Raj Fernando believes in teamwork and having good relations with all employees to get the best results in business. The activities the employees take part in during the breaks from work make them friends and not just co-workers. Raj believes that since working can be stressful, the employees should get time to relax and take their minds off the busy schedule. The employees also get to know the potential employees during the interviewing period.
During recruitment, Raj Fernando ensures that only the best join the business. He says that they look for people who will be in business until they retire. When founding his company Chopper in 2002, he said that other than making the company successful, the employees should also be sociable. The recruiting team is also very sincere with the potential employees. Following the lengthy interview, this is necessary to avoid regrets later. It would be a waste of time and opportunities.
Some of the employees are gotten straight from school. They are given the details about the daily activities of the company and what will be expected of them. They are also given a tour of the offices. If a candidate does not like the environment, they can decide to leave. At this level, both the candidate and the employer get to know each other well. John Sizemore says that this is the best way to establish a long-term relationship.
Raj Fernando holds a degree in Economics and History from Beloit College. He has also been a student at the London University College. He is the founder of Chopper Trading and Scoutahead. DRW Trading Group bought Chopper Trading from Fernando in 2015.Since then, Fernando took over as the CEO. The company had many achievements during the period, Fernando, as its CEO led it.
Raj Fernando began volunteering while still in college. The same company Chicago Mercantile Exchange employed him. During his 10-year stay in the company, he held various positions. Fernando is also keen on philanthropy. He supports the Wounded Warriors and The Clinton Foundation among many others. He also has other positions in various organizations and institutions.