Understanding and Conquering Imposter Syndrome


Well-Being at Work and in Remote Work Mercer Bradley

Like most employees, you probably have experienced imposter syndrome at some point in your career. Perhaps you started a new job and felt you had less experience than needed. Or, maybe your manager assigned a project you felt unprepared to lead. Don’t worry, you are not alone.  Imposter syndrome is quite common and affects as… Read more »

Employee Attraction and Retention


Employee retention is a top priority for most employers. High retention rates provide many advantages: Elevated candidate attraction Increased employee engagement Better performance Greater productivity Stronger job satisfaction Higher employee morale Lower hiring, onboarding, and training costs Healthier bottom line Employer reputation As a result, you should take steps to strengthen employee retention. These tips… Read more »

How Do You Define & Earn Flexibility in the Workplace?


How you define and earn flexibility in the workplace impacts how much flexibility you could be granted. For instance, you might define flexibility as a privilege earned through trust and tied to equity and be granted flexibility based on your personal needs. Providing every employee with the same flexibility likely would not meet their individual… Read more »

Elevate Your Game: A Strategic Playbook for Your Next Interview


As you prepare for your interview, here is some advice that will elevate your game! Keep in mind that interviews are aimed at finding strong matches more than providing candidate qualifications. Because the interviewer already knows your work history from your resume, you do not need to focus on it during the discussion unless asked… Read more »

Recognizing the Contribution of a Remote Team Member


How To Communicate Well in a Virtual World - Mercer Bradley

Recognizing the contributions of a remote team member shows you value, respect, and appreciate them. Recognizing remote workers may look a little different than how you recognize workers who are regularly in the office. Identifying this and shifting the focus will support team culture, collaboration, and cohesion. The results include greater innovation and a stronger… Read more »

Part 2 – How to Maximize Your One-on-One Time with Your Leader


How to Face Disruption Mercer Bradley

Maximizing your one-on-one time with your leader provides you with key learning opportunities. Receiving and implementing constructive feedback supports professional growth. Showing up prepared for your one-on-ones helps you make the most of your time with your leader. The following suggestions can help. Implement these tips to maximize your one-on-one time with your leader. Understand… Read more »

Part 1 – How to Maximize One-on-Ones with Your Team


How Are you _Really__ Why You Need to Care About and Care for Your Employees Mercer Bradley

Maximizing one-on-ones with your team helps you develop employee relationships, set expectations, and improve productivity. You can talk about each employee’s successes, priorities, challenges, professional development, and other relevant issues. Using a template for one-on-ones with your team helps maintain consistency. This list helps ensure you discuss essential topics and can review your notes before… Read more »

Effective Interview Strategies When English Is Not Your First Language


Interviewing for a job typically is stressful. Interviewing when English is not your first language can be even more challenging. No matter your proficiency in English, you might find that using the language during an interview is more stressful than using your native language during an interview. Fortunately, you can practice using effective strategies when… Read more »

Effective Interview Strategies with Multilingual Job Applicants


Using effective interview strategies with multilingual job applicants contributes to company success. The ability to communicate with people of different cultures enhances employee engagement, performance, and productivity. The results include greater job satisfaction, employee morale, and attraction and retention rates. Canada’s population includes a significant number of people who do not speak English as their… Read more »

Mindfulness in Accounting: Tips for Accountants to Stay Balanced


Staying balanced as an accountant can be challenging. The intense, heavy workload and pressure to meet deadlines can result in substantial stress. Ongoing exposure to stress can negatively impact your health, productivity, and performance. Stress also can affect your work relationships, attendance, and employee morale. As an accountant, you should focus on staying balanced at… Read more »