Career Resources

Third Annual Career Connections

Third Annual Career Connections

Attention parents of high school students! CPA Alberta will be hosting their third annual Career Connections event for high school students and their parents on November 30th. Career Connections is an event that helps students explore careers and education in business and accounting. It features a panel of CPAs in diverse fields who will discuss th..
Online/Offline Professional Networking Workshop Series

Online/Offline Professional Networking Workshop Series

Learn to build and expand your professional network both online and offline through a two-part workshop series offered through CPA Alberta’s the Connector Program. The workshops will be facilitated by Ernest Barbaric, a digital marketer, educator, and professional speaker. Ernest has designed the digital marketing certificate programs at Univers..
October 1: Deadline to Register for CPA Alberta Mentorship Program

October 1: Deadline to Register for CPA Alberta Mentorship Program

CPA Alberta offers a number of programs to pair Alberta CPAs, candidates, and prospective CPAs with more seasoned members of the profession. The deadline to apply as a mentee or mentor for the 2017/18 Mentorship Program is October 1. The CPA Alberta Mentorship Program gives mentor/mentees a chance to develop a mentoring relationship that can lead t..
The ultimate goal of mentorship

The ultimate goal of mentorship

Becoming a mentor in the CPA Alberta Mentorship program was a clear decision for Justin Wong CPA, CA. “I wanted to give back to the profession that has given so much to me and the opportunities in my own career,” says Justin. “I wanted to help others succeed and achieve their own personal and professional goals.” While Justin’s goals were..
Mentorship Matters

Mentorship Matters

Like many Chartered Professional Accountants, Harjit Gill CPA, CGA enjoys the problem-solving aspects of her career in the not-for-profit sector. “In the end, it’s amazing when things comes together like a puzzle—even if it takes some time to find all the pieces.” In 2015, Harjit was seeking some guidance in putting some of her own career p..
Managing your career health

Managing your career health

With so many hours actually spent working, it’s no wonder we often lack the time or energy that we need to focus on our career plans and professional development. Join Certified Career Development Professional (CCDP) Lise Stransky as she helps you learn how to manage your career health through this three-hour workshop. You’ll leave with a great..
The Encouragement of a Network

The Encouragement of a Network

In 2016, Patti Chrabaszcz CPA, CA found herself in a unique situation. After spending nearly 20 years living and working in Calgary, she was ready to move to Edmonton to be closer to her family. Once settled into the city, Patti reached out to the Connector Program in hopes of meeting other CPAs in the area. Initially, Patti had some reservations a..