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The Different Types of Business for an Accountant

Firm, independent, SME or large company – which is the best choice? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of business for an accountant? According to statistics from the Ordre des CPA du Québec, in 2016 a majority of students (65%) chose to do their internship in an accounting firm rather than in […]


Entrepreneurship

The Inevitable Rise of Independent Work

The profound social, economic and especially technological changes that we are currently experiencing are disrupting many ways of thinking, living and doing things. Take the wage system, for example, one of the solid foundations on which the working world leaned just a few decades ago, and which is slowly but surely crumbling, giving way little […]


Jobs search

7 Awesome Job Search Resolutions for 2018

Whether you have been seeking a new job for several months or whether changing company is part of your good resolutions for 2018, you will have to take some initiatives to find an offer that suits you and convinces employers. Here are 7 awesome job search resolutions for 2018. 1. I will review my CV Whether […]


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Should Graduates Prefer SMEs or Large Companies?

For many graduates, wondering about what type of organization they would like to work in still seems to be a minor issue. Yet the daily working life in a SME generally is completely unrelated to that in a multinational. How are you to choose the type of organization that suits you best? Each type of […]


News

Individuals and Households Indebtedness in Canada

“This is the biggest risk because it has the potential to amplify the effects of an economic shock,” Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz warned last month in an interview with Les Affaires. What is the risk being evoked here by the head of the Central Bank? That of the individuals and households indebtedness, whose […]


Company life

The Virtual Accountant: Is this the Future?

The virtual accountant: Is this the future? Thanks to technology, it is practically no longer necessary to visit your accountant. More and more companies are becoming exclusively virtual. This is the case for Live CA LLP, the first 100% virtual accounting firm in Canada. Even meetings with clients are done by web cam! In Quebec, […]


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Are Canadians Financially Knowledgeable?

As pointed out by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA), November is Financial Literacy Month across the country. Judging by the organization’s efforts, which for five years has set up a national financial literacy program, the subject is of the utmost importance. “Information is power,” the popular saying goes, and well-informed people are people who […]


Jobs search

Top 5 Most Common Job Interview Mistakes

Entering the job market for the first time, changing careers after several years at one place or aiming for a higher job… there are many different reasons motivating us to have an interview. Do you know how to succeed? Here are the top 5 most common job interview mistakes. Not being prepared for your interview […]


Jobs search

Does a false CV automatically lead to dismissal?

Many surveys confirm it – about 40% of the population have lied on their CV. A diploma that wasn’t completed, an exaggerated internship, software not mastered… candidates often inflate their skills to gain access to the coveted position. But once hired and unmasked, how serious are these lies? “A false cv is never good, but […]


News

Big Data and accounting – is the future now?

It’s hard to ignore Big Data today – it’s the relentless trend of the world of business and organizations. All business areas are affected by it or will eventually be in the short to medium term. The accounting profession will not escape this profound disruption, while accountants and auditors will have to consider new ways […]


News

Is Cyber Insurance Insurers’ Next Mother Lode?

Cyber insurance – It’s one of the paradoxes of capitalism: the misfortune of some is often the opportunity for others. Here is an example. Take the recent cases of cyberattacks conducted against companies such as Equifax, Deloitte and FedEx. In just the first half of 2017, more than 900 attacks were recorded, with these virtual […]


Jobs search

The Art of Regaining Control of your Job Interview

When the recruiter doesn’t ask questions that let you highlight your strong points, how do you turn the job interview to your advantage? Tips. An ability to engage or collaborate, a sense of organization and a spirit of initiative are all important assets for a company. Even though as a candidate you have these valuable […]


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