Recruitment Market Updates

It's quite clear our clients are feeling the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic today, with the outlook over the next few months not looking much brighter when it comes to talent management and hiring. The more encouraging news is that many of you do not think the possible downturn brought on by the...

02/04/2020

It's quite clear our clients are feeling the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic today, with the outlook over the next few months not looking much brighter when it comes to talent management and hiring. The more encouraging news is that many of you do not think the possible downturn brought on by the...

02/04/2020

It was something I tried to avoid. Right from childhood, throughout my growing years and finally, as I settled to work in the industry, I strived for perfection and steadiness. A minor change was all that was required to throw me off-grid and would often lead me to adopt extreme measures to avoid...

23/03/2020

It’s amazing how many times over the last few weeks I’ve been asked the same question about business and encountered a similar assumption that Morgan McKinley must’ve been hit hard since the outbreak of the virus COVID-19. Yes, inevitably we’ve had to adapt to this new threat which quite frankly we...

18/02/2020

In short, the answer is no. Throughout my several years of recruitment experience in Singapore market, it is safe to say that November and December are without a doubt some of the most frantic months for both my client and candidate's personal and professional lives. When it comes to the hiring...

09/12/2019

Funds Services: What were the market trends for last quarter? 1) Fund Accountant roles within Real Estate & Private Equity - There are a number of growth within the fund services as more established fund houses are looking to outsource their fund accounting work to service providers - There has...

23/10/2019

What were the market trends for last quarter? Tech Start-ups and Giants continues to ramp up on marketing hires across a good mix of Digital Marketing, Content Marketing and Integrated Marketing capabilities. They have been picking up talents from fellow Tech Giants, E-commerce Marketplaces and mid...

22/10/2019

What were the market trends for last quarter? Throughout the last quarter there has been a significant increase in roles which require HR operational skill sets. Mandates from clients have revolved around the traditional HR Generalist, which requires candidates with strong hands on operation...

22/10/2019

What were the market trends for last quarter? In the third quarter of the year, we have observed that banks generally adopt a more conservative approach towards operations hiring as they look to close off their books for the financial year. Despite that, we have seen the Chinese banks continue to...

22/10/2019

What were the market trends for last quarter? There has been a steady growth in medium sized boutique banks with candidates who have both AML plus regulatory compliance skills in high demand. Another area which had strong growth was within private banking, with candidates who had a good track...

22/10/2019