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Quote of the Week 25/12/16 December 21, 2016

Posted by Audit Monkey in Quote of the Week, Working Life in Britain.
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Quote of the Week, w/e 15 May 2015 May 16, 2015

Posted by Audit Monkey in Quote of the Week, The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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I have to admit that this week’s quote of the week is quite amusing. This week I caught up with my former Head of Internal Audit friend who was asked to leave. He seemed quite chipper, despite the fact he wasn’t having much success on the interview front. One worrying aspect was that employers no longer want just a plain generalist auditor, they want auditors who are specialists who can critique a system.
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Quote of the Week WK/E 31 August 2012 September 1, 2012

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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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Recruitment Rant – Part 3 August 29, 2012

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The last recruitment consultant rant hasn’t yielded any reader comments, so this will be the last Recruitment Consultant rant, period. The swansong, the final word, the final whinge…until the next time.
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A Recruitment Consultant Calls… May 23, 2012

Posted by Audit Monkey in The State of the British Nation, Working Life in Britain.
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This encounter with a recruitment consultant is courtesy of one my regular readers. He works in Information Technology in Financial Services and his recent experience with a consultant is lovingly reproduced here. At least it saves me writing something coherent. Of course, the name of firm has been changed to protect the innocent. As a taster, the frustration with the low calibre of recruitment consultants has become a pandemic. (more…)