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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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Quote of the Week WK/E 31 August 2012 September 1, 2012

Posted by Audit Monkey in Quote of the Week.
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I realised that it’s been quite a while since I’ve posted a ‘quote of the week’. For those readers who are oblivious to ‘quote of the week’, this is where I lift a phrase or utterance made by someone in the office, on the train, in the media, etc, which is relevant to my work as an Internal Auditor (cough, splutter) or which I find mildly amusing or simply crass.
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More Interview Woe May 29, 2011

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit, Working Life in Britain.
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As the two readers of this blog will be aware, my pet topics are dim auditors, dumb HR officers and plain dumb interview questions. Unfortunately, given this week’s events, this rich seam of blogging material shows no sign of abating. Audit Monkey was subjected to some inane interview questions but in particular had me beat:
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Auditor Interview Questions August 18, 2010

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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Ever wondered what an auditor is asked at interview? I will now lift the lid. These questions were posed to Audit Monkey at a recent grilling at a Big 4 Bank in the UK. I have added the ‘real’ answers to the questions I would have liked to have uttered. I did not wish to proceed as wasn’t particularly keen on the firm in the first instant. The ripped chairs and damaged fixtures and fittings in the interview room only reinforced my views. Anyway.
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