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Search for talent: A challenge for the Fintech sector

Faced with a greater number of Fintech companies (financial technology), there is a need for collaborators willing to transcend in multiple disciplines and build effective relationships.

The company 3 Hunters points out that the growth of the Fintech industry is attracting more and more people of diverse origins, such as technologists, doctors in law, philosophers, sciences and consultants, to name a few.

The aim is to develop new solutions

“Companies have started working with people considered disrupters, to develop innovative solutions that can begin to be implemented as soon as possible”, says 3 Hunters operations director Alberto Segovia.

“Based on a dynamic environment, those candidates with the ability to demonstrate a structured and agile mentality at the same time will be among the priorities of the recruiters” he said.

The most important developments

If something is certain, it is that developments such as Open Banking, blockchain, Artificial Intelligence or automation, will continue to accelerate the need for Startups to find the right talent to drive their transformation and growth.

“The Fintech companies also care about the portfolio of the soft skills of a possible employee” said the executive, which includes skills such as agility, leadership and adaptability.

Finding people… is the talent limited?

Another challenge, said Segovia, is to find or develop qualified people to promote these services; When talent is limited, companies must concentrate on being more strategic to find and maintain collaborators in key technical positions.

In that regard, he explained that it can be difficult to attract people who currently enjoy a stable future, an impressive salary and structured work, where it is necessary to have a plan to communicate the potential of the Fintech industry to key candidates.


Also published on Medium.

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