Koda Financials/ Experior Financial Group
a) How long have you been in business?
10 years +
b) How many locations do you have in Calgary and nationally/internationally? What locations are hiring locally in Calgary and area?
All over Canada. All locations are hiring due to huge demand
c) How many people does your organization employ? How many locally?
Over 900 Canada wide and locally 200+
d) What type of positions do you offer? (ex. Full time, part time, seasonal, contract etc.)
e) What are the benefits of working for your company?
Staff discounts, incentive programs, scholarships etc. Yes, Staff discounts, incentive program ( travel, giftcards, trips,….lots of recognition and rewards.
f) Describe opportunities for advancement.
A potential candidate will get a personal trainer and mentor, to guide the candidate into the licensing and will provide training of industry providers.
Once the candidate is licensed, the candidate get a plan for success and with his/ her trainers help, guided to get to Sr. Financial Advisor. Once at that point, the candidate also gets trained to become a trainer ( if he or she wishes to do so). The successful candidate can then also be trained to become a brokerage on his/ her own, and can grow his/ her business as much as he/ she wants to. No limitation. The successful candidate can also move to other places and not lose his/ her clients.
g) List any corporate responsibility initiatives that your organization is currently involved in.
1. Donate to the children’s hospital
2. Help out locally with fundraisers/ volunteer work
h) How would someone find out about opportunities at your company? How can a candidate apply?
Find out via social media and job sites. Candidate sends resume to email@example.com.
i) Describe your hiring and interview process?
Once resume received, EVERYONE will get a phone interview: we looks for people with good people skills. Upon successful phone interview, the candidate gets invited for a personal interview and in dept information session about the career opportunity. We look what skills the candidate has to guarantee success. Once the candidate and us are agreeing to work together, the training process gets started.
j) What do you look for in an employee?
People skills: respectful, social, dependable, coachable, entrepreneurial, willing to win.
k) What type of education/training/equipment do you require?
Due to provincial requirement, candidate will need to get his/ her license to work in the industry. Candidate needs a laptop and car ( to go to trainings/ appointments,…)
l) What is the minimum age required to work for your company?
Are there different age requirements for different positions? Min age 18 years old ( by provincial law)
m) Provide a wage range for entry level positions.
$700- 7700/ month
n) What are the hours of the business and general shift times? Are there a minimum number of hours someone needs to work per week? Is there flexibility regarding school schedules?
Flexible schedule: training is also provider by webinar/ in person/ in office. Min of 10 hours is needed to be successful in training and job.
o) Is a uniform provided or do employees have to pay for it?
No uniform. Candidate needs to look professional. ( no ripped jeans, leggings etc.)