All Careers Advice

  • As technologies advance, the threats and types of attacks progress right along with them and so too the technological antidotes to thwart them; so what is the core criteria that makes for a great cyber security professional?
  • Acting as the policing equivalent for the cyber sphere, the job of a cyber security professional is essentially to apply their expertise to identify and prevent cyber-attacks.
  • In most cases, before ever reaching the counter offer stage, an employee would have made his or her mind up that due to certain factors of their current employment they want to find a new job.
  • There is a unique approach and way of thinking when it comes to public sector internal audit that sets it apart from its private sector counterpart.
  • An important point to note when applying for management roles within the audit function is not to get too fraught with the wording.
  • The internal audit function has been enjoying a far more prevalent profile over the last couple of years, undoubtedly due to the increased regulatory environment, however when it comes to trainee internal audit jobs there is some shortfall in available talent.
  • The path to seniority sees job opportunities become ever more exclusive and expectations over skill set higher.
  • With far fewer jobs being advertised within its financial services and banking sector and audit firms, uncertainty has been the overwhelming market sentiment with regards jobs in Dubai.
  • Interviewing for an information security or cyber security job requires a basic knowledge of the industry’s terms; from phishing to password salting, it’s critical that you have a clear grasp of what they are and how they relate to business.
  • Part of the interview preparation is having an idea of the types of questions you will be asked by your potential employer.
  • In this modern age the proportion of virtual interviews is likely equal to those conducted face-to-face, however that doesn’t mean that aspiring employees branching out into the areas of internal audit, compliance, risk and cyber security are properly educated as to the etiquette of Skype intervi...
  • The market for internal audit jobs in the UK is both buoyant and competitive, with particular demand notable within the areas of banking and financial services as the onslaught of regulations continues to drive trends in finance.
  • 'I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn'. How often have your received this inoffensive, modest invite?
  • It’s no secret that the deluge of regulations being enforced across the globe is hugely impacting hiring agendas, with the banking and financial services sectors seeing a substantial increase in headcount last year, a trend set to continue in 2016.
  • It goes without saying that building strong relationships is critical to your professional success. But you also need to consider your wider stakeholders, inside and outside your current role.
  • We consider the impact such a move could have on the UK economy and how this affects audit professionals and auditors currently working in the UK and across Europe.
  • The Caribbean and Bermuda regions are home to a number of big name US banks and typically smaller family offices, managing investments and trusts for some of the world’s wealthiest families.
  • According to the Chartered Management Institute's recent report on 'The Quality of Working Life', you are likely having to work over 200 hours of overtime which cancels out the average holiday/bank holiday entitlement of 28 days per year.
  • There will always be a place for the auditor on the London job market, both within the public and private sector.
  • The ever increasing cost of London living is having a direct effect on the capital’s workforce with a number of banks and financial services firms moving staff, resources and operations.