Mindfulness in Accounting: Tips for Accountants to Stay Balanced

Staying balanced as an accountant can be challenging. The intense, heavy workload and pressure to meet deadlines can result in substantial stress. Ongoing exposure to stress can negatively impact your health, productivity, and performance. Stress also can affect your work relationships, attendance, and employee morale. As an accountant, you should focus on staying balanced at […]

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 […]

Will Remote Work Affect Compensation Moving Forward?

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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 […]

Developing Your Skills While Doing the 9 to 5

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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 […]

How Changes to Canada’s Parental Leave Policy May Affect You

Created to promote gender equality at home and in the workplace, the Government of Canada launched its new parental sharing benefit on March 17, 2019. Fathers of a newborn or newly adopted child are offered an additional five weeks of Employment Insurance (EI) parental benefits when both parents, including same-sex parents, agree to share parental […]

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

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 Reasons Why Temp Accounting Roles Are Great For Your Career 1. New […]