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The so-called “gig economy” has been in the news a lot. The rise of short-term contracts (freelancers, consultants, contractors) in the work landscape has been facilitated by technological advances and freelancer websites proliferating on the internet. The software company Intuit believes that as much as 45% of Canadians will be self-employed by 2020 and has … Read More »
Push a button, pick up the phone, take notes, and repeat. While the tasks of office life can seem mundane at times, they certainly don’t need to be! In this short blog, we are going to briefly explore the diverse (contrary to common belief) world of accounting. Now we aren’t talking about adrenalin inducing exciting, … Read More »
Over the past few years, Canadian employers have lamented the onerous bureaucratic process associated with bringing foreign management staff to Canada. Recently, however, the federal government introduced a two-year pilot visa program –the Global Talent Stream(GTS) – as part of its Global Skills Strategy. The GTS allows certain types of workers to be granted a … Read More »
A HOLE IN ONE
You might think that when employers see holes in your resume it’s game over. But the right explanations and presentation can soften the blow and provide ample reasoning for your choices.
First impressions are difficult. They can be difficult during in-person meetings or presentations when you are meeting someone for the first time. … Read More »
1.) Definitely MS Office proficiency and strong Excel is a differentiator.
2.) If you are a power user and show examples of sophisticated multi-page spreadsheets you have created, it is a bonus.
3.) Important to have shown initiative to solve problems or create and complete any type of projects beyond the minimum required.
4.) Post secondary graduation.
5.) Good communications … Read More »