Candidate Journey Q4 2020

After a unique year, we have a new set of candidate feedback from Q4 2020. The results are presented in the graphs below along with comments from some of our successful candidates. We have maintained results towards the excellent end of the classification with our best ever overall rating....

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Will COVID Drive a Flexible Working Revolution?

COVID is not under control yet but those who have been able to work remotely through the lockdowns have established new work practices. Some of these have been seen as beneficial to workers while still being good for productivity. Essentially, it’s been an extended field test that has challenged the arguments against working from home....

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Making an Impact Remotely

Remote working provides a golden opportunity for the best leaders to demonstrate their ability. Clearly, there are challenges, but the leadership traits associated with the most authentic high achievers will still be successful despite the current constraints.

Hit the Ground Running with a Remote Team

How do you make an impact as a newly appointed director when you have to work remotely?...

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How to Achieve Gender Diversity in Financial Services

The UK has a “Peter Problem.” There are more CEOs called Peter in the FTSE 100 than there are women CEOs. In the FTSE 350, only 4% of investment managers are women and although female board representation is improving, there is still a lack of women in key profit and loss roles on executive committees....

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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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