Large accounting firms often integrate social media into their recruitment campaigns.
If you’re an aspiring accountant, you should be aware of these social media activities, which can keep you updated on jobs, deadlines, application tips and more!
To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite accounting Twitter accounts.
The Certified General Accountants of Ontario is the main source for the CGA designation, working with thousands of students across Canada. Their Twitter account pledges to help students “do more” with their education, self-development and careers. @CGADo_More shares accounting and business advice, events, news and more. Stay updated with CGA Ontario anytime!
— CGA Ontario (@CGA_DoMore) June 26, 2013
As one of the country’s top accounting and advisory firms, there’s no doubt that BDO Canada makes a positive impact on the industry. Their company is known for client services and community participation, which is reflected in their online platforms. You can reach them through Twitter to ask questions, get updates, and discover job opportunities.
Sometimes feel like your career path resembles a subway map? BDO is here to guide you through the routes! http://t.co/4tZoD6dy
— BDO Canada Campus (@CheckOutBDO) September 28, 2012
KPMG’s account offers a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s employees and company culture, offering multimedia videos and photos alongside employment information. Find tips on application deadlines, preparing for interviews and more. You may even find guest tweets by their summer interns. Follow @KPMGCampusCDN today!
The #KPMGSIP Global Mentorship Program matches interns to a staff whose home office is elsewhere in the world. Excited to meet my mentor!^ED
— KPMG Campus CDN (@KPMGCampusCDN) June 26, 2013
PwC received the award for Best On-Campus campaign at the 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Awards. Named one of the top employers for young people, PWC provides egg-cellent employment opportunities for students and new grads. Their recruiters connect with students individually through their own Twitter accounts as well. Follow the hashtag #PwcBF to follow the conversation and find more PwC connections.
— Brilliant Futures (@PwC_ca_campus) June 19, 2013
Grant Thornton won the Campus Recruiting Program of the Year and Best Campus Recruitment Brochure awards at TalentEgg’s 2013 National Campus Recruitment and Excellence Awards. This impressive showing demonstrates that the company is highly engaged with student and new grad needs. They invite you to get to know them, their culture and the experiences they have to offer. Connect on Twitter!
— Grant Thornton LLP (@GTCanadaNewGrad) June 27, 2013
Suncor Energy strives to be Canada’s leading integrated-energy company. The company’s updates can remind you about their recruitment schedule and introduce you to their unique approach to accounting opportunities in the oil and gas industry. Visit their Twitter page and you’ll find everything you need to know!
— Suncor Careers (@SuncorCareers) June 20, 2013
Connect with a company that believes in having fun at work! MNP LLP‘s all-access blog features their accountants and is updated throughout campus recruitment season. Photos show a glimpse of an egg-citing company culture. MNP’s account also links to general career-related resources, as well as their own opportunities and deadlines.
— MNP All Access (@MNPcampus) June 19, 2013
Are you an aspiring accountant? Who do you follow to stay up to date on the industry?