Firm asks students: What do you want?

Branding awards recognize unique approaches in recruitment advertising
By Shannon Klie
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/15/2008

In the world of accounting, the benefits and salary for articling students are pretty much consistent across the board, regardless of the size or location of the firm. So when students attend the annual campus recruitment sessions to choose which firms to apply to, they’re looking beyond traditional compensation packages for the firm that best suits their needs.

“You have to pick the place that feels right for you,” said Jared Wilson, an accounting student from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT).

Wilson found that place when he attended the presentation of the Calgary-based firm Meyers Norris Penny at NAIT in the fall.