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Acquisition Services: The First, and Most Important, Puzzle Piece

Talent Acquisition Services

Arootah offers a diverse range of talent acquisition services to meet the unique needs of businesses in the alternative investment industry. Each service—Contingency, Retainer, and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)—is designed with specific client and role requirements in mind.

Arootah’s talent acquisition services are integral to our ecosystem, providing specialized and effective solutions for talent sourcing in the dynamic world of alternative investments. Whether it’s a targeted mid-level hire, a strategic executive search, or a comprehensive outsourced recruitment solution, Arootah delivers with industry expertise, efficiency, and a deep understanding of client-specific needs.

Curating the Right Leaders

A company is only as good as the minds guiding it every day. Therefore, the acquisition and retention of talented minds are crucial to any firm’s success, growth and evolution.

Our Talent Acquisition Process is the process of identifying, assessing, and hiring skilled employees and leaders who can help guide a firm through smart decisions. Successful talent acquisition professionals have the skills that enable them to plan, develop, and implement effective employer marketing and social recruiting strategies, including inspiring candidate engagement and applying a successful candidate management strategy.

Specialty Recruiting

We connect clients and leaders by recruiting for some of the most crucial roles, including CFO, CCO, chief risk officer, general counsel, head trader, risk managers, and many others. We recruit for the following roles, but not limited to:

  • CFO
  • Controller
  • Fund Accountant
  • Executive Assistants
  • Office Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Director of Cap Intro
  • Director of Biz Dev aka Director of Fundraising
  • CCO – 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
  • DOO – Director of Operations
  • COO
  • 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

Process Training

After recruiting and hiring the right employees, the next step is to set collective goals and architect a plan.

To ensure that your employees have the skill to thrive, they require continued training and development.

Our training identifies the opportunity and resources to elevate productivity, growth and development. It involves improving upon hard skills (technical skills), soft skills (interpersonal skills), and focusing on strengths.

Consultant Recruiting

We find, attract, and engage with the most knowledgeable consultants across industries, from finance and accounting to law and tech.

Vendor Selection

We help select and execute due diligence on 3rd-party vendors who can take your organization to the next level, from software to data to other service providers.

Accompanying Software

Our proprietary customized software integrates into our TAP (Talent Acquisition Process) for seamless daily operations and planning.

Talent Acquisition Principles: A Guide for Leaders to Acquiring Top Talent

The Talent Acquisition Principles: A Guide for Leaders to Acquire Top Talent” is a comprehensive guide that serves as an essential resource for leaders across various industries, focusing on the effective acquisition of top talent. This book is crafted with the objective of providing in-depth knowledge and actionable strategies, not only to equip organizational leaders with a nuanced understanding of talent acquisition strategies and practices but also to promote a holistic approach in building strong teams. It meticulously addresses key aspects of the talent acquisition process, ranging from conducting thorough gap analyses to understand organizational needs, to the crucial stages of onboarding and integrating new hires effectively into the workforce.


  • Focused Exploration of Key Areas: The book delves into critical areas of talent acquisition, including GAP Analysis, Candidate Assessment Processes, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Innovative Technology in Hiring, Key Hiring Performance Indicators, Structured Interviewing, and Onboarding and Integration.
  • Practical and Interactive Content: Each chapter includes practical examples, case studies, and exercises to help readers apply concepts to real-world situations.
  • Comprehensive and Diverse Topics: The content spans a wide range of topics, ensuring a thorough understanding of modern and effective talent acquisition strategies.

In summary, “Talent Acquisition Principles: A Guide for Leaders to Acquire Top Talent” is an essential resource for leaders and HR professionals. This book not only provides a comprehensive understanding of the talent acquisition process but also equips readers with the tools and knowledge to build strong, effective teams, integral to organizational success.


  • Understanding Organizational Needs: Leaders will learn how to conduct effective GAP Analyses to identify strengths and weaknesses within their teams.
  • Enhanced Candidate Assessment Skills: The book offers insights into developing robust candidate assessment processes, crucial for selecting the right talent.
  • Commitment to DEI: Readers gain knowledge on how to incorporate DEI effectively into their talent acquisition strategies.
  • Leveraging Technology: Insights into innovative technologies that can streamline and improve the hiring process.
  • Metrics for Success: Understanding Key Hiring Performance Indicators to measure and optimize the effectiveness of talent acquisition strategies.
  • Effective Interviewing Techniques: Learning structured interviewing techniques to make the hiring process more efficient and unbiased.
  • Successful Onboarding and Integration: Strategies for onboarding new hires effectively, ensuring a smooth integration into the team and organization.

