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  • Leveraging Your Network for Career Advancement in Financial Sciences and Services

    about 2 months ago

    ​In the financial sciences and services space, competition is fierce, and having a robust network can be your best route to your next career advancement. Whether you're aiming for that coveted promotion or eyeing a transition into a new sector in the industry, your network can play a pivotal role in propelling your career forward. Let's delve into some tailored strategies fo...

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  • 8 Essential Steps to Elevate Your Financial Services Career

    4 months ago

    ​Are you seeking the most effective strategies to secure a promising role in Hong Kong's dynamic financial services landscape? Do you find yourself encountering obstacles in accessing rewarding career prospects despite your qualifications and experience? If you're facing challenges in advancing your career, you're not alone. Many professionals encounter similar barriers when...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in China - 2024

    4 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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  • Mastering Senior Interviews in Private Banking

    5 months ago

    As seasoned professionals in the private banking and wealth planning sector, the quest for career progression becomes both exciting and challenging. As you aim to ascend the ranks, it's essential to consider the questions hiring managers are likely to ask. Understanding and effectively addressing them can significantly enhance your chances of success in securing that coveted...

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  • Strategic Job Switching Decision-Making for: Banking and Finance Professionals

    9 months ago

    ​Transitioning to a new job is a significant decision for professionals in the banking and financial services sector. In this dynamic and highly competitive field, it's crucial to conduct a thorough assessment before making any move and carefully consider the factors that could impact your long-term career. In this article, Selby Jennings explores the essential points that b...

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  • APAC Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading Salary Guide

    9 months ago

    Benchmark Quantitative Finance Salaries in Hong Kong  Welcome to Selby Jennings' APAC Quantitative Analytics, Research & Trading Salary Guide, your resource for excelling in Hong Kong's dynamic finance quant sector. As Asia's finance industry continues to flourish, market leaders and investment funds are flocking to both Mainland China and Hong Kong. This surge in activity ...

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  • APAC Financial Technology Salary Guide

    11 months ago

    ​Discover Your Path to Success in the APAC Financial Technology LandscapeAre you curious about the lucrative opportunities that the rapidly growing Financial Technology sector holds in Hong Kong? Look no further – the Selby Jennings' APAC Financial Technology Salary Guide report is your resource to navigate the dynamic landscape of Financial Technology careers and compensati...

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  • Tomorrow's Fintech

    about 1 year ago

    ​With significant growth in the fintech sector in Asia, hiring strategies must keep up with the market. This global report examines the future of hiring in the USA, Europe, and APAC fintech industry. Whether you are an organization searching for the right talent to achieve your business objectives or a professional seeking your next opportunity in this rapidly evolving marke...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in APAC

    over 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.While Standard Chartered has announced a hiring spree in Hong Kong. Singapore wealth enterprise WRISE, who focuses on ultra-high net work individuals (UHNWIs) has also opened new wealth unit in Hong Kong, demonstrating s...

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  • The Future of Financial Services in China

    over 1 year ago

    Following Mainland China’s border opening, Standard Chartered announced a hiring spree in Hong Kong to capitalize on the city's border. A wave of Financial Services hiring talent is now expected, as the industry increases market activities.With this growth opportunity also comes challenges however, such as being able to find the right talent for China, that can drive Fi...

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  • 6 FAQs on Quant Finance Careers

    over 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 Investment...

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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 get the most out of a long and challenging interview process

    over 1 year ago

    Interviewing at a banking or financial services firm, 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 entail ...

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  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    over 1 year ago

    Landing a job offer is a great achievement and it can be tempting to grab it with both hands, particularly if you’ve been focused on the interview process for some time. Yes, crafting resumés and cover letters, researching companies and positions, preparing presentations, and attending interviews are all time and energy consuming parts of the process, especially for senior-e...

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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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  • 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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  • Are You Banking on Your Next Career Change?

    over 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

    ​Salary and compensation is 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 calculat...

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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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