Banner Default Image
  • The Investment Banking Briefing

    9 months ago

    ​​Investment bankers are always highly sought after, and there is no doubt the jobs market is going from strength to strength.Many professionals are curious about whether their salaries and bonuses match their peers, which is why we have produced the Investment Banking briefing.Discover our latest salary & bonus guidance in the report, which also includes exclusive survey re...

    Read more
    The Investment Banking Briefing   Blog
  • Market Report: A New Chapter for Financial Services

    over 1 year ago
    A New Chapter For Financial Services
  • Open for Business: Frankfurt Launch

    over 1 year ago

    Selby Jennings strengthens its market leading talent solution and accelerates growth by launching an office in Frankfurt.

    Read more
    Shutterstock 1735089458
  • From High Rise to Home Office: How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

    over 3 years ago

    ​The financial services industry in Switzerland is currently being tested by the current spread of COVID-19 – like most of the world. While some industries slow down, some are booming more than ever. With the country in lockdown, most financial professionals will find themselves working from home for an uncertain period of time. As a hiring manager, this poses new challenge...

    Read more
    Selby Jennings How To Virtually Onboard New Talent Blogimage
  • How to Hire Successfully Using Video Interviews

    over 3 years ago

    ​During the Covid-19 epidemic, many of us in Switzerland are grappling with a new reality. Whilst the last few weeks have been some of the most testing in recent times for those in the Financial Services industry, securing the best talent remains a high priority for a number of our clients and demonstrates they are committed to ensuring that their businesses are affected as ...

    Read more
    Selby Jennings Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interview Blogimage
  • The Ultimate Guide on Passing your Virtual Interview

    over 3 years ago

    ​As the coronavirus epidemic continues, regulations of the Swiss government on social distancing mean more of us will be working from home. During this time, it is more likely that you will be asked to take part in a video interview when applying for financial services roles. Though most video interviews take place using a webcam, anyone with a smartphone is able to take par...

    Read more
    Selby Jennings How To Ace A Virtual Interview Blogimage
  • Scientifically Proven Ways to Beat Blue Monday

    over 3 years ago

    ​With the festive spirit of December faded away, the lack of daylight hours can make January a tough month to stay motivated. Many financial service professionals tend to stay in the office to hide from the Swiss cold, reducing access to sunlight, fresh air and exercise levels even further. If today is leaving you feeling particularly down, you might be affected by Blue Mond...

    Read more
    Selby Jennings   How To Beat Blue Monday
  • After the Crash: Banking and Financial Services Outlook

    almost 4 years ago

    ​September 2018 saw the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers - often portrayed in popular culture as the high profile starting pistol for the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). During the aftermath, banking and financial services were put under intense scrutiny and continue to be subject to incredible levels of political intervention, commentary, enhanced re...

    Read more
    Lehman Brothers Spotlight
  • 9 in 2019: The Financial Stories that Shaped the Year

    almost 4 years ago

    ​This year saw the 21st century in its final throws of adolescence. A government shutdown, low unemployment, record stock market highs, and continuing trade wars all played a role in shaping 2019’s financial markets and economy. In a world of 24 hour news, recounting what happened yesterday, let alone at the beginning of the year, can be a challenge. The final year of the de...

    Read more
    Selby Jennings 9 In 2109 Spotlight (1200x628px)
  • 5 Steps to Convincing Your Boss That a Sabbatical is a Good Idea

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Did you know that 34% of the “100 Best Workplaces in Europe” offer paid sabbaticals, according to the Great Places to Work Institute? With this number ever increasing, there's no better time to bring up the conversation with your employer. Asking for a career break is rarely easy, but a sabbatical offers more than a chance for you to recharge. Time away can be a vital oppor...

    Read more
    Sj 5 Steps To Convincing Your Boss That A Sabbatical Is A Good Idea (1)
  • How to Write a Great Employer Value Proposition (EVP)

    almost 4 years ago

    ​The banking and financial sector can be a tight job market, and both the busy banking, private banking and financial services sectors in Switzerland means you are not short of competition when it comes to recruitment.  As the needs of the sectors move towards hiring a wider range of talent to handle fintech innovations and manage the digital footprint of financial instituti...

    Read more
    The Key To Writing A Great Evp
  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    almost 4 years ago

    ​You may have felt overwhelmed with stress, be hungering for a career change, or simply found a role that pays more. Whatever your reason for leaving your role within the Swiss banking and financial services sector, it is important to plan ahead when it comes to your timing, official reasons and attitude when it comes to the moment you hand in your notice.   Though it may be...

    Read more
    How To Leave A Job Without Burning Bridges
  • The Signs of Burnout at Work and What to Do About It

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Health Promotion Switzerland publishes an annual Job Stress Index which keeps track of the stress levels and mental health of workers in the country. Last year's results revealed 27% of the Swiss workforce have experienced ‘critical’ levels of stress. Prolonged or chronic stress can lead to a condition known as burnout, classed as a recognised illness by the World Health Or...

    Read more
    The Signs Of Burnout And What To Do About Them
  • How to Deal With a Toxic Co-Worker

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Working in the banking and financial services sector in Switzerland can be a high-pressure environment where high standards are expected. However, even the most brilliant and driven worker can be affected by the presence of a toxic colleague within their company.   If you are experiencing consistent negative and energy-sucking behaviour from a co-worker such as gossip, bull...

    Read more
    How To Deal With A Toxic Co Worker
  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Receiving a job offer within the lucrative and high quality Swiss banking and financial services sector is more often than not a reason for celebration. However, there are many pros and cons of a role to consider before you say ‘yes’ to a job offer.  It is important to take note of your immediate ‘gut feeling’ when you receive a job offer. Are you passionate about making a ...

    Read more
    7 Ways To Decide If A Job Offer Is Worth Taking
  • How to Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Hiring exceptional candidates for roles within the banking and financial services sector in Switzerland can be a long and tiring process, and any hiring manager will be rejecting a large number of talented candidates for a popular role.  It is vital to make sure these candidates are treated with respect and communicated with politely, as they have put a lot of effort into y...

    Read more
    How To Reject A Candidate And Gain A Brand Advocate
  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Hiring managers working in the Swiss banking and financial services sector are looking for candidates who can provide an exceptional standard of service, and often require highly developed skill sets and plenty of relevant experience. However, it can also pay to consider those candidates who don’t quite reach the high standards in your job description, but instead hold the ...

    Read more
    Lvi How To Look Beyond The Cv To Find Talent
  • How to Resign Your Job and Leave on Good Terms

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Sometimes, getting a new role is the easy part when you are seeking to make a next step in your career within the Swiss banking and financial services sector. The really tricky part is how to approach resigning your current role in a way which ensures you leave on good terms.  When leaving your role, don’t hand in an official resignation of notice stuffed with complaints an...

    Read more
    How To Resign And Leave On Good Terms
  • Is Your Boss Invested in Your Career Development?

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Switzerland’s banking and financial services sector holds a reputation for excellence and is filled with professionals who are both highly skilled and ambitious. However, even the most driven individual can hit a roadblock in their career when working under a boss who holds no interest in helping them develop their career.  Being in a role with no clear career path can lead...

    Read more
    Is Your Boss Invested In Your Career Development
  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee 

    almost 4 years ago

    ​Even the most experienced and successful hire will likely need hand-holding when starting a new role within the Swiss banking and financial services sector. Starting at a new firm and learning new processes and workflows can be overwhelming, and it is the HR manager’s responsibility to create a thorough onboarding process which doesn’t leave your hire feeling adrift.  Onboa...

    Read more
    How To Successfully Onboard A New Employee