Recruitment Market Updates

What has surprised you in the past quarter in the Project & Change recruitment market, both from a positive and a negative perspective? There have been few big surprises and certainly no major negatives. Instead, we have seen a continuation of a steady upward trend in mandates for medium and...

19/11/2013

“The October effect”, a month of declining stocks due to superstitious investors who justify their nerves by pointing to large historical market crashes that occurred in this month, such as Black Monday in 1929 and the great crash of 1987 which saw the Dow plummet 22.6% in a single day. While this...

11/11/2013

Our latest Asset Management Distribution Monthly Market Report is part of our commitment to add value and keep professionals in the London market updated with current hiring trends. Market Overview Investment firms expanding to capitalise on the growing wholesale distribution market in Europe has...

06/11/2013

Our latest HR Monthly Market Report is part of our commitment to add value and keep HR professionals in the London market updated with current hiring trends. Market Overview Generalist There was very little movement in the senior HR generalist market in September and October, with the bulge bracket...

01/11/2013

Sales & Trading (Front Office) Compliance Advisors There has been a strong demand for advisory compliance professionals over the first nine months of the year and this has shown no signs of slowing down as we head towards Christmas. Demand has been across the full sphere of products, including...

21/10/2013

September continued with much of this year’s theme within financial services recruitment, that being unpredictable! Following on from an unusually busy August, and with our team poised to cope with an even busier month ahead, September proved to be a quieter hiring month than would have been...

18/10/2013

Our latest Asset Management New Business and Marketing Monthly Market Report is part of our commitment to add value and keep professionals in the London market updated with current hiring trends. Demand for RFP writers continues to be the main driver in Marketing and Communications resourcing. This...

10/10/2013

Our latest Project & Change Recruitment Industry Update is part of our constant commitment to add value and keep professionals updated. We have compiled this interview with specialists in our team, to provide insights to both candidates and employers. What has surprised you in the past quarter...

10/09/2013

Our latest Credit, Risk & Quantitative Finance Monthly Market Report is part of our commitment to add value and keep risk professionals in the London market updated with current hiring trends. Market Risk Market risk hiring slowed down in August. The need for front line market risk roles are...

10/09/2013

The month started with a noticeable increase in job volumes and a sense of urgency to the recruitment process. Much like July, the latter part of the month slowed down due to interview availability affected by holidays. Client services and trade support roles continued to be the most required...

09/09/2013