CPA Campus Ambassador Insights: My Co-op Reflection

By Ian Tecson, CPABC Douglas College Campus Ambassador Have an open mind What is probably the most important lesson I learned throughout my co-op is having an open mind. Working in a new environment, with different people, on varying tasks, you’re bound to learn a thing or two. Being open to different opportunities no matter Read more about CPA Campus Ambassador Insights: My Co-op Reflection[…]

CPA Campus Ambassador Insights: 4 Tips for a Successful CPA Recruit

By Sadvi Ramnauth, CPABC Campus Ambassador, SFU, Staff Accountant at KPMG (Co-op) As I reach the last month of my accounting co-op, I find myself reflecting on my experiences during the 2018 CPA Recruit. It was a year of hard work, rejections, achievements, and many new connections. I am grateful for all of the amazing Read more about CPA Campus Ambassador Insights: 4 Tips for a Successful CPA Recruit[…]

2019 Public Practice Recruit FAQ

The 2019 Public Practice Recruit Framework is now posted! Are you a post-secondary student 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 Read more about 2019 Public Practice Recruit FAQ[…]

CPA Campus Ambassador Insights: How showing up made me stand out!

By Alana Palu, CPABC Douglas College Campus Ambassador Photo from the Burnaby Board of Trade The other day, while replying to one of my friends on Instagram, she said something that inspired me to write this post. I haven’t talked to this friend of mine in a while and was curious to know how she Read more about CPA Campus Ambassador Insights: How showing up made me stand out![…]

CPA Campus Ambassador Insights: Recruit Reflection – More than just networking

By Ian Tecson, CPABC Douglas College Campus Ambassador Going through the recruit process can be a daunting experience. For some, it comes naturally, for others, not so much. Personally, the recruitment experience helped push me out of my comfort zone and challenge my limits. Here’s what I learned: 1.) It’s a part-time job.  Recruit requires Read more about CPA Campus Ambassador Insights: Recruit Reflection – More than just networking[…]

My Involvement: Interview with UBC TACS Troy Chesley

I am a fourth year Bcom student at the UBC Sauder School of Business. In my free time I enjoy running, swimming and playing basketball. I also love reading and learning about history, which has led me to pursue a history minor in addition to my accounting courses. Next Fall I will be starting full Read more about My Involvement: Interview with UBC TACS Troy Chesley[…]

Public Practice Recruit Series: Completing your Prerequisites at the CPA Western School of Business

Ready to start becoming a CPA? In order to enroll into the CPA Professional Education program, students are required to complete a suite of 14 academic prerequisites. This ensures that each student is prepared and has the necessary building blocks of knowledge to become a CPA. If you are unsure whether you already have some Read more about Public Practice Recruit Series: Completing your Prerequisites at the CPA Western School of Business[…]

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[…]