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What's In My Desk? With MNP's Matthew Sobczyk

What's In My Desk? With MNP's Matthew Sobczyk

Elias Da Silva-Powell
The items you keep on your desk often reveal a lot about your hobbies, your working style and even your personal values. A quick swing...
See Where a CGA Designation Can Take Your Career

See Where a CGA Designation Can Take Your Career

Hayley Mullen
Are you interested in hatching an exciting career in accounting? Look no further than the certified general accountant (CGA) designation....
Why One Student Transitioned From Engineering To Accounting

Why One Student Transitioned From Engineering To Accounting

Jessica Cruz
Have you considered switching your college or university degree? Do you think such a change is too risky? University of Toronto...

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Office Hours: Career Advice From The Grant Thornton Team

Office Hours: Career Advice From The Grant Thornton Team

Elias Da Silva-Powell
On Wednesday, May 21st, TalentEgg hosted another egg-ceptional Office Hours with the team from Grant Thornton! Working together to...
The Best Part: Hear From Co-Op Students At Suncor Energy

The Best Part: Hear From Co-Op Students At Suncor Energy

Elias Da Silva-Powell
Suncor Energy offers a number of co-op opportunities, including engineering, business, trades roles and more! These co-op roles offer...
Get An Inside Look At MNP

Get An Inside Look At MNP

Elias Da Silva-Powell
Want to learn more about MNP? Start here. Researching a potential employer is a vital part of identifying the opportunities that match...
What It's Like On The Inside

What It's Like On The Inside

Elias Da Silva-Powell
Explore MNP's service lines Since MNP services a number of different client groups and industry sectors, identifying the service line...
From Co-op To Career At MNP: A New Grad Success Story

From Co-op To Career At MNP: A New Grad Success Story

Elias Da Silva-Powell
The best co-op opportunities provide career-hatching experience - and help you make a smooth transition into the workforce once you've...
Office Hours: Tips On Hatching Your Accounting Career With Grant Thornton

Office Hours: Tips On Hatching Your Accounting Career With Grant Thornton

Rachel McKee
On September 17th, TalentEgg hosted Office Hours with Grant Thornton, a professional services firm providing audit, tax and advisory...
What's In My Desk? With MNP's Carylle Leach

What's In My Desk? With MNP's Carylle Leach

Elias Da Silva-Powell
You can tell a lot about a person by looking at his or her desk. That statement rings true for MNP's Carylle Leach, a Designated...
Office Hours: Career-Hatching Recruitment Advice from BDO

Office Hours: Career-Hatching Recruitment Advice from BDO

Rachel McKee
On September 10th, we hosted Office Hours with BDO, one of the leading accounting and advisory firms in Canada with over 90 years of...
Award-Winning CA Student Finds The Tools For Success At BDO

Award-Winning CA Student Finds The Tools For Success At BDO

Elias Da Silva-Powell
In January 2010, Lauren McQuaid began the first of two co-op terms at BFM Chartered Accountants, a BDO affiliate located in...
Top Accounting Publications in North America

Top Accounting Publications in North America

Jessica Cruz
Sometimes it's difficult to search for the latest news in business, accounting and finance. To stay on top of industry trends, take...
Infographic: The CPA Unification in Canada

Infographic: The CPA Unification in Canada

Jessica Cruz
The proposed unification of the Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified Accountant (CA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA)...
Application And Interview Tips From HR Professionals At BDO

Application And Interview Tips From HR Professionals At BDO

Elias Da Silva-Powell
If you're interested in a stimulating career in accounting, BDO could be the right place to start. Before you prepare your...
Who To Follow on Twitter: Accounting Edition 2013

Who To Follow on Twitter: Accounting Edition 2013

Jessica Cruz
Large accounting firms often integrate social media into their recruitment campaigns. If you're an aspiring accountant, you should be...
How Extracurricular Involvement Can Help You Hatch Your Accounting Career

How Extracurricular Involvement Can Help You Hatch Your Accounting Career

Jessica Cruz
University of Waterloo student Rosanne Lai discovered her passion for accounting in high school. All it took was a few courses and her...
Average Starting Salaries: Accounting Edition 2013

Average Starting Salaries: Accounting Edition 2013

Jessica Cruz
Do you wonder how much money you'll make after graduation? If you're an aspiring accountant, we have great news for you - entry...
From Accounting To Fashion: How A Chartered Accountant Launched A Successful Clothing Company

