Stanford Black Market Update:

There are not currently many things that COVID-19 hasn’t affected, recruitment included.  However, at Stanford Black we are at full capacity and fully operational from the safety of our own homes, just like over 95% of our clients.

It was no surprise to us to hear that our clients adapted their daily operations quickly and in doing so, have also adjusted their entire hiring processes to safely continue their recruitment drives. A number of these recruitment drives are multi-million pound programmes for digital transformation, requiring large numbers of top new development and engineering talent. With our client base working at the very cutting edge of technology, all processes have been adapted with interviews, offers and hires being made through the aid of digital technology. This change has actually dramatically increased the efficiency of the interview process, managers have more free time and candidates have more availability because everyone is at home! Clients are now even able to onboard new employees from their homes remotely, couriering equipment where necessary until the lockdown restrictions are relaxed.

We are very thankful that the finance and technology markets have proven to be so resilient during this crisis, but our thoughts are with all those who have not been so fortunate. So, if you are looking for a new role, concerned about the safety of your current position or would simply like some impartial advice on the market, please book a confidential conversation with one of our consultants. Send your CV or a note with your contact details to enquiries@stanfordblack.com and we will be in touch for a confidential conversation.

Stay safe.

The Stanford Black Team


Stanford Black is one of London’s leading technology and trading recruitment firms; with all of the experience, resources and contacts you need to take full advantage of today’s fast moving business environments.

Stanford Black connects leading hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, investment banks, scientific research houses, big data analytics firms and ambitious tech start-ups with the highest calibre professionals at every level.  We source only the best candidates from an array of backgrounds and institutions and as a result, we boast a hugely diverse and unique candidate pool which harbors the most sought after and niche skill sets. This enables us to offer our clients a true competitive advantage and is Stanford Black’s real point of difference.




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