Preparing for your interview

There are many “Guides to interviewing” and “Tips for succeeding in your interview” available and some are very useful with good advice. At JohnstonGreer we have added some new ideas that may be a bit different from the usual tips found elsewhere. Remember, the number one point regarding an interview is that you should always be yourself so these ideas are only for those comfortable using them! So, now that you have polished your shoes and got there early please see if any of these ideas are useful – Read more

JohnstonGreer discuss IFA recruitment challenges

First posted in 2017.

JohnstonGreer recently contributed to a White Paper by Intelifllo on the challenges facing IFA firms regarding the recruitment of new advisors. Our Managing Director, Chris Johnston, discusses the changes in the post RDR market and the concept of recruiting graduates to grow your own Advisors. Read more

Death of a (trainee) salesman

First posted in 2015.

JohnstonGreer is a specialist recruiter for the Financial Advice market, and a weekly occurrence is the phone call from the candidate looking to “break into Financial Advice”. Over the last 20 years that we have fielded that question the answer has changed significantly as the market has gone through dramatic change and restructure. Read more