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10/01/2012 | SIFMA

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  • Wall Street seeks talented IT professionals
    Wall Street firms have indicated that recruiting talented technology professionals is their top priority this year, according to an study. "You can't escape technology because it is the backbone of the firm, it is client service, it is how to complete a transaction," said Constance Melrose, managing director at for the Americas. "Financial services companies understand that in order to increase business intelligence, or to make smarter trades, or to understand risk, technology sits behind all of those decisions and processes." The Wall Street Journal(1/9)