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Learn the ins-and-outs of recruiting, hiring, and training talent.

Check out our recently-released 9-part course, “Building Your Dream Team: Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Talent in Financial Planning.”

You'll learn...

» How the financial planning industry is changing, and how that impacts your hiring lifecycle

» Our process for recruiting

» How to correctly make an offer to applicants

» How to attract rockstar hires that stay with your company

And much more!

Caleb's new book, Successful Hiring for Financial Planners, has been released!

Successful Hiring for Financial Planners delivers a comprehensive plan to help your firm grow so you can serve the consumers who are in need of your guidance the most.

Praise for Successful Hiring...

“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

“In this essential guide, Caleb offers practical tools and techniques to optimize your hiring process to ensure that you identify and attract the candidates who are the best fit for your firm. A must read for firms focused on growth.”

– 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

Vaccination Status Best Practices

Many financial planning firm owners we talk to are all wondering the same thing, “How do I ensure all of my employees become vaccinated?” Amid another huge wave of COVID-19 cases and the spread of different virus variants, vaccination efforts are becoming more urgent. Many questions are arising for employers regarding if or how to...

Timing your Second and Third Hires

In this month’s article, we pick up where we left off last month and examine when to make your 2nd and 3rd hires for your firm. 2nd hire Hiring firms have multiple options at this level similar as well. If you are seeking immediate relief with planning based tasks, but not necessarily looking to substantially...

Timing Your First Hire

Much of our time in hiring engagements with financial planning firms involves discussing team structure, role development, and overall hiring strategy. In particular, we spend a lot of time discussing with business owners about when they should hire, and for what role at various points in their business.   Obviously, every firm is different and there...

Realigning Expectations in the Current Talent Market

Recruiting top talent is especially challenging right now. The last three consecutive quarters are as tough a talent market as I have seen in my 20 years in the profession. As an already tight, pre-Covid, talent pool is being squeezed even further by firms who put their hires on hold last year are now scrambling...