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This is the stuff you millionaires in the making need to know to kick start or propel you on your financial fitness journey. Tracey Bissett, Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness and award winning Financial Literacy Champion, gives you the straight goods each week to set yourself up for financial success. As a former executive at TD Bank, one of Canada's Big 5 Banks, Tracey has worked with and in support of thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs to secure the financing they needed.  This hands on experience combined with her formal financial education, Masters of Business Administration and Chartered Financial Analyst designation, position Tracey uniquely to coach all things money. Tracey goes behind-the-scenes of all the money matters with need-to-know tips, money-making demystified, and special power-player interviews. Join us weekly for Financial Fitness Training that will turn even a Cash Couch Potato into a Marathon Money Maker.

Jun 4, 2019

Sandra D'Souza is the Founder and Managing Director of Sandstone Solutions Group, a boutique recruitment company that conducts candidate searches for organizations of all sizes and across all sectors, including the private equity and not-for-profit sectors. Sandra is a business professional with over 20-years of experience in senior recruitment and financial roles. She has previously held positions as the Director of Recruiting and is currently an active participant with the Mississauga Board of Trade. She has an Honors Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa and obtained her CPA, CA designation. Sandra is passionate about helping organizations connect and recruit employees and build winning teams.


Sandra joins me today to share advice that will make you a star candidate for your next employment role. She shares the crucial investment and financial lessons that she has learned throughout her life and career and explains what happens during a recruiter's call screening process. Sandra also shares the correct etiquette for building relationships with recruiters and explains what you should and shouldn't do before attending a job interview.

“You should find that happy medium of being able to answer the questions directly and giving enough information.” - Sandra D'Souza

This Week on Young Money:


  • How Sandstone Solutions searches for candidates.
  • The financial and investment lessons that Sandra learned early on.
  • How a search firm and recruiter can help candidates.
  • What happens during a screening call once a potential candidate has been identified.
  • How to maintain a fruitful relationship with a recruiter.
  • How to properly prepare for a job interview.
  • The right way to follow up after a recruitment interview.
  • Things you shouldn’t do when talking to a recruiter.

Key takeaways:


  1. Be yourself during interviews.
  2. Let your employer know what you are going to be like.
  3. Ask the questions you need to ask to make sure the role is right for you.

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