6 Apr 2018: Paying Top Dollar for Tech Talent

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6 Apr 2018: Paying Top Dollar for Tech Talent

Japanese e-commerce company Start Today Co. has offered to pay "genius" tech experts almost a million dollars a year. Is this the new normal?

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The ABF Podcast

6 Apr 2018: Paying Top Dollar for Tech Talent

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Japanese e-commerce company Start Today Co. has offered to pay "genius" tech experts almost a million dollars a year. Is this the new normal? We'll also get an assessment of tech stocks after a rough week. Eeo Hui Ting, a consultant with recruitment agency Robert Walters Singapore, explains what qualities one needs to be considered a "genius" (3:44), why Start Today Co. is willing to pay so much (4:24), what to consider before embarking on a career in the tech industry (12:47) and how to tell if someone is worth a million dollars (14:40). Geoff Howie, Market Strategist from the Singapore Exchange asseses the fundamentals of the tech sector (24:04) and examines investor sentiment amid the threat of a US-China trade war (28:55).

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