Are Annual Performance Reviews a Thing of the Past?

Are Annual Performance Reviews a Thing of the Past?

August 18th, 2017

Annual performance reviews are common, but are they effective? Are they a dated tool that should be a thing of the past? Many organizations are now questioning the need for annual performance reviews. In fact,…

Is It Time to Loosen Up Your Finance Firm’s Dress Code?

Is It Time to Loosen Up Your Finance Firm’s Dress Code?

August 11th, 2017

When you think of the financial district and accounting firms, you think of rows and rows of employees in suits and business attire. However, this notion is starting to change as more firms are taking…

5 Employee Engagement Trends That Could Hurt Your Company

5 Employee Engagement Trends That Could Hurt Your Company

July 14th, 2017

48% of business leaders rank employee engagement as a top priority for their company. It is a key focal point and success factor that impacts organizational culture, recruiting, and many other facets of a business.

3 Simple Tips to Keep Your Mind Strong and Sharp

3 Simple Tips to Keep Your Mind Strong and Sharp

May 18th, 2017

Whether you are new to the world of finance or a seasoned professional, the more you can do to live a healthy work-life balance and keep your mind (and your body) healthy, the better position you will be in to perform at an optimal level.

Key Factors in Attracting Top Talent – It’s Not All About Money

Key Factors in Attracting Top Talent – It’s Not All About Money

May 16th, 2017

Attracting top talent isn’t always about the money. In fact, there are many other compensatory factors, in addition to organizational culture and work environment, that go into a candidate’s thought process when considering a career move.

Happy Mother’s Day! 8 Job Interview Tips from Mom

Happy Mother’s Day! 8 Job Interview Tips from Mom

May 12th, 2017

Without a little motherly advice here and there, where would we be? The first person many of us go to for advice is Mom. There is something about how moms offer advice that puts our minds at ease while also helping us overcome whatever pressing issue we are dealing with. So, why not go to Mom for some advice when you are prepping for a big job interview?

Employee Retention: Why Employee Engagement Matters

Employee Retention: Why Employee Engagement Matters

May 9th, 2017

Employee disengagement is an issue. Putting a stop to the hiring turnstile and keeping your top employees in-house is a top priority.

Mental Health Week – The Importance of Employee Wellness Plans

Mental Health Week – The Importance of Employee Wellness Plans

May 2nd, 2017

Today is the start of Mental Health Week – a national event that takes place during the first week of May to create awareness and get people talking about all issues related to mental health. Did you know that 70% of Canadian employees are concerned about the psychological health and safety of their workplace, and 14% don’t think theirs is healthy or safe at all? Obviously, there is work to be done!

Overcoming Self-Doubt to Become a Successful Finance Professional

Overcoming Self-Doubt to Become a Successful Finance Professional

April 27th, 2017

Self-doubt happens to the best of us and at all levels – CEOs, managers, and finance professionals alike. The key to overcoming it, and understanding how to address it, is to not let it consume us.