• Private Equity: The Aftermath

    10 days 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

    about 1 month 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

    3 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh
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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Jay Bevacqua

    3 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

    3 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

    3 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

    3 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

    3 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

    3 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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  • Innovation and Consolidation in the Front Office

    3 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

    4 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

    4 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

    5 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

    5 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

    5 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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  • 5 Hiring Trends to Watch in 2020 and the Next Decade

    6 months ago by Marissa Notaro

    Looking back the 2019 year, it is safe to say that the economy and hiring trends across the financial services sector went through a bit of a roller coaster. Kicking off 2019, we were faced with looming fears of an economic downturn that led to most top tier financial institutions putting the brakes on hiring across Q1 and Q2. As the economy rallied in the second half of the...

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  • After the Crash: Banking and Financial Services Outlook

    6 months ago

    ​September 2018 saw the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers - often portrayed in popular culture as the high profile starting pistol for the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). During the aftermath, banking and financial services were put under intense scrutiny and continue to be subject to incredible levels of political intervention, commentary, enhanced re...

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  • 9 in 2019: The Financial Stories that Shaped the Year

    6 months ago

    This year saw the 21st century in its final throws of adolescence. A government shutdown, low unemployment, record stock market highs, and continuing trade wars all played a role in shaping 2019’s financial markets and economy. In a world of 24 hour news, recounting what happened yesterday, let alone at the beginning of the year, can be a challenge. The final year of the dec...

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  • Which European City will Benefit most from Brexit?

    8 months ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​As the UK careens towards Brexit, a growing list of European cities are battling it out to usurp The City of London as the continent’s next financial hub. Tempered by the uncertainty a potential ‘no deal’ brings, financial institutions are already charting their departure from the English capital.What cities could replace London?Potential suitors lining up to succeed London...

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  • The rise of external asset managers (EAM) in Asia

    12 months ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​A decade ago, External Asset Managers (EAMs) were virtually unknown in Asia, despite being well established in Europe and the USA. Now the sector is rapidly expanding, Hong Kong and Singapore have a total of 160 independent asset management firms, and collectively manage US$91.5 billion in private wealth as of 2017. Traditionally, investors in Hong Kong, Singapore and the ...

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