Building top-tier technology teams within investment businesses

Uncompromising Excellence

Our commitment to uncompromising standards when building technology teams for investment businesses is not just an idea —it’s one of our core values. We believe that the success of investment businesses is becoming increasingly dependent hinges on the capability of their technology teams—their ability to innovate, adapt, and deliver results in a fast-paced and competitive landscape.

Our uncompromising approach to building tech teams is characterised by several key principles:

1. Clear understanding of requirements

We invest sufficient time to thoroughly understand the needs of our clients. Probing below the surface and the job description, we strive to understand the intricacies of each role, culture, and the specific skills and attributes required for success. This clarity means we can effectively assess candidate suitability, make informed recommendations, and improve efficiency.

2. Higher standards in candidate prequalification

We rigorously assess each candidate’s qualifications, experience, and potential fit for each role, we will ask difficult questions to obtain the clearest picture. We aim to provide in-depth analysis of each potential candidate with accompanying insight in order to save time and improve success ratios.

3. Honesty and transparency

We prioritise honesty and transparency in our interactions with both clients and candidates. We provide candid feedback, manage expectations realistically, and communicate openly about the strengths and weaknesses of each candidate. This integrity builds trust and fosters strong, long-term relationships. Delivering hard truths can be difficult when working with customers, but we believe that an uncompromised commitment to clear communications provides more successful outcomes.

4. Commitment to quality

With advanced engagement in talent communities, we are in the best position to access relevant talent quickly. This combined with tools and processes to evidence service quality via relevant data points, means that we feel best placed to ensure that our clients fill their positions efficiently.

In summary, our commitment to uncompromising standards in building tech teams for investment businesses is what sets us apart.

We set our own standards, uphold principles of integrity and transparency, and continuously seek to improve, and prioritise quality in all aspects of our work

Further reading

The importance of empathy within financial services

Living brilliantly in the workplace