How to Write an Effective Job Description

2020-11-20T11:08:13+00:00September 10th, 2020|

To help our clients, attract treasury staff we often support them in evaluating and generally rewriting their Job Descriptions. We encounter three major mistakes in the Job Descriptions that we receive. They are; forgetting your target audience making it a shopping list closing the gate Yes, it is an Audience It should sell as much [...]

Do you need to recruit a technical Treasurer? And how to be a bold CFO!

2020-11-20T11:08:20+00:00September 1st, 2020|

I am often asked if CFOs are looking to recruit Treasurers that are more technically qualified. I'm also asked if qualified accountants are also qualified Treasurers by default, and if I'm seeing a rise in demand for qualifications. I'm not necessarily seeing a rise in demand, it depends on how companies and CFO's see the [...]

Top Treasury Recruitment Trends To Grow Your Team

2020-11-20T17:05:46+00:00September 23rd, 2020|

Hiring is critical to every company’s future and with 73% of CEOs citing skills shortages at crisis levels, organisations can no longer expect talent to come to them. Gone are the days of simply posting a job advert and waiting for the right candidates to find you. Recruitment has changed; the way candidates look for [...]

Attracting Candidates

2020-11-09T23:39:50+00:00October 30th, 2017|

What Do Treasury Candidates Want? The current political and economic landscape has created a certain amount of trepidation amongst treasury candidates. Let’s face it, treasury professionals prefer certainty, they like to manage risk, not put themselves at risk! For this reason, many treasury professionals can be reluctant to explore job opportunities often taking the ‘better [...]

It’s Not About You Anymore, It’s About Them!

2020-11-18T23:59:52+00:00April 16th, 2020|

The war for talent rages on, attracting and retaining the right talent has never been more important and is central to a company’s ability to succeed. Gone are the days where the perfect CV just lands on your desk or when you do find the perfect candidate, you are the only company they are considering. [...]

Will The Real Specialist Please Stand Up

2020-11-20T14:15:58+00:00September 9th, 2020|

Over the past 18 years, I have seen the world of recruitment change beyond belief! Today, I find it hard to imagine that I even knew a life before LinkedIn and question how I ever managed to do my job without emails and only hand-written faxes to use – yes, I’m that old! But in [...]

What is an Interim Treasury Professional and why would you need one?

2020-11-20T14:12:38+00:00September 7th, 2020|

Client demand for more flexible solutions to manpower staffing issues has increased rapidly over the past few years as many treasurers have had a difficult time convincing CFOs to commit resource to permanent recruitment solutions. The downside of this has been that many interim roles have been more routine often lacking challenge and/or interest [...]

Don’t Interview Like This!

2020-11-20T14:12:53+00:00February 4th, 2020|

Adopting an intelligent interview strategy during any hiring process is critical to success. Here is an example where one of our clients got it very wrong and nearly lost out on their perfect candidate! We have recently been recruiting for a privately-owned company based in a rural location in the North of England. They were [...]

Stop Recruiting the Same People & Expecting Different Results

2020-11-20T14:16:29+00:00October 9th, 2015|

OK so Einstein didn’t say that the definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result” but many of our clients seem to follow this rule despite us trying to coach them otherwise! Hang on aren’t you biting the hand that feeds and pays the bills? You shouldn't [...]

Why choose The Treasury Recruitment Company?

2020-11-20T17:22:31+00:00October 31st, 2020|

‘Mike knows my achievements and the clients who need me.’ An interview with Stephen Long; Ex Group Treasurer, Williams Lea Tag How did you and Mike Richards, CEO of The Treasury Recruitment Company meet? Mike Richards and I first met when he worked at Robert Walters back in 1999. I’d been working in Banking and [...]