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  • Tomorrow's Fintech

    25 days ago

    ​​As the fintech sector continues to experience significant growth, it’s vital that hiring keeps pace with the market.This report investigates the future of hiring in the fintech industry, so whether you are an organization searching for the right people to achieve your business goals, or a professional pursuing your next opportunity in this rapidly evolving market, we...

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  • 2023 Bonus Season Breakdown

    about 2 months ago

    ​Discover the latest analysis of bonuses and rewards in the Financial Sciences & Services industry, and how it impacts the talent market.Understanding bonus structure has become not only a critical aspect to businesses in attracting and retaining top talent, but also for professionals in knowing their true value.Analysing the rewards arrangement across the Finance and Banki...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in Europe

    3 months ago

    ​After a disruptive period across Financial Services, the industry is rebalancing itself - firms within the sector have adapted with considerable agility to a changing political and socioeconomic landscape and are now trying to find a new equilibrium after a demanding period. The firms that manage to future-proof their operations and retain their talent will be well placed t...

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  • Investment Management Salary Guide Europe

    3 months ago

    As a hiring manager, knowing the market rate for the positions you are looking to fill is critical to sourcing, retaining, and rewarding top talent. By downloading our Selby Jennings Salary Guide, you can quickly and easily access up-to-date salary and bonus information in private credit, private equity, and investor relations.Our salary and bonus guide provides detailed sal...

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  • Investment Management Hiring Insights

    4 months ago

    ​​​As the Investment Management market experiences serious change - undergoing profound transformation and grappling with a mixed economic picture worldwide - it’s never been more important to take stock of the hiring landscape, both as a business in the market for the very best talent, and for professionals considering their career options.The latest Selby Jennings Investme...

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  • The Future of Flexible Working

    4 months ago

    ​Since its introduction to the masses, flexible working has revolutionized the world of employment. As the demand for Financial Services professionals continues to grow worldwide, strategies to facilitate flexible and remote working have become essential in attracting and retaining top-tier talent. We conducted a survey to better understand the issues faced by American and E...

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  • The Future of Commodities

    4 months ago

    ​​In an industry known for its unpredictability, it is especially hard to forecast hiring needs even as Commodities continues to grow.  So how can traditional energy markets retain top talent as the future turns greener? In this report, we investigate the 5 most prominent hiring trends in Commodities, and take a closer look at Carbon Markets, Renewable and Traditional Ener...

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  • The Investment Banking Briefing

    5 months ago

    ​Investment bankers are always highly sought after, and there is no doubt the jobs market is going from strength to strength.Many professionals are curious about whether their salaries and bonuses match their peers, which is why we have produced the Investment Banking briefing.Discover our latest salary & bonus guidance in the report, which also includes exclusive survey res...

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  • Open for Business: Frankfurt Launch

    over 1 year ago

    Selby Jennings strengthens its market leading talent solution and accelerates growth by launching an office in Frankfurt.

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  • How to Make Your Virtual Interview a Success

    about 3 years ago by

    ​Over the past decade, more companies in Germany have been including video job interviews as part of their hiring process, especially in roles with remote applicants or those which attract a large number of applications. In light of the current coronavirus pandemic and most financial service professionals working from home these days, virtual job interviews are becoming even...

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  • 5 Useful Tips to Beat Blue Monday

    over 3 years ago by

    ​It’s January. Christmas and the New Year’s celebrations are truly behind us, and the weather is grim in most parts of Germany. With the daylight hours per day at an annual low, many financial services professionals find this a difficult stretch to get through mentally. This is particularly true on the dreaded Blue Monday, so if you are feeling unusually down today, you are ...

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  • 5 Steps to Convincing Your Boss That a Sabbatical is a Good Idea

    over 3 years ago by

    ​Did you know that 34% of the “100 Best Workplaces in Europe” offer paid sabbaticals, according to the Great Places to Work Institute? With this number ever increasing, there's no better time to bring up the conversation with your employer. Asking for a career break is rarely easy, but a sabbatical offers more than a chance for you to recharge. Time away can be a vital oppor...

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    5 Steps To Convincing Your Boss That A Sabbatical Is A Good Idea
  • Is Your Boss Invested in Your Career Development?

    over 3 years ago by

    ​Institutions in the German banking and financial sector used to rely on a traditional career ladder. Work hard, perform well and achieve promotion. However, the landscape has transformed with the digitisation of finance and fintech innovations in cybersecurity and data analysis. This means the traditional career path no longer exists, and guidance is needed.  If you are wor...

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  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    over 3 years ago by

    ​Taking the next step of your career path within the German banking and financial services sector is certainly a cause for celebration, but first you have to face the difficult task of leaving your current role. Quitting your job is never pleasant, but there are ways you can leave your current role in a graceful, tactful and professional manner which will help both you and y...

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  • How to Survive a Marathon Interview Process

    over 3 years ago by

    ​The German banking and financial services sector is a highly competitive job market, and senior roles attract a wide range of talented candidates. When making a crucial hiring decision, banks and financial firms may invite you to an interview which takes all day. This will involve several rounds of interviews with a range of stakeholders. Though this is a great way for comp...

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  • How to Deal With a Toxic Co-Worker

    over 3 years ago by

    ​Dealing with a toxic co-worker can be a tough situation to navigate. Colleagues who are making your working life difficult are impossible to escape, and if behaviour such as constant negativity, bullying and gossip is part of your everyday routine, the impact on your productivity and mental health can be huge.  Working in the German banking and financial services can be str...

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  • 7 Ways to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    over 3 years ago by

    ​Many roles on offer within the German banking and financial services sector attract candidates with generous and attractive salary and bonus packages, but it is important to look at an opportunity from different angles when considering a successful job offer within the sector.  Even if you fought hard for the job offer, the best decision for both your career and general qua...

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    7 Ways To Decide If A Job Is Worth Taking
  • How to Find Out Your Co-Worker's Salary

    over 3 years ago by

    ​A career in the German financial sector can prove to be lucrative, with a mixture of large financial institutions and smaller disruptor and fintech brands all competing for high quality talent through generous wages. According to online careers portal Gehalt.de, one of the best paid job titles in Germany is Fund Manager.  If you are not happy with your current salary, scann...

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    How To Find Out Your Co Worker's Salary
  • How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

    over 3 years ago by

    Approaching your first day in a new and challenging role in your career can be nerve-wracking even for the most confident and skilled candidate. Companies within the German banking and financial services sector will likely have created an onboarding process to help you learn the ropes, but there is pressure to make an impactful first impression on team members who you will b...

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    How To Make A Great First Impression In Your New Job
  • The Signs of Burnout at Work and What to do About it

    over 3 years ago by

    ​Challenges in the banking and financial services sector include dealing with volatile global markets and keeping up with the fast-evolving world of fintech. Jobs in the finance sector become increasingly demanding as new skill sets are required.  A 2016 Gallup poll found that 24% of German office workers reported feeling ‘burned out’ in their current roles. In 2019, the Wor...

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    The Signs Of Burnout At Work And What To Do About It