Recruitment Market Updates

1. Market slowing down across Transaction Banking/ Corporate Banking In the first half of last year, we saw a number of newly created roles, especially within the Transaction Banking/ Trade Finance area. Some international banks doubled the size of their Sales team and heavily invested in hiring...

08/05/2019

1. Markets slowing down - a lot of the banks are slowing down their hiring and in some cases there have been a hiring freezes. Further consolidation within the banks has also lead to a reduction of the number of banks involved in hiring. Recently we have witnessed a number of senior ED/ MD level...

04/04/2019

The approach has proved to be successful. The quality of interactions with our target communities enabled us to further expand our clientele. This now includes leading technology companies, startups and incumbent organisations building innovation labs. A Buoyant Jobs Market The government’s push to...

14/01/2019

1. Herd mentality There is a growing preference among bankers to move in teams, this is to ensure that the bankers still have the familiarity of their colleagues and also to hedge their bets regarding client onboarding. Also knowing whom they will report into going forward has it's advantages 2...

07/06/2018

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

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 which has had a significant impact on overall recruitment levels. This year we have seen a continued demand in technology talent driven by...

11/12/2016

The current downturn has specifically had an impact on developing markets such as India, China, Myanmar and the Philippines who were looking to boost their economies by developing Energy assets. Is Energy recruitment ready to provide the skills to support their ambitions? How does this affect the...

09/10/2016