Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Accountant Salary Comparison

Posted on September 3rd, by Karen Epp in Career, Finance. Comments Off on Accountant Salary Comparison

Improving your credentials is a wise investment in almost any career, ad that’s certainly true for those who work in accounting and related fields. Accounting recent trends and salary and compensation comparisons


What standard questions should employers ask prospective employees?

Posted on August 20th, by Karen Epp in Human Resources, In The Media, Interviewing Advice, Karen Epp. 1 Comment

Don’t forget to assess drive and motivation when hiring an employee

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Camila Louzada: Global recruitment manager, Vision Critical

Interviewing can be an overwhelming experience; trying to assess a candidate’s entire history, skills and fit in an hour is quite the task. As a consequence, important questions not directly related to skills often fall through the … Read More »


BC’s Accountants Unite under Chartered Professional Accountant Designation

Posted on June 3rd, by Karen Epp in Career, Career Development, Finance, Karen Epp. Comments Off on BC’s Accountants Unite under Chartered Professional Accountant Designation

The Chairs and CEOs of the Certified Management Accountants Society of BC (CMA BC) and the Certified General Accountants Association of BC (CGA-BC), and the President and CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC (ICABC) have signed an agreement to pursue a merger. The three self-regulated accounting professions are working to unite under … Read More »

Now that I found your resume, what sets you apart?

Posted on March 5th, by Karen Epp in Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Now that I found your resume, what sets you apart?

Your resume has been discovered! Yeah! But will you get the call for the interview?
You have been successful in creating a resume that HR Managers and Recruiters find in their databases or search engines. Your name is coming up in searches. Great! So have a few hundred others.
Why should I call you?


Is My Resume too Long? Maybe you should be asking, Is it too Short?

Posted on February 5th, by Karen Epp in Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Is My Resume too Long? Maybe you should be asking, Is it too Short?

As a veteran recruiter my answer, A one page resume is usually to short and a three page resume is NOT too long. The key is to have the right information on your resume. In my experience one page resumes do not have enough information to grab my attention or the attention of search engines.