The IT projects world has seemed relatively quiet over the last quarter especially within the financial services sector. Within banking; budgets, time and resources are still being dedicated to the implementation of MiFID II and ring fencing. This has brought with it a level of hiring as firms rush to get both over the line. MiFID II has been
Whether you are a career contractor interviewing several times a year or a permanent employee who hasn’t taken the plunge in over a decade; the thought of interviewing and having to sell yourself in under an hour can be daunting.
A few years ago, before became a headhunter, I sat on the other side of the fence working in asset management.At a particularly miserable time when the markets were against us I decided to dip my toe in the water of new job opportunities for the first time in many years. If you yourself are encountering this phenomenon for the first time in a
Article 50’s triggered. We’re leaving. It’s over. Close the shutters, wind down the blinds, the UK’s in limbo.I wrote a blog about a year ago attesting to the impact Brexit had on the financial services and hiring market as a whole. In an effort not to repeat myself it ultimately said; who knows?We’ve dived into the deep end of
Credit RiskCredit Risk hiring in Q2 has been mixed. April and May was very quiet and this could be due to the bank holiday season and many hiring managers not being able to move processes along. However, June was a busy month and we have seen a demand for financial institution credit analyst’s from a variety of backgrounds, as well as an
When discussing the job market for financial services at this time, there is only one place to start. Let’s go back to 23rd June 2016, when a 3/1 outsider with the bookmakers came in; the British electorate (with a fine majority) voted to leave the European Union after 45 years in the Common Market.