SaaS Tool: Candidate Scoring Manager

In the realm of talent acquisition, making informed and unbiased hiring decisions is crucial for organizational success. Arootah’s Candidate Scoring Manager is a SaaS tool designed to encapsulate the advanced methodologies outlined in the “Talent Acquisition Principles” book. This tool transforms the traditional recruitment process into a more structured, objective, and efficient system, ensuring fair and strategic candidate evaluation.

Arootah’s Candidate Scoring Manager is an essential SaaS product for organizations aiming to refine their hiring processes. By leveraging technology to implement a structured and unbiased approach, this tool ensures that talent acquisition is not only efficient and effective but also aligned with strategic organizational goals.


  • Defining Hiring Criteria: The first step involves establishing clear and relevant criteria for evaluating candidates. These criteria are aligned with the specific needs and strategic goals of the organization.
  • Weighting Each Criterion: Understanding that not all hiring criteria have equal impact, the tool allows for differential weighting, ensuring that more significant aspects have a greater influence on the overall evaluation.
  • Candidate Pool Identification: Users can create a comprehensive list of candidates, ensuring a broad and diverse pool for evaluation.
  • Scoring Rubric Design: A scoring rubric is developed for each criterion to facilitate consistent and objective evaluation of candidates.
  • Mitigating Cognitive Biases: The tool is designed to minimize the impact of cognitive biases, promoting a fair and unbiased hiring process.
  • Comparative Analysis: Post-scoring, a comparative analysis is conducted across candidates. This approach ranks candidates based on each criterion, culminating in a comprehensive score that identifies the most suitable candidates.


  • Consistency and Efficiency: Standardizes the candidate evaluation process, enhancing both consistency and efficiency in hiring decisions.
  • Objective Decision-Making: Promotes objective hiring by providing a clear, quantifiable basis for candidate evaluation.
  • Enhanced Candidate Fit: By aligning the hiring criteria with organizational needs, the tool ensures a better fit for the role and company culture.
  • Collaborative Hiring Process: Facilitates a collaborative approach to recruitment, allowing teams to contribute effectively to the decision-making process.
  • Risk Mitigation in Hiring: Structured assessment reduces the risk of poor hires, leading to better long-term employment outcomes.
  • Professional Development in Hiring Practices: Serves as an educational tool for hiring managers and HR professionals, enhancing their understanding and application of effective talent acquisition strategies.
  • Bias Reduction: The systematic approach significantly reduces the risk of unconscious biases influencing hiring decisions.

Masterclass: Talent Acquisition Principles: A 10Week Course

Arootah’s Talent Acquisition Masterclass, a comprehensive 10-week program, is meticulously designed for HR professionals, hiring managers, and business leaders. Based on the insightful content of the “Talent Acquisition Principles” book, this course aims to significantly enhance talent acquisition and recruitment skills, addressing various aspects of modern hiring practices. The program is targeted at:

  • HR Professionals and Hiring Managers: Equipping them with advanced skills necessary for effective talent acquisition and candidate evaluation.
  • Business Leaders and Team Heads: Enhancing their understanding and involvement in the recruitment process, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Emerging Entrepreneurs and Start-up Founders: Providing them with the knowledge to build strong teams from the ground up.


  • Structured Curriculum: The Masterclass follows a well-organized curriculum that covers key areas such as GAP Analysis, Candidate Assessment, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, and Innovative Technology in hiring.
  • Expert-Led Instruction: Sessions are conducted by experienced professionals in talent acquisition, offering real-world insights and practical applications.
  • Interactive Format: Incorporating interactive learning through case studies, role-playing exercises, and group discussions to reinforce key concepts.
  • Holistic Coverage: The course encompasses the entire recruitment process, from understanding organizational needs to onboarding and integrating new hires.


  • Skill Enhancement in Talent Acquisition: Participants will gain advanced knowledge and practical skills in modern recruitment practices.
  • Strategic Recruitment Insights: Enhanced understanding of strategic hiring processes leads to more effective team building and talent management.
  • Improved Candidate Assessment Techniques: Learning to implement robust candidate evaluation methods, reducing the risk of poor hires.
  • Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion: Insights into creating inclusive recruitment strategies that enrich the workplace.
  • Use of Technology in Hiring: Understanding how to leverage technology for efficient and effective recruitment processes.
  • Professional Network Expansion: Opportunities to connect with other professionals in the field, fostering a network for knowledge exchange and support.
  • Certificate of Completion: Attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion, acknowledging their participation and learning in the Masterclass.

Arootah’s Talent Acquisition Principles Masterclass is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the hiring process, designed to provide comprehensive training in modern talent acquisition strategies. This program not only enhances the capabilities of participants but also contributes significantly to the development of effective, diverse, and dynamic teams within their organizations.