Forensic accountants find their feet

Forensic accountants find their feet

The credit crunch and the threat of international fraud are bringing forensic accountants out of the shadows in Asia. These financial sector detectives are becoming an increasingly popular…

Will revamps work at UBS and Citi?

Will revamps work at UBS and Citi?

Credit-crunched couple UBS and Citigroup are rejigging their businesses, but will the overhauls help with recruitment and retention? In a move to cut costs and give local bosses…

HK and SG to miss out on new outsourcing to Asia

HK and SG to miss out on new outsourcing to Asia

Hong Kong and Singapore are unlikely to benefit from the growing trend for Wall Street banks to offshore not just their back-office work but more senior jobs too.…

Commodities and IT: the perfect match?

Commodities and IT: the perfect match?

The growth of the commodities sector in Singapore is starting to create employment opportunities for IT professionals. The opening of the Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX) in early 2009…

UOB steps up growth in China

UOB steps up growth in China

UOB is still busy hiring in the PRC as it continues to expand its franchise across the country, but the search for banking talent in Chinese cities is…

Does China need more recruiters?

Does China need more recruiters?

We all know China is clamoring for more bankers, but are more external recruiters also needed to deal with jobs in the Chinese financial sector? It seems the…

Clouds gather over bonuses

Clouds gather over bonuses

Mr Lee, who is in his 40s and a managing director at a foreign bank based in Singapore, is bracing himself for sharply reduced bonuses. "We're still okay…

The great Singapore sign-off slowdown

The great Singapore sign-off slowdown

Just had an interview and anxious to know if you've got the job? You could be in for a long wait. Hiring times within financial services in Singapore…

Would you take a passage to India?

Would you take a passage to India?

Credit Suisse has unveiled plans to double staff numbers in India and isn't the only bank upping staff numbers in the region - Swiss rival UBS is also…

China beats rest of Asia in banking recruitment

China beats rest of Asia in banking recruitment

Candidates in China have reasons to be cheerful. Their country is the only market in Asia where employment expectations are rising this quarter, according to a new report…

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