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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 […]


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 […]


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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Dare to apply without having all the qualifications !

Employers are increasingly demanding with regards to the skills of administrative employees. However, it is quite rare for a candidate to have all the requirements. Here are some tips of what to emphasize when you decide to apply without having all the qualifications. Zaïda B. Mangones, employability consultant at the Club de recherche d’emploi de […]


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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 […]


Career management

What are the Responsibilities of an Accounting Technician?

What are the responsibilities of an accounting technician? Although not a member of a professional order, unlike Certified Professional Accountants (CPA), accounting technicians are still subject to a number of responsibilities. Not taking them into account or being negligent can have sometimes serious consequences. Beware of the appearance of fraud “When we talk about jobs […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


Company life

Accounting Profession: A Changing Field

The accounting profession is not what it used to be – at the heart of a company’s strategy, being an accountant today means actively participating in the company’s development. Portrait of the “modern” accountant. Austere, isolated in his office to draw up columns of figures, dressed up in a brown suit – there are still […]


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