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JDC West 2015: The Videos


Each year at JDC West, the largest business case competition in Western Canada, participating schools kick off the games with a video that introduces each team.  Likewise, each year, as presenting sponsor of the games, CPA tries to match the creativity of the students with a fun video of our own to inspire everyone to become aRead Story

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Jas Randhawa, Michael Bedjo, and Diane Chung of the Chartered Professional Accountants cutting the ribbon at the JDC West 2015 Opening Ceremony.

Sharp Minds of Students and Business Mark 10th Year of JDC West


This year was the 10th anniversary of JDC West and CPA was proud to be there as the presenting sponsor. We recently sat down with Jas Randhawa, CPA, CGA, MBA, manager of recruitment & employment at CPABC, who was at the games to represent CPA and asked him to share a little bit of his JDC West 2015 experience withRead Story

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A Big Server Who Will Never Default


The idea of a pro athlete who earns an astronomical salary with endorsements in the multimillions ever going broke is almost unthinkable to most of us, yet it happens fairly regularly (see this astounding list of NFLers who fumbled it all away). The factors of such gross mismanagement include bad investments decisions, debts, lavish expenses, greed,Read Story

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A World of Opportunities at JDC West 2015


“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

CPA is a big proponent of the value of case studies in education as evidenced by the CPA Professional Education Program which is designed with case studies throughout. Our case studies include an integrated business case that isRead Story

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Top 10 ‘Be Inspired’ Posts of 2014


As we wrap up the year on our blog, we want to thank all our readers and followers for your ongoing support and encouragement. It has been a privilege to bring you our thoughts, strategies, and tips around accounting careers and career development. We will continue to bring you more in 2015.

 

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Top 10 ‘Career Tips’ of 2014


As we wrap up the year on our blog, we want to thank all our readers and followers for your ongoing support and encouragement. It has been a privilege to bring you our thoughts, strategies, and tips around accounting careers and career development. We will continue to bring you more in 2015.

 

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Small Business BC Awards


The Small Business BC Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of BC’s entrepreneurs. These awards are a celebration of the contributions small business owners make to their local communities and to the global economy. The awards are open to all new and existing small businesses in BC.

 

The Top 10 semi-finalists have been announced. In the BestRead Story

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Favourite Employers of New Grads


Universum’s global survey of 200,000 students from 12 countries asked which companies they would like to get hired by after they graduate. Google ranked first amongst engineering and business majors. According to Google’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, you will need good grades, grit, creativity, and then pass five interviews in order to get hired at Google. Watch the video below toRead Story

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First Annual CPABC Case Competition


This November, CPABC launched its First Annual CPABC Case Competition. More than 100 students from nine schools from all across BC have sent us their creative video-applications. The top four teams at each school were then chosen to compete in the second round, the CPA Mini Case Competition. With the great support of the schools’ accounting clubs, CPA campus ambassadors,Read Story

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Speed Interviewing


CPABC’s most recent speed interview event on October 20 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver created hundreds of opportunities for CPA students to sit down and interview for careers with companies looking to hire accounting staff. Representatives from several of CPABC’s Career Connect employment partners were on hand to give CPA students a chance to present their best selvesRead Story

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