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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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  • The Future of Risk Management

    3 months ago

    The Risk Management space is facing a particularly complex hiring landscape due to unpredictable global markets, rising inflation, a cost-of-living crisis, remote working and changing regulations and policies amongst financial institutions.Despite these challenges, there is still strong demand for top talent. Moves during bonus season, and a push towards enhanced diversity r...

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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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  • Market Report: A New Chapter for Financial Services

    over 1 year ago
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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    over 3 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​​​The majority of leaders within financial services say diversity is a business priority – 90% of CEOs say it is their most important one according to McKinsey & Company. Yet little progress has been made in recent years and women, particularly women of color, remain underrepresented at the top.In this article, we explore the current ‘state of the union’ for women of color ...

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  • After the Crash: Banking and Financial Services Outlook

    over 3 years ago by

    ​September 2018 saw the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers - often portrayed in popular culture as the high profile starting pistol for the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). During the aftermath, banking and financial services were put under intense scrutiny and continue to be subject to incredible levels of political intervention, commentary, enhanced re...

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  • 9 in 2019: The Financial Stories that Shaped the Year

    over 3 years ago by

    ​This year saw the 21st century in its final throws of adolescence. A government shutdown, low unemployment, record stock market highs, and continuing trade wars all played a role in shaping 2019’s financial markets and economy. In a world of 24 hour news, recounting what happened yesterday, let alone at the beginning of the year, can be a challenge. The final year of the de...

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  • Which European City will Benefit most from Brexit?

    over 3 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

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

    almost 4 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​​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 A...

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  • Top Trends in Life & Annuities - 2019

    about 4 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​With a strong move into Q4, unemployment at a record breaking low, and exciting new changes coming to the market our team wanted to feature a few trends we are seeing develop in the market.  We have outlined several of the largest changes most employers have been facing and a bit of outlook on the best way to take them in stride. From exam schedules to increased regulation ...

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  • Quantitative Finance Year In Review - 2019

    about 4 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Key Developments So FarSell-SideAs buy-side institutions, and the industry at large, continue to become more quantitative, Investment Banks have been increasingly investing in quantitative support within existing business lines which may or may not have had a direct quant team in the past. Specifically, this was seen across a number of European Investment Banks who invested...

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  • Insurance and Actuarial Talent Trends in 2019

    about 4 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​One clear trend emerges in the insurance industry — Artificial Intelligence has arrived. You may have already seen evidence of this such as algorithms in the actuarial back office all the way to chatbots for claims resolution. The AI disruption can be good for talent in this sector, as those who embrace these tools can stand out among the sea of competitors.Using AI to Incr...

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  • Credit-Market-Update-Q1-2019

    over 4 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​After an extremely turbulent end to 2018, credit market investors more than ever in recent memory seem to be taking a hard look at their strategic plans. Stocked with piles of fresh capital but struggling to generate deals with sufficient yield potential across familiar strategies, our clients have generally sought to broaden their mandates, and are seeking new talent to me...

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  • Why finance professionals are moving to Frankfurt in 2019

    over 4 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​A recent speech by Danièle Nouy, president of the Single Supervisory Mechanism of the European Central Bank (ECB), estimates at least 30 financial institutions have applied for new licenses to relocate to Frankfurt. Although the city may not quite compare to London, it’s quickly becoming one of top financial hubs in Europe.Financial marketing group Frankfurt Main Finance al...

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  • Trends in Investment Banking in 2019

    over 4 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​​Because of 2018’s success in the investment banking market — an overall bullish market and record-high transactions and deals — there seems to be a significant shortage for top quality talent. As the unemployment rate keeps hovering at 3.8%, 2019 is shaping up to be a time where the struggle for talent will continue to be a priority for the entire financial sector.Pursui...

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