fintech recruitment, hiring, executive serach

Hiring & Career Insights

Here’s how to make your recruiters accountable for delivering A-Player candidates.

Thursday, March 14, 2019


Shawn Rutter, Managing Director


  1. Executives; don’t under estimate the importance of personal branding for successful hiring.
    17 Apr, 2019
    Executives; don’t under estimate the importance of personal branding for successful hiring.
    Personal branding is critical to developing a great executive reputation which in turn will help you hire top performers, the A Players, who will provide you with the business success you desire.
  2. fintech recruitment, hiring, executive search
    10 Apr, 2019
    Finding the right candidates: are you sniping, or simply spraying and praying?
    When it comes to hiring, are you sure you’re getting to see the best candidates the whole market can offer you, or are you limiting your options to just the active 30%?
  3. fintech recruitment, hiring, executive search
    28 Mar, 2019
    Beyond filling roles: six ways to get extra value out of your recruitment partner.
    Build relationships with the right FinTech recruiters and you’ll certainly be rewarded in many more ways than perhaps you had realised. Read this article to find out how.
  4. LinkedIn Group: FinTech Innovation for the Capital Markets, Asset & Wealth Management.
    19 Mar, 2019
    LinkedIn Group: FinTech Innovation for the Capital Markets, Asset & Wealth Management.
    Excelsior is pleased to sponsor this LinkedIn networking group aimed at all those involved in FinTech innovation for the global capital markets and investment industry.
  5. fintech recruitment, hiring, excelsior search
    07 Mar, 2019
    Why you should be trying to build a team of A Players
    What are A Players, and why is it so important to ensure your recruitment processes result in hiring them?
  6. executive search, hiring, recruitment
    27 Feb, 2019
    The true personal cost of mis-hires for executives.
    There are of course implications for getting a hire wrong, but there are much greater personal consequences for hiring managers that many don’t take into consideration.
  7. Hiring Generation Z, recruiting
    20 Feb, 2019
    Gen-Z, Is there anything new for companies to learn for recruiting, engaging and retaining talent?
    I've just read another generation workforce stigmatisation article - generation X - Y - Z or whatever ....   Here's the full article. I totally agree that companies need to move with the times and adapt to what attracts and motivates employees, but good chance this research could have shown similar results across the generations. It’s the whole of society that has moved along, not only with the digital age but also with changing working practises, attitudes and career perceptions as a whole. I
  8. Executive Search, FinTech Recruitment
    19 Feb, 2019
    Do you know what Donna knows?
    Next time you’re looking to engage an executive search firm, don’t just think of the big blue chip names, there are many niche fintech search firms out there that are equally, or dare I say, even more capable for your business, delivering the strongest possible short lists, quickly and cost effectively.
  9. FinTech Careers, Excelsior Search Webinar
    13 Feb, 2019
    CFA Institute FinTech Careers Webinar.
    Panelists Shawn Rutter, Managing Director at Excelsior Search, and Justin Zhen, Co-founder of Thinknum discuss opportunities for investment professionals in fintech. This webcast provides perspectives and insights into the current fintech ecosystem, including what it takes to transition to, and succeed as, investment professionals in fintech careers.  Click here to access the recorded webcast in the CFA Institute Career Center. Shawn Rutter is the Founder of Excelsior Search, a
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