Underwood Executive, Robert Walters and EGM were the best-performing companies in the Banking & Financial Services sector for HRD's 2020 Top Recruiters
Gold winner: Underwood Executive
Underwood Executive have learnt that a candidate-centric approach to finding the best-performing talent in the market provides access to people that clients are unable to source or convert themselves.
Consequently, this is their competitive advantage that clients are willing to invest in, according to a spokesperson for Underwood Executive.
Silver winner: Robert Walters
Robert Walters specialises in permanent, contract, and temporary recruitment across a wide range of disciplines, including accounting, banking and financial services, human resources, information technology, legal, procurement, logistics, engineering and construction, sales, and secretarial and business support.
It has six offices across Australia located in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, and Chatswood.
“Our consultants are specialists in the fields they recruit for, with strong personal relationships and wide industry networks,” the firm’s website says. “That means our candidates can trust our expertise in finding the right role for even the most niche skill sets, and in turn, our clients get the peace of mind that any candidate we put forward will have the right skills for the job.”
Bronze winner: EGM
Bronze winner Edwin George Merchant and Partners (EGM) is a 100% South Australian-owned executive search and recruitment consultancy firm. Its clients range from SMEs to ASX-listed companies.
EGM combines proven search methodologies, governance framework and amazing recruiters to ensure “no stone is left unturned and that the perfect person does not slip through the net”,” according to an EGM spokesperson.
“Our Accounting, Finance and Banking Practice has made waves in the industry for providing our clients with the best talent available; promptly and silently,” added the spokesperson.
“The team uses our bespoke system which we built (Interpr8) to match skills and cultural fit (working alongside our in-house psychologist) to qualify each position and find the best people.”