Career Tips

  • Closely related to the realm of InfoSec (Information Security), Cyber Security requires much of the same know-how, skills and experience.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Part of the interview preparation is having an idea of the types of questions you will be asked by your potential employer.
  • 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.
  • Challenges regarding fraud, both pre-existing and new, are creating a lucrative market for professionals looking for risk jobs in London.
  • The economic crisis created a paradigm shift in the way banks and financial institutions are now monitored but in this regulation-heavy climate there are those who believe quality regulation is far more effective than the quantity in which new parameters are being rolled out.
  • As regulations continue to come into play across the global business landscape, organisations within the financial services sector, IT and industry and commerce are preparing for the inevitable changes to their practices.
  • Starting out in a new job can be tough, especially when it seems as though everyone is speaking a foreign language. Those in the know volley learned terminologies and abbreviations at each other while you unsuccessfully play the proverbial piggy in the middle.
  • In all my extensive years of personal performance and productivity training, I cannot believe I have never before come across this wonderful word!
  • Cyber security career opportunities in the UK are at their highest as technologies evolve at lightning speed and hackers of every kind find ways of undermining their integrity just as quickly.
  • Facing pressure from customers, regulators and rival businesses alike, the race is on to build defences against the threat of cyber security.
  • Readers of CareersinAudit Agony Aunt pages will be familiar with my lyrical waxing on the much maligned value of transferable skills.