Candidate Guides

    Career Corner: The Pros and Cons of Contracting

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    You’re a Governance, Risk & Compliance professional. You’ve developed a portfolio of skills and gained an excellent bank of knowledge about your chosen niche and you’ve been working hard the area of the industry you’re really interested in. You’ve been in your current role for some time now, and you know you’re great at it but you’re starting to wonder where to take your career next. A question we get asked a lot by people in your position is: Should I be contracting? There are a lot of factors to consider before making this decision. Many people are attracted to the idea of contracting because…

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    Is it time to leave your job?

    Career Corner: Time to Leave My Job?

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    Is it time to leave my job? It’s a good question. In these guides, we’ve focused on various aspects of how best to conduct yourself across the process of applying and interviewing for a new job. But how do you know when it’s time to set out on that journey? A lot of people face frustrations in their jobs, and no workplace is perfect, but what are the signs that you should start looking for a new position elsewhere? Sometimes a situation is clearly not working. If you work with un-cooperative colleagues and managers who you don’t get on with, there’s really no other option…

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    How to Resign the Right Way - resigning in a professional and positive manner

    Career Corner: Resigning the Right Way

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    So, you’ve decided it’s time to move on to your next challenge. Every time you leave one company to join another, there’s one unavoidable, potentially unpleasant pressure point on that journey – resigning. How can you let your employer know you’re on the way out with the minimum of stress and drama? Even if you’ve had a negative experience with your current employer, it’s important to try to part on good terms. Tempting as it may be to air out your grievances, there are numerous reasons to maintain a good relationship with a past employer. First, on a practical front, you don’t want to do…

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