This week Sam is joined by Robert Boland, Chartered Financial Planner for Cotswold Independent Financial Services. Robert is also an education outreach ambassador at the Personal Finance Society (PFS) and he shares some of the fantastic work that he is doing to champion the profession and educate the next generation.
Robert talks about the highs and lows of his 16-year career in financial services and he’s very honest about mistakes and lessons learnt along the way. He also gives some fantastic advice on what sort of due diligence you should be doing on your future employer when looking for your next financial planning opportunity. An interesting conversation, enjoy! We cover: Robert’s career journey Being prepared for self-employment Building relationships to generate business What does it mean to be an education outreach ambassador for the PFS? What makes Cotswold Independent Financial Services a good firm to work for? Finding your next financial planning job
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