Recruiting the next generation of advisors
Our industry is in the midst of a labor shortage. While the demand is high to fill open roles, Millennials are showing little interest in pursuing a financial advisor career path. As a result, by 2026 there will be a shortfall of over 312,000 advisors.1 So how do you attract the young talent?
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