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 »

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 »

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 »

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 Develop a High-Trust, High-Accountability Organization

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How to Develop a High-Trust, High-Accountability Organization Mercer Bradley

Whether your accounting and finance team is remote, hybrid, or onsite, you want to develop levels of trust and accountability that are as high as possible. When your employees have the autonomy to perform their tasks with little supervision, they feel empowered and respected. This leads to high levels of engagement and productivity. As a… 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 »