• Selby Jennings Awarded Best Executive Search Firm 2021

    3 days 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 

    11 days 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

    13 days ago

    ​Selby Jennings is thrilled to announce this year's partnership with Society of Actuaries for the 2021 ImpACT Conference in Pittsburgh, PA. 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 build a new future. Key...

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  • Selby Jennings Partners with The Trading Show Chicago

    18 days 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 pl...

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  • Life & Annuity Recruitment Market Update 2021

    about 1 month 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

    about 2 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

    2 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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  • Employee Job Confidence: A New Dawn?

    3 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

    3 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 Virtual Recruitment Landscape: Reset and Reboot

    3 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

    3 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

    3 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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  • Top Trends to Improve your ED&I Strategy

    4 months ago

    ​The global relevance of equity, diversity, and inclusion (ED&I), as a business value and organizing principle, remains a key concern for recruiters and many organizations. ED&I is a powerful enabler of innovation and growth; companies that lead with this progressive course of action, not only address systemic barriers, but drive impactful change within all areas o...

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  • How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

    4 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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  • Virtual Interviews & Onboarding in FinTech

    4 months ago

    The day-to-day work environment has changed drastically over the previous year. Through the adoption of remote work, both employees and employers have had to adjust their day-to-day operations to continue to work effectively from home. Our team at Selby Jennings has found that, in the Financial Technology space, the creation of an optimal virtual interview process is just as...

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  • Navigating the Talent Challenge Post-Pandemic

    4 months ago

    ​The legacy of the global pandemic and the future of work is yet to be determined. As firms carve out a path forward, there are signs that the flexible working paradigm may be the solution to the impending talent challenge, namely the battle of acquisition and retention. A recent Forbes feature, in partnership with our parent company Phaidon International, raises prominent q...

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  • 5 Self-Care Practices that Put Your Mental Health First

    5 months ago

    ​In light of the anxiety and stress caused by the global health crisis and its fallout, it’s no wonder that many have felt the weight of the past twelve months on their shoulders. Social isolation, video call fatigue, and an increase in employee burnout are some of the driving factors impacting the lives of so many this year. Whether you are struggling to stay motivated, fee...

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  • Investment Banking Market Update

    5 months ago

    We are currently in a candidate driven market – bankers are in higher demand than ever before, but with intense competition and a shrinking candidate pool, banks are accelerating efforts to re-think their approach to retention and recruitment in order to attract and retain key talent. The landscape of investment banking jobs is feverish; we have witnessed a profound uptick i...

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  • Demand for Talent in the Tech Space

    5 months ago

    ​Demand for Talent The overall demand for technology talent throughout 2020 has been very steady. While the year has certainly been tougher than usual for many businesses, most would agree that falling behind on the execution of key technology agendas would only make life more difficult. Mid-High Frequency Firms – who thrive off volatility – have accelerated technology hiri...

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  • Performance Over Presence

    5 months ago

    ​At the beginning of 2020, many financial services companies were firmly thrust into a remote working trajectory, a watershed year for digital transformation within the workplace. For the past year, the high-speed mass adoption of flexible working required employers to redefine and re-examine the workplace. If flexible agility, hybrid cloud infrastructures, and open banking ...

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