Employee Retention Starts Sooner Than You Think!

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We are working in a highly competitive candidate market. This is why extending an offer and receiving acceptance do not always mean your candidate starts and transitions as planned. When you hire, your candidate may have been actively pursuing other roles. This means there still is competition for roles that they previously applied or interviewed… 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 Can You Do About Disruptive Change?

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What Can You Do About Disruptive Change_ Mercer Bradley

In order for companies to thrive this year, they need to respond to the trends that impact how organizations operate. This includes looking beyond financial goals and focusing more on employee needs. Effective responses to the following trends can help establish transformative growth for increased business success. Companies that make modifications in line with the… Read more »

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Leave Your Role?

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The decision to leave your job requires a lot of thought. Although challenges at work are to be expected, experiencing long-term dissatisfaction is not. If you consistently are unhappy at work, it may be time to change employers. This is especially true if you lack work-life balance or opportunities for growth. You should be able… Read more »

Will Remote Work Affect Compensation Moving Forward?

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Will Remote Work Affect Compensation Moving Forward_ Mercer Bradley

Like many employers during the coronavirus pandemic continues, your accounting and finance team may be working remotely. This trend is expected to continue even after the pandemic subsides. The increased flexibility with fewer distractions is attractive to employees. The increased productivity and wider candidate pool is attractive to employers. If your team will remain completely… Read more »

What Stories Do Your Financials Tell? (And Why Does It Matter to Your Employees?)

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Explaining the numbers on the financial documents with stories shows employees why the numbers and how their behaviors impact them. Mercer Bradley

All of the numbers on your company’s financial statements have a story about how they came to be. Communicating the numbers and the stories behind them shows employees why they matter. When employees have a clear understanding of how their day-to-day decisions and actions impact the company’s financials, they make more informed decisions in the… Read more »

Building Healthy and Smarter Habits for the Future of Work

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Building Healthy and Smarter Habits for the Future of Work Mercer Bradley

The habits you build today impact your quality of life. Similarly, the decisions you make now impact what happens down the road. This is why you need to be taking action in line with your short- and long-term personal and professional goals. This process lets you become the best version of yourself. Choose among these… Read more »

How to Explain Financial Information to Your Team

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How to Explain Financial Information to Your Team Mercer Bradley

Team members who do not have a background in accounting may not understand the financial information about your company or why it matters. As an accounting professional, you need to take steps to overcome this barrier. The following are some suggestions. How To Explain Financials Information To Your Team · Share simplified versions of the… Read more »

Why Is Working with a Recruiter One of the Best Ways to Find a New Job in Today’s Competitive Market?

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Benefits of Accepting a Job Offer Now - Mercer Bradley

Finding the accounting and finance job you want can be challenging. Whether you are reentering the workforce or leaving your current role, finding and applying to the right match, interviewing, and waiting for the results can be daunting. Fortunately, you do not have to go through the process alone. Working with a recruiter who specializes… Read more »

Accountants Are More Prepared for This Year’s End

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After learning to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, accountants are more prepared than ever to close out the year. Here's why. Mercer Bradley

By the end of 2021, your company will have been through a year-end close during COVID-19. As a result, you likely had to face challenges unlike anything else you experienced. Overcoming these obstacles should have helped you prepare for your next year-end close.   The following are some of the challenges you may have faced… Read more »