• Risk Market Update 2020

    17 days ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    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

    19 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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  • Global Job Confidence Index 2020

    about 2 months 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 by Stephanie Cavanagh

    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

    3 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    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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  • Life and Annuities Market Update

    3 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    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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  • Compliance Market Update 2020

    5 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh
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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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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Jamie Costello

    5 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the financial services industry? Jamie Costello, VP - Preferred Partnership Program for 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 and in the financial ser...

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  • Legal Recruitment Market Update 2020

    5 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    Throughout 2019, we saw movements in all industries when it comes to the everchanging legal recruitment market. Our team has specialized senior recruitment consultants that continue to adapt and succeed in their concentrated niches delivering the most efficient and effective talent on the market to our clients.The following Legal Recruitment Market Update, will highlight tre...

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  • How Artificial Intelligence Furthers Hiring Bias

    6 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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  • Innovation and Consolidation in the Front Office

    6 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    After spending six years recruiting for some of the most successful and innovative hedge funds, trading desks, and money managers in the world, I wanted to write about a topic that has been at the forefront of client’s inquiries over the past couple of years now. It’s a topic that I believe reflects innovation and consolidation in the front office, and how different human ca...

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  • How AI Can Boost Diversity Hiring

    6 months ago by Marissa Notaro

    ​Only 9.9% of the STEM employees are women of color. Does artificial intelligence (AI) hold the key to creating a fair and representative workforce in financial services? This guide explores how AI is currently being applied throughout the recruitment process as part of a diverse hiring strategy. Download to discover:•The reasons behind implicit and explicit hiring biases•Ho...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    6 months ago by Marissa Notaro

    The majority of leaders within financial services say diversity is a business priority – 90% of CEOs say it is their most important one according to McKinsey & Company. Yet little progress has been made in recent years and women, particularly women of color, remain underrepresented at the top. In this article, we explore the current ‘state of the union’ for women of colo...

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  • Women in Quants

    7 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    The quants gender divideA lack of females in the financial industry has long been an issue, and the quantitative finance sector is no stranger to this. In fact, quantitative finance is rated as one of the top-three financial sectors with the least amount of female representation at just 21%; behind Trading and IT.In fact, the number of women working in computer science relat...

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  • AI in Recruitment

    7 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    In 2008, so-called ‘robo-advisers’ launched to the general public to enable clients to manage their assets personally in the midst of the global financial crisis. Online investment company, Betterment, launched in the same year and popularized this innovative use of artificial intelligence. Ten years on, and the financial industry is just beginning to consider the full poten...

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  • Gender Diversity: The Commerical Imperative

    7 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    The business case for gender diversity is stronger than ever, but many companies are struggling to ensure women are fairly represented in top management. The data from 50 of the world’s biggest banks, insurers, asset managers and professional services firms showed that despite being the majority of junior staff, only a quarter (26%) of senior roles were occupied by women. In...

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