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Major Chinese bank increases profits

Tuesday 30 August 2011 at 10:12 am

Bank of China, China’s third largest bank, has reported a 28% rise in profit for the first half of 2011, beating analyst predictions.

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BLOG: Working in Asia could make you UK board material

Tuesday 30 August 2011 at 10:06 am

If you’ve been reading our blogs of late you’ll have noticed that a consistent theme has been the growing opportunities available in Asia, and while you might assume that this is directly related to the poor economic news that’s coming out of Europe, we can assure that there are opportunities available for experienced candidates.

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BLOG: Singapore new rules should not concern candidates

Monday 22 August 2011 at 08:52 am

If you’ve been looking at job opportunities in Singapore you may have been worried by recent news that the Singapore government are implementing new working regulations on expat employees. These new regulations seem to have come about as result of local unhappiness at competition from outside and include:

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BLOG: In financial recruitment, never forget your digital trail

Monday 22 August 2011 at 08:40 am

A couple of weeks ago we wrote a blog on how to utilise Linkedin to help you look ‘the part’ as much as possible, and this got us thinking about how much candidates are monitoring their digital trail. Just as you can use this sort of social media to research the companies and individuals associated with the job opportunities you’re interested in, so you should be well aware that recruiters are turning the tables and doing exactly the same thing on you.

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BLOG: Hats off to students, they're banking on a positive future

Friday 19 August 2011 at 12:49 pm

Amidst even more bad news about the UK, Europe and the World economies, I can’t help but reiterate that candidates looking to work in the financial sector, whether that’s in London, another part of the UK, or abroad, shouldn’t give up hope. The truth is that the right jobs are out there for the right people.

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RBS recruit in booming Asia

Tuesday 16 August 2011 at 08:48 am

The booming Asia banking market is showing little sign of fading away this week, as the Royal Bank of Scotland Group announced that it had appointed two senior bankers for its China team. The bank has plans to establish a strong foothold in the ever-growing China, and take advantage of the local capital markets.

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BLOG: Want to be a big fish in a small pond?

Monday 15 August 2011 at 08:31 am

Ever since the time of Dick Whittington, the assumption has been that London’s streets are paved with gold. Nowhere has that view been more prevalent than in the world of finance. But with the onset of what seems to be another rocky period for the financial markets, is this actually the time that you should be looking for pastures new?

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Standard Chartered report Asia recruitment drive

Thursday 11 August 2011 at 11:16 am

Relationship managers, as well as equities, commodities and compliance professionals are all on the recruitment horizon for global firm Standard Chartered Bank.
According to a report on The Recruiter website and Reuters, the bank is keen to add 1,000 recruits this year, mainly in Asia.

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Finance leads the way as executive recruitment climbs

Tuesday 09 August 2011 at 2:50 pm

Despite news of job culls and pay freezes, there has been a steady rise in senior executive recruitment activity across the globe since early 2010, according to new findings from the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), and the finance sector is leading the way.

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Large scale recruitment ahead at KPMG

Tuesday 09 August 2011 at 2:23 pm

Professional services firm KPMG has announced plans to build its global graduate employee base by 75,000 over the next three years, which will form part of the 250,000 new recruits forecast for the next five years.
In the UK specifically, the firm expects to recruit roughly 3,000 graduates and school leavers over the next three years, and around 7,500 new hires over the next five years. According to the report on The Recruiter website, KPMG will recruit into audit, tax, advisory, and internal firm services.

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