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  • 7 Tips to Make Your Job Application in Financial Services Stand Out

    27 days ago

    ​The financial sciences and services hiring landscape is competitive, making it crucial to differentiate yourself when applying for new roles. Your CV serves as your first impression, and your application is a powerful tool to demonstrate your expertise, achievements, and value to potential employers. This article covers seven strategies for professionals aiming to stre...

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  • Europe Bonus Season Breakdown 2024

    29 days ago

    ​In today's evolving financial services landscape, understanding bonus structures is crucial. Bonuses not only attract and retain top talent, but also serve as a benchmark for professionals' value.Selby Jennings surveyed over 1,700 financial services professionals in the European finance and banking sector to uncover the factors driving bonus payouts and performance metrics ...

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  • Internal Controls Salary Guide 2024

    about 1 month ago

    ​Put together by our market experts in Europe, the Selby Jennings internal controls salary guide assists professionals and hiring managers in understanding the current compensation structure for audit and operational risk specialists in the European financial hubs of Paris, Zurich, and Frankfurt.Whether you’re a seasoned professional contemplating a change in your career pat...

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  • Compliance Salary Guide Europe 2024

    about 1 month ago

    Compiled by our market experts, the Selby Jennings Compliance Salary Guide assists professionals and hiring managers in understanding current compensation structures for compliance roles across Europe, covering the following areas:Corporate & Investment BankingInvestment ManagementRetail Banking & InsuranceIn addition to breaking down benchmarks by role, separate salary r...

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  • The Status Quo of Sales & Trading in Europe

    about 1 month ago

    ​With a volatile political environment, alongside predicted interest rate cuts, 2024 is likely to see continued demand for firms looking to maximise their expertise to manage investments and hedge client exposure, resulting in a drive for more experienced hires. It has been challenging for sales & trading, and commodities in particular, but there are plenty of opportunities ...

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  • Financial Technology: Global Salary Guide 2024

    about 2 months ago

    Despite a challenging few years for the Financial Technology sector which led to restructuring and a surplus of exceptional professionals, the latest advancements in artificial intelligence and software updates, as well as a more positive macroeconomic outlook show signs of a strong recovery.The Fintech sector is incredibly resilient and moves fast, which is why it’s importa...

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  • Take the Next Step in Your Career With a Talent Partner

    about 2 months ago

    Making the decision to progress your career and secure a new position is both exhilarating and demanding. In a fiercely competitive job market, candidates often outnumber available opportunities, so mastering self-promotion strategies and having the support of a talent partner is critical to increase access to roles in your desired career path. This blog offers insights and ...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in Europe 2024

    about 2 months ago

    The financial sciences and services industry has shown remarkable adaptability amidst recent disruptions, including navigating changing macroeconomic and geopolitical landscapes, alongside evolving consumer demands and regulatory frameworks. Companies that have been able to quickly pivot their operations and strategies to adjust to new market realities are best placed to tak...

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  • Returning to the Sell-Side from the Buy-Side: A Journey from Hedge Funds

    2 months ago

    ​In the diverse landscape of the financial industry, professionals encounter numerous pathways for growth and development. Among these, the distinction between the buy-side and sell-side stands out prominently. Professionals frequently navigate between these sectors, driven by a quest for fresh challenges, opportunities, and enriching experiences. At Selby Jennings, George C...

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  • Selby Jennings named as one of UK's Leading Recruiters 2024 by the Financial Times

    2 months ago

    We are honoured to announce that Selby Jennings has been named as one of the Financial Times Leading Recruiters 2024 in financial services​.Matt Nicholson, Managing Director at Selby Jennings Europe, shares his pride at receiving the recommendation:"The recognition as one of the UK's foremost recruiters in the financial services industry for 2024, endorsed by the Financial T...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in China 2024

    2 months ago

    ​In 2023, China's return to the global stage post-pandemic ushered in a period of rapid transformation, which is where we are now. Despite facing deflationary pressures and a looming property crisis, the country's economy is growing, exerting significant influence over financial landscapes across the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, and the US. As the demand for skilled financia...

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  • Discover Financial Sciences & Services Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Insights

    3 months ago

    Phaidon International's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report Examines the Perceptions of DE&I in Financial Sciences & Services.​As an award-winning financial sciences & services talent partner under the Phaidon International brand, clients often ask us how to improve Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in their workplace so they can attract, hire, and retain top talent with...

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  • Relocating to the UAE - A Guide

    5 months ago

    ​Nestled on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has undergone an extraordinary transformation over the past few decades. From its origins as a fishing and pearling nation, it has developed into a hub of innovation and ambition. Central to this change is Dubai, a city where tradition meets futurism, offering a vista of skyscrapers, ...

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  • Trading Hub Dubai: A Magnet for London’s Commodity Traders

    5 months ago

    Dubai, renowned for its cutting-edge skyline and vibrant markets, is swiftly evolving into a global trade powerhouse. Its geographical advantage, pro-business policies, and top-notch infrastructure have attracted traders worldwide, including those from London.Why Dubai? Sitting at the crossroads of East and West, Dubai serves as a pivotal hub for trillions of dollars of busi...

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  • Risk Management Salary Guide For Europe

    5 months ago

    Are you a Risk Management professional considering your next career opportunity? Or are you a financial sciences & services leader that requires strategic talent to join your organisation? The Risk Management Salary Guide by Selby Jennings can assist, equipping you with the essential knowledge and insights necessary to make well-informed decisions, whether that's helping y...

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  • Key Insights & Takeaways from QuantMinds 2023

    6 months ago

    ​​Selby Jennings' talent acquisition experts from Europe, the USA, and Asia attended QuantMinds 2023 in London in November - the world's leading quant finance event. Alex Morris, Vice President - Quantitative Analytics at Selby Jennings Europe, shares his key takeaways from the event, including current and future market trends and their impacts on hiring.What trends have you...

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  • The UK's Bold Move: Scrapping the Cap on Banker Bonuses

    7 months ago

    In a post-Brexit environment, the UK continues to reassess its relationship with EU policies. One of the most significant changes that has captured the attention of the global financial community is the UK's decision to scrap the cap on banker bonuses inherited from the EU. This change not only symbolises a divergence from EU financial regulations but also has substantial im...

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  • How the Right Risk Management Talent can Future-proof Financial Services

    7 months ago

    Building Risk Resilience​In today’s complex landscape, understanding and managing risk is essential to ensuring your financial firm’s longevity and growth. And to do that, you have to have the right risk talent in place. Overlooking risk can lead to significant consequences, both financially and reputationally. Regulatory changes, economic downturns, and unforeseen disrupti...

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  • Considerations for Financial Services Professionals When Changing Jobs

    7 months ago

    ​Transitioning to a new job is a substantial decision for banking and financial services professionals. In such a dynamic and highly competitive field, it’s important to thoroughly assess any move and consider the factors that could affect your longer-term career. In this article, Selby Jennings explores the crucial points that banking and financial services professionals sh...

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  • Quantitative Analytics Salary Guide Europe 2023

    8 months ago

    ​In Europe’s financial services sector, there’s a consistent demand for professionals in Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading. Requirements for professionals across front and back office, covering the entire lifecycle from coding and validation to derivative pricing and automating functions, is astronomically high.Having guidance on salary and industry trends is crucia...

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