An Edward Jones Financial Advisor on keeping the client first

Selection Process

Being an Edward Jones Financial Advisor is a rewarding career that’s full of opportunity – for the right person. It’s a challenging role that requires outstanding relationship skills and personal drive. But it’s the type of role that suits you, and we enthusiastically support you with abundant resources and training to help you achieve long-term success.

Edward Jones Financial Advisor candidates must submit a résumé to the Financial Advisor Talent Acquisition department for review. If qualified, the candidate then completes an employment application and progresses through a series of phone and face-to-face interviews, a business plan and a virtual day-in-the-life assessment. Our evaluation process is thorough and is designed to provide you with a realistic view of the work required to build a successful practice. The process takes approximately 30 to 45 days from profile review to selection.

The selection process can move quickly, but a lot of the time frame depends on your schedule as you move through the process. Begin the process by applying online today.  

For any questions or concerns, contact our Talent Acquisition department at 1-800-999-5650.

If you are a US applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling 1-866-788-4979.


Steps in the Process

Stage 1:Candidate Submits Resume
Stage 2:Resume Reviewed
Stage 3:Invitation to Apply
Stage 4:Application Reviewed by Recruiter
Stage 5:Phone Screen
Stage 6:Financial Advisor Interview
Stage 7:Business Plan
Stage 8:Phone Interview
Stage 9:Virtual "Day in the Life" Assessment
Stage 10:Selection Decision