Asian jobs

Bright spots in a dim outlook for Asian finance jobs

Asia's financial sector is a “low hire” – not a “no hire” – environment, as positive trends are emerging in the Greater China region, according to findings by eFinancialCareers.
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Job opportunities in Singapore's financial industry rose during the second quarter
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<div style="text-align: left;"> Job opportunities in Singapore's financial industry rose during the second quarter </div>

The decline in global financial sector employment opportunities has not spared Asia. Yet, while front-line vacancies have fallen as businesses stagnate, some functions are in strong demand.

Overall, advertised jobs dropped 14% year-on-year in the region with average postings declining from 2,871 in the second quarter 2011 to 2,464 in the same period 2012, according to the latest quarterly Jobs Barometer from eFinancialCareers, a leading global career site network for professionals working in the investment banking, asset management and securities industries.

On the bright side, there are “signs of stability returning to the market”, with the declining trend easing. In fact, there was a 2% quarter-on-quarter increase...

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