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Compensation Governance in Today’s Economy

This video highlights how talent pressures and the expectations of regulators and investors will continue to keep banks on their toes. Gayle Appelbaum covers key practices for boards and compensation committees, why banks can't relax in today's strong economy, and the need for heightened corporate governance.

Source: Bank Director

Insurance Labor Study Highlights Competitive Labor Market

This article announces the latest iteration of the Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study, which is conducted by The Jacobson Group and Ward Group, a part of Aon Hewitt, a business unit of Aon plc (NYSE: AON). The study highlights that 63 percent of companies polled intend to increase staff in 2018. In addition, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that the unemployment rate for the insurance industry is at 1.7 percent. This remains significantly lower than the national average—reported at 3.9 percent.

Source: BusinessWire

Insurers Looking to Continue Hiring in Very Competitive Labor Market

This article highlights hiring insights from the latest study from The Jacobson Group and Aon's Ward Benchmarking Solutions.

Source: Insurance Journal

Financial services: How to resolve your top three HR challenges

This article highlights research from the McLagan Talent Pulse Study in the context of recruitment challenge for financial services firms in Briatain in light of Brexit. Andreas Lohff from Aon Assessment Solution discusses that with Brexit looming and AI threatneing to replace roles, assessment now has a broader role to play in resolving the key talent challenges to the financial services sector.

Source: Personnel Today

Insurance Labor Study Highlights Competitive Labor Market

This article highlights hiring insights from the latest study from The Jacobson Group and Aon's Ward Benchmarking Solutions.

Source: Market Watch

Tips on Designing an Effective Incentive Plan

Ray Everrett co-authored this article, which highlights how to design effective incentive plans that encourages employees to do their job well.

Source: The National

Blockchain Could Save Investment Banks up to $12 Billion a Year

Rashad Kurbanov and Chris Blain collaborated with Accenture team to produce a report based on an analysis of cost data from eight of the world’s ten largest investment banks and provides a rare concrete estimate of blockchain’s potential savings.

Source: Reuters

Is Your Bank Ready for the CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure?

Katrina Gerenz is quoted in this article, which highlights the implications of the 2018 proxy statement requiring most public companies to start reporting their CEO pay ratio.

Source: Bank Director Magazine

Jacobson and Ward Group Conduct Insurance Industry Diversity Study

This article speaks to the launch of a Diversity Study for the insurance industry driven by Ward Group and Jacobson.

Source: Business Wire

Global Investment Banks Cut Asian Teams

Chris Blain is quoted in this article, which highlights the recent job cuts in Asia by European groups.

Source: Asia First, Financial Intelligence Platform

Funding Banks Reduce Asian Groups

Chris Blain is quoted in this article, which highlights job cuts in Asia by European teams whose determination have been “pushed partially on account of restructures and a few very troublesome occasions lately”.

Source: FX Forex Trading

Trump: 10 Big Things he Could do to Your Asian Banking Job

Sean Kang is quoted in this article regarding the impact of a volatile economy on private client behavior.

Source: eFinancialCareers

Here’s how Asian Bankers can Avoid Post-Merger Career Meltdown

Sean Kang is quoted in this article speaking to the importance for RMs to stay close to their clients during an acquisition.

Source: eFinancialCareers

Overtime Rules and Flexible-Work Options

Mark McGraw wrote an article on the Human Resources Executire magazine discussing new research that finds many employers responding to the new DOL overtime rules by cutting flexible work options and what HR must consider while implementing and communicating such changes.

Source: Human Resource Executive Online

Expert Tips on How to Blitz a Job Interview in Private Banking

Sean Kang is quoted in this article speaking to the importance of understanding regulatory issues for a career in private banking.

Source: eFinancialCareers

Bank Compensation: How Banks are Changing Bonus Plans

Todd Leone and Gayle Appelbaum are quoted in this article speaking to CEO compensation being tied to performance.

Source: Bank Director Magazine

Boutique Takes on Credit Suisse and Stan Chart in Asian Hiring War. How?

Sean Kang is quoted in this article speaking to the cultural differences between boutique and large firms.

Source: eFinancialCareers

Micro Finance: Money with Meaning

Roopank Chaudhary and Sudarshan Bose co-authored this story about compensation and talent in India markets.

Source: Business Today, India

The Top 100 Executives In The Middle East

Ray Everett is named #48 in The Top 100 Executives in the Middle East.

Source: Forbes, Middle East

Julius Baer is Hiring 100 Private Bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore. How?

Sean Kang is quoted in this article regarding hiring trends in private banking

Source: eFinancialCareers

How to Break into the Hottest Sector in Asian Finance with No Prior Experience

Sean Kang is quoted in this article regarding the importance of sales skills in private banking.

Source: eFinancialCareers

I Moved into Asian Banking After Eight Whole Years in the Public Sector. Here’s How

Sean Kang is interviewed about his previous experience working in private banking.

Source: eFinancialCareers

Why Junior Bankers in Asia Should NOT Change Jobs

Sean Kang is quoted in this article regarding recruiting strategies of boutique private banking firms.

Source: eFinancialCareers

Banks Double Down on Asia's Rich

Pathik Gupta is quoted in this article discussing impact of the growing ranks of Asia's high net worth individuals on the banks' needs to support the cycle of wealth creation.

Source: Global Capital, Asia Money

What Interviewers Really Want to Know in Private Banking Interviews

Mark Miles is quoted in this article regarding the importance of a strong approach to winning new business for investment banking interview success.

Source: eFinancialCareers

Credit Suisse or UBS: Where Should You Work as a Banker in Asia?

Pathik Gupta is quoted in this article stating that both Credit Suisse and UBS have very good training programs.

Source: eFinancialCareers

Private Bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore Fired After Just Six Months

Pathik Gupta is quoted in this article regarding the important of the amount that RMs book.

Source: eFinancialCareers

We Don’t Need an Asian Hiring Spree, Says UBS

Pathik Gupta is quoted in this article regarding the time it takes for RMs to achieve a mature level of production.

Source: eFinancialCareers

With Passive Investment and Industry Consolidation Rising, 44 Percent of Asset Managers Suffered Outflows in 2015, According to 2016 Performance Intelligence Survey

Adam Barnett is quoted in this article regarding results from a McLagan study about performance in the asset management industry.

Source: PR Newswire

Why Asian Private Bankers Prefer Working for Global Private Banks

Pathik Gupta is quoted in this article regarding banker cost-income ratios of bankers in Asia.

Source: eFinancialCareers

 

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