Better Benefits to Look Out for in Job Ads

When you’re reading a job description, sometimes all they’ll write in the benefits section is “A competitive salary” and “The opportunity to work in a growing team”. Obviously, this is a red flag. Here are some benefits that show they really care! borofree First off, we’ll mention our partners, borofree! They offer a platform that […]

5 Hidden Red Flags in Job Ads

Everyone knows you should be wary when you see “Competitive Salary” in a job ad. (Are they competing to pay you the lowest salary they can?) Aside from this, however, there are other concealed meanings that might slip by you if you don’t have a trained eye like ours. 1. Flexible Hours The key theme […]

Gen Z: FinTech Needs You!

FinTech is absolutely skyrocketing as an industry. It produced 151 unicorns (startups valued above $1b) in 2021, making up a third of all unicorns that year. But, they have a big problem… Gen Z Just Isn’t Fussed Older generations continue to express interest in financial services such as banking, credit cards and investments. They’re under […]

4 Signs it’s Time to Change Finance Jobs

Deciding to leave a job ain’t easy. In finance especially, there’s a hesitancy – it might be anxiety about finding a new position, or a feeling that your work isn’t finished. Here are four signs it’s time to make the leap. 1. You’re Overworked This is especially common in startups and small businesses. In companies […]

Introducing the FinTech Accelerator Club

Visit the FinTech Accelerator Club Here at Key Focus, we’ve created a community group geared towards any and all professionals in FinTech. Let us take you through what the FinTech Accelerator Club is all about. Info & Advice The heart of FAC is the support we and the rest of the community offer to growing […]

How to Stay Social When Working from Home

There are a plethora of benefits to WFH: no commute, home comforts, working in your PJs… but there are one or two drawbacks. Not least of these is the lack of socialisation with those you work with. How do you keep up that human element, outside of the office? Video Calls Without Specific Purpose Here […]

The Importance of a Great Manager in Sales

A recent poll on LinkedIn revealed that over half of its respondents considered the people they worked with – and especially their boss – the key factor behind a “dream” job. This remains true in Sales, so here are some of the best ways Sales Managers can serve their team’s dreams. Prioritise the Person It’s […]

2022 in FinTech: 6 Insights from FinTech Magazine’s Roundtable

FinTech has had a hell of a year in 2021. As the sector goes from strength to strength, the team at FinTech Magazine caught up with some  industry titans to get their insights on what can be expected in 2022. Jimmy Foo – CCO at SEON Jimmy’s key prediction centres around the idea of businesses […]

8 Key Moments in the History of FinTech

FinTech is one of the most explosive industries on the planet, responsible for a third of 2021’s unicorns. So, let’s take a look at some of the moments that shaped the landscape. 1: Telefinance – 1918 Fresh out of the First World War, during which the electric telegraph was a vital instrument of communication the […]

Will Automation Replace All Sales Roles?

The power and sophistication of modern technology forges forward at an ever-increasing rate. Many jobs have been made obsolete by machines and AI. Will sales be the same? Automation’s Already Here According to the McKinsey Global Institute, around half of a salesperson’s job has the potential to be automated. This is thanks to AI technologies […]