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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..
Insights and opportunities: reach your goals through mentoring

Insights and opportunities: reach your goals through mentoring

Will Christensen CPA, CA is a marathon runner and family man. He knows a thing or two about hard work and dedication; and as a designated accountant for nearly 10 years, he has a wealth of industry knowledge to share. Attributes of a great mentor? Check. But when he first attended the CPA Alberta Mentorship training session in 2014, he was certain ..
The 10-60-90 Principle

The 10-60-90 Principle

The “10-60-90” principle helps people reach their greatest potential in the least amount of time. It goes like this: when you tell an adult how to do something, 10 per cent of what you say will be remembered. If you show an adult how to do something, 60 per cent of what you show will be remembered. If you do something with that same person, 90 ..