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Top Five Remote Interview Tips

Preparing for a remote interview can cause stress for many people, but following a few simple tips can prevent much of this anxiety. Like many other things in life, the true key to remote interviews is preparation. Here are five simple tips to follow to be prepared for your next remote interview: Continue reading

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MBK Spotlight – Referral Program

At MBK Search, we deeply value the relationships that we have with our extensive network of industry professionals. As such, whenever someone in our community passes along a trusted referral we want them to have full confidence that their colleague … Continue reading

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Internal Audit Market Outlook – Q1 & Q2 2021

The market for internal auditors continues to be hot going into the two quarters of 2021. As economic concerns and COVID uncertainties decrease, we anticipate that the demand for strong talent will only increase as companies loosen purse strings and job seekers decide to start looking again. Continue reading

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Five Ways to Prepare for a Phone Interview

Prior to the interview, it is important to address the key challenges that phone interviews present to potential candidates. These problems are not issues you have to worry about in live situations so it is best to deal with them … Continue reading

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Post Trade-Ops Not Just for Traders Anymore

Post-trade operations is evolving beyond its status as a stepping-stone to the front-lines of trading. As the front office slashes staff, the back office is quickly becoming an attractive career path for new entrants into the financial services sector. But … Continue reading

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Five Things to Look for When Hiring GRC Professionals

Choosing the right person to hire is incredibly difficult, regardless of what industry you are in. In the world of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), the consequences of a hiring manager making poor decisions are huge and can have a … Continue reading

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Information Security Risks that Should Keep Hedge Fund Managers Up At Night

Information security is a growing concern that impacts almost every aspect of our daily lives – from the soccer mom whose email gets hacked to the multi-billion dollar corporation whose business is ground to a halt due to a massive … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Supercharge Your GRC Career

Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) is one of the fastest growing career disciplines in the financial services industry. As such, there are many opportunities for both individuals who seek to get into these fields as well as those who wish … Continue reading

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MBK Market Commentary – IT Audit

Information Technology Audit/Technology Risk Management continues to be a very active subset of the broader Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) market for talent. Talent Demand: High Talent Supply: Moderate Active Industries: Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Management Consulting, Investment Management, and … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Talent Outlook for 2016

The cybersecurity hiring market is tight, and while it will open up in the future, supply and demand are unlikely to reach parity anytime soon. As governance, risk and compliance becomes a greater concern for many companies, the cybersecurity professional … Continue reading

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