Career navigation: Toolkit for women - Advancing women in the profession

Learn how to overcome barriers and challenges in your career. This toolkit, created by the Women's Leadership Council of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), is specifically for women in the accounting profession.

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Do you often find yourself wondering what you should do next in your accounting career? Are you a female accounting professional in need of mentoring? Read Career Navigation: Toolkit for Women: Advancing Women in the Profession for help answering these questions:

  • Do I really want that promotion?
  • Why didn't I get that promotion?
  • Why does it seem as if others are moving past me?
  • Is having a family going to affect my career aspirations?
  • Is there something else that I should be doing to help advance my career? 
  • What exactly should I be doing to get ahead?
  • How can I network more successfully?
  • How important is navigation to my career progress?
  • Can I have a career and a home life?

You will also learn: 

  • seven success factors for women in accounting
  • tips on better networking
  • key elements of business and relationship development
  • career/life integration
  • personal development
  • exercises to help you reflect on your personal experiences


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