• The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    22 days ago

    ​Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove strenuous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard-to-fill role.There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent:De...

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    The Benefits Of Using A Specialist Recruiter To Find Talent
  • 7 Ways to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    24 days ago

    ​If you have emerged from a rigorous interview process within the banking and financial services sector with a job offer and an attractive salary offer, it can be tempting to say “yes” before considering elements of a job offer that will impact your quality of life.Even if a job offer has it all on paper, you may have seen a few warning signs within the company during the re...

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    7 Ways To Decide If A Job Offer Is Worth Taking
  • The Rise of Crypto and Blockchain Companies

    about 2 months ago

    5 trends you need to know about​The cryptocurrency/blockchain space has progressively grown to be one of the hottest spaces in the software engineering and technology industries due to its extremely disruptive potential. Over the last 5 years, venture capital invested in Crypto/Blockchain start-ups has grown aggressively, and in the last year here at Selby Jennings we have d...

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  • How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

    about 2 months ago

    ​Winning a brilliant new role within the global banking and financial services sector is certainly a cause for celebration, but your first day in your new position can be considered an extension of your interview process. Now the pressure is on to sell yourself to your new team members, and reassure your new boss that they have made the right choice in hiring you.While your ...

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    How To Make A Great Impression In A New Job
  • Recruitment Landscape: Risk Management

    2 months ago

    ​This year, hiring trends across the Risk Management market have undoubtedly been the most active that we’ve witnessed since the immediate uptick post financial crisis. Larger financial institutions, Bulge Bracket Banks, Hedge Funds, Asset Managers, and FinTechs alike have been proactively hiring within Risk Management since March 2021, and it has created a highly competitiv...

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  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    3 months ago

    ​You may struggle to keep your cool when leaving a challenging role within the banking and financial services sector. When stress has become too much, or you have secured a dream new role you can’t wait to start, it can be tempting to air your grievances when handing in your notice.Keep in mind that it never does good to burn bridges in business. Quitting a job you hate in a...

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    How To Leave A Job Without Burning Bridges
  • Selby Jennings Awarded Best Executive Search Firm 2021

    4 months ago

    The Selby Jennings team is delighted to have won the HFM US Services Awards 2021 in the category Best Executive Search Firm for the third consecutive year. Selby Jennings was recognized by the judges as a leading talent partner that demonstrates corporate strategy, continuous innovation, exceptional service delivery and client retention, diversity and inclusion, and positive...

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  • New to the Market: Phaidon International Launches Dedicated Regulatory and Legal Talent Partner, Larson Maddox 

    4 months ago

    ​Selby Jennings’s parent company, Phaidon International, has recently revealed the launch of Larson Maddox – a specialist subsidiary talent partner for the Regulatory and Legal market.  Adding to the group portfolio, Larson Maddox sharpens the award-winning  firm’s service offering and provides a platform for exponential growth.  Phaidon International Group COO, Steve Yendel...

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  • Selby Jennings Partners with Society of Actuaries for 2021 ImpACT Conference

    4 months ago

    ​Selby Jennings is thrilled to announce this year's partnership with Society of Actuaries for the virtual 2021 ImpACT Conference, taking place October 25th-29th. Following the theme, “Shape the Future,” the conference is centered around innovation and the opportunities ahead for financial services professionals as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and works to bu...

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  • Selby Jennings Partners with The Trading Show Chicago

    5 months ago

    Selby Jennings is partnering with The Trading Show Chicago for its 2021 exhibition. Held annually in Chicago, IL, this event brings together leaders from areas spanning across trading firms, algo trading, HPC, data, AI, and digital assets, where the industry’s leading firms showcase innovation and conduct business with premier institutional trading firms.The event, taking p...

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  • Life & Annuity Recruitment Market Update 2021

    5 months ago

    There have been several new developments within the Life and Annuity space over the first half of the year, leading to an increased demand for hiring actuarial talent. It can be said that this is the most competitive hiring market that we have seen to date. ​With the lowest interest rates we have seen in years, several major mergers and acquisitions, a shift towards full-ti...

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  • Quants Global Market Report 2021

    6 months ago

    With an extremely active hiring market and an increase in demand for specialist talent, our Quants Recruitment team has produced a Global Market Report 2021 to share key insights and trends from across the industry. This market report discusses insights on: • Execution strat’s and High-Frequency Trading• The continued growth of Systematic Fixed Income Trading• How Quant fi...

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  • Global Job Confidence Index 2021

    6 months ago

    ​Financial Services leaders and talent acquisition professionals are currently facing a market that is deeply driven and navigated by candidates.In a post-pandemic landscape that is ripe with economic opportunity and dynamic operational recovery, understanding the outlook and motivations of the financial services workforce is critical for attracting, securing, and retaining ...

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  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    7 months ago

    ​Relocating for a job, whether to a new city or a new country, is a move which is fraught with risk for both the employer and the employee. This move can be made far easier with the offer of a relocation package which provides generous financial support and practical advice for a new employee who needs to move to a new location.The global banking and financial sector often h...

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    How To Help A New Employee Relocate
  • Employee Job Confidence: A New Dawn?

    7 months ago

    ​As the global economy is projected to recover and relaunch, the world health crisis continues to cast a shadow on many countries and impact economic activity. Although the path to financial stability may be uncertain, having unique access to what employees are thinking may be the best strategic advantage for talent management in competitive markets.In 2020, we launched the ...

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  • The Key to Writing a Great EVP

    7 months ago

    ​Roles in the finance industry are expected to grow by ten percent by 2026. The sector is also quickly evolving, with online only banks and increased hiring in cybersecurity. This means the sector needs a crossover from other talent pools such as tech.Solutions to recruitment struggles can be found in developing an attractive employer brand. This is built around an EVP, or E...

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    The Key To Writing A Great Evp
  • The Virtual Recruitment Landscape: Reset and Reboot

    7 months ago

    The historical events of the past year made most firms pivot and re-evaluate their talent acquisition processes. Despite the resetting of traditional workplace rules, on the back of many businesses continuing to limit travel and in-person collaboration, what can be said for the virtual recruitment landscape then? At Selby Jennings, a subsidiary brand of the Phaidon Interna...

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  • Recruitment Landscape: P&C Insurance

    7 months ago

    We are currently in a candidate-driven market where insurance candidates are in higher demand than ever before. With intense competition, increased remote work demands, and a risk adverse talent pool, insurance firms are accelerating their recruitment efforts to best attract and retain key talent. We have witnessed a profound uptick in hiring and the reimagination of insuran...

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  • Taking Stock: The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    7 months ago

    As many businesses are finally reopening their doors, the banking and financial services workplace will be virtually unrecognizable. What short and long-term impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? What does this guide explore?Short term impactRedesigning the workplace for human healthNegative and positive impacts of social dista...

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  • How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

    8 months ago

    There is overwhelming evidence that companies with diverse workforces perform better on every possible metric, with diversity positively impacting every level of a business, from the cleaning staff to the board of directors. Bringing in as many perspectives, working styles and experience as possible to a workplace leads to integration, success and growth to those businesses ...

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