Why you should attend CPABC Speed Interview Nights

Are you looking for a job, co-op or internship? One of the best way to network and find opportunities is to attend CPABC’s Speed Interview Nights. This event  provide career seekers with the opportunity to interview with employers face-to-face for exciting career opportunities in business, accounting and finance. These events are uniquely designed for individuals to Read more about Why you should attend CPABC Speed Interview Nights[…]

The Networking Mindset: Having a Clear Ask

By Jessica Chan, Senior Student Recruitment Officer, CPABC In an era of social media and numbers, it is easy to get caught up on collecting LinkedIn connections. LinkedIn is a wonderful tool to connect people and keep an address book of connections, but the purposing of networking is about creating meaningful and lasting relationships. A Read more about The Networking Mindset: Having a Clear Ask[…]

The Networking Mindset: It Starts with Confidence

By Jessica Chan, Senior Student Recruitment Officer, CPABC Whether you are an introvert or extrovert, networking is never easy. You are constantly on high alert and given a short amount of time to make the best impression of yourself to as many people in the room. You may have already put on your best outfit, Read more about The Networking Mindset: It Starts with Confidence[…]

Public Practice Recruit Series: LinkedIn Tips for Accounting Students

By Stephanie Snowden, Student Recruitment Officer CPABC It is never too early for university students to create a LinkedIn Profile. As an accounting student in particular, it is critical for you to have a polished online presence if you intend to do co-op terms or go through the public practice recruitment process. Below are some Read more about Public Practice Recruit Series: LinkedIn Tips for Accounting Students[…]

Public Practice Recruit Series: Top 10 Mistakes Made During Fall Recruit

By Stephanie Snowden, Student Recruitment Officer CPABC Fall recruit can be stressful for most university students. To make your experience more impactful, here are some things to not do during the recruitment process. Not attending networking sessions Attending networking events can be difficult with a full academic schedule. However, making connections is a key component Read more about Public Practice Recruit Series: Top 10 Mistakes Made During Fall Recruit[…]

Public Practice Recruit Series: 2018 FAQ

Fall Recruit is around the corner! Looking for a job with a CPA firm? Read the important points below to make sure you’re ready. If I want to work for a public practice firm, when should I go through the recruit process? Many firms do their hiring about one year in advance. So, if you Read more about Public Practice Recruit Series: 2018 FAQ[…]

Job Search: Starting From Ground Zero

What’s so challenging about a job search? You just apply for a job, get an interview, tell them everything great about yourself, wait for the job offer, and find out when you start—right? Unfortunately, the process of finding a job is rarely that simple. Before you even start looking for a job, there are a Read more about Job Search: Starting From Ground Zero[…]

Dos and Donts of Speed Networking

We asked employers from past speed interview events the following question. “If they could give any advice to the candidates before they walked into the interview room, what would it be?” Future speed interview goers, take heed, here are CPABC’s Do’s and Don’ts of speed interviewing. Do: Research, research, and research some more. Employers appreciate Read more about Dos and Donts of Speed Networking[…]

Speed Interview Tips – What Employers are looking for

What are employers truly looking for in candidates during a speed interview session? For the answers, we went straight to the source:  employers, who have participated in our Speed Interview Nights in the past. Pay attention and put your best foot forward, or best hand if you’re interviewing with Neil Focht, Accounting Manager at Enterprise Holdings Inc. Neil admits Read more about Speed Interview Tips – What Employers are looking for[…]

A Recruiter Speaks: Tips for Winning Interviews

So, you’ve made it through the networking events and have been invited to an interview – congratulations! Wondering how to prepare and what to expect? Jenna Imai, Manager of Talent Attraction at KPMG Vancouver has some insider tips for you. During your preparations, put yourself in the shoes of the interviewer “Think about what you Read more about A Recruiter Speaks: Tips for Winning Interviews[…]