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  • Quantitative Analytics Salary Guide USA

    1 day ago

    Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading professionals are always in demand in the financial services industry.With the further adoption of data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence in finance and banking, the roles, responsibilities, and remuneration packages of Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading experts are evolving as well.Navigate the fa...

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  • Quants: The Hottest Markets Right Now

    30 days ago

    Financial markets around the world continue to grow in volatility due to the global economy's ever-increasing complexity and technology's constant evolution. As financial organizations compete for top Quants talent to keep up with these fast-paced developments and capitalize on the hottest market opportunities, we take a closer look at these thriving sectors and the trends s...

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  • Why Quant Professionals are a Great Long-Term Investment

    about 1 month ago by Missy House

    ​In the fast-paced world of finance, quantitative trading has emerged as a powerful force, reshaping traditional investment landscapes. As businesses seek innovative strategies to navigate complex markets, the role of quant professionals has taken center stage. In this blog, we will explore the evolution of quantitative trading, the profits it yields, the essential tools at ...

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  • How to Progress Your Career as a Quantitative Analyst

    about 1 month ago by Missy House

    ​Quantitative analysts play a crucial role for many businesses by analysing data and creating models to help make informed decisions. If you're intrigued by numbers, have a passion for problem-solving, and have a keen interest in the financial markets, a career as a quantitative analyst might be the career for you. Whether you're an aspiring quantitative analyst or looking...

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  • A New Generation of Female Quant Talent

    about 1 month ago by Missy House

    ​In the dynamic landscape of quantitative trading, a powerful wave of change is reshaping the industry. But this wave isn't driven by technology and algorithms; it's powered by the emergence of a new generation of female talent that is propelling progress, innovation, and equality in the traditionally male-dominated world of quant trading.This blog explores the indispensable...

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  • Conveying Your Quantitative Strategies Effectively in an Interview

    about 2 months ago

    Quantitative strategies are at the core of many industries, especially within the financial, business, and technological sectors. Whether you're a quantitative analyst, a trader, or simply someone who leverages data-driven strategies, it's crucial to know how to communicate your approach during an interview. In this blog post, we'll explore methods to convey your quantitativ...

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  • The Real Alpha: Unleashing Talent in Quantitative Finance Hiring

    2 months ago

    Demand for Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading professionals is always increasing in the financial services industry. It can be a challenge for hiring managers without the right talent partner to attract and retain the best Quants, meaning having guidance on salary and industry trends is crucial in getting the right workforce in place for the years ahead.Similarly, pr...

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  • Recruiting C++ Quant Developers: The Importance of Finding the Right People

    4 months ago by Missy House

    ​Quant careers contribute significantly to the financial services industry by providing substantial tech, programming, and mathematical knowledge, support, and solutions. As the digital world demands investment banks, asset management firms, hedge funds, and other financial services firms to keep up with modern tech, the demand for mathematical minds, quant teams, and develo...

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  • Hiring Quant Developers: The Importance of Finding the Right Talent

    4 months ago by Missy House

    ​Taking the time to find the right people for the job role you are advertising offers a raft of benefits for your business. Finding the right candidate will not only improve your company culture, performance, and profits, but it will also boost team morale, introduce new and exciting perspectives, improve productivity, and add a new dimension to your business landscape. Taki...

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  • The Rise in Demand for Quant Professionals: Harnessing New Skills for the Future

    4 months ago

    In an era dominated by Big Data and AI, businesses and organizations are increasingly reliant on data-driven decision-making and predictive analytics. At the heart of this revolution are quant professionals; highly skilled individuals adept at quantitative analysis, applying mathematical models and sophisticated statistical modeling techniques to forecast trends, optimize pr...

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  • How to Write a Quantitative Analyst Job Description

    6 months ago

    A Quantitative Analyst is a professional who utilizes a range of quantitative methods to help companies to make sound financial decisions. Also known as Quants, Quantitative Qnalysts help businesses to manage risk, identify profitable investment opportunities, and develop pricing models in line with business needs. The most effective way of hiring and attracting top industry...

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  • How the AVP of Selby Jennings supports diversity in Quants

    7 months ago

    Konza Akhtar has seen many countries in her life. She was born in Pakistan and grew up in Hong Kong, then pursued her master’s degree in psychology in the UK. It was in London that she realized she loved working with people and joined Phaidon International as one of the first post-Covid hires. At Selby Jennings, Konza found a surprising use for her psychology degree in talen...

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  • How to Prepare For a Quant Analyst Interview

    9 months ago

    Preparing for a quant analyst job interview can be a daunting task. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your quant analyst job interview to ensure you make a great impression. 1. Research the Company Before your interview, take the time to research the company you are interviewing with. Check out the company’s website, read press releases and industry news, and take a...

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  • The Future of Quants

    11 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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  • Selby Jennings is attending QuantMinds International

    12 months ago

    Selby Jennings is thrilled to be attending this year's QuantMinds International this week (November 7-10), at the W Barcelonain Spain.Whether you are 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, a chat with Selby Jennings could be beneficial.To help prepare for the even...

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  • Selby Jennings at QuantMinds International 2022

    about 1 year ago

    We’re excited to announce that Matthew Rooney, Head of Quant Research and Analytics at Selby Jennings, will return as chair to this year’s QuantMinds International. Here, he will lead the Option Pricing, Trading & Volatility Stage during November 8 at the W Barcelona in Spain.“It is great to be invited back to such a prestigious and important event in the Quant calendar,” sa...

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  • 3 ways to navigate bidding wars for Quants talent

    about 1 year ago

    Bidding wars are becoming a regular occurrence in the Quants market. Historically, a Quants professional could have 1-2 competing offers on the table, but nowadays that number is closer to 2-4 offers. There are a variety of non-monetary factors for job candidates to consider when in a bidding war for them, and for businesses wanting to snap up the very best Quants profession...

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  • Competitive compensation in Quant finance

    about 1 year ago

    ​Quant finance professionals are known for good compensation, but with the demand for talent having grown even stronger, the bar for substantial salaries has been raised even more. ​Buy side and sell side salaries An experienced Quants professional on the buy side, those that would constitute as a ‘Senior’, have a base salary ranging approximately from $185,000 to $250,000. ...

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  • The battle for quant talent in crypto

    over 1 year ago

    How can crypto firms win over the most sought after talent in a highly competitive space?Ahead of Bitcoin 2022 in Miami, we caught up with Ashton Morlote, Matthew Healy and Chris Schwuchow to discuss the strategies firms could be using to help win over talent, as well as transferable skills to look out for, and how the industry could shape up over the next 12 months. To ...

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  • Quantitative Analytics: Soft skills to progress

    about 2 years ago

    ​In today’s highly competitive and rapidly changing job market, it is essential to have a strong set of soft skills in order to progress in quantitative analytics. Soft skills not only give you an edge over other applicants, but they are also critical for success in the workplace. From communication and problem-solving to creativity and leadership, soft skills can help you s...

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