Two former heads of internal audit explain what the role taught them and how it helped to prepare them for a seat on the board.
If you are offered a temporary work placement with another employer – perhaps even in a different function from internal audit – you’d be well advised to jump at the chance. So says Chris Monk, whose organisation, Uniac, and its staff have long reaped the benefits of secondments.
Historically a stopgap for internal auditors searching for a more permanent role, interim management is now more likely to be the consequence of a positive and actively chosen career path. Why has it become such a growth area? Barclay Simpson's Andy Whyte explains.
A job interview is a great chance for an internal auditor to demonstrate some of their most valuable skills. Paul Goodman explains how.
When it comes to achieving success in exams, knowledge is not everything, says John Chesshire.
The importance of establishing a rapport with your line manager is clear, but many people fail to prioritise this task. Seren Trewavas offers her tips for influencing upwards.
Working in another country doesn’t just broaden your horizons, it can provide valuable career experience. Two internal auditors explain why they jumped at the opportunity to work abroad and share their tips for success.
The IIA’s Stephen Rainbird and Nina Collins explain why continuing professional development is good for internal auditors, their organisations and the profession as a whole, and look at how the institute can help.
You might be at the top of your game as an internal auditor, but how good are you as a manager? Ian Middleton gives us his tips for managing internal audit teams.
What are the best career options available to high-calibre heads of internal audit seeking a new challenge? Martin Dowson, partner at Symmetry Executive Search, asks some senior professionals who’ve made the choice.