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Market Update Q3 2021

HOME CAREER TIPS MARKET INFO Executive Summary – Q3 2021: The technology market has been red hot. We have been observing candidates receiving multiple offers and eventually counter offers, as their current firms try to retain them. Branding has become more important than ever for firms to win candidates over. The crypto trading space has been very active.

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Market Update Q2 2021

HOME CAREER TIPS MARKET INFO Executive Summary – Q2 2021: Tech hiring boom continues: We have been experiencing another record quarter of strong demand for technologists within the FSI domain (including crypto trading firms). Candidates have been receiving 15-20% increases in salaries for switching jobs. Many have been getting multiple offers and counteroffers. This strong hiring is both

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Market Update Q1 2021

HOME CAREER TIPS MARKET INFO Executive Summary – Q1 2021: It feels like 2007 all over again: The demand for tech talent across several areas has been exploding this past quarter and that is certainly not an understatement! Candidates have been receiving multiple offers/counteroffers and significant increases in salary. Crypto/blockchain firms are also actively hiring again wooing

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Market Update – Q4 2020

HOME CAREER TIPS MARKET INFO A quick recap of 2020 All the grand hiring plansmade by our clients for 2020 had to be temporarily put on hold around Feb 2020 as COVID began to evolve from a distant news item into a pandemic. This slowdown in tech hiring was (thankfully) quite short-lived. The companies that were the quickest to resume

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Market Update Q3 2020

HOME CAREER TIPS MARKET INFO General State of Hiring In general, tech recruitment activity has continued to remain brisk despite most other sectors experiencing a downturn because of the macroeconomic climate. We continued to see contracting opportunities on the rise but towards the end of the quarter, a substantial number of permanent roles started to open up

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Market Update Q2 2020

HOME CAREER TIPS MARKET INFO General State of Hiring Technology is considered to be of core importance to most companies. Despite other areas of recruitment suffering because of the macroeconomic slowdown, hiring with technology has still very much continued to happen, albeit at a reduced rate Permanent placements: This is where we saw the slowdown. Given the

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Market Update Q4 2019

HOME CAREER TIPS MARKET INFO General State of Hiring We usually get this question: are the ongoing protests affecting business? Yes, but fortunately, the impact on our business has been minimal We haven’t seen much slowdown in technology hiring. In fact, our clients have been hiring quite actively and even growing headcount numbers during these

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Market Update Q3 2019

HOME CAREER TIPS MARKET INFO A lot has been happening in Hong Kong this past quarter. Here is an update on tech hiring: General State of Hiring Being in the Recruitment space, one question we continue to receive is whether companies are still hiring in Hong Kong given our political situation at the moment. This

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    Samson Chan - Managing Director
    Barclays, Equities Technology APAC

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    Samson Chan - Managing Director
    Barclays, Equities Technology APAC

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