Talent InsightsTalent Pool ReportFinancial Services Professionals - Europe                                                ...
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2012 Europe Financial Services Professionals | Talnet Pool Report


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See the supply and demand for financial professionals in Europe, as well as the top factors that professionals look for in a new job.

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2012 Europe Financial Services Professionals | Talnet Pool Report

  1. 1. Talent InsightsTalent Pool ReportFinancial Services Professionals - Europe September 2012Technical SalespeopleAudit, Accounting, and AnalysisExecutive Summary Where should you look for talent?Did you know that demand for financial professionals is • Hidden Gems: These mid-sized markets have relativelyhighest in Antwerp, and relative to available talent, Gent lower demand, meaning hiring is likely to be easierand Brugge are some of the most "over-fished" places.LinkedIn data shows that: • High-Demand: These are the largest markets, where • There are over 425,000 total financial services overall demand is also highest and hiring may be difficult professionals with audit, accounting, and analysis • Saturated: These small to mid-sized markets also have skills throughout Europe very high demand, meaning hiring is likely to be difficult • London has the biggest population of talent, but Antwerp has the highest demand of any market • Gent and Brugge, Belgium are most likely to Region Quadrant experience a shortage of talent due to high 100 Antwerp SATURATED HIGH-DEMAND demand and low supply 90 Reading London 80 • Medium, lower-demand markets like Paris, Gent Edinburgh Copenhagen and Madrid are likely to offer 70 Geneva Brussels Zürich untapped sources of talent 60 Brugge Luxembourg • Risk management and compliance (e.g. AML, SOX, 50 UK GAAP) skills are most in-demand Utrecht Amsterdam United Kingdom, Other • While this pool is driven primarily by good work- 40 Malta Kraków Rotterdam life balance and excellent compensation and Liège Ireland Demand Index Harrow benefits, they differ from other talent in that they Munich place much less value on organizations that 30 Hungary Frankfurt Czech Republic Netherlands, Paris produce innovative products and services Warsaw Russia Other Copenhagen 20 France, OtherOverviewA world of insights can be gathered from LinkedIn’s 175 Madridmillion members - the world’s largest professional network. Barcelona Sweden TurkeyFinancial Services recruiters are searching heavily for “Audit” Lisbonand “Accounting”, showing that the market for this talent is HIDDEN GEMSone of the hottest in Europe. LinkedIn recruiter activity and 10 1,000 2,000 5,000 10,000 20,000 50,000member data can be used to determine supply and demandfor financial services professionals with Audit, Accounting Supply (# Professionals)and Analysis skills. A higher demand index means that theaverage professional in a region is receiving more contactfrom recruiters than peers in other regions. Which skills are in short supply?Demand based on recruiter activity on LinkedIn Recruiter activity can also highlight which skills are in high Large, high-demand demand. For financial services professionals, our data shows regions that professionals with skills like SOX, AML, Operational Risk Management, and UK GAAP are highly sought after on LinkedIn. Therefore, expect to spend more time filling positions that require these skills. DEMAND Large, low-demand regions “Hidden Gems” SUPPLY Number of talent pool members in each region
  2. 2. What do financial services professionals consider when evaluating a job?Percentage who believe each attribute is important when considering a job opportunity 52% GOOD WORK/LIFE BALANCE 55% 47%EXCELLENT COMPENSATION & BENEFITS 48% 47% CHALLENGING WORK 47% GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR 34% COLLEAGUES 36% 23% STRONG CAREER PATH 32% 21% STRONG EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT 28% INNOVATIVE EMPLOYER - NOVEL WORK 19% PRACTICES/FORWARD - THINKING 9% THE ORGANIZATION PRODUCES 19% INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 5% Average Financial ServicesHow can you reach out to this critical talent pool?Reach this critical talent by leveraging the assets you already have on LinkedIn. Beyond that, posting your financial servicespositions on LinkedIn allows our matching algorithms to put those jobs in front of relevant candidates – active or passive. 1. Employees’ Networks Engage with the talent already connected to your employees Over 7.7M LinkedIn members – including your employees – are connected to this talent pool 2. Company Followers Post relevant information about your company and industry Members are nearly 3x more likely to apply for jobs at companies they follow 3. Company/Career Page Give candidates a picture of what it’s like to work for your company Showcase your employment brand with focused, targeted content 4. Targeted Advertising Dynamically deliver your message to members that fit your opportunity - on and off LinkedIn Drive traffic to your career page and jobs, or reach out to passive candidates directlyWant to learn more about how your company is already connected to this talent pool and how you can best leverage theseassets to reach this important talent pool for job opportunities? talent.linkedin.comSurvey Methodology: In October 2012, LinkedIn conducted online interviews among 7,368 members who reside in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France,Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Copyright © 2012 LinkedIn Corporation. LinkedIn, the LinkedIn logo, and InMail are registered trademarks of LinkedIn Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other brands and names are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.