A newly engaged client had been to market for a newly qualified accountant to join their Fund Control team. The CFO and Head of Talent had initially struggled to attract the right calibre of candidate through a combination of LinkedIn adverts alongside an exclusive arrangement with another agency.
JSS Financial Services provided a market overview highlighting the conditions impacting the search so the client understood the challenges in the market at this level. We changed the interview process to reflect the dynamic nature of the market and, fortunately, found the right candidate within three weeks of being briefed on the vacancy.c
“Marianne explained the market very clearly; we found this approach useful as previously we had engaged an agency who was supplying low-quality CV’s in low volume. Once we understood how to position ourselves alongside the factors that were important to candidates at this level, we found the search much easier to navigate” – Head of Finance, PE Fund.
The challenge Fat Face is a recognised multichannel lifestyle retailer offering its own brand of good quality casual clothing, footwear, and accessories. It has an established footprint of stores across the UK and Internationally, as well as a strong e-commerce proposition. Once their Microsoft Data Lake strategy was defined, it became apparent that they would…