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Talent: The Cornerstone of Arootah’s Service Portfolio

Talent Services

At Arootah, we recognize that talent is the driving force behind every successful Alternative Investment Fund. Our comprehensive Talent services are meticulously designed to cater to the multifaceted needs of this dynamic industry.

We offer specialized Acquisition Services, available on a contingency, retainer, and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) basis. These services are tailored to efficiently source the best talent who are not just skilled but also passionate about their work.

Tapping into our vast network, our Outsourcing services connect you with hundreds of seasoned industry veterans, covering all functional areas within the alternative investment sector.

In Talent Development, we elevate organizational capabilities through Leadership Training and Executive Coaching. These offerings are tailored to enhance leadership skills and strategic thinking, showing a tangible investment in your team’s growth.

Complementing these, we provide in-depth Compensation Market Analysis and strategic Compensation Planning. This ensures that your talent is not only attracted but also retained through fair and competitive compensation.

With Arootah, retention issues become a thing of the past. Employees are engaged, invested in, and fairly compensated, creating an environment where they are motivated to stay. Embark on a journey with us to explore how our talent solutions can revolutionize your human capital strategy and drive your business towards unprecedented growth.

Emerging Managers: Cut your time to hire by 60%

Your organization is only as good as your team, which means that attracting and retaining great people is crucial to your growth and success. That’s why you need a talent acquisition process that identifies, assesses, and hires those skilled employees and leaders — the ones who can guide your business through whatever may come your way.

Successful talent acquisition professionals have the skills that enable them to plan, develop, and implement effective employer marketing and social recruiting strategies, inspiring candidate engagement and applying a successful candidate management strategy.

That’s where Arootah comes in. Under the direction of Rich Bello, co-founder and COO of Blue Ridge Capital, Arootah leverages the expertise of advisors from some of the world’s most prestigious hedge funds. We support you at every stage of the recruitment process so you can hire with certainty.

Discover talent solutions for fractional and full-time roles.

Talent Acquisition Services

We connect clients and leaders by recruiting for crucial hedge fund roles, including:

  • Chief finance officer
  • Controller
  • Fund Accountant
  • Executive Assistants
  • Office Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Director of Capital Intro
  • Director of Business Development
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Compliance Manager
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Director of Family Office
  • Director of HR
  • Director of Talent
  • Director of Investor Relations
  • Chief Legal Counsel
  • General Counsel
  • Paralegal
  • Director of Operations
  • Chief operating officer
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Risk Manager Portfolio
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Operational Risk Manager
  • Director of Software Development
  • Director of Tax
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Trading Assistant
  • Head Trader

Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

From attracting top talent to creating fair, consistent recruiting processes, Arootah Talent Acquisition supports HR leaders at every stage of the employee lifecycle.

Our RPO experts partner with your firm to fulfill the specific roles you need, whether fractional or full-time.

Recruiting: Fractional & Full-time

For fractional roles, we find, attract, and engage with the most knowledgeable consultants across a variety of industries, from finance and accounting to law and tech.

We are a no-risk agency with specialty in alt investments and family offices — especially for emerging managers and high-growth firms.

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Advisor

Ensure that you recruit for the skills to thrive, including weighing hard skills (technical skills) and soft skills (interpersonal skills). Discover our talent process — proprietary, customized software that integrates an ATS with evaluations in detail.

Talent Development

Your organization’s success depends on the success of its people. And that requires retention and growth. Take your talent to the next level with bespoke training programs curated for your team and leaders’ individual needs.

Our specialists design curated talent development strategies to build up your employees and drive peak performance at every level.

After recruiting and hiring the right employees, the next step is to set collective goals and architect a plan. Ensure that your employees have the skill to thrive through ongoing training and development, with programs that include executive coaching, leadership training, and corporate wellness. The result? Better productivity, enhanced performance, and undeniable growth.

Vendor Selection

Our specialists guide, select, and execute due diligence on third-party service providers who can take your organization to the next level, from software to data and beyond.

Your Untapped Potential Awaits

Turn your greatest challenges into opportunities. Schedule a quick call to learn how Arootah can support you in meeting your talent goals.

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Decision Manager App for Emerging Managers

Our vetting process helps you analyze your options and ensure that your resources continue to perform. The secret to prioritizing funds is establishing clear criteria. With three decades of experience allocating capital, we have a tried-and-true process for evaluating management candidates. Take advantage of our templates for selecting managers or choosing investments.

  • Leverage industry templates for your success
  • Compare options against each other
  • Systematically optimize judgement
  • Prioritize your specific criteria
  • Eliminate cognitive biases in your decision–making, such as herd mentality and sunk cost bias.

Never again operate unwittingly. Start making informed decisions about future allocations. It is time for you to discover those hidden gems.

Dig deep into opportunities and start making decisions based on logic, rather than emotions and cognitive biases.

Use cases:

  • Talent Acquisition (Fractional vs. full-time roles)
  • Vendor selection
  • Software selection
  • Investment management
  • Investment due diligence
  • Operational due diligence
The arootah decision manager app

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