• Selby Jennings to Partner with Financial Women's Association

    5 days ago

    Radical innovation, competition, and regulation continues to disrupt the financial sector. The pressure for banking and financial services firms to find talent has never been greater. As banks, insurers, and asset managers grapple with significant change, they need to secure the right people to move forward…with confidence.Selby Jennings is proud to partner with the Financia...

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  • Los Angeles to Overtake New York as World’s Top Financial Hub

    8 days ago

    ​Los Angeles is on track to become one of the world’s leading financial hubs, according to specialist recruitment agency Selby Jennings. An increasing number of businesses, particularly those involved in fintech, are choosing to expand their operations into the city thanks to the strong talent pool and lower real estate costs. Meanwhile, New York, London and Hong Kong, the t...

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  • Risk Market Update 2020

    12 days ago

    Over the last year, there have been a number of new developments within the risk management space which have led to increased demand of hiring in risk management. The explosion of consumer lending & merchant lending fintechs across the financial landscape and the growth of secondary financial hubs has driven hiring for credit risk, data science, and risk management prof...

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  • Taking Stock: The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    14 days ago

    ​When workers finally return to the office, the banking and financial services workplace will be virtually unrecognizable. What short and lasting 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 distancingRisk as...

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  • How to Stop a Talent Migration Post-Pandemic

    25 days ago

    ​Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be; HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.Anxiety about the workforce is not new: PWC's latest Annual Global CEO Survey found that 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewha...

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  • Working From Home is the Key to Diversity

    28 days ago

    While the concept of telecommuting has been around since the 1970s, it has taken a global pandemic for the idea to achieve widespread adoption.  Historically, working from home was largely the reserve of a relatively privileged class of ‘knowledge workers’; now, as much as 74% of the banking and financial services workforce reports wanting to embrace the model according to a...

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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Ally

    about 1 month ago

    What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every jobseeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals trying to advance their careers, but for members of the LGBTQ+ community recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career ally.Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need career allies?While great progr...

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  • Selby Jennings Presented at Quant Summit Virtual

    about 1 month ago

    Selby Jennings was honored to sponsor and present at the Quant Summit Virtual, hosted by Risk.net. This event took place virtually from July 13th – 16th, and gathered top quants from around the world while showcasing the latest quantitative research in risk management, portfolio construction and trading, across four days of virtual sessions.Our Selby Jennings team joined ind...

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  • Alleviate Video Call Fatigue With These Top 5 Tips

    about 1 month ago

    ​​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For professionals working in the financial services sector, that might mean more time in front of the camera than you signed up for. Even those who usually have the verve and stamina to withstand back-to-back meetings may experience video call fatigue.Why the video call fatigue?Evolving from social animals, most human ...

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  • Global Job Confidence Index 2020

    about 1 month ago

    ​In this critical time, understanding how the workforce thinks and feels is essential. At Selby Jennings, we are able to gauge the hopes and fears of the financial services workforce in the world’s major economies, and share that vital information with you. This information gives you the power to attract, motivate and retain talent in a time of crisis. The inaugural Selby J...

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  • Financial Services Legal Market Update

    2 months ago

    The COVID-19 outbreak has certainly had a profound effect on the world of financial services and we’ve released updates over the past few weeks detailing how recruitment processes have been affected, how companies are handling onboarding and start dates, the short and long term implications of work from home, and more.As this situation develops, we wanted to take a deeper di...

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  • Private Equity: The Aftermath

    2 months ago

    It seems like an entirely different era, but less than a short two months ago the world as we know it changed dramatically with the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak in the US. It seems a bit hyperbolic with the benefit of hindsight now, but from the late-March to mid-April period most of our clients expressed a complete lack of comfort with how COVID-19 would impact markets an...

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  • The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote Working

    3 months ago

    Working-from-home will endure long after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. Before government lockdowns, only 3.4% of the U.S. workforce telecommuted at least half the time. Yet, many businesses have had to adapt to their employees remote working. This forced organizational shift may change the very nature of work forever; many employees have found they enjoy avoiding the com...

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    3 months ago

    ​Hiring managers, you have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, every job post has been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up. You have revised, rethought, and remade every aspect of your talent acquisition process, several times over, in an attempt to drive up interest.Th...

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  • Life and Annuities Market Update

    3 months ago

    With Covid-19 dominating the headlines, our Insurance and Actuarial Recruitment Team explored the changes and opportunities that have impacted the Life & Annuities space in the first half of this year, and what can be expected moving forward. From new regulatory changes, to a spike in demand for Prophet modeling talent, and rising trend in predictive analytics, the marke...

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  • How to Navigate a Difficult Job Market

    3 months ago

    The Covid-19 has rattled markets and the global economy, leading to increased unemployment. Whether you are actively looking for a new job or have decided to move, we have put together this guide to help finance professionals navigate these challenging times. Read on to discover how to hide, move or target to get your desired job without lingering for too long on the market....

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  • Building Resilience: Covid-19 and Financial Services Recruitment

    4 months ago

    The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. As markets rattle, no financial sector will be left untouched. What will the new 'business as usual' look like, if such a thing is even possible? You have likely encountered countless memos and articles that aim to answer ...

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  • Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

    4 months ago

    The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. The World Bank has approved an increased US$14 billion package of fast-track financing to assist companies and countries in their efforts to prevent, detect and respond to the virus. In the US, President Trump has signed t...

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  • From High Rise to Home Office: How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

    4 months ago

    Hiring managers, you put a lot of time and effort into securing a business-critical hire for your financial services organization. Amid current uncertainty in the US, you have decided to onboard a new employee remotely rather than risk them finding another role with a competitor. How can you ensure they have a positive experience of your company and help them transition back...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    5 months ago

    As the Covid-19 epidemic continues, more of us will be working from home. During this time, it is more likely that a candidate will be asked to interview via video conference call. Even before the global crisis, video interviews have rocketed in popularity over the past decade as the technology required becomes universally accessible, and the time and cost savings for both s...

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