Talent Management

An internal audit function is only as good as its people. CAEs are constantly developing existing personnel, finding new talent, and helping find new opportunities for some. Below are resources to help CAEs​ in this effort. To start, listen in as Harold Silverman, managing director of CAE services at The IIA, shares good service attributes that internal audit can adopt to add value. Harold is joined in this podcast by Brian Tremblay, director of internal audit at Acacia, who offers advice on the art of persuasion.

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CAE Podcast

Featured Resources​​​​

​Talent Management in Internal Audit

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Talent Management in Internal Audit

Two practitioners with a breadth of experience in identifying, recruiting, and retaining internal auditors with the right competencies shared insights with CAEs at The IIA’s General Audit Management Conference. Their overall message: We are only as good as our people and making sure you have the right talent requires planning and hard work. Read the Knowledge Brief.

2018 Internal Audit Compensation Executive Report

2018 Internal Audit Compensation Executive Report

The “secret” to managing a multigenerational team lies primarily in an internal audit leader’s ability to adapt his or her management approach to each person’s work style and preferences. But it also comes down to setting the right example. Research by Robert Half shows integrity — which internal audit leaders, by nature of their profession, are expected to exemplify — is the most important attribute for today’s business leaders to possess. Read the report.

GREAT Ways to Motivate Your Staff

GREAT Ways to Motivate Your Staff

Gain insight into how to evaluate and motivate employees through these five strategies for integrated performance management tailored specifically for the internal audit profession. This report summarizes results from A CBOK report titled GREAT Ways to Motivate Your Staff. Read more.

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