Culture

Thought Leaders

4 ways companies can avoid post-pandemic employee turnover

High employee turnover is unwelcome news for employers, says Professor Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA, of the Smith School of Business, Queen's University
Management

Much room for best workplace improvement for Canadian accounting firms

How did Bateman MacKay, EY Canada, and Grant Thornton make the annual list of Best Workplaces in Canada 2021 and how can accounting firms learn from them?
Thought Leaders

Why employees hesitate to speak up at work — and how to encourage them

The concept of employee voice and importance of higher-quality ideas
Management

Lessons from Donald Trump: Does a toxic CEO ever truly leave?

Be on guard for disciples, says Management Professor Steven H. Appelbaum
Management

Zoom work relationships are a lot harder to build – unless you can pick up on colleagues’ nonverbal cues

Two important ways employees can overcome the downside of video meetings
Thought Leaders

Remote work requires us to reconsider how to evaluate and pay employees

Professional services employee evaluation, compensation schemes don’t work when WFH, says Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA
Thought Leaders

Have we just stumbled on the biggest productivity increase of the century?

By eliminating commuter time, working from home can boost productivity
Thought Leaders

How to maintain employee development during the pandemic

Accounting firms are changing the ways they develop employees during COVID-19, says Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA
Practice

Shifting to virtual: 3 tips to foster and promote team collaboration

With the rise in virtual teams comes the necessity to find innovative and effective ways to encourage collaboration, says Sofia Arisheh
Thought Leaders

COVID-19 could have a lasting, positive impact on workplace culture

Accounting firms will allow senior employees to work from home, says Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA
Practice

Shifting to virtual: 4 tips for transitioning in-person training to virtual learning

Reimagining the way accounting firms deliver training to accountants and staff can result in a powerful remote learner, says Sofia Arisheh
Practice

Shifting to virtual: 5 tips to conduct effective virtual meetings

Running effective, productive and engaging virtual meetings requires a different approach, says Sofia Arisheh
Practice

Shifting to virtual: 3 tips for onboarding new hires virtually

Adapting onboarding practices to welcome new hires remotely is a new way forward, says Sofia Arisheh
Practice

Shifting to virtual: 3 tips for providing feedback to virtual accounting teams

Structured performance feedback is vital to virtual teams, says Sofia Arisheh
Thought Leaders

Women CEOs negotiate better severance than men — for all the wrong reasons

Female CEOs know they’re vulnerable and seek better severance, says Professor Pierre Chaigneau
Management

Management: Why every company needs a Chief Fun Officer

Professor David Allen on 4 factors that instill fun corporate cultures
Practice

The 5 HR challenges facing Canadian accounting firms

Solid HR practices are integral to success, says Sofia Arisheh
Management

Canadian CFOs reveal most outrageous expense report claims

Fun survey findings from Robert Half Management Resources
Career

Professional accountants stressed out by workplace pressures

Survey says stress affecting personal relationships, health and more
Thought Leaders

5 Reasons Why Millennial CPAs Will Beat AI

Millennials are positioned to leverage artificial intelligence, says Bryce Welker
Practice

MNP scores again on Canada’s Best Employers List

Why don’t more accounting firms make the best employer list?
Profession

The multi-generational accounting firm, part one

Part one of our series on age diversity in public practice accounting firms
Management

The importance of being human in a career dominated by numbers

Maximize your potential and your value, says Gavin Rouble of The 2% Factor
Global

Special Report: Manafort trial a cautionary tale in accounting ethics

The testimony of Paul Manafort's tax accountant shows the ethical risks of working with some high net worth clients
Business

Deloitte millennial survey a wake-up call to business leaders

Young business professionals distrustful of business motives, anxious about Industry 4.0