Recruitment in the financial markets has been a thorny subject over the last few months, as banks continue to shed thousands of employees amid tumbling profits. According to eFinancialCareers’ annual hiring trend survey, financial institution employees are perhaps unsurprisingly reluctant to switch jobs and firms, and time to fill open positions has lengthened. Fewer potential candidates are seeking out new jobs compared to last year. The survey reported that six out of 10 respondents (61%) said they hadn’t seen an increase in the number of candidates applying for positions as compared to six months ago. Last year, only 44% reported no increase. Still, for the second year running, it’s a good time to be involved in risk and technology: talent in those sectors is still in prime demand, well ahead of any other category. Read full story on Wall Street & Technology


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