talent crisis

Recruiting from other sectors to solve the advice talent crisis

The advice sector is made up of people from all walks of life. Experience is vital to be able to understand the needs and worries of wealth clients.

Louise Blair, head of human resources at Foster Denovo, speaks to International Adviser about approaching organisations who recruit people from non financial backgrounds.

Louise Blair, head of human resources at IFA firm Foster Denovo, told IA: “We absolutely believe in firms approaching specialised organisations who recruit into wealth management and consider applicants who are working towards gaining the appropriate qualifications, demonstrating their interest and commitment.

“There are also several specialist recruitment agencies who only work with ex-military and sportspeople who are well connected in financial services, usually on preferred suppliers list where firms are looking to recruit from these backgrounds.”

Read the full article on International Adviser here.