I received a resume last week and the candidate included their results from 3-4 different personality tests. I have never seen this before and thought it was incredibly insightful. I asked a few of my clients/hiring managers what they thought about this and we unanimously decided it was a great idea. At Pathfinder, we encourage candidates
Over recent years, LinkedIn has massively expanded its reach and influence. Irrespective of whether you are looking for a new job, your LinkedIn profile is your global business card. Most business professionals automatically go to LinkedIn, before or shortly after they have first spoken to or met you, this is to get a sense of
We all know how demoralizing and frustrating searching for a new role can be. Applying online can feel like you are sending your CV into a black hole…Even if you aren’t actively looking, your LinkedIn profile should be 99% the same as your resume. Its also worth reviewing your CV and online profile at least every six months.
Thank you to Neil Govier from the CFA Institute for the fun conversation we had about careers in fintech. Even if the ‘new normal’ is starting to feel almost routine, we can’t escape the fact that the job market is going to be somewhat different from the one we knew only a few months ago. To find
Its not only a new year but a new decade as well! This is a great time of year to self assess and many people chose the new year to look for a new job. Before you do that, Pathfinder has a few suggestions to ensure that desire becomes a reality and you land your dream job.
It’s that time again; bonuses are being paid and employees start to assess their options. There has been a lot of talk over the past few years about how restless and ‘hoppy’ millennials are; at Pathfinder we think this could become an opportunity to develop and entrench your best talent. In addition to hiring, as a manager,
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Many of Pathfinder’s clients are headquartered outside Asia and, as a result, we are being asked every day what the business impact of the ongoing protests is going to be. As a business owner and long-term resident, I have always been impressed by how tough and resilient the people of Hong Kong are. In 2003/4 during SARS, whilst a
I’m so excited to be a part of the first Women in Finance awards in Asia. As someone who’s made a career placing stellar candidates — half of whom are women — in the fin-tech industry, this event means so much to me. Growing up in rural England, I didn’t have a blueprint for what a
Global financing for the fin-tech industry hit a new record in 2018, according to a recent report from CB Insights. The amount of venture capital money pouring into fin-tech climbed to US$39 billion, more than double what it was in 2017. After the 2008 financial crisis the banking industry needed a face-lift. Even ten years later, many