Bank are actively headhunting for workers again, but they want specific skills. They also want specialists who understand the digital and “fintech” realms. This time however, their focus will be on digital and fintech staff. The rising influence of digital and banking-specific technology — so-called fintech — is “really changing how banks themselves will organize their own recruitment functions. In demand are people who know how to work in the digital and fintech spaces, with “huge supply shortages, particularly in Asia” driven by a lack of people with the right skills.