Developing Your Skills While Doing the 9 to 5


Mercer Bradley_Developing Your Skills While Doing The 9 to 5

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 »

New Career Skills You Never Thought You’d Need


New Career Skills You Never Thought You'd Need | Mercer Bradley

As you move along in your accounting & finance career, you pick up new skills. Adding technical skills and cultivating soft skills are two key parts of career advancement. However, one aspect of moving up the ladder that often is overlooked involves introspection. Close evaluation of your mental and emotional processes provides insight into how… Read more »

Lessons on Personal Life and Careers We Learned from 2020


MercerBradley Lessons on Personal Life and Careers We Learned From 2020

Saying that 2020 was a time of rapid change would be an understatement. The coronavirus pandemic upended our lives. We began sheltering in place. Millions started working from home. When schools and daycares closed, parents began teaching and entertaining their kids throughout the day. However, as we struggled to shift from an on-the-go lifestyle to… Read more »

Accounting Newbie? 5 Ways to Have a Great First Year!


Transitioning from studying accounting to practicing it can be challenging. Meeting colleagues, navigating a workplace, and acclimating to a professional environment typically is stressful. Here are some tips on preparing for your first year as an accountant to make the transition easier. 5 Tips For Your First Year as A CPA! 1. Develop Your Soft… Read more »

5 Characteristics You Need for a Successful Accounting Career


When starting your accounting career, you want to do all you can to be successful. Part of your education includes knowing how to develop professionally to have maximum impact. Here are five characteristics you want to focus on while developing your accounting career. 5 Characteristics That Will Help You Have A Great Accounting Career 1…. Read more »

Why Is Networking So Important for Your Accounting Career?


Networking is a crucial skill for developing your accounting career. Not only do you cultivate relationships with people who often become friends, but you also get to know individuals who often become your company’s clients. Because you invest time in developing these relationships, you create winning opportunities for everyone involved. 1) Give and Receive Assistance… Read more »