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Why Hire a CFA® Charterholder?

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

Why Hire a CFA Charterholder

Let's Build a Better World for Investing

There are many reasons why leaders across the investment industry trust their firms’ futures to CFA® charterholders.

  • Earning the CFA® charter is a highly selective process. Fewer than one in five candidates become a CFA charterholder.
  • It takes an average of 1,000+ hours of rigorous study, along with four years of professional experience and successful completion of the CFA® Program exam, to earn the distinction of being called a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder. 
  • All CFA charterholders are required to annually attest to their compliance with the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
  • The CFA® credential is the professional standard of choice for more than 31,000 investment firms worldwide. 

Learn how the CFA® Program can benefit your organization.

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 the attainment of relevant work experience. You can select from a variety of talent recruitment packages.
  • certificate icon Gain exclusive access to a vetted talent pool

    You'll have access to the CFA Institute network of members, CFA charterholders, and CFA Program candidates. 

  • brain connections icon Search the resume database

    Our resume database allows you to source applicants and build a talent pipeline.

  • globe icon Reach a global audience

    You can post positions to our global job board while also being featured at the local level on our member societies' websites.

Visit the CFA Institute Career Center 

You can hire people with an MBA, but you don't necessarily know that one MBA is the same as another MBA. If you hire investment professionals with a CFA designation, you absolutely have confidence at the level of qualification.

Jenny Johnson, Franklin Templeton, COO/President

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