Part 1: The Importance of Why Canadian Workers Need an Upskilling Strategy That Focuses on Soft Skills

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

Whether you are an employer or employee in Canada, upskilling is required for business and career success. Because the accounting and finance industry and client demands continue to evolve, companies and employees must evolve to stay competitive. Upskilling is required for employees to successfully perform their work. Upskilling helps employees remain employable in the job… Read more »

The Latest Accounting Trends as 2023 Begins

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Cybersecurity, climate concerns, sustainability and the increasing shortage of accountants have created increasing challenges for accounting professionals in Canada. These issues make accounting professionals’ work even more demanding. Learn more about the importance of these issues for accounting professionals in Canada in 2023.   Climate Impacts & Sustainability are Top of Mind As the global… Read more »

Decluttering Your Workspace: Start the Year on the Right Foot

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

If you feel unfocused and unproductive at work, take a look at your workspace. If your work area is cluttered, you probably have difficulty finding meeting notes, project plans, or other important information. This lack of organization could be contributing to your disengagement at work. Decluttering your workspace may be the best way to increase… Read more »

The Ultimate Holiday Bucket List

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Take part in these activities to enjoy the holiday season with family and friends!  1. Festive Lights Zoo Lights is back for more holiday magic! Enjoy the stunning light displays, treats, and live music and entertainment in a winter wonderland. December 1, 2022 – January 8, 2023 Sunday – Thursday 5 pm – 10 pm Friday… Read more »

Which New Initiatives Are Impacting the Accounting Profession in Canada?

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The past year has been busy for the accounting profession. Some of the most important topics included the increased focus on sustainability, evolving anti-money laundering rules, and the changing role of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs). As an accounting professional, you need to stay current on these developments. The following information provides greater insight into these… Read more »

Why It Matters: Internal and External Equity in Compensation

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Internal equity and external equity make up fair pay. Both are important for attracting and retaining the best employees. Prioritizing fair pay helps close the gender gap. Following processes to sustain fair pay throughout each employee’s tenure with your company also promotes this initiative. Discover why internal and external equity in compensation matter and how… Read more »

3 Strategies for a Successful Knowledge Transfer Plan

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How To Communicate Well in a Virtual World - Mercer Bradley

A recent survey conducted by The Harris Poll shows many Canadian companies are experiencing business continuity difficulties due to knowledge transfer. These businesses are not adequately preparing for retiring baby boomers to transfer their knowledge to their successors. According to the survey, two-thirds of employers say knowledge transfer is required for employees to fulfill their job duties… Read more »

What Do the Latest Global Issues Mean for Canadian CPAs?

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What Matters to Your Stakeholders?

The coronavirus pandemic, the war in Ukraine, supply chain interruptions, money laundering risks, and inflation have created increasing challenges for Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) in Canada. The interdependency and compounding effect are making these issues even more difficult to manage. CPAs need to continue to do their part to handle the economic and financial disruption… Read more »

Your ULTIMATE Manitoba Summer Bucket List

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The sun is out and the HEAT is here! There are so many things to do and so little time. Make the most of your summer by stepping out of your comfort zone! Dare to try something different. Include these activities on your Manitoba summer bucket list! 1. Pinawa Channel Float & Paddle Pinawa Channel… Read more »

What Matters to Your Stakeholders?

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Mindfully Avoiding Unconscious Bias at Work and in Hiring Processes

Stakeholders are the individuals, groups, or organizations directly involved with or indirectly affected by a project, product, service, or enterprise. These relationships impact why and how you conduct business. Your internal and external stakeholders are more visible, prominent, vocal, and powerful today than ever before. They hold your business accountable for its actions in more… Read more »