The Grass Looks Greener for the Financial Services Job Market

Our recent Global Job Confidence Index 2021 explored the sentiments of 1,600 financial services professionals globally with nearly 800 of those professionals coming from North America. Our survey demonstrates that respondents are very optimistic about the Financial Services job market in the U.S. This was revealed with 62% of respondents expressing a positive or very positive outlook on the current Financial Services job market. 55% of those surveyed were either confident or very confident compared with 32.5% a year ago, expressing an overall positive outlook on the future job market.

"Passive candidates are much more willing to take recruiter calls just to see what is on offer. Candidates are holding all the cards as they know that companies are in need of talent as businesses recover from 2020."

- Kareem Bakr, Managing Director – Head of Selby Jennings New York

This annual report takes a deep dive into the minds of financial services professionals, sharing detailed findings on the job market, as well as further insights on job security, compensation, relocation, and more.

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