110 episodes

We connect early career graduates with employers in the financial services industry.

Striver Careers Alisdair Barr

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

We connect early career graduates with employers in the financial services industry.

    110: Why You Need To Become The Hybrid Adviser

    110: Why You Need To Become The Hybrid Adviser

    Accessibility to advice becomes a global issue along with the talent shortage in the local advice market (and more broadly within professional services) so do you leverage technology to lift the burden? By adopting a hybrid advice and service model. Hybrid models are proving to be an efficient channel to deliver better well-being outcomes for both the recipients of, and the providers of financial advice. I spoke to Craig Keary, CEO Asia Pacific at Ignition, about the reasons why you need to be a hybrid adviser...

    • 16 min
    109: Salary is arbitrary so what are you competing on?

    109: Salary is arbitrary so what are you competing on?

    Imagine - you invest in hiring and training the best candidate, then they leave in 2 or 3 years time, lured by the promise of an arbitrary higher salary. So what now? It's always great to speak with Nick Sinclair from TOA, especially when we are entering the largest global resource shortage in history. We discuss what variables are worth focusing on to ensure you can make the best decisions, to build an enduring team around your business. As the war for talent heats up, these are the factors that are worth your focus...

    • 19 min
    108: Cut the BS and tell us your story

    108: Cut the BS and tell us your story

    The graduate talent market is about to enter its hottest season ever! Firms are touting 6 figure salaries, relocation allowances, massive superannuation payments and sign-on bonuses. What?! Yes, you read correctly - sign-on bonuses! But is this all smoke and mirrors? And can you and your firm compete for this talent? Yes. We catch-up with our rockstar community manager Mel (www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-nguyen) to step through what this cohort really wants...

    • 20 min
    107: Where am I?

    107: Where am I?

    I had a fun and frank chat with Yolanda Bettie about team dynamics, diverse perspectives and professional intimacy, yeah that's right !! And it all means more now than ever especially within high-performing teams that are growing, I know you will like this podcast...

    • 23 min
    106: What we won't be rolling back

    106: What we won't be rolling back

    We'd all love a crystal ball. Who wouldn't want to see into the future? I had a great chat with Craig Keary, CEO, Asia/Pacific at Ignition Advice to discuss some key themes around technology and its role in talent acquisition, alongside the key trends that we think will unfold in 2022. There have been unforeseen trends that are now forming part of how we do the business - but what's next? I hope you enjoy this episode...

    • 17 min
    105: Success not Stress, channelling your holiday vibe

    105: Success not Stress, channelling your holiday vibe

    We love this time of year but it can be overwhelming but you are almost there! We spoke to our good friend Sue Viskovic from Elixir Consulting about chilling out with a bucket of prawns over this festive season and coming in back in 2022 with a clear plan for success. Enjoy....

    • 16 min

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Sue Viskovix ,

Alisdair is the bomb when it comes to staffing in financial advice

Always love his interviews and quick insights that he’s gained from working with grads and business owners.

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