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Why A Specialist Fintech Recruiter Is Now A ‘Must Have’ Recruitment Priority

by Mark Nancarrow in career
Finance and technology companies have a choice to make. The competition for talent is fierce, so organisations in this sector need to have an extremely focused recruitment strategy that delivers the high calibre workforce required in the UAE and beyond. Some financial and technology organisations are still relying on generalist recruiters, but they do so at their peril.  A specialist finance and technology recruiter is tapped into the sector, its opportunities and challenges, its key players and its potential pipeline.  The finance, technology and insurance markets are exceptionally specialised, so why risk a generalist to source your next generation of talent?  Here are some of the core reasons you should retain a specialist recruiter.  They...

How to Handle Difficult Conversations With Your Fintech Team

by Mark Nancarrow in career
It may be natural to fear having difficult conversations at work, but this negative mindset is not helpful to either party and can lead to a pattern of avoidance and problematic manager-team relationships.  To succeed in a fintech management role, you must learn to rise above the noise in your head to create a calm, clear, and decisive strategy for approaching delicate conversations in the workplace.  Propose the Meeting in a Professional and Thoughtful Way  Often the challenge lines are drawn even before the meeting starts, which is both unhelpful and unnecessary. Don’t ‘go in’ harshly, as it will only make the person defensive or nervous - which is unlikely to lead to a positive outcome. Here are some possible options...

How To Write A Job Description For A Fintech Role

by Mark Nancarrow in career
In today's market, the job description is king when it comes to attracting talent for your organisation; whether that be a Business Analyst role or Head of Digital Transformation. According to the latest talent report from LinkedIn, almost 90% of their members would be open to an approach from a recruitment professional for the ‘right’ role. Considering this, how do you make your vacancy stand out as the ‘right’ position to the financial and technology talent you want to attract?  You develop a great job description. The Role of Your Job Description: Sell Your Company And The Opportunity Fact: A job description in today’s hiring landscape helps to pre-sell your position. Though financial talent will move for significant roles...

The 6 Critical Interview Questions You Should Ask Your Banking Candidates

by Pegah Gol in career
Sometimes, one of the best things a company can do to improve their hiring strategy is to make sure they're asking the correct questions during the interview. This is particularly important when it comes to filling gaps in relatively evolving sectors like Banking.A strong interview process, equipped with the correct questions, gives hiring managers the chance to determine the true potential of their candidates. Here at Flow Talent, our expertise with placing candidates in Banking roles has allowed us to discover the following crucial questions to ask during the interview process.   1. Describe Your Greatest Professional Achievement  This question goes beyond showing you what a candidate has accomplished during their time...

What Makes a Great IT Project Manager?

by Mark Nancarrow in career
A great IT project manager is a crucial member of any team. Responsible for executing projects according to a specific budget and time frame, these employees keep an entire business running smoothly.  As specialists in recruitment for the finance and technology sector, the team at Flow are experts at finding and placing exceptional IT project managers into the correct roles. We know how to find leaders in the technical space that will go above and beyond to drive the crucial outcomes of a business.  Here are some of the traits that we've discovered in the most exceptional IT project managers.  1. They're Highly Knowledgeable  Excellent project managers need to be...
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