• The Five Soft Skills You Need For Remote Working in The Near Future

    4 days ago

    ​​After Covid-19: The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote WorkingThanks to everyone being extra cautious to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Asia is slowly returning back to the “real” normal. In Singapore, most companies are prepared to return to the office. Although we are all hoping our work environment will return to the way it is before, much of the global workforce i...

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  • Turn of the Tide: How to Hire in a Candidate-Flooded Market

    12 days ago

    ​​​​​In the financial services industry in South East Asia, many hiring managers have endured the length and breadth of the talent shortage. For years, many job post have been met with a trickle of responses, so much so that you have waited nervously to see if the source finally dries up.In 2020, this is likely to look different. As many companies make drastic cuts to their ...

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  • How to Navigate A Difficult Job Market

    26 days ago

    ​This guide will help finance professionals navigate a difficult job market at these challenging times.

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  • How to Resign Virtually

    about 1 month ago

    The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty.Whether from a better job offer, pre-empting redundancy, or concern with how their employer has handled the crisis, many professionals are choosing to resign.This guide has been made to help those in the novel situation of ...

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  • Media Release: Job Confidence Index 2020

    about 1 month ago

    60% of mid-senior South East Asian Financial Services professionals are still confident about their job security.

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  • Job Confidence Index 2020 report

    about 1 month ago

    Request a copy of our survey result from Financial Services professionals during Covid-19.

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  • ​Building Resilience: Covid-19 and Financial Services Recruitment

    about 2 months ago

    The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. As markets rattle, no financial sector will be left untouched.At Selby Jennings, we wanted to share how is recruitment being affected? How can employers move forwards with their hiring processes in this climate? We do see ...

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  • Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

    2 months ago

    ​It is now a very sensitive time. Singapore's unemployment rate edged up to 2.3%. Everyone, including senior management, will have a lot on their plates trying to cope with the current situation. The Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history. This huge social and organizational shift has rapidly changed how businesses, individ...

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  • Market Report: Private Banking & Wealth Management (March 2020)

    2 months ago

    ​​Last year was a relatively busy year for the private banking & wealth management market, we saw regional key movements from various banks that have led to team moves, restructuring and firms changing their strategy for 2020. What will the market be this year?Private Banking & Wealth Management Market ForecastWe believe private banks and external asset managers (EAM...

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  • Market Report: Financial Technology (Mar 2020)

    2 months ago

    Financial technology is leading the market in 2020. ​With the growth of data, digital banking, and insuretech, we see potential for a lot of new teams being built, and new headcount to be added at the mid to senior level throughout our clients. We predict that there will be a demand at the mid to senior level as firms look to stay competitive in their field, and hire with th...

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  • Virtual Onboarding The New Talent

    2 months ago

    ​The financial services industry is currently being tested by the current spread of COVID-19 around the world. While some industries slow down, some are booming more than ever. We are still seeing companies like MatchMove applying for Digital Bank Licence issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.While most financial professionals will find themselves working from home f...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interviews

    3 months ago

    ​During the Covid-19 epidemic, many of us in Singapore are grappling with a new reality. While some companies in the financial services sector are slowing down their hiring process, this is an opportune moment to use technology to your advantage and get ahead of the competition to secure business-critical talent.  As a hiring manager, using video calling software as part of ...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    3 months ago

    ​​As the coronavirus epidemic continues, more of us will be working from home. During this time, it is more likely that a candidate will be asked to interview via video conference call. Organizing, scheduling and conducting a video interview takes an employer half the time it would take to conduct an interview in-person.  More large businesses within the professional sectors...

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  • A Guide to Remote Working in Singapore in the Midst of the Coronavirus Outbreak

    3 months ago

    ​What Impact has Coronavirus had on the Singapore Banking and Finance Sector?While the world continues to grapple with the novel coronavirus epidemic, Singapore has proven its resilience—as has its financial district. The nation has become a load-star for effectively containing the virus. This is not altogether surprising, as the wider region was desperate to avoid repeating...

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  • ​Market Update - March 2020

    3 months ago

    At Selby Jennings, we work closely with hiring managers and high calibre professionals every day. As a result, we receive perspectives from companies and individuals. We would like to share these market updates to those who are interested. If you wish to have a conversation regarding the market, contact us.​Market update for March 2020:RISK MANAGEMENTLEGAL & COMPLIANCE​R...

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  • Interview with Bloomberg: Job Interview process in Asia

    3 months ago

    With the recent COVID-19 outbreak creating social and economic upheaval across the globe, it would come as no surprise that business-as-usual hiring may be disrupted. Andrew Zee, team lead for private banking and wealth management at Selby Jennings, was recently interviewed by Bloomberg to discuss how the interview process is being affected. "Both in Singapore and Hong Kong,...

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  • ​International Women's Day 2020: An interview with Andrew McNeilis

    3 months ago

    ​​As the managing director for a recruitment business across APAC and a parent of three boys and one girl, what does gender equality mean in Singapore for Andrew McNeilis? How do we get equal status between male and female in the job market?This year's International Women's Day's campaign is #EachforEqual. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions ...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An interview with Natasha Madhavan

    3 months ago

    What does #EachForEqual mean to the FinTech talent industry in Singapore? How can hiring managers avoid unbiased hiring decision?This year's International Women's Day's campaign is #EachforEqual. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. In 2020, we can choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve ...

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  • Gender Diversity: The Commercial Imperative

    3 months ago

    ​The business case for gender diversity is stronger than ever, but many companies are struggling to ensure women are fairly represented in top management. The data from 50 of the world’s biggest banks, insurers, asset managers and professional services firms showed that despite being the majority of junior staff, only a quarter (26%) of senior roles were occupied by women. I...

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  • 2020 Employment Prospect

    3 months ago

    2020 is set to be a year of change in the Asia Pacific, as the region continues to face a challenging economic, environmental, and talent landscape; the latter being compounded by the head-long rush of digital transformation, automation and technology. Over the next 12 months, what can we expect from the job market in Singapore and Hong Kong? Natasha Madhavan, a talent exp...

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