James Casey

Director | Head of Financial and Professional Services | Germany

Deutschland

  • Banking and financial services
  • Professional services
  • HR
  • Director/group manager

James leads HR executive search and recruitment projects across the DACH region for businesses across financial services and professional services. He is a member of our diversity, equity and inclusion committee and is passionate about driving this topic both internally as well as for his clients.

James is currently on sabbatical and will return October 2023.

JAMES’s Insights

  • Global Impact Series

Linking DEI and ESG interview series: Episode four – Building communities 

  • Posted August 14, 2022
At Frazer Jones, we try to empower every colleague to bring their true self to work, every day.  And we want clients and candidates to experience that inclusiveness too.  By educating ourselves and appreciating how different life experiences shape us, we’re in a stronger position to understand the professionals we work with beyond their profiles.  […]
  • Global Impact Series

Linking DEI and ESG interview series: Episode one – Exploring the ‘S’ in ESG 

  • Posted August 14, 2022
At Frazer Jones, we try to empower every colleague to bring their true self to work, every day.  And we want clients and candidates to experience that inclusiveness too.  By educating ourselves and appreciating how different life experiences shape us, we’re in a stronger position to understand the professionals we work with beyond their profiles.  […]
  • Global Impact Series

Linking DEI and ESG interview series: Episode two – Allyship and creating a sense of belonging 

  • Posted August 14, 2022
At Frazer Jones, we try to empower every colleague to bring their true self to work, every day.  And we want clients and candidates to experience that inclusiveness too.  By educating ourselves and appreciating how different life experiences shape us, we’re in a stronger position to understand the professionals we work with beyond their profiles.  […]
  • Global Impact Series

Linking DEI and ESG interview series: Episode three – The importance of an inclusive corporate culture 

  • Posted August 14, 2022
At Frazer Jones, we try to empower every colleague to bring their true self to work, every day.  And we want clients and candidates to experience that inclusiveness too.  By educating ourselves and appreciating how different life experiences shape us, we’re in a stronger position to understand the professionals we work with beyond their profiles.  […]
  • Global Impact Series

Linking DEI and ESG interview series: Episode five – Creating opportunities for refugees

  • Posted August 14, 2022
At Frazer Jones, we try to empower every colleague to bring their true self to work, every day.  And we want clients and candidates to experience that inclusiveness too.  By educating ourselves and appreciating how different life experiences shape us, we’re in a stronger position to understand the professionals we work with beyond their profiles.  […]
  • Regionaler Fokus

Deutschland Digest Market Commentary Q2 2021

  • Posted Juli 25, 2021
At long last, it is starting to feel like the world is returning to some semblance of normality. With vaccination rates now rising at a fantastic pace, it can well be hoped that the worst is behind us and we can finally begin to not just to think about future plans, but put them in […]
  • COVID

How Companies are approaching Employer Branding in the post-Covid world.

  • Posted Mai 25, 2021
Employer branding is not a new topic, but the way that companies are approaching it has transformed in the past 12 months. Here, we share some success stories, innovative new approaches and provide a view into what the expectation is from the candidate side on what firms need to be doing (or doing better). All […]
  • Regionaler Fokus

Deutschland Digest Market Commentary Q1 2021

  • Posted Mai 25, 2021
Well, what a difference a year makes. It was almost exactly a year ago that the world as we knew it ground to a halt. As global immunisation efforts continue and we are able to start planning for the future, we are already beginning to get glimpses of which changes will take root and become […]
  • Germany

Deutschland Digest: Q4 2020

  • Posted Januar 25, 2021
Well folks, we made it! Happy 2021 to you all, it is our solemn hope that the start to this new year finds you safe, healthy and refreshed as we embark upon the road to recovery! The world will clearly not have recovered overnight, but the positivity and mindset we bring to the start of […]
  • Gehaltsübersicht

Deutschland Digest Market Commentary Q3 2020 – Financial & Professional Services Salary Survey

  • Posted Oktober 25, 2020
2020 has been challenging for all of us, but at least the sun has been shining for much of it. For this edition, we will be presenting our updated Salary Guide 2020 for the German Financial & Professional Services industries. Alongside this, we will also add a new section, outlining the upcoming events and content […]
  • Remote Working

New Era of Modern Working

  • Posted August 25, 2020
With recruitment volumes for the previous quarter lower than we have historically covered, Marie David-Cavaz and I have dedicated our time to gauging market sentiment and conducting numerous virtual networking circles and one-to-one meetings with HR leaders across the German FSPS sector. Our hope is that we can adequately gauge the wants and needs of […]
  • Germany

Deutschland Digest Market Commentary – Q2 2020

  • Posted Juli 25, 2020
The year so far has really been a roller coaster ride for almost everyone. Regarding the major global health crisis, it seems there could be some light at the end of the tunnel, at least for Germany and neighbouring countries, with lockdown measures being rolled back and some semblance of normality restored to life, though […]
  • Regionaler Fokus

Deutschland Digest: Market Commentary – Q1 2020

  • Posted April 25, 2020
This is not the same commentary that we planned to write at the start of March. However, the world finds itself in a completely new situation and much of what we wished to discuss in this article is either no longer relevant or not important at this time. There have been some changes in the […]
  • HR

HR Directors‘ Circle – Financial & Professional Services – Frankfurt 2018

  • Posted Mai 25, 2018
Frazer Jones, alongside Simon Kaye (Global Recruitment Director – Knowledge & Analytics, Boston Consulting Group) and Stefanie Zelinka (VP Leadership Planning & Development, Deutsche Bank) were happy to host our latest HR Directors‘ Circle Event, focussing upon the changing paradigms of the German Financial and Professional Services market and how this will affect the Talent Acquisition, Engagement and Retention […]
  • Germany

An Interview with Dr. Andreas Irmer

  • Posted April 25, 2018
In March 2018, I met with Dr. Andreas Irmer to discuss the rapidly evolving financial services market in Germany. We covered a variety of topics and below is a transcript of the key parts of our discussion: James (J) – Hi Andreas. Thanks for taking the time for this interview. Would you mind very quickly introducing yourself? […]
  • Karriereentwicklung

Advice for HR graduates

  • Posted November 25, 2017
If you are reading this, you will be starting your job search for your first ever HR role.  Our first piece of guidance for you is to ensure your CV is up-to-date (see our CV guide) and that you have a LinkedIn account fully populated with what you have been doing so far and that […]