All Careers Advice

  • Welcome to Barclay Simpson’s 2016 Internal Audit Compensation Market Trends Report.
  • One of the top ten occupations revealed to be the most satisfying, the Quality Assurance job market is a competitive one, so for candidates looking for roles in this sector, the key is to stand out from the crowd.
  • If you fancy yourself a Columbo or Poirot type character when it comes to your chosen career, then corporate investigations may be just the ticket.
  • Those wishing to pursue a career in IT Forensics should be aware that it is a closely-knit and difficult business to break into.
  • ‘Good things come to those who wait, better things come to those who go out and get them’, Anon.
  • Indeed, interview fear is such an issue within the profession, in so much that a fifth of all auditors and accountants surveyed admitted they would rather stay in their current job.
  • The reality of a career in IT Forensics, otherwise known as computer or digital forensics, offers the excitement of uncovering evidence and data carving on a fractional ratio to the day to day paperwork and collaboration which makes up the majority of an IT Forensics role.
  • For candidates wishing to pursue regulation jobs, it goes without saying that keeping abreast of developments in the area, from new guidelines to key events regarding regulation, is highly important.
  • The ambiguity of a post-Brexit world has left UK and EU professionals alike contemplating the future of their careers.
  • Technology is a hugely important aspect of business in this day and age, with companies investing big money to acquire the latest data, software and hardware.
  • Typically corporate auditor jobs are offered in-house within large companies, specifically where the corporation’s EMEA headquarters are located.
  • The best teams are synergistic; that is their whole is greater than the sum of their parts.
  • Closely related to the realm of InfoSec (Information Security), Cyber Security requires much of the same know-how, skills and experience.
  • As whispers travel down the grapevine about the status of Brexit, it would appear that while the initial aftermath sent British businesses into a brief turmoil, the reality as it stands is far less dramatic.
  • Information security is undoubtedly a hot area for the IT savvy among us, and as a dynamic discipline it presents a wealth of options for InfoSec careerists.
  • A career in IT Audit typically begins with the procurement of a technical degree and a CISA certification or CISM qualification. Both give a candidate an advantage in the field of IT Audit, but may also be applicable to other related areas.
  • The market for contract internal audit jobs could very well see a significant upturn as the economy slows and businesses look for interim solutions to weather the storm.
  • We spoke with the Head of Internal Audit at the ACCA to ask his thoughts on the post-Brexit fallout and how this may affect those in the profession not just in the UK and Europe but across the world.
  • There is no one path into cyber security, but IT Audit is certainly an effective Launchpad into this field.
  • Securing the job interview is just the start. Now you need to take time and effort to be ready for the interview. Don’t think you that if you just turn up you’ll being given the job.