• Private Equity: The Aftermath

    7 months ago

    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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  • The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote Working

    7 months ago

    Working-from-home will endure long after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. Before government lockdowns, only 3.4% of the U.S. workforce telecommuted at least half the time. Yet, many businesses have had to adapt to their employees remote working. This forced organizational shift may change the very nature of work forever; many employees have found they enjoy avoiding the com...

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

    7 months ago

    ​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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  • Life and Annuities Market Update

    7 months ago

    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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  • How to Navigate a Difficult Job Market

    7 months ago

    The Covid-19 has rattled markets and the global economy, leading to increased unemployment. Whether you are actively looking for a new job or have decided to move, we have put together this guide to help finance professionals navigate these challenging times. Read on to discover how to hide, move or target to get your desired job without lingering for too long on the market....

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  • Building Resilience: Covid-19 and Financial Services Recruitment

    8 months ago

    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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  • Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

    8 months ago

    The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. The World Bank has approved an increased US$14 billion package of fast-track financing to assist companies and countries in their efforts to prevent, detect and respond to the virus. In the US, President Trump has signed t...

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

    8 months ago

    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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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    9 months ago

    As the Covid-19 epidemic continues, more of us will be working from home. During this time, it is more likely that a candidate will be asked to interview via video conference call. Even before the global crisis, video interviews have rocketed in popularity over the past decade as the technology required becomes universally accessible, and the time and cost savings for both s...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

    9 months ago

    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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  • Compliance Market Update 2020

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

    9 months ago

    ​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

    9 months ago

    ​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

    9 months ago

    ​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 Jamie Costello

    9 months ago

    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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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Allison Idarraga

    9 months ago

    ​What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the financial services industry?  Allison Idarraga, SVP - Client Relations and Business Development 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 in the ...

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

    9 months ago

    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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  • Legal Recruitment Market Update 2020

    9 months ago

    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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  • Selby Jennings Named Winner at HFM US Quant Awards 2020

    9 months ago

    The Selby Jennings team is honored to have won the HFM US Quants Awards 2020, in the category Best Executive Search – Quants. This category showcases recruitment firms who have demonstrated excellence in client service and product development, particularly in the effort to secure top quants talent for hedge funds over the previous 12 months. “We are honored to be recognized ...

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  • How Artificial Intelligence Furthers Hiring Bias

    10 months ago

    ​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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