What Are Gen Z Job Seekers Looking for in a Workplace?

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Gen Z was born between 1997 and 2002. Like other generations, they have unique perspectives and priorities about finding a job. Understanding what Gen Z is looking for in their job search helps attract them to your company. Filling their needs encourages them to remain with your organization long-term.   Providing the following can help… Read more »

Providing an Equitable Workplace Instead of an Equal One

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Providing an Equitable Workplace Instead of an Equal One Mercer Bradley

Although “equality” and “equity” are different by only two letters, their meanings are significantly different. Whereas equality involves giving all employees the same resources, equity involves distributing these resources based on individual needs. Although equity and equality are important to all employees, understanding the issues is especially critical for managers and leaders. Knowing how equity… Read more »

What Can You Do About Disruptive Change?

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What Can You Do About Disruptive Change_ Mercer Bradley

In order for companies to thrive this year, they need to respond to the trends that impact how organizations operate. This includes looking beyond financial goals and focusing more on employee needs. Effective responses to the following trends can help establish transformative growth for increased business success. Companies that make modifications in line with the… Read more »

How to Add Internal Talent to Your Interview Process

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How to Add Internal Talent to Your Interview Process Mercer Bradley

Hiring for your accounting and finance team is a challenging process. You want a candidate with the right combination of education, skills, and experience to succeed in the role. This is why hiring internally can be so appealing. You know the candidate already was vetted, understands your company culture, and likely needs less time for… Read more »

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

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

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to go on, the employer-employee relationship continues to be tested. Moving forward during this time of uncertainty requires defined expectations of what this relationship should look like. Although employers and employees may consider each other family, the reality is that they are not. The problem with thinking of employees as… 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 Matters to Your Stakeholders?

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Mindfully Avoiding Unconscious Bias at Work and in Hiring Processes

Stakeholders are the individuals, groups, or organizations directly involved with or indirectly affected by a project, product, service, or enterprise. These relationships impact why and how you conduct business. Your internal and external stakeholders are more visible, prominent, vocal, and powerful today than ever before. They hold your business accountable for its actions in more… 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 »

Build a Better Bottom Line with the Right Professionals in Place

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As a business owner, you know it’s currently a job seeker’s market. Seasoned professionals are often changing companies to take on new challenges and pursue different opportunities. As a result, you need to more closely focus on ways you can find and keep top talent. Follow these guidelines to hire and retain the professionals you… Read more »

7 Steps to a Successful Accounting Placement

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Mercer Bradley provides accounting placements for employers in Western Canada. We focus on your company’s needs to find candidates who match your short- and long-term requirements. We also provide the most ethical, honest, and transparent services. Here are seven steps we take to make a successful accounting placement. <<< Find Accounting Professionals in our Talent… Read more »