Why Use a Recruitment Consultancy?

What is the point of engaging a recruitment consultancy when you can just go online yourself and find the staff you need? All you have to do is log into your LinkedIn account, perform a simple search based on a few keywords and your list of candidates will magically appear....

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Recruiting a Chief Risk Officer

The Chief Risk Officer [CRO] is a critical role for Financial Services institutions. The potential for damage to investments, business units and the whole banking system came into stark focus following the 2008 financial crisis. Since then, regulation has been expanded and strengthened and we now see stress testing, credit risk exposure and liquidity under regular and rigorous review....

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7 Tips for Online Interviews

Online interviews have become a necessity during the lockdown but they present challenges for candidates and recruiters alike. We wouldn’t normally post interview or CV tips because we handle that kind of detail on an individual basis. Online interviews are a new concept for most people though so we decided to provide our best advice based on recent experience....

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COVID: London’s Financial Services Recruitment Trends

Financial Services is an industry that has faced its fair share of crises. Burst bubbles, bear markets, booms and busts, schemes and scandals all feature in the rich history of an industry that always bounces back, reinventing itself when necessary.

At the turn of the year we saw retail banking finally emerging from a mis-selling scandal, regulations increasingly tightening and FinTechs redefining many segments of the financial world....

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Healy Hunt COVID-19 Update

We have been through crises before but nothing quite like this one. Healy Hunt came into 2020 feeling confident, with a stellar 2019 behind us, an excellent team with a strong pipeline and a clear strategic vision for the year ahead....

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Healy Hunt to Recruit IT Staff for FinTechs

Healy Hunt is extending its FinTech practice to include IT roles for the first time. Client demand led to us opening this new specialism. We will not become a full-service IT recruiter as that remains a very different industry, but IT is so integral to our FinTech clients’ operations that this step became inevitable....

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Healy Hunt: 2020 Vision

We started the year by celebrating our twentieth birthday. As we approach our twenty-first there is still much to be happy and optimistic about. As with any year in recruitment, there have been highs and lows but the overall trajectory is positive....

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Global Trade: Africa

Healy Hunt has a long history in Global Trade Finance and in 2020 we will be stepping up our activity in this sector. Last week, our Chairman Paul Hunt and Managing Director Mark Johns attended the GTR Africa event in Victoria along with around 450 guests and attendees from Banking, Insurance, Finance, FinTech, Government Bodies and a host of supporting industries....

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Candidate Journey Feedback Q3 2019

Our candidate journey feedback analysis is well established. We have a large body of data and the results remain positive. Our Q3 2019 results are presented in the graphs below. It’s our biggest data set so far and the results are trending towards the excellent end of the classification....

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Step Up to Banking

Our Step-Up initiative has had a successful trial at the start of the new school year. There were individual placements and one larger group programme. Healy Hunt Director, Jacky Crisp, who spearheaded this initiative, explains what happened at the group placement and why it was important....

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