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…

Pros and Cons of Public vs. Private Accounting Jobs

Pros and Cons of Public vs. Private Accounting Jobs

February 8th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter Working in accounting is a great career choice. The job market is strong, and there is ample opportunity for candidates. The industry is expected to grow and there is…

5 Reasons Why You Should Work in Public Accounting

5 Reasons Why You Should Work in Public Accounting

January 9th, 2018

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter Public accounting or private accounting? This is a question that almost every new graduate and accountant has considered at one point or another. The choice can definitely impact your…

4 Ways to Take the Stress Out of Your Job Search

4 Ways to Take the Stress Out of Your Job Search

November 10th, 2017

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter Searching for a job can be stressful. There is no doubt about it. So, if you are feeling a little stressed by the prospects of searching for a job,…

Finance Master’s Degree with the Highest Earning Potential

Finance Master’s Degree with the Highest Earning Potential

October 20th, 2017

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Financial Recruiter Education plays an important role in planning a career in finance. How much education you have can impact your career path, your ability to get interview requests, and your…

Key Stats About Candidate Messaging Preferences

Key Stats About Candidate Messaging Preferences

September 12th, 2017

By Stephen Lecker, Toronto Accounting & Finance Recruiter How you communicate with candidates matters. Picking up the phone and calling a candidate may seem like the best option, but it is not the only effective…