Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

Survey finds fintech sector ready to deal with talent crunch

China is facing an acute shortage of professional fintech talent, a survey by recruitment company Michael Page China found. The survey found that recruitment of fintech talent was found to be a challenging experience, with 85 percent of employers expressing difficulties. As cited by 45 percent of respondents, the biggest hurdle for them remains the shortage […]

Singapore’s fintech ambitions bump up against immigration curbs

Technology startups in many countries are fighting to attract skilled workers like software engineers. Yet in the tiny city-state of Singapore, with a population of 5.6 million, the dearth of talent is particularly acute. As a small, open economy Singapore relies on foreign talent to help meet its skills needs. Yet a gradual tightening of immigration […]

Fintech sector increasingly attractive compared to traditional banking for IT professionals

An increasing number of advertised jobs, higher average pay and IT’s prominent position in fintech is making the sector a more attractive option than the traditional banking sector for IT professionals. Job vacancies in the UK fintech sector increased 9% in the last 12 months, while the traditional UK banking sector advertised 3% less. On average, fintech employees […]