• International Women's Day 2021: An Interview with Nicole Mahoney

    about 3 hours ago

    ​This year's International Women's Day theme #ChooseToChallenge represents the idea of challenging norms related to gender equality to create change. At Selby Jennings, we choose to challenge and promote gender diversity and inclusion. Nicole Mahoney, AVP - Head of Life & Annuity Actuarial Recruitment, shares her thoughts on this year's theme, and how she chooses to cha...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An Interview with Nesreen Ballut

    about 3 hours ago

    This year's International Women's Day theme #ChooseToChallenge represents the idea of challenging norms related to gender equality to create change. At Selby Jennings, we choose to challenge and promote gender diversity and inclusion. Nesreen Ballut, Principal Recruitment Consultant – Legal, shares her thoughts on this year's theme, and how she chooses to challenge in her r...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An Interview with Meagan Vanderbeck

    about 3 hours ago

    ​This year's International Women's Day theme #ChooseToChallenge represents the idea of challenging norms related to gender equality to create change. At Selby Jennings, we choose to challenge and promote gender diversity and inclusion. Meagan Vanderbeck, Senior Recruitment Consultant, Private Equity, shares her thoughts on this year's theme, and how she chooses to challenge...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An Interview with Isabel Ceniza

    about 3 hours ago

    ​This year's International's Women's Day theme #ChooseToChallenge represents the idea of challenging norms related to gender equality to create change. At Selby Jennings, we choose to challenge and promote gender diversity and inclusion. Isabel Ceniza, Principal Recruitment Consultant - Software Development at Selby Jennings, shares her thoughts on this year's theme, and how...

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  • Why Joining an Edgy Company Could Impact an Executive's Career

    6 days ago

    ​A resume with a variety of experiences can be a great weapon in an executive candidate’s arsenal. However, when planning your next career move, be wary of those edgy companies who may end up being a stain on your resume.What do we mean by ‘edgy’ companies? These companies are usually startups and small businesses who pride themselves on being the ‘different’ option in the m...

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  • What to Expect When Moving to an Elite Financial Boutique

    6 days ago

    ​Moving from a large firm, such as a bulge bracket, to a smaller specialized firm, like a boutique investment bank, requires an employee with the confidence to take a risk, but the rewards and experience can be worth it. Boutiques offer greater exposure, experience and have a company culture that places greater value on the individual.The number of SMEs and start-ups within ...

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  • Selby Jennings Named Best Executive Search - Quant at HFM US Quant Awards 2021

    11 days ago

    The Selby Jennings team is honored to have won the HFM US Quants Awards 2021, in the category Best Executive Search – Quants for the second year running. This category showcases recruitment firms who have demonstrated excellence in client service and product development, particularly in the effort to secure top quants talent for hedge funds over the previous 12 months. This ...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in Financial Services

    24 days ago

    More than 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has moved forward slowly in recent years. With diversity and inclusion at the top of the agenda, we explore the current state of affairs for women of color in financial services and the underlying processes within recruitment that may create obstacles to increasing their rep...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    about 1 month ago

    It’s tempting to enter 2021 with blind optimism, eager to put the challenges of 2020 behind us. However, to learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year, we’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflection.Rather than making a New Year’s Resolution this year, perhaps more can be achieved by reflecting on the challenges of 2020 a...

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  • Credit Risk: Year-End Update

    about 2 months ago

    At the beginning of 2020, the consumer lending space had a promising outlook with a stable economy and steady hiring for the new year. However, due to COVID-19 and the subsequent economic volatility, hiring declined and consolidation was trending across the industry with thousands out of work and an unemployment rate that peaked at nearly 14.5%. The entire landscape of ...

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  • Texas Grass Looks to be Ever Greener in a Post-COVID Economy

    3 months ago

    Private investments is traditionally a sector that is more insulated from volatility than most verticals of the asset management industry. This sector has seen a very different impact than what has been seen by more of the economy, and nowhere is this truer than in the Texas landscape. Much was made of the exclusion of PE-sponsored business from PPP eligibility, and the Ener...

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  • Compliance and Technology: How 2020’s Challenges Impact 2021’s Hiring

    3 months ago

    With the outbreak of Covid-19 in 2020, many businesses were faced with challenges they have never encountered before. Many companies in the US experienced significant layoffs, organizational restructuring, hiring freezes, and some were even unfortunately forced to shut down. With the pandemic having such a major impact on the market throughout 2020, we have seen financial in...

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  • Technology Legal Market Update

    3 months ago

    The Selby Jennings Legal recruitment team has expanded its coverage to include support in securing exceptional legal talent across financial services as well as technology. Our Technology Legal team, who exclusively focus on in-house roles within the Technology industry, have had to adapt to a new way of working to ensure we continue to support the legal advancements in the ...

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  • Finance Legal Market Update

    3 months ago

    Throughout this unprecedented year of 2020, we have seen movements in all industries when it comes to the ever-changing legal recruitment market, especially within the Financial Services space which has seen its fair share of positive and negative impacts from COVID-19. Our Legal team, who exclusively focus on the Financial Services market, have had to adapt to a new way...

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  • Insurance Talent Trends for 2021

    3 months ago

    Throughout this unprecedented year, the Selby Jennings Insurance Recruitment Team has continued to help clients across the country to secure top talent for their teams. As organizations look ahead to 2021 and define talent needs for the new year, the Selby Jennings team has outlined some of the top trends to expect in the industry. Top Skillsets in Demand in Insurance​Commun...

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  • West Coast Investment Banking Market Update

    3 months ago

    In 2020, financial markets saw explosive growth early on, entering the year very bullish. However, as the events of 2020 unfolded, we entered March already haven given back all of last year’s gains. It was clear 2020 would be one for the records. The Investment Banking market has been consistent with market performance taking a hit in the first half of the year, but recoveri...

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  • Recruitment Landscape: Quantitative Analytics

    3 months ago

    The Selby Jennings Quants team works with professionals across the US, ranging from derivative desk quants, modelers, developers, and researchers to portfolio managers and quant traders. Many of these relationships have been built and maintained over the last 15 years, and Selby Jennings is often are the agency of choice for world-class clients looking for help solving the ...

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  • Tech Market Review

    3 months ago

    The Selby Jennings Technology recruitment team has put together a brief overview covering compensation bands and common trends seen across Financial Services this past year. As a business, Selby Jennings adds value not only by providing clients with top notch talent, but also by producing valuable market intel. There is no question that Engineering talent is some of the most...

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  • Talent Trends in the Chicago Technology Market

    3 months ago

    2020 has provided us many twists and turns which has taught us how to adapt to our new “normal.” Ranging from extreme market volatility, indefinite remote interviewing, onboarding, and work, a huge push for a diverse workforce, and an increased need for technology, the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated change and growth across the tech industry.Hiring During Covid-19In the b...

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  • Midwest Legal Recruitment Market Update

    3 months ago

    As we reach the end of the 2020 year, the pandemic and various financial conditions have affected certain areas of the Midwest legal market. However, despite various setbacks, the legal hiring market is showing signs of increased activity in particular markets and is remaining steady during this challenging time. It is without a doubt that businesses and their directors ar...

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