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 »

Developing Your Skills While Doing the 9 to 5

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As an accounting and finance employee, career advancement is a top priority. This involves developing the knowledge, skills, and experience required to take on additional responsibility. One way to accomplish this is by developing your skillset during the work week. By finding ways to increase the value you provide your employer, you set yourself up… 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 »

New CPA? Here’s How To Write the Right Resume for the Job

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When writing your CPA resume, be sure you customize it or your cover letter for each role you want. Because each employer’s qualifications and needs are unique, you want to show how your knowledge, skills and experience are exactly what they’re looking for. Focusing on how you can add value to a company increases your… Read more »

Career Lattice Series: What Certifications and Professional Development Help My Accounting Career?

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Starting or developing your accounting career in Canada takes certain planning. Part of that planning includes earning certifications and continuing professional development credits. Enhancing your knowledge and skills while continuously learning about the industry show you are dedicated to staying current and providing your best service. Here are two accounting certifications you may want to… Read more »

The Canadian Economic Outlook and How Financial Leaders Should Lead the Way

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Canadian CPAs, resister today for The ONE national conference 2018 in Halifax on October 1-2. Benefit from future-focused sessions, thought-provoking keynote speakers, and prime networking opportunities. Learn from thousands of professionals who are making an impact in business, accounting, and finance. Choose among sessions and panels that fit your interests. Earn additional CPD hours by… Read more »