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Candidate Services

Aside from our day to day recruitment activity, we offer a wide range of candidate services to help you increase your interview rate, be seen ahead of other applications and stand out from the crowd.  2020 is looking likely to become a company led market due to the global outbreak of COVID19 at the beginning of the year turning the market upside down.  This contrasts greatly to 2019 which saw a candidate led market with high employment rates in most key markets around the world.  In short, this means the competition for roles is becoming increasingly fierce, and the workload of hiring managers to sort applications and filter out the right ones is becoming harder. 

Our consultants are at the forefront of the application process, seeing over 1,000 CV’s and Resumes each week.  We are well placed to advise on how to gain a competitive edge when it comes to your CV, social media presence and application methodology.  

Unlike other CV writing/advisory services out there, our success as a business is down to our ability to place the right CV’s in front of the right people at the right time.  All of our consultants have been trained by experienced commodity recruiters and know the likes and dislikes of hiring managers across compliance, finance, financial markets trading, brokerage and operations roles. 

What happens to my applications?

Recruiters and hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds looking at each CV that comes into them for a specific role 

On the face of it, quite concerning.  That being said, knowing this fact means you can adjust your profile to grab a recruiters attention in a clear, concise and ‘quick to see’ way when you put your CV in front of them.  We are one of those ‘recruiters’ and can help with how to structure your CV to get the right stage time in front of the right people.

On average we receive 300 applications per vacancy that we advertise; that’s a lot

One of the difficulties in recruitment is a feeling of distance between the candidate and the recruiter.  Unfortunately with all vacancies, large proportions of applications are from those who are ‘spamming’ their CV out without looking at the job advert, meaning the relevant profiles can become a drop in the ocean.  We can advise on tips to stand out from the crowd and be seen amongst a boatload of others

70% of employers search for applicants on Facebook and other social media prior to speaking with them

In the modern world, most people have a social media presence of some sort.  Many hiring managers will check out a potential applicant online early on in the process and make an opinion on this basis.  It is critical to know what our online presence is, and what impression this gives off to potential employers.  We can guide on the dos and dont’s of social media and recruitment. 

Only 15-20% of cover letters are read by recruiters/hiring managers

I think most of us have been advised at some point to ‘always write a cover letter’ when applying for a role, but if only 15% of cover letters are read, what’s the point?  One of the big issues with cover letters is they often contradict the CV or Resume that is attached alongside.  We can advise on how to incorporate this into your CV to achieve the most effective results when it comes to personalising your profile to a role. 

Resume Rewrite
Our consultants are experienced in rewriting, formatting and keywording CV's to gain the maximum exposure & face time with hiring managers
Social Media
Our consultants have excellent view rates on LinkedIn and can increase your exposure to hiring managers in your sector
Native English
We can assist with rewriting and checking grammar on CV's to ensure conformation to native English language standards
Career Advice
Our consultants make their living by speaking to hiring managers every day. They are experts in how to get facetime with the people that matter
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Turnaround Time

We aim to schedule the initial consultation within 24 hours of contact and deliver finished documents/copy within 48 hours of this consultation.  Shorter timescales can be arranged where required dependant upon workload. 

Contact Us

We are here to help, speak to one of our experienced recruitment consultants now on +44 (0) 203 927 5080

International: 
+1 646 813 9703
+65 3158 1080

Our Services

CV Rewrite: Your dedicated consultant will discuss your target roles with you and go into detail about your current position and work with you to identify all the key details for your CV.  They will then put together a concise and formatted CV in both Word and PDF formats for you and check for any revisions that are required.  Our CV writing is bespoke to the candidate, role type and target markets to offer the best possible success rate when used in the market.  Read more about CV Writing…

LinkedIn Keywording: Our consultants are experts at LinkedIn SEO and Key-wording.  Many of our relationships are formed by our presence on LinkedIn, with over 6 million impressions each year, our brand gets around for a small team.  The majority of hiring managers that we work with conduct a brief LinkedIn search before engaging us, to see if there are suitable candidates in their network they could reach out to?  If your LinkedIn isn’t detailed or key-worded correctly, you wont come up! Read more…

Native Language Revisions: We have numerous native English speaking consultants on our team who can assist you with amending your CV and its wording to suit international roles.  Many CV’s written in English as a second language can be misinterpreted and can indeed undersell your experience to potential hiring managers where there is a language barrier.  We put this right; ensuring that your experience is demonstrated in a grammatically correct, clear and concise way.  Read more…

Advice and Support: Navigating the job market can be tough, particularly if you are in the market without prior warning and find yourself having to apply for jobs for the first time in a while.  Our consultants can offer helpful advice, tips and insight into hiring alongside our CV writing and key-wording services to help you get on the path to your next opportunity as quickly as possible.  Our consultations are bespoke to your needs. 

Automation in Recruitment: Like it or loath it, automation is becoming a key part of many internal recruiters jobs.  Job boards use it and some internal CRM systems filter out candidates automatically based on the key-wording/prevalence of certain phrases contained in a CV.  We use these job boards and understand the tricks to coming up top.  Millions of candidates upload their CV to job boards each day; we help make sure yours is seen.  Read more about automation/CV SEO…

Full CV Rewrite

PDF + Word + Revisions
£495
£ 395
  • Consultation
  • Fully managed rewrite
  • Revisions included
  • Word Version
  • PDF Version

LinkedIn Keywording

Full LinkedIn Write-up
£145
£ 125
  • Biography
  • Experience/Companies
  • Keywording
  • Endorsements
  • Advisory

CV + LinkedIn

Everything in CV Rewrite & LinkedIn SEO
£545
£ 475
  • Consultation
  • Fully managed rewrite
  • Revisions included
  • Full LinkedIn Keywording
  • LinkedIn SEO Optimisation
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Language Fix

Rewritten CV in Native English
£ 295
  • Consultation
  • English Phrasing Applied
  • International Friendly
  • Grammar & Spellcheck
  • Revisions Included
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FINCO Search is a full service provider to the finance and compliance recruitment market.  Our consultants work on a 360 basis with our clients and candidates, managing all parts of the process.  As such, we are expertly placed to assist candidates in gaining an edge in the fiercely competitive finance and compliance job markets.  All of our candidate service packages above can be bespoke to suit your specific requirements.  Need a full CV rewrite, LinkedIn Keyword and Consultation?  No problem.  Contact us and we can put together a bespoke package for your specific requirements – for full terms of service click here

To discuss our services with you prior to any commitment.  Please feel free to reach them on +44 (0) 203 927 5080 or by email to info@fincosearch.com