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  • Investment Management Hiring Insights

    1 day ago

    ​As the Investment Management market experiences serious change - undergoing profound transformation and grappling with a mixed economic picture worldwide - it’s never been more important to take stock of the hiring landscape, both as a business in the market for the very best talent, and for professionals considering their career options. The latest Selby Jennings Investmen...

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  • The Future of Commodities

    17 days ago

    ​In an industry known for its unpredictability, it is especially hard to forecast hiring needs even as Commodities continues to grow.  So how can traditional energy markets retain top talent as the future turns greener? In this report, we investigate the 5 most prominent hiring trends in Commodities, and take a closer look at Carbon Markets, Renewable and Traditional Ener...

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  • The Future of Flexible Working

    19 days ago

    ​Since its introduction to the masses, flexible working has revolutionized the world of employment. As the demand for Financial Services professionals continues to grow worldwide, strategies to facilitate flexible and remote working have become essential in attracting and retaining top-tier talent. We conducted a survey to better understand the issues faced by American and E...

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  • The Future of Quants

    3 months ago

    ​Interested in how to attract, retain and promote quantitative talent? Or keen to find out as a Quants professional whether your pay matches your peers? Quantitative expertise in financial services is a highly sought-after skill, and there is no doubt that the job markets for Quants is going from strength to strength. Naturally, many professionals are curious about whether t...

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  • Finding a company culture that fits

    3 months ago

    For professionals seeking a new job, it’s often factors like salary, the day-to-day of the role itself, and the company brand that are central to the decision process. But each company has its own culture, customs, and values, even if they aren’t clearly defined, and they actually have more of an influence on your productivity, success, and even earnings than might be immedi...

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  • The Future of Risk Management

    3 months ago

    Growth and evolution best describe the current state of financial services in the US right now. From the development of secondary financial hubs outside of metropolitan cities like New York, to smaller companies like fintechs and startups offering competitive compensation and benefits packages, firms big and small find themselves competing for top talent. So much so tha...

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  • Private Wealth Management Report

    4 months ago

    Economic woes, inflation continuing to bite, and changing consumer behaviours mean that the Private Wealth Management sector is dealing with new challenges, and firms need to make bold choices and competitive industry strides during these times. Yet, with global AUM expected to almost double in size by 2025, there has never been a more critical time for firms to invest in t...

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  • How a talent specialist can widen your opportunities

    4 months ago by Lara Edgcombe

    As a professional with an elite set of skills and expertise, it’s important to work with a specialist talent partner who understands both you and your sector. There can be stiff competition at the top of the ladder, and landing a new top tier position where your level of expertise have the opportunity to be both utilised to their full potential and encouraged to grow further...

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  • Negotiating the salary you deserve

    4 months ago by Lara Edgcombe

    When seeking a new job, it’s imperative to know the market, understand where you fit within it, and form a realistic salary expectation to stick to. A good talent partner will help you to know your worth within the industry and organization you’re interviewing for and will assist with communicating those expectations back to the hiring manager, but no one is a better advocat...

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  • Why it pays to know your co-workers salaries

    4 months ago by

    Professionals within the banking and financial services sector have the potential to make very high earnings. The average salary of a Financial Manager is around $120,000, According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, with further lucrative opportunities available in investment banking.If you work in the finance sector, chances are you haven’t reached the height of your ...

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    How To Find Out Your Co Worker's Salary
  • How to get the most out of a long and challenging interview process

    4 months ago by Ashley Sylvin

    ​​Interviewing at a banking or financial services firm, particularly for senior-executive level positions, will often entail a rigorous process that includes a lot of prep, energy, and tough technical questions to assess if you have the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the role. In certain instances, you may even be invited to attend an all-day interview, which entai...

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  • How to decide if a job offer is worth taking

    4 months ago by

    Landing a job offer is a great achievement and it can be tempting to grab it with both hands, particularly if you’ve been focused on the interview process for some time. Yes, crafting resumés and cover letters, researching companies and positions, preparing presentations, and attending interviews are all time and energy consuming parts of the process, especially for senior-e...

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    7 Ways To Decide If A Job Offer Is Worth Taking
  • How to Negotiate a Salary

    6 months ago

    Finding the perfect role can be a long and arduous road. Once you have found an employer that fits your requirements, and your skills and attitude fit perfectly for the job, hopefully it is time for an offer to come through.In a perfect world, you get an offer that you would enthusiastically accept. However, if you are in a candidate-driven market, you may be in a position t...

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  • A new dawn for commodity trading and talent?

    6 months ago

    ​Global net-zero targets have altered the commodities landscape, which now sees the industry playing a defining role to supply essential materials, from copper to rare earth, that work towards a carbon neutral future. What’s more, commodities remain the best-performing asset class of 2022 and enjoyed healthy activity in Q1, rising to nearly 30% as calculated by the S&P GSCI ...

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

    8 months 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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  • The risk management landscape: industry & hiring trends

    8 months 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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  • The Investment Banking Briefing

    10 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 exclus...

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

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

    about 1 year ago by

    ​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 Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    about 1 year ago by

    ​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