• 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 by Stephanie Cavanagh

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

    3 months ago by Olivia McNeilis

    ​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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  • Building Resilience: Covid-19 and Financial Services Recruitment

    4 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

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

    4 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    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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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

    5 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    During the Covid-19 epidemic, many of us in the United States are grappling with a new reality. While some companies in the financial services sector are slowing down their hiring process, others are looking to bring on talent to help navigate through this challenging time. It is an opportune moment to use technology to your advantage and get ahead of the competition to secu...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Jay Bevacqua

    5 months ago by Marissa Notaro

    ​What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the financial services industry? Jay Bevacqua, Recruitment Consultant at Selby Jennings, shares his thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in the financial services?To me, each ...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Jesse Skaff

    5 months ago by Marissa Notaro

    ​What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the financial services industry? Jesse Skaff, VP - Preferred Partnership Program at Selby Jennings, shares her thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in the financial services?T...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Anna Yegorova

    5 months ago by Marissa Notaro

    ​What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the financial services industry? Anna Yegorova, Vice President at Selby Jennings, shares her thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in the financial services?57% of all professi...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Karima Jibril

    5 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the financial services industry? Karima Jibril, Principal Consultant at Selby Jennings, shares her thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in the financial services? To me, this m...

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  • How Artificial Intelligence Furthers Hiring Bias

    5 months ago by Marissa Notaro

    ​Despite its promise, artificial intelligence is not an automatic answer to resolving hiring biases in financial services. While new software has emerged to aid recruiters and hiring managers speed up the process, left unchecked they are furthering the under-representation of women and minorities in the workplace. Despite what we like to believe, machines are far from neutra...

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

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​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.Research from Deloitte revealed that 58% of senior managers across the financial services sector are willing to extend counter-offers in order...

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  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​Relocating for a job, whether to a new city or a new country, is a move which is fraught with risk for both the employer and the employee. This move can be made far easier with the offer of a relocation package which provides generous financial support and practical advice for a new employee who needs to move to a new location.The global banking and financial sector often h...

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  • How to Make the Perfect Job Offer

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​The banking and financial services sector is well known for its high earning potential. Candidates are seeking roles where the salary reflects the value a skilled candidate is bringing to the company, and benefits such as performance-related bonuses. The sector is also transforming thanks to fintech innovations, and demand is growing for technical skills within digital bank...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​The first week of starting a new role in the global banking and financial services sector is essential for new hires to get a grip on workflows and processes while integrating the new employee into the existing corporate culture.It is important for HR and hiring managers to develop a thorough onboarding process for new hires which will help them approach their role with con...

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  • How to Deal with a Toxic Employee

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​If you are a leader in the banking and financial services sector, it is your top priority to ensure your teams are happy and working collaboratively. This delicate balance can be upset by the presence of a toxic employee who can spread negativity and cynicism to other members of your team.Toxic employees can often be brilliant and innovative workers, but toxic behavior such...

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  • How to Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​Seeking employees within the banking and finance sector involves hiring within specific skill sets and financial regulations which means you will often have to reject candidates who don’t quite fit the demands of the role you’re hiring for.If a candidate has a bad experience when going through your recruitment process, and receives untimely or unprofessional communications ...

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  • How to Negotiate Salary With A Successful Job Candidate

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​If you are hiring for a senior or particularly skilled role within the banking and financial services sector, it is likely before you can send the official job offer, you will enter a period of negotiation when it comes to your ideal candidate’s initial wage packet.The sector is competitive and many banks and financial institutions offer attractive signing bonuses or perfor...

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  • The Key to Writing a Great EVP

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​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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  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    9 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    ​Requirements for roles within the global banking and financial services sector are often very specific, with complicated and distinct skill sets required to analyze markets and manage large amounts of wealth. However, if you have a lot of identical CVs in your inbox, it is important to look beyond resumes to find those candidates who hold potential for growth within your co...

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