Why Hire a CFA Charterholder?

We know hiring and retaining excellent talent is always the aim of employers and recruiters in the investment management industry. Learn more about the value of hiring a CFA Institute charterholder and visit our Career Center to let us help you reach your goals.

The Value of a CFA Charterholder

You want to recruit employees that represent the best in the investment management industry, employees who are are highly skilled and who are bound by the highest ethical standards. 

Fewer than 1 in 5 candidates becomes a CFA charterholder. It takes an average of over 1,000 hours of rigorous study, along with four years of professional experience, to earn the distinction of being called a Chartered Financial Analyst® and all charterholders are required to annually attest to the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

See why the CFA credential is the professional standard of choice for more than 31,000 investment firms worldwide

Hiring a CFA Charterholder for wealth management

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Find Top Talent

The CFA Institute Career Center connects employers and recruiters with investment management professionals who, through their association with CFA Institute, signal a commitment to the profession and relevant work experience. There are a variety of talent recruitment packages to choose from.

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    Gain exclusive access to a vetted talent pool You'll have access to the CFA Institute network of members, charterholders, and candidates
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    Search the resume database Our resume database allows you to source applicants and build a talent pipeline
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    Reach a global audience Post positions to our global job board while also being featured at the local level on our member societies' websites

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