Wall Street & Technology’s Top 5 Stories of 2012

Financial firms may have been laying off employees by the thousands, but it’s certainly not all gloom and doom for technologists. Specialized IT skills are still in high demand on Wall Street, and earlier this year, we gave you the low-down on how to get an elite IT education. If you’re a Wall Street manager, we also gave you some tips on how to manage Millennials to make sure you connect with them, retain them and make the most of their talent – while also ensuring you take a good look at your IT spending. As one of our experts points out, hopefully we will also remember 2012 as the year that business leaders, policymakers and the world at large began to embrace the new realities of a technology-driven economy.
December 27, 2012

2. Is Wall Street IT Losing Its Luster?

Technology execs are jumping to other industries, including Silicon Valley start-ups, consulting firms and technology providers.

Ed’s Note: The financial industry was once considered a prestigious and lucrative field for top IT talent. But now Wall Street recruiters have to contend with tech giants such as Google, Facebook and other Silicon Valley powerhouses, who are luring recent graduates with much more than a big paycheck.

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