By and large, the banking and financial services sector in South East Asia is seeing a steady growth this year.

There is noticeable growth in the hiring in the sector especially in Singapore and the Philippines. This is based on the tracking of online job hiring activity by industry.

Recruitment search firms will share that the trend to increased hiring in this sector is apparent.

Based on the same tracking mode, Philippines recorded the highest growth at 12% year to year. Singapore saw a 4% increase.

As the sector continues to transform into one that becomes more reliant on technology, employers have been setting their sights on increased talent pool to cope with the demand.

For the recruitment search firms, many are looking at the big employers as they continue to eye this region for investment banking roles. One can expect to see some traction in the hiring for private banks for the private equity professionals.

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