Dallas, TX | 2/7/2014
The slog that has dated back to the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 showed signs of clearing last year, as the 2012 U.S. presidential election and its attendant uncertainty had passed.
“There are still a lot of unknowns,” said Chadrin Dean of Integrated Management Resources. “We won’t see robust hiring coming around until the government tells the banks what they can and can’t do. You have to know where the goalpost is before you can play the game.”
As the market for full-time, permanent positions slowly gathers strength, the trends of outsourcing and hiring shortterm consultants appear here to stay. In the wake of the financial crisis companies increasingly looked to cheaper and more efficient options for back-office operations, including third-party providers domestically and abroad.