At Robertson College, we offer over 15 business programs, available in class and online, that you can complete in less than a year!
According to Randstad, there are currently 1.8 million office and administrative professionals working in Canada - and that number keeps growing. The latest census shows that there was an increase of 4,270 new administrative jobs in the sector, which is a sure sign that office staff are needed now more than ever.
Here is a list of Resources for Accounting Payroll Administrators and Administrative Professionals (that will help you feel like a pro!):
Podcasts, Tutorials and Additional ResourcesPodcasts are easy and informative to listen to and tutorials are great tools for visual learners. Give some of these a try:
- Business Matters podcast
- Lynda.com (free if you have an Edmonton Public Library Card!)
- QuickBooks free resources
- QuickBooks tutorials
BooksNot only does reading help you relax, it also sharpens the mind. Some great Canadian reads to help get you started include:
- Legal, Tax and Accounting Strategies for the Canadian Real Estate Investor by Steven Cohen
- Warren Buffett: 43 Lessons for Business and Life by Keith Lard
BlogsMost major accounting firms and companies have blogs that will help you learn quick tips and tricks, and inspire your next career move. In addition to the Robertson Reader, here are some great accounting blogs:
MembershipsNetwork, network, network, and then network some more. Get your name out there and see if groups similar to the ones listed below are right for you:
- Association of Administrative Professionals
- International Association of Administrative Professionals
- The Canadian Payroll Association
If these links peak your interest, a career as an Accounting and Payroll Administrator or Administrative Professional might be right for you. Programs are starting soon, contact us for more information.
Source: Randstad "Best Office and Admin Jobs in 2018"