Career opportunities in FinTech have increased manifold as digital payments adoption has increased more so post pandemic. As long as you have the required skills and the mindset to adapt, this is the key to continue to adapt to the super fast paced growth in the Fintech sector.
Here we bring you an interesting chat of the High-Tea session conducted by TimesJobs on ‘How to establish a career in Fintech industry’, discover how you can strengthen your career in this field.
In a chat session, Jayanthi Vaidyanathan, Senior Director and Head HR, PayPal India said, “Focus on upgrading and learning about the FinTech sector including new-age digital skills which include the likes of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), data engineering, etc. and don’t give up being curious in what you do.”
On being asked about how to change a sales career in non-Fintech domain to Fintech domain, Jayanthi said, “Key is to stay adaptable in order to effectively deal with the rapid changes in the industry. Focus on critical thinking to address challenges creatively. be part of collaborative platforms so you can showcase your knowledge and learn about trending technologies. Try to also explore sales careers in the Fintech domain no need to fundamentally switch your functional area. There are several PG programs now exclusively available on Fintech for e.g. BITS, IIM Indore etc.”
According to Jayanthi” The Fintech industry as we all know is expanding exponentially in scope and becoming part of our everyday lives – in how we buy, sell, educate ourselves, eat, lend, take credit, invest, send money to our family etc. be invested in learning about trends in the industry, wear your thinking hats to introspect how it affects your day to day lives now and will be in the future.”