Accounting

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How to Succeed at a Small CPA Firm

Co-operative Education

If you’re thinking about running your own CPA firm, then working at Thomas Chimick Ltd. is the perfect job for you. You get hands on experience by working directly with clients and helping them with their needs. It teaches you the basic skills that every accountant should have, such as, time management, attention to detail, and being able to take quality notes.

By: Simran Jassal 128 reads | 0 comments
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A Guide to Becoming Successful in the Accounting Field

Co-op

A year ago, Yuchen was a full-time student without any work experience. After a long time, she landed my first Co-op position. Here are Yuchen's 5 tips for transitioning from being a student to working in the field as an accountant.

By: Yuchen Ni 1283 reads | 0 comments
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Breaking Through Preconceived Assumptions

Accounting

Deciding which Co-op opportunity to select can be challenging when there’s so many possibilities with different industries. Christina shares what it's like to work in an unexpecting industry and how she learned to pick up new experiences while learning on the job and integrating herself within the workplace.  

By: Christina Lei 1304 reads | 0 comments
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How I Survived Working from Home

Co-op Reflections

Do you dread the thought of working from home or feel like sitting at your computer all day has left you with no energy for anything else? Oderah shares how she learned to survive when her home suddenly became her workplace.

By: Oderah Rhodes 540 reads | 0 comments
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Think You Know Where You Want To Work? Think Again.

Accounting

Convinced that you need to work at a large company for the ultimate experience?  Think again! Darren emphasizes why choosing a small or  mid-sized firm will add more variety and substance to your co-op experience.

By: Darren Sin 898 reads | 0 comments
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Small Firm, Big Opportunities: Insights into Working at a Small Firm

Co-op

If you ever wondered what it was like working at a small to mid-size accounting firm, read on for a few insights from my first co-op work term!

By: Kaadambari Ravi 1521 reads | 0 comments
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My ‘Future Friendly’ Experience at TELUS

Co-op

Read on to learn about Jacky's co-op experience at Telus!

By: Jacky Huang 2153 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Delight at Deloitte

International Co-op

Endless mountains of food? Check. Colleagues to play Pokemon Go with? Check. A pile of daunting audit work to get through? Check. Was it worth it? 

By: Wee Nie Tham 6047 reads | 0 comments
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How Asking Good Questions Can Advance Your Career

workplace success

As a co-op student with little experience, it sometimes seems like all you are doing is asking questions. That is why it is important to make sure you are asking good questions. What are good questions? They are evidence of your thought process, ability to think outside of the box, and knack for problem solving. Read this article to learn more about what makes a question good, and how to make questions your competitive advantage.

By: Nathan Boey 6381 reads | 0 comments
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Work at One of the Big Four Accounting Firms: PwC

Audit and Assurance division

Ever wondered what it would be like working for one of the big four accounting firms? Cameron shares his insight into working for PwC and their Audit and Assurance division, including key responsibilities and advice to help you succeed!

By: Cameron Axenty 12829 reads | 0 comments
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