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You’re the Self-Starter, Twisted Self-Starter, Again January 29, 2016

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit, Working Life in Britain.
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I’ve updated my earlier ‘Self Starter’ post and added some further interview questions which I had omitted.  The list of questions is for my benefit as it will assist interview preparation in the future. Of course, it will also help the competition but still.
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I’m a Self Starter, Twisted Self Starter January 27, 2016

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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I was a bit cheeky recently and went for an interview. It wasn’t easy as the Interviewer had two pages of questions to select from and you knew there was going to be no mercy. There was a steady flow of random questions:
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Talkin’ About the Car Wash, Yeah January 19, 2016

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit, Working Life in Britain.
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A recent article in The Times highlighted that car washes, i.e. automatic mechanical rollover car washes are being driven out by illegal gangs.  (more…)

Be Careful What You Say January 4, 2016

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit, Working Life in Britain.
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Happy New Year! My first post of 2016 will be off-topic as I would be interested to hear others experiences.
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Lloyd’s Market Auditing – “Back In Your Box” November 29, 2015

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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In the murky world of internal auditing, a certain amount of time is spent figuring out what is going on. There are the usual hurdles, people who cannot explain their role as they lack basic communication skills, don’t actually understand why they are doing what they do or they simply don’t understand your questions.  Even worse, process owners are often reluctant to divulge details of their role because it is so unique or complex that I, the lowly Auditor, wouldn’t understand. (more…)

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