Tag Archives: Public sector

Senate Gridlock Crimps Hiring Progress

It sounds like we may have to wait as long as March to get the previously promised funding increases, so that the SEC and CFTC can proceed with staffing up for Dodd-Frank implementation.  If you recall, I wrote in November about the prospects for hiring hundreds of new regulators. Continue reading

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Going Public (Sector)

Most Wall Streeters will tell you that the phrases “SEC Congressional testimony” and “good news” don’t go together.  But Mary Schapiro dropped some good news for job-seekers in her July testimony on the SEC’s restructuring.  Peppered throughout her statements were references to the agency’s need to increase staffing.  So, if you’ve ever secretly considered a transition to the “dark side,” this may be your chance. Continue reading