Banking and financial services industry insights

Welcome to the latest edition of the Michael Page Banking & Financial Services industry insights. The articles below have been written by our market specialists, to keep you abreast of the latest trends and issues affecting the industry.

Half year recruitment update 2013

Market conditions in 2013 have improved compared to 2012. Conversion of requisitions into placements has improved, as more firms secure sign off for hiring. Our market report looks at key skills in demand, and the outlook for the second half of the year in front office, infrastructure/support functions and temporary/contract. Read more.

Spotlight on gender...

The publication in Q2 of the latest report by the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards once again put the spotlight on gender diversity in the sector. Here we give a recruiter’s perspective on some of the recommendations. Read more.

Who wins...

Competition for people is hotting up again. Rapid evolution of regulation and control and pressure to deploy solutions, is forcing companies to shop for talent. When many firms have the same challenge, how do you attract the few experienced people in the market, without driving salaries through the roof? Read more.
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