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Recruitment Rant – Part 1 August 16, 2012

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit, Working Life in Britain.
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I haven’t posted for a while, so going to vent on my favourite topic, recruitment consultants.

Had a recruitment consultant ring me up and here’s a transcript of the conversation.

Recruitment Consultant: “are you interested in a job at Barclays?”
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A Lousy Week November 11, 2011

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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Had a bit of a lousy time this week. Being doing a rather dry audit which has required the use of the little grey cells. (more…)

Where Does One Go? What Does One Do? May 26, 2010

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit, Working Life in Britain.
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Right, no more political posts or State of the Nation posts for the moment. Back to our ‘favourite’ topic, Internal Auditing. 

Bit worried about the future this evening.  My current contract is on the home stretch but I’m not quite sure where the next job is going to come from.  The current run rate doesn’t bode well.  I’ve had one interview recently but never received any feedback, either from the firm or recruitment agency.  For another position I applied for with a well-known accountancy practice, I received an electronic rejection (don’t you just love the personal touch…) and didn’t get past first base.
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Internal Audit Recruitment December 28, 2009

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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Due to encouragement from blogger ‘ITauditsecurity’, I’ve decided to keep the blog alive but in future, I will tend to focus on purely IA issues.

This post is in response to ‘ITauditsecurity’s’ lament regarding one, the low calibre of IT auditors on the market, despite the recession and second, those who offered employment, sometimes former audit managers, are reluctant to take up the cudgel and do some work, i.e. auditing.

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