Edward Jones to Host Multi-Site Recruiting Event in Greater Hartford

Firm Plans to Hire 100 Individuals in 2015 as Part of Significant Expansion

May 21, 2015, 10:52 ET from Edward Jones

HARTFORD, Conn., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its effort to serve a growing number of investors and expand its branch office network, Edward Jones today announced plans to hold simultaneous recruiting events at three Hartford locations with the goal of hiring 50 financial advisors and 50 branch office administrators.

"As the firm expands in the greater Hartford community, we are looking to hire candidates who value hard work and will embrace our focus on building deep client relationships," said Jeff Burdick, Edward Jones Regional Leader in Hartford. "We have an immediate need for motivated and engaged individuals who are passionate about working face-to-face with clients to help them reach their financial objectives."

Edward Jones' recruiting events will take place on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. EDT at the following locations:

ON20:

400 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, Conn. 06103

Max Amore:

140 Glastonbury Blvd., Somerset Square, Glastonbury, Conn. 06033

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse:

44 South Main St., West Hartford, Conn. 06107

Edward Jones has a history of providing valuable career opportunities for qualified candidates and currently has roughly 184 employees working in 60 branches serving more than 20,000 households in Connecticut. The firm is looking to increase that number by hiring additional individuals interested in operating in an entrepreneurial environment with the competitive compensation, support, training and mentoring benefits of one of the oldest and largest firms in the financial services industry.

Edward Jones is nationally and locally recognized as a best place to work and leader in delivering top-notch training. In 2015, the firm ranked No. 2 on Hartford Business Journal's "Best Places to Work in CT" list, the 10th consecutive year the firm has placed on the list.  Edward Jones also ranked No. 6 in the US on the 2015 FORTUNE magazine's "Best Companies to Work For" list. It was the highest-ranking financial services firm named to Forbes magazine's "America's Best Employers 2015" list and earned the top spot in a tie on J.D. Power's "2015 Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study(SM)."  Training magazine ranked Edward Jones No. 17 nationally on its 2015 "Training Top 125" list.

Individuals interested in registering for the event can contact Julie Osborn at: julie.osborn@edwardjones.com.

About Edward Jones

Edward Jones, a FORTUNE 500 firm, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm's 14,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients.  Edward Jones, which ranked No. 6 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2015," is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones Web site is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting Web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.

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