Hot Jobs: January 24, 2017

If you’re looking to transition your career to a different industry, this week’s Hot Jobs Highlights the latest accounting career opportunities in industry, education, government, public practice and not-for-profit. Log in to the CPABC Career Site, careers.bccpa.ca to apply and discover

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Weekly roundup – January 16-20

Here are the top business, financial, and career news stories for the week of January 16 to 20. When the finance team works remotely: Keys to successful management – CFO Innovation International Monetary Fund sees positive growth for Canadian economy

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Learning from younger and older co-workers

Co-workers from different age groups stand to benefit in numerous ways by learning from each other. A recent Harvard Business Review article by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott emphasizes this point and explores opportunities for cross-generational learning through coaching and

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Hot Jobs: January 17, 2017

Start the New Year on top with one of the many opportunities on this week’s Hot Job list featuring careers in public practice, government, corporate/industry, education, and not-for-profit. The CPABC Career Site, careers.bccpa.ca has it all and more.   Manager,

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Weekly roundup – January 9-13

Ready to catch up on your reading? In case you missed the news, we have this week’s top business, financial, and career news! Global credit growth slows to lowest levels since global financial crisis – Investment Executive Why trust in

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Estate planning: examining your alter-ego alternative

With Canada’s aging population, estate planning is more important than ever. Traditionally, an individual’s assets are distributed after a person is deceased, through a will. However, in some circumstances, a will may not be efficient from a tax perspective, or

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What do we need to feel good about our work?

What motivates you to work hard and be productive? Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioural economics at Duke University, claims that meaning, pride, and motivation play an important role. That is, people who feel a sense of purpose on

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Happier at work, better at work

Have you ever thought that if you were more productive at work, that you would be happier? Shawn Achor, speaker, researcher, and author of The Happiness Advantage, says the opposite is true. In his TED Talk, The Happy Secret to

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Weekly roundup December 19-23

It’s the end of an extra busy week. In case you missed the news, we have this week’s top business, financial, and career news! What to expect as a CFO in 2017 – Forbes A volatile calm – the paradox

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Economic factors to watch in 2017

BC’s economy has experienced solid growth in the past year – as stated in CPABC’s BC Check-Up 2016, the province saw real annual GDP growth of 3.1%, while the national average was 1.1%. In the year ahead, BC’s economic outlook

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