Winning the Interview

Winning the Interview

December 6th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter We all want to win the interview. But sometimes, no matter how much preparation you do, you can get caught off guard. It happens to the best of us….

Watch: 3 Common Resume Lies That Will Bite You in the A**

Watch: 3 Common Resume Lies That Will Bite You in the A**

November 29th, 2018

It’s tempting to stretch the truth on your resume, whether it’s to exaggerate your past experience, education, responsibilities, or results. But there are some lies you should keep OFF your resume or you could risk…

Watch: Communicate These 4 Things in an Interview to Win the Candidate

Watch: Communicate These 4 Things in an Interview to Win the Candidate

October 26th, 2018

Interviews are a two-way street. The best candidates have their pick of the company they want to work for, so it’s up to interviewers to illustrate why the candidate should choose this role with this…

How Accounting Professionals Can Prosper in the Age of AI

How Accounting Professionals Can Prosper in the Age of AI

August 17th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter New technology and talk of artificial intelligence in the workforce has caused many accountants and finance professionals to be concerned. Many are worried about how AI will impact their…

How to Build Employee Loyalty in a Talent Strapped Finance Industry

How to Build Employee Loyalty in a Talent Strapped Finance Industry

July 10th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter The financial industry is in a battle for talent, not only internally but externally. While it’s normal for competing financial organizations to vie for a talented candidate, the industry…

Recruiting Young Professionals Only Part of the Challenge for Accounting Firms

Recruiting Young Professionals Only Part of the Challenge for Accounting Firms

May 10th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter Attracting and hiring top talent for your accounting firm is only part of the recruiting challenge. The other is successfully onboarding and keeping this talent in-house. Job hopping has…

5 Reasons Why Accounting Careers Are NOT Boring

5 Reasons Why Accounting Careers Are NOT Boring

April 19th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter When people discuss careers they think would be boring, accounting-related roles often top the list. Most people assume accountants spend their days sitting at their desk crunching numbers. While…

Common But Misleading Accounting Career Myths

Common But Misleading Accounting Career Myths

March 20th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter Accounting is boring. It’s only for people who are math experts. All you do is crunch numbers. These are some of the common myths you hear about accounting. And…

You’re About to Be Designated: Where Do You Go?

You’re About to Be Designated: Where Do You Go?

February 20th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter You’ve put in those years of studying and writing exams. Now the time has finally come. You are about to get your accounting designation. For many accountants in this…