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Presentation Preparation

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With the specialised, technical nature of many GRC roles, it’s not uncommon for the interview process to include a presentation element. Candidates who aren’t used to presenting can feel out of their depth, leading to them getting nervous and further harming their performance. As with interviewing, presenting is a professional skill just like any other…

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Kind Consultancy and The International Compliance Association: Guiding Your Career Growth Together

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Kind Consultancy is pleased to announce the latest phase in our ongoing partnership with The International Compliance Association. As part of the ICA’s online resources dedicated to career advancement for Governance, Risk & Compliance professionals, Kind Consultancy is providing a series of articles guiding candidates through their journey to career advancement. “With the job market…

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What If You Don’t Get The Job? 3 Ways to Handle Rejection

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Sometimes, things don’t work out. Despite the best efforts and intentions of everyone involved in your recruiting process, you won’t get the role. It can be easy to fall into a foul mood and write the entire experience off as a dead end – but here are some ways you can learn from your rejection…

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Five Steps to Building a Better CV

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Your CV. Your Curriculum Vitae. Your resume. Whatever you call it, it’s going to be the first point of contact between you and your potential next employer. It’s frustrating when a talented candidate with relevant experience destroys their chances of getting the right role for them by submitting a bad CV. Here are some key…

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Interview Excellence: Five Steps to Success

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We all like to think we know how to deliver a killer interview performance, but it can never hurt to review your technique. No matter how experienced you are, a bad interview can seriously damage anyone’s chances of securing the job they want and you can never be too prepared. Areas to consider include: Punctuality…

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Interviews & First Impressions: A Two Way Street

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Sometimes, first interviews don’t go to plan. As recruiters, you like to think that a well-prepared candidate with a great CV will meet with an interviewer, have an honest discussion about what they can do for the company and what the company can do for them, and then both parties can walk away and decide…

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Kind Consultancy Newsletter – End of Q3 2017

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I’m very pleased and proud to announce that 2017 has seen the most successful Q3 in the history of Kind Consultancy, making significant gains on Q3 2016 which was itself a big step up from previous years. A lot of factors have contributed to that success- part of it is the growth of our interim…

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Becoming Kind: What’s working at Kind Consultancy like?

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It’s very important to us here at Kind to be not just great at what we do but to also be a great place to work. We’ve asked one of the newest members of the Kind Consultancy to blog about their experience of joining us: “Earlier this year I completed my Business Management degree at…

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Cyber Crime: Attack and Defence

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I know what you’re thinking – it’s another fear-mongering cyber-crime blog. Well, sort of – I think there’s a lot out there to be concerned about, but if you and your organisation take all the proper steps then you’ve no reason to be afraid. The most recent statistics suggest that more than five million cyber…

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Skill Set vs Cultural Fit

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Recently I’ve spoken to a number of people in the Financial Services industry who’ve asked me about the overall health of the GRC labour market, how it looks to someone who’s dealing with it directly every day. Speaking strictly from my experience, it feels like this year has seen a real tension between organisations looking…

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