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The private banking sector has continued on its hot streak throughout the first half of 2018. Having spoken to a number of bankers recently, the following are some interesting trends which are emerging as the year progresses: 1. Herd mentality There is a growing preference among bankers to move in...

08/06/2018

It’s constantly evolving and pushing the boundaries. Since I made the decision to move to Singapore in 2010 from the UK, the amount of change that I’ve witnessed has been phenomenal. The technology landscape during 2010 and 2011 (which was my first full year in Singapore) was very different in...

21/09/2017

Largely driven by volumes, I have successfully built a fully fledged contracting business to specialise in the following verticals within both the financial services and commercial space: IT infrastructure, security, risk and audit IT applications, development and testing Corporate governance and...

20/09/2017

We specialise in recruiting for software engineers, solution architects, cyber security professionals, business development, sales, pre sales, and infrastructure management professionals across the mid to senior levels for commerce and industry which includes the sectors: IT and telecommunications...

14/08/2017

Sales and Marketing Recruitment Update Q2 to Q3 2017 | #CareerAlly As we are entering the second half of 2017, we continue to see a demand for business development, account management and strong hunter talents in consumer FMCG and healthcare sector. Companies are starting to assess their sales...

02/08/2017

It’s been a fascinating and busy year in financial services IT and I believe after a slower last quarter in 2016 things will pick up in 2017. Whilst it was a rather tough 12 months for investment banking we saw positive growth in private banking, asset management and the insurance sectors, all of...

12/12/2016

The purpose of these blogs is to pass on Morgan McKinley’s key market observations and if you would like to discuss further, or find out any more please drop me an email . I started writing this blog on Monday 27th June and if I was typing a week ago, my thoughts on June would be very different!...

05/07/2016

The DBS-Manulife partnership, which went live on 1 January this year dominated news in the market for Q3/4 last year. Additionally, Standard Chartered Bank renewed its 15 year region wide tie up with Prudential Assurance in 2014, while Citibank entered into a US$ 1 Billion agreement with AIA in...

05/04/2016

We know that most foreign banks are trying hard to off-shore certain back office functions to low cost locations in Philippines and India. These foreign banks are also running huge programs/ projects for knowledge capability transfer. Furthermore, projects driven by local and regional banks seem to...

28/03/2016

Management Reporting/ Financial Planning & Analysis We are seeing more roles in this area as banks need someone who has strong finance background and with strong business acumen. Especially in areas such as leading the business, strategy and budgeting, and planning. As more banks and corporate...

15/03/2016