How to Build a Challenger Bank

In 2018 Healy Hunt were contacted by the founder of a new Challenger Bank who was seeking insight. Despite a stellar career, the CEO-in-waiting had, understandably, never built a new financial institution from the top down before and at that stage his only other staff member was the Chief Financial Officer....

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Are you a Team Player?

This is a blog about building teams. It’s a subject close to my heart after 20+ years working in banking and recruitment. In the current Financial Services environment, new challenger companies are popping up and growing quickly, meanwhile inside the largest institutions, new sub-brands, divisions and offices are bubbling up in much the same way....

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Candidate Journey Feedback

Having launched our candidate journey feedback analysis last October, we have now built up a meaningful level of data across our chosen metrics. Our most recent results are presented in the graphs below. Healy Hunt clients are pleased to see that we present their corporate images in the most positive way while preparing our candidates to perform to their best in the selection process....

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Work for a Company that Empowers You

After six successful months working with Healy Hunt, we asked our newest recruit; Associate, Hannah Mayes, to reflect on her time with the company. Here’s what she had to say: Since joining Healy Hunt I have seen the company enter its 20th year and although recruitment has always been a challenging industry, it is clear to me why Healy Hunt has adapted so well....

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How to Inspire a New Dimension of Diversity

When I say I’m passionate about diversity, I may not mean what you think.

Recruitment consultancies generally champion diversity because we are trying to find the ideal candidate for any given role. The challenge for a company like Healy Hunt is that our talent pool of mid to senior level candidates has already been filtered by the socioeconomic factors that present barriers to achievement earlier in people’s lives....

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Healy Hunt: Still Strong After 20 Years

Founded in 1999, our company has reinvented itself and is enjoying a growth phase. Chairman and Co-Founder, Paul Hunt, reflects on the changing industry and Healy Hunt’s success...

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Inflexible Working

Most articles about flexible working follow familiar templates. Either there has been a new survey that shows how most employees value flexible working above almost anything else. Or, there has been a piece of research that confirms that flexible working benefits employers....

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Jacky Crisp Joins Healy Hunt

Jacky Crisp has joined Healy Hunt as a Director. She has over 25 years of experience within Banking and Professional Services gained at top-tier institutions. Jacky joins the Healy Hunt team to help us develop and deepen our relationships across the Financial Services sector....

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Specialist Mortgages: Recruitment Trends

The Specialist Mortgage Sector is growing again. Having been decimated in 2008, this innovative area of the market has reinvented itself and has enjoyed significant growth since. Fewer jobs for life, an ageing population, new tax rules and emerging classes of income-profile present new addressable markets for specialist lenders, so growth is likely to continue....

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Healy Hunt Adopts Candidate Journey Metrics

Large firms spend fortunes on their candidate journeys. Healy Hunt now supports its clients by collecting measurable feedback from candidates. It’s early days yet but the data is very healthy so far with all candidates rating Healy Hunt as either above average or well above average compared to other recruitment companies....

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