Jan Richards originally from Boston attended Boston University before joining an investment firm as a Client Service Associate. After several years supporting Private Wealth Advisors, Jan got her big break from Bear Stearns and was hired as a Financial Advisor in their Private Client Group. Richards was later recruited to Morgan Stanley as a Vice President in Private Wealth before moving on to her next challenge.
That challenge was a seamless transition recruiting talent for large investment firms. Richards worked for many years with Agencies in Boston, Manhattan, and Chicago assisting Hiring Managers at Asset Management and Management Consulting firms in need of great talent in the following areas before founding her own firm; SearchGroup500.
CFA’s | Research Professionals | Client Service Professionals | Operations | Fund Administration | Performance | Investment Associates | I Banking | Compliance | CAIA | Alternatives | Prime Brokerage | Management Consulting | Relationship Management | Due Diligence | Quants | Wealth Management | Certified Financial Planners | M&A | Fixed Income | Sales Managers | Internal/External Wholesalers | Senior Consultants |
Although Richards was extremely successful as a Recruiter, she also had a front row seat to firms that only hire talent from top schools with above average GPA’s and other unrealistic standards. Richards is also concerned about the lack of diversity at most firms and actively advocates for diversity and inclusion. Jan also donates her time to colleges around New England speaking to students about the power of LinkedIn. This is what lead Jan to create a service that assists all talent!
PlayBook500 is a unique service for all talent frustrated with traditional job search methods.
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