• The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    7 days ago

    Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard-to-fill role.There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent:Deep ...

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  • 5 Tips for Dealing With Back to the Office Blues

    10 days ago

    ​Returning to the office after a long absence can be more than just a bump in the road. For some, frequently resulting in a case of back to the office blues.  Having overcome the anxieties and tensions of working from home, it is not unreasonable to expect that the transition back into the office environment might be somewhat intense.Sharing space, adjusting to the commute a...

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  • Global Whitepaper: The Work-Life Rebalance

    20 days ago

    ​Have you been enjoying working from home while able to spend time with your family and loved ones? Have you been saving more time from the commute for extra resting hours? With the largest working from home experience, it inspires each one of us to rethink the meaning of "work-life balance".

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  • Investment Professionals in Asia Switching to Wealth Management

    27 days ago
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  • What to Do If You're Made Redundant at this Difficult Time?

    28 days ago

    Covid-19 has disrupted the global economy and the job market, leaving some employers little choice but to downsize their headcount to survive. Being made redundant can affect everyone mentally, financially, and emotionally. However, the key to surviving this is to overcome the challenges and make the most out of it. Why? It's a temporary state of being. This article aims to ...

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  • REOPEN Office Post Circuit Breaker

    about 1 month ago

    Singapore ended the circuit breaker on Jun 2, 2020. This means that companies are going to reopen their offices. Although businesses in the finance and insurance sectors operate with a lower risk of transmission, it is still essential for banks and financial institutions to have a safe re-opening.While our specialist recruiters are in touch with hiring and HR managers daily ...

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  • Return to the office - Six Steps to Get Back to the Work

    about 1 month ago

    Financial services professionals, are you working in the office? Or are you still working from home? Are you ready to return?Singapore ended the circuit breaker on Jun 1, 2020, and a three-phrase reopening plan has been rolled out. The reopening plan is allowing businesses to open slowly - with following the guidance from the authority.Businesses withing the finance and insu...

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  • The Impact of Singapore Tightens Work Visa Rules

    about 1 month ago

    The Singapore government is increasing the minimum salary level for Employment Passes (EPs) in Singapore on December 1st. How will this impact the financial services job market?Who Holds Singapore Employment Pass?"We see clients try to reserve Employment Passes for more senior employees, and for roles that require very niche skills," says Natasha Madhavan, team lead for gove...

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  • Why You Should Not Hesitate to Find A New Job

    about 2 months ago

    In times of uncertainty, we are supposed to lay low and wait for better days, right? With the global pandemic looming over our heads, this argument is strengthened by lower economic activity and reduced expectations. However, staying where you are in terms of your career may be just the thing you should not be doing. Finding a new job could be more beneficial.Someone says th...

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  • #SGUnited - Local Hiring Push

    about 2 months ago

    No doubt, Singapore is an attractive country. In 2019, Singapore firstly has ranked top for the world’s most competitive economy, ahead of Hong Kong and the United States. After that, this year, Singapore has ranked second place up globally for the world's most innovative countries in 2020. Besides winning these big titles, clean, efficient, with low tax rates and along with...

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  • How a Specialist Recruiter Can Help You Secure Your Dream Job In a Difficult Job Market

    2 months ago

    Using a specialist recruiter is like having a sector insider working on your behalf to help you find a better job—and at zero cost. At Selby Jennings, we hold long and rich relationships with some of the biggest or most successful companies within banking and financial services—and represent up-and-coming businesses who are seeking the hottest talent to help support their gr...

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  • Taking Stock: The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    3 months ago

    While the global pandemic will inevitably result in long term transformations to the form and function of the workplace, the short term will mostly be characterized by iterative solutions intended to buy time and weather immediate concerns.It is uncertain when or if a vaccine for COVID-19 will be discovered, and radical reorganization of the workplace could prove an unnecess...

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  • ​Hong Kong and Singapore Remain Potentially Attractive Workplace for Bankers

    3 months ago

    ​eFinancial Careers has put a closer look to HSBC to under the talent shift in the banking industry. With different reasons and new announcements from the bank, Hong Kong and Singapore remain potentially attractive workplace for bankers to transfer over the next 12 months.Bank's Strategies Make Asia an Attractive WorkplaceNot long ago, HSBC has announced on the plan of 35,00...

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  • Hong Kong Financial Services Senior Management Transfers To China

    3 months ago

    According to a recent article by eFinancial Careers, more banks in Hong Kong are transferring their senior management across the border—to China. Credit Suisse - Transfer to Their Mainland Joint VentureOne of the examples is Credit Suisse. The Swiss bank wants to let go of about half of its investment banking staff at its mainland joint venture, Credit Suisse Founder Securi...

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  • Diversity & Inclusion: Working From Home is the Key to Diversity

    3 months ago

    ​No doubt, pandemic forced the global workforce to try on working from home arrangement. Certainly, this could be a very new experience for many companies and individuals. With such experience, 74% of the banking and financial services workforce reports wanting to embrace the working from home model according to a recent poll by our parent company, Phaidon International. Whi...

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  • Returning from The Circuit Breaker

    4 months ago

    On 3 April, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a nationwide partial lockdown, euphemistically known as a circuit breaker, to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Singapore. After 2 months, the government announced Singapore will embark on a three-phrased approach to resume activities safely, post-circuit breaker. what is the financial market trend after Singapore return f...

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  • A Covid-19 Market Update for C-Suite

    4 months ago

    Selby Jennings' Managing Director, APAC Mr Andrew McNeilis has recently interviewed with FutureCIO. In this interview, McNeilis has shared our latest Global Research Report result and provided insights to the C-suite professionals regarding the current market amidst COVID-19.Not Surprising: High Levels of Compensation for C-SuiteAccording to Selby Jennings Global Job Confide...

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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Partner

    4 months ago

    ​What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every job seeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals who are trying to advance their careers. However, for members of the LGBTQ+ community, recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career partner.Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need a career par...

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  • How to Make Video Calls Less Tiring

    4 months ago

    ​​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For financial services professionals, that might mean more time in front of the camera and video calls than you signed up for.Why video calls make you tired?Evolving from social animals, most human communication is non-verbal. In face-to-face conversations, we gain additional meaning from the way people act. We read ea...

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  • Singapore can be a better place than London for Hong Kong Financial Services Professionals | Interview with eFinancial Careers

    4 months ago

    Some expats in Hong Kong are already chatting to recruiters about moving to Singapore. Read our interview with eFinancial Careers.

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