Majority of advisers open to hiring from different industries

Advisers joining from a different industry have ‘better life experiences’

Sahar Nazir
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The majority of industry professionals would not hesitate to employ an adviser that had entered the industry from a different one, according to a Professional Adviser poll.

The survey, which is based on responses from 29 industry professionals, found that 62% would not hesitate, whilst 17% said they would hesitate to employ someone who was previously in a different industry. A total of 14% said they are uncertain. One professional who would hire advisers from a different industry said that these people "have better life experiences" while another respondent said they already took this action two years ago. One pundit said that they themselves were once in the army before joining the industry, while another said that those from a different industry would ...

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