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 »

Cultivating Motivation in the Wake of Winter


Cultivating motivation in the wake of Winter can be difficult. You might rather stay in your warm bed all day than get up and be productive. Fortunately, you can take steps to increase motivation during the winter months. These suggestions can help. Choose among these tips to cultivate motivation in the wake of Winter. Regularly… 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 »

Dos and Dont’s of a Successful Interview


Understanding the dos and don’ts of a successful interview helps you conduct more productive conversations. This helps the interview process run smoothly. Conducting a successful interview helps you learn about a candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience that are relevant to the role. You also can share the job duties and responsibilities, expectations, work environment, and… Read more »

Navigating Your Successful Resignation


The last impression you make at a job is important. Maintaining flexibility and emotionally adjusting as you transition between roles is essential. How you leave a job says a lot about you. The way you strengthen relationships at the company you are leaving and begin networking within your new organization impacts your career. Keep in… Read more »

Maximize Your Chances: Top Tips for a Successful Interview


Whether you are new to interviewing or have not interviewed for a while, preparation is one key to success. Making a positive first impression impacts whether you advance in the hiring process. At Mercer Bradley, we want to help maximize your chances of moving forward in the interview process. You can use the following list… Read more »

Spring Refresh for Professional Success


Peace of Mind Hiring: The Right Hire Makes All the Difference Mercer Bradley

Spring cleaning involves clearing out the things you no longer need to make room for the things that you want. This is an excellent approach to refresh your career and take steps to increase your professional success. Taking the time for a spring refresh on your professional success paves the way for learning and development…. Read more »

Part 3: Reporting Financial Information to Non-Accountants


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

Employees who are skilled at their non-accounting and finance jobs typically lack training and experience working with financial data. Many of these employees are intimidated by financial data because they dislike math. Others believe they do not need to look at the company’s numbers because they are not responsible for the financials. However, employees in… Read more »

How to Navigate the Emotions of Being a Leader


Being a leader takes work. You must monitor your employees’ mental health, show compassion and sensitivity, provide flexibility, and deliver results. These actions require a high amount of emotional labour. Emotional labour is the effort required to maintain a professional image when your actions do not align with your feelings. For instance, even though you… Read more »