Hiring Circle is a candidate led platform making the process of finding your next role easier and more transparent. It's free and confidential, allowing you greater control over access to opportunities and delivering relevant roles straight to your inbox. All roles on the platform are branded and are either direct hires or run by the Hiring Circle team.
An easier way to manage your career
Since launch, the Hiring Circle platform has helped candidates gain access to relevant, interesting opportunities, and gain offers in roles from M&A to distressed debt to private equity. Registering is free and completely confidential.
How it Works
It's free and completely confidential. You'll gain access to branded roles on the buy and sell-side as well as further content to help you in your career decisions and interview preparation. Roles are not publicly viewable, so to access you'll need to have relevant experience in the areas we cover.
You'll receive alerts based on your experience and preferences so you'll instantly know the moment your ideal role is posted or when one of your preferred employers is hiring. We bring the market to you so even if you're travelling or swamped on a deal you won't miss out.
Roles are either direct hires or the process is run by the Hiring Circle team. The platform allows you to ask a question about an opportunity, or request a call to discuss if you'd like to know more. If you're ready to apply, complete your profile and upload your CV.
All our roles are branded giving you fair and transparent access to opportunities. We also help you navigate the market with bespoke content including employer insight, interview preparation and invaluable career advice from senior bankers and investment professionals.
FAQs for Candidates
What is Hiring Circle?
Hiring Circle is a global platform run by experienced headhunters that gives its members access to branded, curated opportunities alongside expert career advice and insight. We work with private equity and credit funds, investment banks and advisory firms seeking junior and mid-level investment bankers and investment and investor relations professionals. Roles are either direct hires or being run by the Hiring Circle team.
What kinds of roles will I find on Hiring Circle?
We cover roles across Investment Banking (M&A, Leveraged Finance, Capital Markets, Credit & Equity Research) and Alternative Asset Management (Private Equity, Credit Funds, Infrastructure and Real Estate) as well as roles in Strategy and Corporate Development.
How much does it cost?
Absolutely nothing. Hiring Circle is free for candidates to use and it's also completely confidential. Organisations pay to post positions.
Is it worth registering if I’m not looking?
Absolutely. Even if you’re not actively looking, having access to the platform is a great way to stay in touch with the market without having to find the time to speak with multiple head-hunters. Aside from access to opportunities, you will also benefit from access to exclusive articles and insights, not all of which are available on the public site. If your dream role does arise, you’ll get to hear about it at the earliest opportunity.
Can employers view my profile?
No one can see your profile unless you apply for a job and then your application will be visible to that employer. You can be confident that you can browse opportunities in complete confidentiality.
How do I register?
Simply complete the registration form on the website which only takes a few minutes and a member of our team will review your application within a maximum of 48 hours (but often a lot sooner).
What if I need to contact someone?
You can contact a member of the Hiring Circle team who will be happy to assist you with any queries you may have about the platform or your application on our email address firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also makes contact regarding specific roles when logged in.
Why did you set up Hiring Circle?
We felt there had to be a more efficient and effective way to attract and hire talent in the digital age and we also wanted to improve the candidate experience. We listening to what candidates wanted and what they thought was currently lacking - we wanted to offer candidates a transparent and fairer way to access opportunities without relying on a call from a headhunter.