Career Tips

A Recruiter speaks: Tips for Successful Networking

The impressions and connections made during a networking event can go a long way in helping you land an interview or job during Fall Recruit. While many individuals find networking to be an intimidating process, it doesn’t have to be that way.  Jennifer Weintraub, recruiter at Deloitte, shares some tips to keep in mind for making the most outRead Story


Save the Dates: Online Registration for Vancouver Recruiting Events

Online registration will open for the Midsize Firms & Industry Recruiting Event (taking place September 4 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel) on August 6 at 9:00 am.  Learn more about the Midsize Firms & Industry Recruiting Event and find the registration link HERE.


Online registration will open for the National Firms Recruiting Event (taking place September 5 at the Vancouver Convention CentreRead Story

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Tips for New Hires

Starting a new job—even if you’ve just landed your dream job—can be a source of great anxiety.  In fact, the first days on the job can be the most challenging for new hires. It can be overwhelming to set foot into a new office where you have to not only learn the responsibilities of the new position, but alsoRead Story

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A Recruiter Speaks: Registration Tips for the National Firms Recruit Event

If you’re planning to attend the National Firms Recruit Event  on September 5th at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, there are some things you might want to keep in mind when you register.


Online registration opens here at 9:00 AM on August 7th. You must register in order to attend the event and as we expect to reach capacityRead Story

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Leader in her Field

Leading a major Canadian sports franchise is a plum job but, historically, these jobs have been overwhelmingly held by men. Rachel Lewis is changing that. After serving as the Tournament Director for the PGA Tour’s Air Canada Championship, Rachel joined the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2003 as the Director of Stadium Development and Event Management. She has sinceRead Story

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Throwback Thursday: Every Business Needs an Accountant

If you’re old enough to remember the wonderful comedy Ghostbusters (1984), you may remember a character by the name of Louis Tully (Rick Moranis aka Bob of Bob and Doug fame and the dad in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids). Louis is a top-notch accountant and tax attorney who would later serve as the Ghostbusters’ accountant. The movie isRead Story

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Call Me Maybe. 3 Quick Tips To Make Sure Your Calls Are Returned.

An HR manager from one of our CPA Career Connect employment partners gave us a call saying she had received a voice message from a student she met at a networking event. She could not make out the student’s name or phone number so she asked that I listen to the message to see if I could help. TheRead Story

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‘Happy’ Accountants

Looks like the tax warriors at Drucker & Scaccetti really love tax season. Clap along!







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Under the Influence: Famous Prodigies and their Mentors

What do billionaire magnate Warren Buffet, professional basketball player Steve Nash, and current CEO of Yahoo! Inc. Marissa Mayer have in common? Yes, they are all rich and famous and incredibly successful in their respective fields. They are also mentees that have benefited from the knowledge, insight, support and guidance from mentors who have influenced their successful attitudes andRead Story

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Mentorship Plays a Role in the Development of Every CPA

To assist future CPAs acquire the competencies expected of a professional accountant, mentorship is now a CPA practical experience requirement. CPA students and candidates who start employment and register with their provincial CPA body after September 2014 will be required to have a mentor.


CPA students/candidates will meet with their mentor at least twice a year to discussRead Story

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