• Investment banking briefing: economic outlook & talent market in focus

    24 days ago

    ​Looking into the future of investment banking, what are the talent trends shaping the global financial arena?Despite a backdrop of post-pandemic volatility and economic uncertainty in 2021, the global investment banking sector is poised on a slow but steady growth trajectory, forecasted to slowdown to 3.8% by 2023. While many uncertainties remain, the overall economic outlo...

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  • Hiring strategies in an ever-changing investment banking landscape

    about 1 month ago

    ​The investment banking sector has never been more competitive. From digital disruptions, new fintech incumbents, to rising inflationary pressures, these are some of the driving factors creating many challenges – as well as opportunities – for firms.However, to embrace new realities and reap the rewards, organizations will need an agile talent strategy. That’s why understand...

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  • The risk management landscape: industry & hiring trends

    about 1 month ago

    The complexity of today’s business landscape, from a global pandemic, supply chain disruptions, cyber attacks, to name but a few, are some of the main contributors to organizational risk exposure. But, with great complexity opportunities abound; and they are certainly exuberant for risk management professionals who are in higher demand than ever before. Our specialist risk m...

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  • Larson Maddox, Regulatory & Legal talent partner expands into APAC

    2 months ago

    ​​Under Phaidon International group, alongside Selby Jennings, Regulatory and Legal talent partner Larson Maddox has now expanded its services across the Asia Pacific region, by setting up dedicated teams in Hong Kong and Singapore. The expansion in the Asia Pacific region will enable Larson Maddox to support the growing hiring demands in the regulatory and legal sector. “We...

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  • Transformation and inspired growth in fintech recruitment & industry trends

    3 months ago

    The fintech industry is poised in a state of transformation. Last year saw rampant growth across most fintech verticals, with the third quarter of 2021 up by a staggering 147% year-on-year. What’s more, with funding continuing to be pumped into the sector, amplifying to $132bn last year, the fintech space is certainly garnering attention from a wide pool of investors and hi...

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  • The Investment Banking Briefing

    3 months ago

    Investment bankers are always highly sought after, and there is no doubt the jobs market is going from strength to strength.Many professionals are curious about whether their salaries and bonuses match their peers, which is why we have produced the Investment Banking briefing.Download ReportDiscover our latest salary & bonus guidance in the report, which also includes ex...

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  • Moving from a top-tier bank to an asset manager, and what the future holds for EAMs.

    3 months ago

    It is becoming increasingly apparent that external asset managers (EAMs) are no longer the future of wealth management - they are the present. The wealth management market in the Middle East has always been dominated by the banks, insurers, and independent financial advisors. The idea of EAMs with their independent, multi-bank approach was never previously that widespread, ...

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  • What does the future of life insurance look like?

    3 months ago

    As one of the top actuarial talent providers, Nicole Mahoney, VP Head of Life & Annuity Actuarial Recruitment has never seen the market this busy, and anticipates it only getting hotter. There are more jobs than physical actuaries to fill those gaps, so it is crucial that companies understand the key trends taking place, and how they can adapt and embrace to these chall...

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  • The battle for quant talent in crypto

    4 months ago

    How can crypto firms win over the most sought after talent in a highly competitive space?Ahead of Bitcoin 2022 in Miami, we caught up with Ashton Morlote, Matthew Healy and Chris Schwuchow to discuss the strategies firms could be using to help win over talent, as well as transferable skills to look out for, and how the industry could shape up over the next 12 months. To ...

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  • Insurance Industry Outlook

    5 months ago

    Insurance hiring trends set to shape 2022 The insurance industry, like many other financial services verticals, has been gripped by change. The global climate crisis, new entrants, flexible working structures, and candidate expectations, to name a few, are facets that have been a disruptive force for the insurance sector. Today, opportunity could be a turning point for the i...

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  • Market Report: A New Chapter for Financial Services

    5 months ago

    How is the hiring landscape measuring up within the European financial space?Financial institutions have been gripped by a variety of challenges, as well as opportunities, such as post-Brexit clarity, market stability, rapid economic recovery across numerous verticals, and technology unequivocally changing ways to interact and transact. All could affect the future of financi...

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  • 5 Reasons Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time and Money

    5 months ago

    ​Skilled employees with quality insights are essential to the banking and financial services sector, and in a busy job market, it is likely for employers to want to keep their best-performing talent when they hand in their resignation.Though this seems like a solution to retaining valuable staff, a counter-offer more often than not is ultimately a waste of time and money, as...

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    5 Reasons Why Counter Offers Are A Waste Of Time And Money
  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    6 months 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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  • 7 Ways to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    6 months 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

    7 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

    7 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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  • Recruitment Landscape: Risk Management

    7 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

    8 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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  • Selby Jennings Awarded Best Executive Search Firm 2021

    10 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 

    10 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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