My friend wants a referral for a job at my firm but is under qualified. What's a good way to tell them that without hurting their feelings?

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I'm considering hiring someone who may be required to have a series 65. How long should it take someone who is (a) smart & (b) no industry knowledge to study and pass?

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Anyone have or know of others who have a commission-based assistant? I seriously doubt this is legal I don't know why anyone would except such a role but there are definitely people out there doing

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You are hiring a Sales Assistant. 5 days a week. How do you pay her/him. hourly? salary? And how much?

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I'm considering hiring someone who may be required to have a series 65. How long should it take someone who is (a) smart & (b) no industry knowledge to study and pass?

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Just curious: Most hours you've worked in a week and your position at the time?

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I’m so sick of not being taken seriously as a younger advisor. I’ve been a year into my role with high minimums ($5mm)+ and uhnw clientele turn me down for meetings left and right. Tips? Suggestions??

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I’m considering a FA role at JPM. It comes with a book of around $30-50 million. I would need to get my 7, that’s the only hurdle. Any insight into what it’s like to work for JPM? Work/life, income

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I may be in a position of setting up a new office in the not too distant future. We currently have a $5,000(?) machine that networks our computers together. Can this now be done virtually?

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Has anyone ever been involved where you were giving a referral fee to someone w/out them being an RIA? I have a referral, oppt w a CPA firm, but they're leaning towards wanting a referral fee

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Exit opps for a FA outside the industry?

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Has anyone had any experience with Bill's system of prospecting by referral only? He has an entire "ideal life" system, to the tune $8,500.

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I've written my business plan for my hiring process. I'm intent on focusing primarily on SB owners, such as building retirement plans. Does anyone also specialize or focus on this segment?

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I have an attorney who sent me a referral. They have no $, debt, and will receive a small QDRO. Going back and forth between charging little to nothing to treating her like any other referral.

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Looking for a marketing/admin/junior advisor role in my practice. Currently managing 250 mil in nyc all fee based and will inherit another billion within next 5-10 years. Provide email if Interested.

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Interviewing for a Non-registered Admin. What do you believe are the three most important traits/skills as a candidate for the position? (This will be my first admin hire.)

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My mom owns 3 banks in 3 counties. They don't have wealth management/asset mangement. I planned on using them as a revenue generater/major referral platform but is there any way I can get in trouble

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Referral calls in at 12 pm out of the blue from a client. We’re on the phone with vanguard by 12:30 rolling 1.1 mil into a fee based at 1%. Love a good hump day!!!

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How long should one wait after getting rejected from a firm before reapplying in another role to that firm?

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I'm splitting off from a partnership and hiring a new assistant. Are there any standardized employment agreements that cover confidentiality?

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We are actively looking for an administrative assistant. Also willing to speak with brand new advisors looking for a salary, willing to provide support and grow into a role as a financial advisor.

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How to politely reject a job offer after going through interview process? I don't want to burn bridges but I got the position I wanted elsewhere. Thoughts?

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Has anyone tried a referral revenue sharing program for advisory business referred by CPA's, attys, insurance agencies?

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We are hiring staff/managers (not to manage their own book). It’s been hard finding people who are Registered, driven, detail oriented, etc. Besides LinkedIn, where else can we look?

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Anyone have experience hiring Advice Chaser for your digital marketing?

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What are your thoughts on including a referral tagline in your email footer? Smart idea or trying to hard? Any good stories or examples?

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What are some good ways to show a client appreciation for a referral?

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Have a meeting w an indie P&C agent who has his own shop. He also has several agents under him. Best way to approach the meeting? Should I just say straight up I'm looking for a 2 way referral stream?

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Not a competition, just curious: Most hours you've worked in a week and your position at the time?

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I am seasoned FA ... been licensed in the insurance and financial industry since 2004. I was forced to resign from a salaried position and looking for anything until I get hired on another firm.

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Okay, a retired couple you've never met comes into your office as a referral with $1M to invest from the sale of a business. What do you do to do make a good presentation? I recently fucked this up.

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Hello guy friends, what advice do you have for a woman entering a leadership position and feeling like she might have no authority over you?

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If you were in a position to relocate, would you move to a locale where Baby Boomers are moving/retiring in a disproportionate #, w/the expectation your career success rate would be higher?

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Is anyone hiring in NW AR? was unexpectedly forced to resign from my last position ... cultural differences. Grew up in warehouses and went to a bank ... FYI, there was NO ISSUES that are derogatory .

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So, where do you/we go as an industry to find a new position @ a new company? Feel like there should be more than just LinkedIn

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One of my weaknesses is asking for a referral. My clients offer and I gladly accept, but I feel I could increase the referral number by making more of an effort to proactively ask. How do you ask?

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At times I find the gender balance in our profession disappointing. Sending a firm invitation to 9 guys. We need better hiring practices

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A referral source calls and asks you to come meet a couple. What do you take w you? I like to show up with a pad/pen and a questionnaire sheet. Have also brought a pitchbook and a full presentation

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Client gave me a referral who i would consider my ideal client. How should I thank him ?

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