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Are you ready for some thoughtful discussions about how to meet and exceed the rigors of today's retirement industry? Join host Tom Lamendola, Chief Marketing Officer for Financial Independence Group, for a deep dive into the demands of today's retirement industry.

Each episode, Tom will lead a thoughtful discussion with leaders in the financial arena to create a unique show that's designed to serve both financial professionals and everyday investors.

Financial Independence Group (FIG) has been a leader in the financial services space for more than 40 years. Tom Lamendola joined FIG in 2017 and has been responsible for growing high performing teams and challenge organizations to reach their potential for more than 15 years.

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Apr 14, 2022

Finding and retaining talent isn’t as easy as it used to be. 47 million Americans resigned last year, looking for new opportunities. On today’s episode the Vice President of Talent Solutions at FIG, Lori Miller joins us to discuss recruiting, employment trends, and more. Talent Solutions helps FIG firms and advisors hire all positions, educating them on company culture and team cohesiveness in this competitive employment market.


The Great Resignation over the past months is very real and it’s impacting advisors searching to grow their team. People are looking at their options, considering more than just wages. Competition between companies for talent is increasing tremendously. So, how can you stand out to potential employees and ensure your team is taken care of? Join us today as Lori takes a deep dive into the employee market and the trends she is seeing when it comes to hiring.



More about Talent Solutions:!/TalentSolutions


Key Points: 

2:16 – Welcome Lori Miller!

4:48 – What is she seeing in the market

6:56 – Competing with other companies

8:48 – Offering other benefits

9:44 – The market is moving quickly

11:04 – Mindset of a hiring manager

12:59 – Be prepared for counteroffers

14:47 – The benefits of a recruiter

17:15 – Empowering financial professionals

18:54 – Are they delivering plans?

20:00 – Trends with other employment benefits

21:52 – What makes you different?

24:50 – How important is training?

26:32 – Making a first impression

29:12 – Advice for hiring managers and advisors

30:44 – Working with a recruiter