List of reputable recruiters for quants

As the title states, anyone has a decent list of recruiters (that are usually on retained searches) that help place Quant analyst and Quant PMs in HFs

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Comments (6)

  • PM in HF - RelVal
Mar 23, 2021 - 1:37pm

If you are recruiting for PM positions at platforms, go directly to the Bizdev team at the MM. Don't waste your time with recruiters

Mar 23, 2021 - 4:58pm

Agreed, but given the question I am skeptical that the OP is looking for a PM role. 

For analyst recruiting I have found that a good recruiter can make a world of difference, but also the majority of recruiters are not trustworthy. My advice is to get a recruiter via a referral from a trusted colleague or friend. I don't think the firm matters so so much, but the biggest ones include Selby Jennings and Options Group

  • Principal in PE - LBOs
Mar 29, 2021 - 10:21pm

wattoscredits

Agreed, but given the question I am skeptical that the OP is looking for a PM role. 

For analyst recruiting I have found that a good recruiter can make a world of difference, but also the majority of recruiters are not trustworthy. My advice is to get a recruiter via a referral from a trusted colleague or friend. I don't think the firm matters so so much, but the biggest ones include Selby Jennings and Options Group

Is this a joke? Selby Jennings is a bucket shop. Never have any opportunities, hit you up on mandates all the time, if you're ever bite they just try to ply you for intel on who's hiring. They are less than useless. Especially their Phaidon offshoot, which is even worse. I had the "head of recruiting" there call me, pretend to be her own assistant, put her (herself) on the phone as if it's POTUS calling me... it was so bizarre.

Apr 8, 2021 - 2:14pm

I have not had a good experience with Selby Jennings, my advice is to find a recruiter through a trusted friend/associate. But they are a huge firm and if you don't have anyone that can intro you to a good recruiter I would say they're better than nothing. They do have some PM mandates. 

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