continue operations. Although partner firms and vendors may appear to provide similar functions, their… Read more »

The Five People You Meet on LinkedIn


As a professional, LinkedIn is among your top networking sites. You can find ideas, inspiration, feedback, and recommendations for job openings, career advice, mentorship, and more. For these reasons, you want a robust network available to help you on your accounting and finance career path. Your connections can introduce you to other professionals, refer you for job openings, and more.   Here are five… Read more »

3 Ways You Can Simplify Your Resume to Get It Read Today


Simplifying your resume means it’s crisp, clean, and able to hold the attention of a hiring manager or recruiter. Keeping it simple shows that you understand who are as a professional and what you have to offer an employer. Tailoring your skills and experience focuses on the professional elements you want to use in your… Read more »

How to Build a Great Reputation as a Contract Accounting Consultant


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 »

Celebrating the Rock Stars of Staffing For Canada Week 2019 !


We are celebrating “Staffing for Canada” Week This week the nation is once again celebrating “Staffing for Canada” week. Each year Canada recognized the contributions the staffing industry makes to the economy. It’s a timely reminder of the part staffing professionals play in keeping Canadians employed and businesses productive and profitable.Staffing for Canada Week first… Read more »

How Changes to Canada’s Parental Leave Policy May Affect You


Created to promote gender equality at home and in the workplace, the Government of Canada launched its new parental sharing benefit on March 17, 2019. Fathers of a newborn or newly adopted child are offered an additional five weeks of Employment Insurance (EI) parental benefits when both parents, including same-sex parents, agree to share parental… Read more »

Happy Retirement – Dave !


As we approach the end of 2018, I would like to inform you that effective December 21st, 2018 Dave Kastelic will retire from Mercer Bradley. I have been most privileged over the past 10 years to have had the opportunity to work with Dave. He brings a sharp wit, great sense of humour and an… Read more »