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Demand surges for ESG & stewardship talent

ESG continues to be a huge focus for talent acquisition. FTfm has all the data, with commentary from The Buy-Side Club’s Emma Wallis and Sarah Dudney…

Passing the baton

Asset managers have been switching CEOs at an unprecedented rate, a sign that the investment sector itself is at a turning point. Turnover creates an opportunity for soul-searching and to set a new direction. As asset management CEOs pass the baton to their successors, we examine where the new chiefs are coming from and whether firms are looking outside for new ideas or promoting from within…

Should asset managers flatten their structures?

Following DWS’ move to flatten its structure, Ignites Europe asked The Buy-Side Club whether changes to the corporate hierarchy would be welcome among staff and whether other firms might follow suit in abolishing hierarchical job titles…

Diversity pace of change too slow

What are the barriers to building a more diverse and inclusive culture in the asset management industry, asked The Buy-Side Club’s Sarah Dudney at the recent #Time2Deliver event.

Profits under pressure

Is the investment sector facing a profitability crisis? The Buy-Side Club’s Emma Wallis explores the evidence…

Be generous with your time. Be kind. Build a business around meritocracy.

Diversity Project members talk to The Buy Side Club’s Sarah Dudney about the impact of the role models who have inspired them at the #Time2Deliver event.

Who do you think you are? To find out, check the label

The Buy-Side Club’s Sarah Dudney explores how Imposter syndrome can have implications on the way individuals consider career opportunities…

Changing of the guard

The asset management industry is undergoing a leadership transition with a new cohort of CEOs taking over and more handovers expected. According to Casey Quirk, half (52%) of the largest 50 asset managers have “next generation” CEOs…

How to say goodbye

Succession plans for fund managers should ideally be put in place long before people leave or retire, according to Sarah Dudney, Client Partner at The Buy-Side Club…

Is there a skills gap in ESG investing?

Demand for ESG expertise is outstripping supply. Investment firms would be well advised to develop a recruitment and retention strategy specific to ESG, and many are already doing exactly that, reveal The Buy-Side Club’s Emma Wallis and Sarah Dudney,…

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