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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Financial Technology Salary Guide Europe 2023

    9 months ago

    ​With projections of becoming a $1.5 trillion industry by 2030, the financial technology sector has witnessed rapid growth in recent years. Banking-focused financial technology companies are expected to make up almost 25% of all banking valuations worldwide by the end of the decade.With this anticipated growth comes the hot topic of salaries, not only for those hiring and pr...

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  • The Real Alpha: Unleashing Talent in Quantitative Finance Hiring

    10 months ago

    ​Demand for Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading professionals is always increasing in the financial services industry. It can be a challenge for hiring managers without the right talent partner to attract and retain the best Quants, meaning having guidance on salary and industry trends is crucial in getting the right workforce in place for the years ahead.Similarly, p...

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  • Investment Banking Salary Guide UK

    10 months ago

    In the highly competitive field of Investment Banking, having up to date knowledge of base salaries and bonus packages is vital for businesses looking to attract and retain top talent. For industry professionals, having access to current salary trends allows them to benchmark their current compensation package or employment offers against their peers.This exclusive guide...

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  • Tomorrow's Fintech

    about 1 year 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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  • Interview & Hiring Guidance

    about 1 year ago

    5 essential tips for employers, hiring managers, and HR on the hiring process in Financial Sciences & ServicesThe interview process, from initial phone call screenings and psychometric testing, to face to face interviews with the hiring manager and onsite tours, can often be a long and laborious process.So it is imperative to keep an interview process streamlined and engaged...

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  • 2023 Bonus Season Breakdown

    about 1 year 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 Bankin...

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