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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Recruiting for a Specialist Lender

Our Client

Specialist Lending is a fast-growing, technology-driven sector. Despite the innovations that differentiate Specialist Lending companies – whether 1st or 2nd charge mortgages, bridging or development finance – from the more established lenders, there are still familiar departments and roles, although the culture tends to be less conservative....

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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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