Resources for Candidates
Help with the jobseeking process
How to write your CV
Your CV is one of the most important documents in your life, and it needs to sell you and your skills accurately and convincingly.
Download Fram's interview guide (opens in separate window)
A guide to video interviewing
Due to COVID, hiring processes are being moved online, adding another layer of complexity for candidates. Here are our tips.
Researching for an interview
A successful interview is one you have researched. Your research should focus on two things: the role and the company.
Should you reveal your salary in interviews?
The US has banned question on salaries in interviews - what are the pros and cons?
The presentation interview
It's increasingly common for clients to ask candidates for sales roles to conduct a presentation as part of their selection process.
How to write a business plan
Candidates for front office roles are often asked to complete a business plan as part of the interview process. Here's how.
Experienced Wealth Managers
A guide for experienced wealth managers who are considering moving jobs
How to negotiate the interview process
There is a skill to handling the process outside of the actual interviews, and there are several things you can do to maximise your chances.
The asset management sales interview
What really matters? Here are some of the things we feel firms are interested in assessing.
The career MOT
It's important to take stock and evaluate what you want from time to time. Here's how to future proof your career.
Managing up & remote working
Managing up: "being the most effective employee you can be, creating value for your boss and your company."
How to write the perfect LinkedIn page
If you are looking for a new role, want to attract new clients or promote your company or its products, LinkedIn is your best friend.
The danger of entitlement in the office
The world is full of advice on moving jobs, but the opposite problem also exists – self-sabotaging a good situation.
Choosing the right job for you
When faced with several options, or with an urgent need to change roles, which is the right path for you? These are some key points to consider
Working smarter - how to be more productive
Work and private lives are increasingly blending into each other - the key to achieving a good work-life balance lies in productivity.
How to settle in effectively at a new firm
Starting with a new employer can be daunting, and also key to your future success. Here are our top tips to ensuring an easy transition.
How a great boss is the key to success
One of the most overlooked aspects of the world of employment is choosing the right boss.
How often should you change jobs?
As your career gathers pace, it’s important to keep an eye on the overall shape of your cv, and on the frequency of your moves.
Research & insights
Business confidence survey - Feb 21
On COVID, Brexit and flexible working
Oct 2020 follow up survey - the great divide?
Our follow up to our major Working from Home survey
June 2020 survey - the Future of the World of Work
Coronavirus, flexible working & the war for talent
What makes a good COO?
Chief Operating Officers are crucial to a business
Working from home and compliance
What are the risk and compliance issues around remote working?
CFOs - can you play a bad hand well?
Four areas key to CFOs navigating these challenging times
Leadership during a crisis
Peter F Drucker
The ever-changing world of intermediary sales
COVID has slowed the boom, but what will the future hold?
The seesaw - a career in Collections & Recoveries
COVID has caused a surge in demand. What are the skills and traits required?
Female Sales Directors?
There has been a lot of progress with gender diversity in financial services, but there is still an astonishing lack of diversity in senior sales roles. Why?
Wealth Management post COVID
The wealth management industry will inevitably change and COVID may be seen as a major catalyst for this change
The rise of the FinTechs
Having worked with a number of FinTechs, we take an in depth look at an exciting and dynamic industry.
Private Equity & gender diversity
Despite the dramatic correlation between diversity and financial outcomes, private equity is lagging behind.
Diversity in Financial Services
A great deal of work has been done around diversity in recent years, and the financial services industry is at the forefront of the change.
Law and Accountancy
How are the two industries developing as they face parallel challenges of cost pressures, technology and provision of new services?
Financial Advisers & self-employment
We work with both employed and self-employed advisers, and our aim is to assist individuals considering their options
Private Client Investment Managers
Fund Managers often set up their own firm. Why don't Private Client Managers?
Natural born managers?
How is a good manager made? Is it better to hire internally or externally for management positions?
Interviews & videos
Interview with Hugi Clarke - Feb 2021
Hugi Clarke, Partner at Foresight Group, on remote management, client care and the outlook for 2021.
Interview with Ian Cadby - Feb 2021
Ian Cadby, CEO of Tiller Tech, on to which extent does FinTech has the potential to disrupt traditional asset management?
Interview with John Jenkins - Jan 2021
John Jenkins, CEO of Haydock Finance, on managing through a crisis, trends in the asset finance world, and the economic outlook.
Interview with James Fleming - Jan 2021
James Fleming, the former CEO of the multi-family office Sandaire, on the UHNW sector and the wider wealth management industry.
Interview with Keith Grindlay - Jan 2021
Macro economist Keith Grindlay on the prospects for the UK economy, the Biden administration, and COVID.
Podcast with the Zone Magazine - Nov 2020
Our MD Simon Roderick contributed to this podcast series, chatting about the future of the world of work.
PCD Club interview - Oct 2020
David Bell at the PCD Club interviewed Fram’s MD Simon Roderick for their Hot Seat series.
Entering a new market? Nov 2020
In this video, MD Simon Roderick discusses options for firms looking to enter a new market
Tax Efficient Investments - July 2020
We’ve long worked with tax efficient providers - here is our take on COVID's impact on the industry
Specialist & Asset Finance practice - July 2020
As in any crisis, risk appetite changes quickly, and from our perspective COVID brought the sector to a halt.
About Fram Search
A couple of videos about Fram and our services.
Market updates from our MD Simon Roderick, starting March 2020 up to present day.
Blog - latest posts for candidates
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