Asia PBs should seek “hybrid” EM talent

    As private banks in the region continue venturing further into emerging markets, they should seek to employ more “hybrid” talent, according to Singapore-based recruiter Kerry Consulting. “There is indeed a very strong push for expansion into emerging markets; however, the acquisition of private banking talent covering these locations is more challenging,” Pierre Pineau, associate director, [...]

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    Behind the War for FinTech Talent

    "As the competition for fintech talent continues, huge supply shortages particularly in Asia exist for digital strategists, fintech professionals, data managers and cyber security specialists. Banks thus have few options but to go back to the age of active headhunting" said Declan O'Sullivan, Managing Director of Kerry Consulting, in a recent interview with CNBC. Watch [...]

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    The age-old question about university rankings

    SINGAPORE: Recent news reports about Asia-Pacific university rankings have gotten people riled up. Please follow this link to Read more

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    Asian dynasties – Battle for the soul of Singapore / Financial Times

    Competition from China takes some gloss off the city-state's performance while its ruling family's squabbles raise difficult questions. To those who criticised the generous salaries offered to his ministers,Lee Kuan Yew — the politician credited with transforming Singapore from a resource-poor tropical port into one of Asia’s wealthiest nations— had a simple retort. Download As [...]

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    Hello Singapore Interviews Kerry Consulting

    Mediacorp Channel 8 / 9 March 2016 and 7 April 2016 9th March 2016 What does the recently released Graduate Employment Survey tell us about the state of the Singapore economy? 7th April 2016 Singapore has a 10-year Smart Nation masterplan and by government estimates, this will lead to 30,000 job vacancies in technology by [...]

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    Does Asia Still Need ‘Traditional’ Western Expats?

    "Singapore’s local population is less than half of that of New York and London and already has an unemployment rate of only 2%. Multinational corporations require more globally-minded talent than the local population can provide." Declan O’Sullivan, a long-term expat in Singapore and Managing Director of Kerry Consulting, told WSJ in a recent interview. Please [...]

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    Recruitment vs talent acquisition: Is there a difference?

    “The term recruitment is frequently used interchangeably with talent acquisition. But they are distinctly different things.” Finian Toh, associate director of Kerry Consulting, told HRD Singapore in a recent interview. Please follow this link to Read more

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    Channel NewsAsia Luminary Leadership Forum 2015

    Kerry Consulting Live on ‘Channel NewsAsia Luminary Leadership Forum 2015’ – How can companies achieve sustainable growth? Watch the video here

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    How to get a graduate-level risk management job in Singapore or Hong Kong

    The employment market for risk management jobs in Singapore and Hong Kong is buoyant and has been for the past five years. But for graduates, clinching a junior risk job is far from straight forward – here are some of the best ways to get your first break in Asian risk management. Singapore-based OCBC offers [...]

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    Re-employment till 67: Public service makes it official

    From next year, the Singapore Public Service – which employs almost 140,000 people – will offer all eligible staff re-employment beyond the age of 65. Beginning Jan 1, 2015, it will formalise arrangements to offer re-employment to all eligible officers till the age of 67. This will immediately benefit some 800 public officers turning 65 […]

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