Job Hunting Tips

  • While it can be easy to fall into the trap of seeing an online interview as just another video chat, your interviewer will be expecting you to present yourself as professionally as if this were a face-to-face interview.
  • If you’re working in assurance or hoping to be, an important step in finding a new assurance job is of course getting through the interview. But what is expected and what kinds of questions might be asked?
  • Preparing for an interview for an IT Auditor position? We look at the types of questions you might be asked.
  • The Coronavirus outbreak has brought with it a whole host of unpleasant side effects, not least of which is a state of uncertainty where employment is concerned. However, the recruitment cogs continue to turn, just perhaps a little more slowly.
  • What are employers and hiring managers looking for at interview stage for External Auditors?
  • When it comes to pursuing an auditing position across any level, knowing what employers are looking for, whether it is those hard skills or soft, will give you the edge to stand out against the growingly competitive talent pool.
  • Whether actively or passively looking, creating a free account on CareersinAudit.com offers ongoing benefits.
  • The past two to three years has seen a shift in jobseekers’ priorities. The candidate-driven market means recruitment can no longer operate as a one-way transaction. What companies offer candidates matters...
  • How often do you leave a job interview and wonder if you did enough to get the job? Candidates are left in the dark more than not as to what let them down, so we decided to shed some light on the ‘why’ factor when it comes to what interviewers are looking for.
  • You’ve done the prep, you’ve ironed the shirt, you’ve memorised your CV. It’s interview time. Read our top advice and things to bear in mind when answering those daunting interview questions.
  • More and more firms are offering return to work programmes for experienced professionals who either took a career break to raise their children or travelled the world and are now looking for opportunities to combine a rewarding career in a supportive working environment.
  • You can register your CV with CareersinAudit.com and let top employers and specialist recruiters find you.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Consider two statements: The first; that most of us have multiple social media accounts, whether Facebook, Twitter, Instagram… the list goes on. The second; that it is common practice for potential employers to do a Google search of job candidates.
  • In this time of such a competitive labour market and faceless, virtual job applications, time poor audit recruitment managers do not feel themselves obliged to studiously consider each resume from the relentless torrent they receive.
  • Gone are the days when the only way to find a job is by looking at classified ads in daily newspapers. Today, with the rise of social media, job hunting has become interactive and creative, so long as you know how to use it to its greatest advantage.
  • All types of auditors, whether IT Auditor, Internal, External, Risk, or Compliance professional, come to a stage in their careers where they must choose between working for a private company or the public sector.