Fast Shopper, Slow Store: A Guide to Courting and Capturing the Mobile Consumer compares the shopping experience to the dating relationship, and describes the author’s belief that the mobile phone is the crucial element for the success of each combination.
In an ever tightening and competitive job market, everyone is looking for an edge to get their foot in the door. But once you get in you have to remain competitive. Both tasks require more than a good education.
Training is about the specifics, but it’s also about generalities. It’s about allowing you to get comfortable enough in your work environment that the traits your employer found desirable in the interview get a chance to shine through.
If you’re taking the UFE, chances are you’re pursuing the Chartered Accountant (CA) designation. This article offers tips on how to pass it.
By Majd Steitieh
Ah Accounting recruitment. For some it’s the best time of the year: getting to meet new people, eating free fancy food and having an excuse to buy new expensive clothes. But for some, it can be one of the most terrifying and daunting experiences ever: having to talk about yourself, trying to write a cover letter that stands out, and making sure your breath is minty fresh at all times. Nonetheless, whether you hear cash registers ringing [...]
By Tyler Baker
Follow your heart. Do something you love. If you like your job, it’s not work.
We have all heard these phrases at some point in our lives. The advice seems great. More than that, it seems easy to follow. That is, until it actually comes to following it.
We all want the perfect career. One we are excited to wake up for, instead of dreading mornings. One that doesn’t feel like work, even when we find it challenging. The [...]
By Majd Steitieh
Consider three professionals: Sam, Jane and Bob. Sam works in a skyscraper with a gorgeous view of the city. Jane works in an industry that revolves around cosmetics and beauty care products, and Bob draws up spreadsheets and financial models every day. Which one do you think is the accountant? Is it:
D. All of the above.
The answer is actually D: All of the above. Most people would automatically assume that Jane can’t be the accountant [...]
Here are a few tips that will help you be successful at networking events.
By Alexandra Sundarsingh
Thomas Edison has been cited as having said that, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work”. I could perhaps equally say that in a busy city like Toronto, opportunity is a 30-minute commute away. Having taken a bus route on which the service had been reduced, I arrived at my first real job interview. The place was unfamiliar, the environment was fast paced, the staff appeared a well-oiled machine, [...]
By Janice Yeung
For most students, the first step to scoring an internship or a job is to do well in the job interview.
What are the key factors to ‘wow-ing’ your future employer? How do you make sure you leave a good impression with your interviewer? In this article, we interviewed a hiring manager and a student who got hired at an accounting firm this summer, to give you the top ten insider’s tips to schmooze and succeed at a business [...]
Many job applicants think that the interview process begins during their one-to-one meeting with the interviewer. Preparing for job interviews is the most important and most difficult part of the whole process.
Social media has permeated most, if not all aspects of our lives. Taking control of your professional brand online has never been more important, as the brand ‘you’ is what employers, collaborators, clients and colleagues will see when they search for you online. While as a student your activities may be social in nature, employers are looking to understand your professional expertise – Facebook photos of the party you went to last week just won’t cut it.