Ken Fisher’s Firm Recruiting Via Social Media

Ken Fisher’s money management firm, Fisher Investments, announced the launch of new hiring efforts, utilizing popular social media channels to help find prospective candidates.

The firm began using social media in early 2011 as a means of expanding the reach of its educational materials. Supported by its in-house research staff, the firm produces a number of educational resources for both clients and the general public, including research reports, investment guides, and more. It distributes this content through a variety of websites and publications, along with an array of social media channels including Google+, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Now, the firm is expanding its use of social media to aid in recruiting. “We’re excited to broaden our social media efforts to help with talent acquisition. We hope this new effort, in combination with our traditional channels, reaches more prospective candidates,” said Group Vice President of Human Capital Jill Hitchcock.

The firm is actively searching for qualified individuals. Many positions available offer immediate hands-on experience, broad exposure to the firm’s business and extensive initial training. Likewise, continuous on-the-job mentoring and education provide the chance to build a lasting career at Fisher Investments.

Interested applicants can apply through Fisher Investments Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/fisherinvestments/app_190322544333196

A complete list of current job opportunities can be found at: http://www.fishercareers.com/fisher-investments-job-openings.aspx

About Fisher Investments

Founded in 1979 by Ken Fisher, Fisher Investments is an independent, privately-owned money management firm with tens of billions under management. Fisher Investments maintains two principal business units, Fisher Investments Institutional Group and Fisher Investments Private Client Group, which serve a global client base of diverse investors. Fisher Investments’ clients include over 100 large institutions and over 25,000 high net worth individuals. Founder and CEO Ken Fisher has written the Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column for 27 years, has written 8 books on investing and personal finance (5 of which are national bestsellers), and in 2010 was named by Investment Advisor magazine as one of the 30 most influential industry individuals in the last 30 years (Thirty for Thirty, May 2010).

The Fisher Investments logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=10033

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