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

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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 »

3 Ways to Be Successful at a Temp Accounting Role

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When starting your next temp accounting role, you need to do your best work to secure future assignments. Whether you are just starting out or are experienced with accounting temp work, follow these guidelines to be successful in your role. 3 Ways To Be Successful In A Temp Accounting Role Demonstrate Current Technology Expertise Demonstrate… Read more »

3 Ways to NOT Get Ghosted After an Interview

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Ghosting can occur with employers when interviewing on your own. You may complete several interviews and/or finish sample tasks, receive some responses to your calls or emails, then not receive any follow up at all. Before completely giving up on being offered a job, use these strategies.  How To NOT get Ghosted By A Company… Read more »

The Real Reasons Why a Temp Role Looks Fantastic on Your Resume

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Working in temp roles enhances your resume. You can gain the necessary skills and experience to advance your career and add professional references to your network. You also can avoid gaps in your employment history and show you are a dedicated worker. 4 Reason Why Temp Accounting Roles Are Great For Your Career 1. New… Read more »

What’s on the Horizon for the Accounting Profession?

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The accounting industry is facing substantial changes over the next three decades. Evolving technology, continued globalization and new forms of regulation are becoming major challenges for the accounting field. As a result, accountants, companies, and schools need to make substantial changes in the way they operate. Here is an inside look at what’s on the… Read more »

Why You Should Treat Your Recruiter as a Major Part of Your Career

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Forming an alliance with a recruiter can be influential in your career. They can provide you with opportunities you did not know about, give key insight into the job market and/or a specific role, offer imperative resume and job search advice, and negotiate a higher compensation package. To effectively build a relationship with a recruiter,… Read more »

Music and 4 Other Ambiance Upgrades That Can Make You More Productive

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How your office is set up affects your productivity. Harsh lighting, bare walls, a cluttered desk, and other issues cause increased stress and lower energy level. To combat these issues, incorporate music and other ambiance to improve your work area and maximize productivity. 5 Fun Ways To Improve Your Professional Productivity 1. Music (Check out… Read more »

What You Need to Know About the Future of Commerce

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Canadian CPAs, register today for The ONE national conference 2018 in Halifax on October 1-2. As Canada’s must-attend CPA event of the year, maintain your competitive edge by participating in sessions focused on the future, listening to conversation-starting keynote speakers, and networking with top business, accounting and finance professionals. What’s In the Future of Commerce? … Read more »

Tips for Explaining Financial Concepts to Non-Finance People

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Explaining financial concepts to non-finance people can be challenging. People may be intimidated by financial data because of the jargon or because they lack financial literacy. In any case, a fair knowledge of understanding and analyzing financial reports is required for professionals to connect the business and external environmental factors to help with company growth…. Read more »

How Can You Maximize Your Temp Accounting Placement?

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Working in accounting placement roles can provide valuable career growth. Adding to your skill set and experience level make you an even more valuable asset to employers. As a result, you want to do what you can to maximize your time in each accounting placement. 5 Ways to Maximize a Temp Accounting Job #1 Align… Read more »