From Accounting To Fashion: How A Chartered Accountant Launched A Successful Clothing Company

Jessica Cruz
Queen's University Commerce graduate, Tomas Romita, always knew he wanted to start his own business. However, when graduation rolled...
Work-Life Balance At MNP

Work-Life Balance At MNP

Rachel McKee
Foster Lyle, an accounting student at MNP, will tell you his experience with the company has been anything but a typical accounting...
The CGA Program Makes It Easy To Balance Work And Studying

The CGA Program Makes It Easy To Balance Work And Studying

Cassandra Jowett
Working and studying to earn your accounting designation at the same time can seem like an impossible task for many young professionals....
CGA Success Story: Devin, Future Financial Leader At Canada's Central Bank

CGA Success Story: Devin, Future Financial Leader At Canada's Central Bank

Cassandra Jowett
Devin Ball-Bene just obtained his Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation last September, but he says it's already had a...
Office Hours: Grant Thornton Recruiters Offer Advice On Hatching Your Accounting Career

Office Hours: Grant Thornton Recruiters Offer Advice On Hatching Your Accounting Career

Hayley Mullen
March 6th was an egg-citing day at TalentEgg: we hosted Office Hours with Grant Thornton, a professional services firm providing audit,...
Future CAs/CPAs: Tips For Choosing A Service Area At PwC

Future CAs/CPAs: Tips For Choosing A Service Area At PwC

Cassandra Jowett
Which service area would you choose? Tax? Audit and Assurance? Maybe even Deals, if you wanted to start your career with PwC in Toronto?...
Office Hours: Stand Out To Accounting Recruiters With This Advice From Grant Thornton

Office Hours: Stand Out To Accounting Recruiters With This Advice From Grant Thornton

Hayley Mullen
December 4th was an egg-citing day at TalentEgg: we hosted Office Hours with Grant Thornton, a professional services firm providing...
Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Accounting Career With Grant Thornton

Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Accounting Career With Grant Thornton

Cassandra Jowett
September 18th was an egg-citing day at TalentEgg: we hosted Office Hours with Grant Thornton, a professional services firm providing...
Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Oil And Gas Career With Suncor Energy

Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Oil And Gas Career With Suncor Energy

Eric Chung
Office Hours is an hour-long, live Q&A with industry eggs-perts for TalentEgg members only. Students and recent grads are invited to...
Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Accounting Or Consulting Career With PwC

Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Accounting Or Consulting Career With PwC

Taryn Fahey
Wednesday, August 21, 2012 was an egg-citing day at TalentEgg - we hosted Office Hours with PwC! Office Hours is an hour-long live chat...
TalentEgg's Free Student Accounting Career Guide eBook

TalentEgg's Free Student Accounting Career Guide eBook

Cassandra Jowett
Accounting Week is coming to a close here on TalentEgg, but there are still plenty of student and entry level accounting career...
Post-Graduate And Continuing Education Options In Accounting: Part Two

Post-Graduate And Continuing Education Options In Accounting: Part Two

Taryn Fahey
You've earned your first degree, now what? There are plenty of ways to further your education in accounting! Whether your interest in...
What An Accounting Career In Tax Looks Like

What An Accounting Career In Tax Looks Like

Elias Da Silva-Powell
For many accounting students, there are two main paths they must decide between: audit and tax. Tax Associates manage financial...
What You Need To Know About Accounting Ethics Before You Start Your Career

What You Need To Know About Accounting Ethics Before You Start Your Career

Ishani Nath
When you're little, massaging the truth about what really happened to your homework is like a practiced art. But it only takes one...
Have You Considered These 4 Entry Level Accounting Jobs?

Have You Considered These 4 Entry Level Accounting Jobs?

Elias Da Silva-Powell
There's more than one way to start an accounting career. While many new grads will enter CA training offices to start working on their...
Post-Graduate And Continuing Education Options In Accounting

Post-Graduate And Continuing Education Options In Accounting

Leah Ruehlicke
You've graduated with a degree in accounting (or something along those lines) and maybe you are struggling to land a job or, if you have...
What Does Accounting Unification Mean For Students And Recent Grads?

What Does Accounting Unification Mean For Students And Recent Grads?

