The 5 Most Costly Hiring Mistakes

You’re thinking about buying a house.  You know what you need and the price you’re willing to pay for it. Of course, you've…


How to Write Killer Finance Job Descriptions

You gaze pensively at your new hire. They are currently demonstrating the art of balancing a pencil on their nose to a…


Why Your Company (and Your Finance Team) May Need Bruce Willis

There is little doubt that Hans Gruber and his band of merry men underestimated off- duty police officer John McClane in…


How to Let an Employee Go

Back when he was running GE, Jack Welch famously argued that each year you should fire the lowest performing 10% of your…


Traits to Look for When Hiring Accountants

There are a number of traits to look for if you need to hire a top notch accountant. In fact, our research into performance…


ON THE DOT: Inside the Mind of a Talent Acquisition Leader in Toronto

Dorothy Wolentarski’s LinkedIn profile says, “Who am I? I’m innovative, data driven and have a passion for social recruitment…


How to Make the Leap from Accountant to Financial Analyst

In football, players are often asked to take on a new role for the good of the team. Defensive backs become, gasp, full backs…


Attention Agency Recruiters: What the Corporate World Needs You to Know

In the classic work of non-fiction “A Walk in the Woods,” the author, Bill Bryson, decides to hike the Appalachian Trail – all…


What Do Home Renovations and Accounting Contractors Have in Common?

Do you remember the time that you decided to do your own home renovations? No, well good decision. If the answer is yes, then…


What Not to Say in a Finance Interview

You’re all dressed up in your best clothes.  You enter the interview room, offer a firm handshake and your best professional…