• How to Survive a Marathon Interview Process

    about 1 year ago

    ​​Interviewing at a banking or financial services firm will often include tough technical questions to assess if you have the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the role. For senior or crucial roles, the interview process can become even more tough with more candidates being invited to all-day long interviews. These involve a day with multiple rounds of interviews with...

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  • How to Resign and Leave on Good Terms

    about 1 year ago

    ​Leaving a role within the banking and financial services sector for a new opportunity can be a bittersweet moment for both you and your current employers. If you are a valuable asset to your company, you will want to continue that reputation through helping your employer throughout your notice period and planning a comprehensive handover for your replacement.Read ahead for ...

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  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    about 1 year ago

    ​You may struggle to keep your cool when leaving a challenging role within the banking and financial services sector. When stress has become too much, or you have secured a dream new role you can’t wait to start, it can be tempting to air your grievances when handing in your notice.Keep in mind that it never does good to burn bridges in business. Quitting a job you hate in a...

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  • The Signs of Burnout at Work and What to Do About It

    about 1 year ago

    ​As the financial sector evolves with fintech and the market continues to speed up, workers can face high levels of pressure. If you have ever felt overwhelmed by your work environment, you are not alone. The American Institute of Stress reports that worker stress costs the American economy $300 billion annually in both long and short-term sick time and high job turnover.Thi...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

    about 1 year ago

    ​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 Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    about 1 year ago

    ​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 Help a New Employee Relocate

    about 1 year ago

    ​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 Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    about 1 year ago

    ​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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  • How to Make the Perfect Job Offer

    about 1 year ago

    ​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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  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter

    about 1 year ago

    ​Recruitment in the banking and financial services sector has evolved, with high demands for specialists in analytics, research, and strategy; as technology and Big Data changes the face of both domestic and investment banking.In-house recruitment teams have felt the pressure of finding employees with relevant experience and in-demand skill sets, alongside being a good cultu...

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  • How to Deal with a Toxic Co-Worker

    about 1 year ago

    No matter where you work within the banking and financial services sector, it is likely you will eventually face a toxic or difficult co-worker at some point within your career. This behavior can appear in a driven and ambitious atmosphere where stress can manifest into negativity and bullying.Being the target for bullying or harassing behavior can keep you stuck in a negati...

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  • Which European City will Benefit most from Brexit?

    about 1 year ago

    ​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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  • Selby Jennings is partnering with A Leg To Stand On

    about 1 year ago

    Selby Jennings, a Phaidon International brand, is pleased to announce that we will be supporting “A Leg To Stand On” (ALTSO) for another year, in their annual Rocktoberfest events in London, Chicago and New York City.This organization provides free life-changing prosthetic limbs, orthotic braces, and appropriately fitted wheelchairs to children living with untreated limb dis...

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  • Selby Jennings to Join Panel at AI & Emerging Technology for Finance

    about 1 year ago

    ​We are delighted to announce that Jesse Skaff, Vice President – Client Relations at Selby Jennings, has been invited to speak on a panel at AI & Emerging Tech for Finance hosted by Corinium Global Intelligence. This event, hosted at the Convene on 101 Greenwich Street, New York, NY from November 12-13. The event will explore the role that technology, particularly AI, pl...

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  • Selby Jennings Named Best Hedge Fund Recruitment Firm

    about 1 year ago

    ​Last week, Selby Jennings was honored to attend the HFM US Services Awards 2019, where the team received the award for Best Hedge Fund Recruitment Firm. The awards ceremony, hosted in New York City, brought together leading hedge fund professionals, and we are thrilled to have been recognized by this esteemed group of industry experts. This award celebrates exceptional serv...

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  • Why You Should Decline A Counter Offer

    about 1 year ago

    ​“We’ll match what they’re offering.” It’s a moment that can catch you off guard. You’ve done the difficult bit, after all. You’ve survived marathon interview rounds, had your experience and expertise challenged, and come out on top – success, you’ve been offered the job! The only thing left to do was to rip off the band-aid and hand in your resignation. Unfortunately, your ...

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  • Insights from QuantMinds Americas

    over 1 year ago

    ​Selby Jennings had the honor of attending and speaking at this year’s QuantMinds Americas conference, held in Boston. Oliver Cooke, Managing Director of North America, moderated a panel of esteemed professionals, exploring the topic, “What should we be teaching the next generation of Quants?”QuantMinds Americas brought together experts from banks, investment managers, regul...

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  • What Should We Be Teaching the Next Generation of Quants?

    over 1 year ago

    ​Oliver Cooke, Managing Director of North America, has been invited to QuantMinds Americas to moderate the much-anticipated panel, “What should we be teaching the next generation of quants?” The panel will discuss the future of quant talent and skills, as well as exploring how quant modeling compares across different sectors. Looking ahead to the event, Cooke shares some key...

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  • Why Your Business Should Invest in Work Life Balance

    over 1 year ago

    ​For many employers and HR professionals in financial services, developing work-life balance strategies that bring tangible benefits to the business and their employees can be challenging. In a candidate-led market, employees have more choice than ever, and after salary and job security they state that work-life balance is the most important factor for job satisfaction. To a...

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

    over 1 year ago

    ​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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