Elias Da Silva-Powell
If you're feeling overwhelmed by the wealth of credentials one can pursue in the world of accounting, the idea of a single accounting...
How To Stand Out At CA Recruitment Events

How To Stand Out At CA Recruitment Events

Cassandra Jowett
It's the day of the big CA recruitment event and hopefully you've done all the preparing you could possibly do the night before. The...
How To Get Promoted In Entry Level Accounting And Finance Jobs

How To Get Promoted In Entry Level Accounting And Finance Jobs

Elias Da Silva-Powell
If you're just starting out at your first entry level or early-career job in financial services or accounting, you may not have given too...
An Inside Look At One Waterloo Grad's Accounting Career So Far

An Inside Look At One Waterloo Grad's Accounting Career So Far

Kleine Achiles
I love autumn for the cool, crisp weather and the changing colour of leaves. For my best friend, Shaina Chawla, autumn means the busy...
Who To Follow On Twitter: Accounting Edition

Who To Follow On Twitter: Accounting Edition

Cassandra Jowett
Competition is stiff for accounting students, so you need more than one way to stand out to employers. The good news is that, over...
Average Starting Salaries For New Grad Accountants In Canada In 2012

Average Starting Salaries For New Grad Accountants In Canada In 2012

Cassandra Jowett
Trying to account for where your future of number crunching and fast calculating is going to take you? On average, accounting grads...
How To Plan Ahead For CA Firm Recruitment Events

How To Plan Ahead For CA Firm Recruitment Events

Cassandra Jowett
Early September is the time when employers with CA training offices hold recruitment events both on- and off-campus for accounting...
September Recruitment Tips From A New Grad Financial Analyst

September Recruitment Tips From A New Grad Financial Analyst

Kaniz Urmi
I hope you are all energized from the summer sunshine you soaked up over the last few months! The vitamin D consumed from spending time...
3 New Ways PwC Is Creating opportunities of a lifetime For Students This Fall

3 New Ways PwC Is Creating opportunities of a lifetime For Students This Fall

Cassandra Jowett
Senior Manager - Campus Talent Acquisition James Davidson, and Fahad Meer, an Experienced Associate in the firm's Audit and Assurance...
TalentEgg's Free September Recruitment Survival Guide For Students

TalentEgg's Free September Recruitment Survival Guide For Students

Cassandra Jowett
Did you know that 70% of employers do the majority of their hiring in September? If you didn't, you're not alone - a whopping 81% of...
Office Hours: Learn About Student And Entry Level Accounting Jobs At KPMG

Office Hours: Learn About Student And Entry Level Accounting Jobs At KPMG

Taryn Fahey
Office Hours is an hour-long, live Q&A with an industry egg-spert for TalentEgg members only. Students and recent grads are invited...
CFOs: Previous Work Experience Important For Accounting, Finance Graduates

CFOs: Previous Work Experience Important For Accounting, Finance Graduates

Leah Ruehlicke
Experience is key. It's not what you know, but who you know. Be open to other options. These job search strategies - we've all...
Diversity And Inclusion At PwC, And Why It Matters To Your Career

Diversity And Inclusion At PwC, And Why It Matters To Your Career

Cassandra Jowett
Depending on your experience throughout university, you might be skeptical of many employers' diversity policies and programs. It's 2012...
A Day In The Life Of A PwC Associate - Part 2: Fun And Culture

A Day In The Life Of A PwC Associate - Part 2: Fun And Culture

Cassandra Jowett
For University of Alberta Bachelor of Commerce graduate Helen Kirvan, starting her career at PwC hasn't been all work and no fun. She's...
Behind The Scenes With A PwC Recruiter

Behind The Scenes With A PwC Recruiter

Cassandra Jowett
James Davidson is the Senior Manager - Campus Talent Acquisition for PwC and he helps lead the national campus recruitment team at...
A Day In The Life Of A PwC Associate - Part 1: At Work

A Day In The Life Of A PwC Associate - Part 1: At Work

Cassandra Jowett
Helen Kirvan grew up in a small town in northern Alberta and attended the University of Alberta in Edmonton to get her Bachelor of...
Average Starting Salaries For New Grad Accountants In Canada In 2011

Average Starting Salaries For New Grad Accountants In Canada In 2011

Vicky Tobianah
If you're thinking about starting your accounting career, you should familiarize yourself with the typical job requirements, possible...
Getting The CGA Designation Brings Career Diversity, Success And Financial Reward

Getting The CGA Designation Brings Career Diversity, Success And Financial Reward

