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  • Global Financial Technology Salary Guide 2024

    24 days ago
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  • Supercharge Your Financial Services Career with 8 Steps

    about 2 months ago

    Are you wondering what is the best way to secure a better role in Singapore's competitive financial services market? Do you find it challenging to land good career opportunities despite your qualifications and experience? If you're struggling to advance your career, you're not alone. Many professionals face similar hurdles when trying to pursue their dream job. At Selby Jenn...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in China - 2024

    2 months ago

    In 2023, mainland 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 ...

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  • Factors for Job Transitions: Evaluating Your Financial Services Career

    7 months ago

    ​Transitioning to a new job is a significant decision for professionals in the banking and financial services industry. In a field that's always changing and highly competitive, it's important to thoroughly assess your options and think about how they will impact your long-term career.In this article, Selby Jennings explores the important factors that banking and financial s...

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  • APAC Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading Salary Guide

    7 months ago

    Elevate Your Success in Singapore's Thriving Finance LandscapeSelby Jennings presents the APAC Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading Salary Guide, your indispensable tool for benchmarking your team and yourself in Singapore's flourishing Quants sector. As Asia's finance industry continues to thrive, market leaders and investment funds are converging on both Mainland Ch...

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  • APAC Financial Technology Salary Guide

    9 months ago

    Compensation guidance to support your hiring strategy or next career moveAre you curious about your earning potential in the thriving world of Financial Technology? Are you a hiring manager seeking to attract top talent in Singapore's competitive market? Look no further than the Selby Jennings’ APAC Financial Technology Salary Guide, your definitive resource for understandi...

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  • Tomorrow's Fintech

    about 1 year ago

    According to Robocash Group's research, the number of fintechs in Southeast Asia has risen by 3588% since 2000. As the fintech sector continues to experience significant growth in Southeast Asia, it's essential to have effective hiring strategies in place.Our latest global fintech report examines the future of hiring in the fintech industry across the USA, Europe, and APAC. ...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in APAC

    about 1 year ago

    After experiencing restrictions for so long, APAC is now ready to capitalize on macro headwinds in the West at the same time as mainland China fully reopens.Besides Julius Baer's CEO stated that there will be a full pipeline of hiring in Singapore, the Singapore government has also announced additional commitments to investment schemes which aim at drive growth and attract p...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in China

    about 1 year ago

    ​Following Mainland China’s border opening, Julius Baer Group announced plans to ramp up hiring in Asia:"We are clearly hiring in Asia, where we have a full pipeline in Hong Kong and a full pipeline in Singapore," said chief executive oficcer Philipp Rickenbacher.With this growth opportunity also comes challenges however, such as being able to find the right talent for the C...

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  • 6 FAQs on Quant Finance Careers

    about 1 year ago

    Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading is currently one of the highest paying fields within Financial Services and has become a much sought-after career option in the industry. With Asia emerging as the world’s fastest growing economic region, it is attracting many new entrants. For professionals building a career in Asia's Financial Sciences & Services industry, it is ...

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  • Investment Management Hiring Insights

    over 1 year 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 Investmen...

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  • Negotiating the salary you deserve

    over 1 year ago

    When seeking a new job, it’s imperative to know the market, understand where you fit within it, and form a realistic salary expectation to stick to. A good talent partner will help you to know your worth within the industry and organization you’re interviewing for and will assist with communicating those expectations back to the hiring manager, but no one is a better advocat...

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  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    over 1 year ago

    ​A job offer is a great accomplishment, especially if you have devoted a significant amount of effort to crafting CV and cover letters, studying potential employers and positions, preparing for presentations, and attending interviews, especially for higher-level positions. However, before making a final commitment, there are some essential factors to contemplate.​A job offer...

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  • How to get the most out of a long and challenging interview process

    over 1 year ago

    Interviewing, particularly for senior-executive level positions, will often entail a rigorous process that includes a lot of prep, energy, and tough technical questions to assess if you have the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the role. In certain instances, you may even be invited to attend an all-day interview, which entails multiple rounds of exchanges with stake...

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  • How a talent specialist can widen your opportunities

    over 1 year ago

    ​As a professional with an elite set of skills and expertise, it’s important to work with a specialist talent partner who understands both you and your sector. There can be stiff competition at the top of the ladder, and landing a new top tier position where your level of expertise have the opportunity to be both utilised to their full potential and encouraged to grow furthe...

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  • Finding a company culture that fits

    over 1 year ago

    ​For professionals seeking a new job, it’s often factors like salary, the day-to-day of the role itself, and the company brand that are central to the decision process. But each company has its own culture, customs, and values, even if they aren’t clearly defined, and they actually have more of an influence on your productivity, success, and even earnings than might be immed...

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  • Are You Banking on Your Next Career Change?

    about 2 years ago

    Embracing change, whether professionally or personally, can be a headache. However, whilst some change might be an uphill battle for individuals, it can also be an enabler of professional development and enhance a growth mindset.  In your professional life, are you longing for a change in direction? Maybe you stayed put at the same business for a decade, but now is the righ...

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  • How to Secure the Pay Raise You Deserve

    over 2 years ago

    Salaries and pay are often difficult to bring up in discussion, but are you missing out on a hard-earned raise? Time to break the taboo and secure the pay rise you deserve. Start by asking.Know your worthBe prepared. Don't let impostor syndrome get the better of you and undervalue yourself. Likewise, don't expect your line manager to have a new salary already calculated for ...

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  • Learning During Lockdowns

    over 2 years ago

    As the global health crisis brings us more challenges to face, ​many are becoming more and more comfortable staying at home for more extended periods of time. With the days blending seamlessly into the next, how have individuals made productive use of this time during local lockdowns and periods of self-isolation?Some have utilised this new-found time to prioritise self-care...

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  • 5 Tips on Maintaining a Mentally Healthy Mind, Body and Soul

    about 3 years ago

    Singapore has experienced serious mental health consequences as a result of Covid-19. The Straits Times reported in March that The Samaritans of Singapore received over 39,000 calls for help in 2020 – an 18 percent increase from the year before. In light of the anxiety and stress caused by the global health crisis and its fallout, it’s no wonder that many have felt the weigh...

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