Career management

Career management

Changing Fields – Good Questions to Ask

Has the urge to drop your professional activities to start over from scratch in another field crossed your mind? Before you start looking for greener pastures where you can develop new skills, certain questions are worth asking so you don’t drag your dissatisfaction into it. What drives me professionally? You can carry out the exercise […]


Career management

Spotlight on the Profession of Tax Audit Technician

A formidable accountant and an outstanding communicator, the tax audit technician must also know the law and continually adapt to handle a variety of cases. Close-up. “It’s a tailor-made profession for people who have a mathematical mind and a thirst for challenges and continually learning new things,” Louise Morissette, director of Business Intelligence for Revenue […]


Career management

Changing Jobs – Is This the Right Time?

In the age of mobility, workers no longer hesitate to change jobs to get a promotion, a better boss or a higher salary. But do they always choose the right time? Here are some questions to ask before thinking about quitting your job. “Leave or stay” is the question professionals ask who seek the services […]


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Do You Know About Work Sharing?

An overloaded schedule, finding it hard to spend time with your family… Juggling work and family life can sometimes be complicated and affect the morale and even the health of your employees, as is revealed by a study conducted by Quebec’s Institut national de santé publique. Combining the two and achieving equilibrium is still possible, […]


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Can Quebecer Accountants have an International Career?

Accounting rules differ from one country to another, but thanks to some reciprocity agreements and recognition arrangements with foreign organizations, CPAs can emigrate without restarting their careers from scratch. Tax laws are very different in France, in Mississippi or in South Africa, but the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec has nonetheless concluded agreements with […]


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Testimonial: I Chose to Work Part-Time and I Don’t Regret It

Having a part-time job is certainly a financial setback, but it is compensated by benefits in kind. Like Josiane Décoste, many employees choose to only work a few days a week to devote more time to their family or to parallel activities. For several decades, part-time work has been the preserve of women. According to […]


Career management

How to Transform a Temporary Assignment into a Permanent job?

Did you just land a temporary job? Now is the time to go into overdrive! By highlighting your skills and know-how, you will put all the odds in your favour to transform a temporary assignment into a permanent job. In 2016, 14% of salaried workers held a temporary job, according to the Institut de la statistique […]


Career management

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 […]


Career management

Do We Still Need a Career Plan Nowadays?

Do we still need a career plan nowadays? The days when we spent 30 years of our life working for a single company are over. It is estimated that an individual will change employer at least five times during his career. So what is the point of a career plan? Stability and a linear professional […]


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 […]


Career management

Balance your agenda…. to keep going

We are a generation that consumes life to the fullest, no compromise. We want a career, a family life, children and we want to keep a happy love life.  All that in 24 hours during which 8 hours are generally spent sleeping.  Result, we look at ourselves one morning, rings under our eyes, 35 years […]


Career management

So you’re looking for change: how should you let it be known?

Have you been in the same job for several years and are beginning to find the routine tedious? It’s quite normal to want a change, either upward or horizontally. Here are 5 tips on sharing your ambitions with your boss. Prepare in advance There should be no question of presenting yourself with a request for […]


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