Attendees at the free banking-entry seminar organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers have given the event a thumbs up.
"The seminar definitely taught me more about the banking industry. It was quite comprehensive. I found it useful," says Calvin Yu, who teaches mathematics at a local institute.
Due to his interest and what he calls his "sensitivity" to numbers, Yu is considering making a career switch to banking. But poor knowledge of the industry is making him hesitant to make the jump, he adds.
"But the seminar showed me what I wanted to know, such as what the industry requires from its staff and what qualifications an applicant should possess when applying for a job," Yu says.
He adds that the seminar had greatly impro