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Financial services recruitment information centre

Welcome to the Sandringham Wood information centre - an area devoted to providing employers and candidates with useful financial services recruitment and career guidance.

Candidates - visit our career advice centre for helpful tips and guidelines on issues such as preparing your CV and handling tricky interview questions.

Employers – visit our recruitment guidance centre where you will find useful briefing notes, guides and case studies.


Listen to Jess' videos/podcasts

Jess talks to Adam Carolan of NextGenPlanners on both sides of the Financial Planning Recruitment Dilemma.

Jess talks to Emma Hanney, HR Manager of FE, on how to get the best results out of your recruitment process.

Jess talks to Dawn Pearce-Herzberg, Managing Director of Vines Row, on the staffing issues to consider when buying or selling an adviser business.

Part 1 of 3: AdviserBusinessReview editor Rob Kingsbury talks to Jess about how adviser firms can better recruit the right people into the right roles within their businesses.

Part 2 of 3: Rob Kingsbury, editor of talks to Jess about getting the best out of recruitment agencies.

Part 3 of 3: Jess tells AdviserBusinessReview editor Rob Kingsbury why she believes recruitment companies serving the financial adviser market need to change the way they operate.

Listen to Jess talking to Rodger Edwards on doing financial services recruitment the right way.

Candidates vs Employers Research

We are excited to present the results of the “Candidates vs Employers” research that we carried out during November and December 2014.

The results give us an interesting insight into the different views about what is really driving people’s financial services career decisions.

The paper is a must read for candidates and employers alike, click here to download the results report now.


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Our latest blog...

Shortlisting and selection: how to decide which candidates are right for you and your business

Shortlisting and selection: how to decide which candidates are right for you and your business

Jessica Wood
28 November 2018

Recent research from AXELOS showed that recruiting and retaining talent remains the number one HR challenge for UK employers in 2018. Of the 500 HR Managers surveyed, 51% said they struggle to find people with the right skills. The research also highlighted the eye-watering cost of hiring the wrong candidate – an average of around £17,000 for someone on a £50,000 salary....


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