Hearing the words “I have accepted another offer…” can be an entrepreneur’s worst nightmare… especially since it’s most likely to happen with team members who are high performing (the ones most likely to be recruited away!), where their departure could be a substantial setback. And as frustrating as it may be, it is inevitable that...
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“Successful Hiring is by far your best how-to guide to getting the right people on your bus and successfully navigating the future talent shortage in the financial planning profession.”
– Bob Veres, author, The New Profession
“Successful Hiring for Financial Planners is the go-to, comprehensive guide to recruiting, hiring, and training, new financial planners. If you're thinking about hiring for your firm, read this book.”
– Alan Moore, CFP®, Co-Founder, XY Planning Network
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– Dave Yeske, CFP®, Co-Founder Yeske Buie
“A talent shortage is on the horizon for our profession. Brown’s Successful Hiring for Financial Planners is the guide Abacus’s needs to compete for the best talent and more importantly, invest in that talent for our future success. From tips on working with younger generations to templates for a turnkey recruiting system, the book is a must read.”
– Cheryl Holland, CFP®, President & Founder, Abacus Planning Group
“Successful Hiring for Financial Planners is a must-read for any advisor who wants to expand their firm. Caleb shares strategies for hiring not just next-generation talent, but also for better managing the hiring process, including when to start planning for your next hire, how to evaluate new hires – as well as yourself -- and then integrate new talent successfully into your firm.”
– Kate Healy, Managing Director, Generation Next, TD Ameritrade Institutional
Most recent articles from our blog
One of the questions we field on a regular basis is “how much I should pay my new hire?” We have written previously about some pitfalls associated with firms relying solely on industry salary surveys to determine competitive compensation for their team members. Below we have provided compensation information on some of our recent placements...
Due to the dearth of financial planning career entrants, some firms have resorted to “sponsoring” and hiring international workers for work Visas to fill the void. The process for sponsoring an employee is not for everyone but could be a potential solution for you if you don’t have any other options or the perfect candidate...
Throughout the years we have interviewed candidates who have wide ranging experience levels, and come from a variety of backgrounds. And we’ve seen first-hand how a wide breadth of candidates can make it challenging to decide which one to actually hire for your firm. Having your candidate(s) go through a structured screening process with interviews,...