Cassandra Jowett
Seeing more than numbers brings career diversity, success and financial reward. When considering a future in accounting, a regulated...
Getting To Know KPMG At Executive Look

Getting To Know KPMG At Executive Look

Cassandra Jowett
Students from schools across Canada travelled to Toronto this summer for KPMG's first annual Executive Look event. During this two-day...
Behind The Scenes With KPMG Summer Interns At The National Boardroom Skills Case Competition

Behind The Scenes With KPMG Summer Interns At The National Boardroom Skills Case Competition

Cassandra Jowett
KPMG interns from across Canada agree on at least two things: a summer internship with KPMG is an awesome experience and one of the major...
What Size Accounting Firm Should You Work At - Small Or Large?

What Size Accounting Firm Should You Work At - Small Or Large?

Vicky Tobianah
When searching for a job at an accounting firm, there are many factors to consider, such as location, types of responsibilities and...
What Is It Like To Be A New Certified General Accountant (CGA)?

What Is It Like To Be A New Certified General Accountant (CGA)?

Cassandra Jowett
An education in accounting can present countless opportunities for future careers, but many of them require a professional accounting...
BDO's UFE Study Guide: 8 Tips For Taking The UFE

BDO's UFE Study Guide: 8 Tips For Taking The UFE

Vicky Tobianah
For Canadian-trained graduates who want to become Chartered Accountants (CAs), the hard work is not over when they finish their...
How To Get The CGA Designation

How To Get The CGA Designation

Cassandra Jowett
Considering a career in accounting? To be successful in today's marketplace, you need a designation. But amid the accounting...
What You Need To Know About International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

What You Need To Know About International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Christina Pellegrini
Canadian accounting professionals and students are preparing for what some industry leaders say is the largest change to face the...
What Can I Do With My Accounting Degree?

What Can I Do With My Accounting Degree?

Nicole Wray
Students completing a degree in accounting  might feel destined to be chained to a desk and calculator upon entering the workforce....
Softchoice's A/R Supervisor Started Her Career In Accounting With An Arts Degree - You Can Too

Softchoice's A/R Supervisor Started Her Career In Accounting With An Arts Degree - You Can Too

Cassandra Jowett
Cathy Giallo is Softchoice's Accounts Receivables and Treasury Supervisor, where she manages about a dozen people on a daily basis....
How To Hatch A Career In Accounting Without Accounting-Related Education

How To Hatch A Career In Accounting Without Accounting-Related Education

Carolyn Mann
If you are looking into the accounting career path and don't have a finance or accounting background or degree, it can be difficult to...
How To Survive The Accounting Student Recruitment Process This Fall

How To Survive The Accounting Student Recruitment Process This Fall

Erin MacFarlane
Many students assume that once they have made it through business school, the rest is smooth sailing. In today's corporate climate,...
Think Outside The Accounting Firm, Says Softchoice's Senior Financial Operations Manager

Think Outside The Accounting Firm, Says Softchoice's Senior Financial Operations Manager

Cassandra Jowett
Vince Iozzo, Softchoice's Senior Financial Operations Manager, says he was able to experience many different facets of business involving...
All About The CA, CMA And CGA Designations

All About The CA, CMA And CGA Designations

Marisa Baratta
Accounting is a satisfying career in which you apply accounting skills and business analysis to varying fields of work. Accounting...
Recent Grad Senior Accountant At KPMG To Students: Get Active On Campus!

Recent Grad Senior Accountant At KPMG To Students: Get Active On Campus!

Cassandra Jowett
Laura Szekely is a recent Queen's University commerce graduate who has moved up the ranks at KPMG very quickly over the last four years....
The Perfect Summer Job: KPMG's Summer Internship Program

The Perfect Summer Job: KPMG's Summer Internship Program

Cassandra Jowett
In today's workforce, employers are looking for more than just a degree. While it puts you on the map as a job candidate, it can leave...
KPMG is using Twitter to connect with students about their careers

KPMG is using Twitter to connect with students about their careers

Cassandra Jowett
Today's corporate recruiters aren't just relying on job boards or your resumé to decide if you're the perfect fit. KPMG is using Twitter...
How my business degree allows me to pursue my true passion (and it's not business)

How my business degree allows me to pursue my true passion (and it's not business)

Brian Cauley
Like many recent graduates, I am looking for a great career. What's different about my story is that I have turned my back on a very...

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