Career Tips

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • It is predicted that the required capital level for banks globally will see a dramatic increase by 2019 further to the implementation of new government regulations, case in point the Basel III Accord.
  • In light of a series of publicised risk events within the banking and financial industry, the issue of operational risk management is hot on the agenda for CEOs, CROs, risk managers and those in both the internal and external audit functions.
  • Here we are, full bodied summer. Facebook is alive with golden sands and jubilant families, the light is bright, the sun is (mostly) shining and the days are long enough for life after work.
  • The interview process is arguably the most important stage of securing a job in audit.
  • The first impression that your future potential manager will have about you will come from reading your CV or resume.
  • Are you an auditor with plentiful audit experience and currently looking to move up to a top audit job internationally?
  • I often receive letters from readers with regard to perceived, age-related career issues. I say 'perceived', not to be flippant, but to make an important fundamental point.
  • I've been writing about time management for many years now. In fact, it was one of the very first topics on which I was consulted as a coach to the perpetually busy, audit and accountancy profession.
  • Think back to the career your seven-year old self envisioned. Perhaps you saw yourself saving lives or performing to enraptured audiences.