How to Use CPA Source

 

 

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If your questions are not answered below, please contact us:
cpasource@cpacanada.ca or call 800-268-3793.


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Registering for CPA Source

Users can Search Jobs and use the Career Resources on the left hand side of the screen without registering. You must register on CPA Source to Apply to a Job, Enter Your Resume, or Set up a Job Alert. You will need your CPA member number to register. It begins with a capital C.  If you don’t know it, please contact CPA Source at the address above.

Searching Jobs

To Search Jobs, members should click on Search CPA Jobs; Students click on Search Student Jobs. You can use a keyword search to refine the results or you can click on “Advanced Search” to search by category.  Click “Search Volunteer Opportunities” to find Volunteer Positions.

Start/Stop E-mail Notification of Jobs posted on CPA Source

Click on Job Alert to be notified of jobs that match the criteria you choose. Choose the type of jobs you are interested in, select the frequency with which you wish to be notified, and then click “Submit”. Click the “Cancel” button to stop the notification service.

Add/Remove your Resume from the Resume Database

Click on Manage Resume, complete the six screens and then click “Submit” to enter your resume into the database. If you wish to keep your resume confidential, you must select “Searchable Confidential” in section 1. This option prevents an employer from viewing any of your identifying information such as your contact information, names of previous employers and attached cover letter or resumes. To remove your resume from the database, Click on Manage Resume, change your resume status to “Not Searchable” and click “Next” to save your change.

Applying to Jobs

Click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of a job listing. You will then be asked to confirm that you wish to apply to that job. If you click “Yes”, a copy of the resume you entered into CPA Source will be sent to the employer. All of your contact information will be revealed to the employer, even if you have your resume set as “Searchable Confidential”. 

View Jobs you have applied to

You can keep track of job postings you’ve applied to. Detailed information such as the date you applied, job title, job posted dated, and the date your resume was resubmitted (if applicable) is available for your retrieval.