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Jun

25

Writing a Banking Resume Objective

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Writing a banking resume objective is probably one of the toughest task to do when writing your resumes. So, how do you make a good one? In this article you will learn how to easily write a resume objective statement.

Step 1: Start your objective with what you are seeking for. Since you are applying for a banking job, yu may write phrases such as “To find employment in the financial industry”, “To secure employment as a Bank Teller”, or “Too further my accounting career.”

Step 2: Follow statement with what you can offer for the new position. For example, use phrases such as “in which I can utilize my exceptional organizational skills”, or “where my ability to produce exceptional work and meet deadlines.”

Step 3: End your resume objective statement phrases on how you can be an asset to the company and how you can help for its success. For example, “will improve company productivity,” “will contribute to company culture,” or “helps the company increase productivity scores.”

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May

22

Get The Bankings Job Of Your Dreams

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Knowing which particular career field to spend your life is one of the most important decision things you have to make for yourself. And the fact that you are reading this article proves that you are interested for any banking jobs. But what banking jobs exactly? How do you choose and get the dream bank job that you desire? Here are the steps.

First, Start by knowing what you like to do. Know what your interests are, what are the things your particularly enjoy and what are you passionate about. . if you wish to work on a bank, then list down available job position (e.g Office Assistant, Personal Banker/Teller, Managers, etc)

Second, Write a few sentences covering your preferred work environment. Begin by describing your work style. Is it okay to work for you on a shifting schedule or you prefer to work based on your available time? Or whether you want to work with lots of contact with other people or work solo. Banks have hotline, you can work as a customer service representative on their hotline if you like working on a night time, you can also choose to work as a bank teller if you like helping other people, or a bank agent if you are good in dealing with people.

Third, Decide how much amount of income you would like to receive. Different bank job position comes with different salary, but you must also of course, pass the required job criteria.

Fourth, Search on the internet which banks are currently in need of employees. You can visit directly their website and check “Career Opportunities” section.

Fifth, Arrange appointments with those within your narrowed-down chosen bank company to discuss your application with them, or simply submit resume on their HR department and wait them to call you for interview.

Apr

30

Bad Breath!

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See this cute little thing? He may look cute and cuddly in this plushie form, but your potential employers may not find him or her so adorable in real life. Meet the germ responsible for unholy smells coming from the pits of your oral orifice – Halitosis.

Halitosis, or bad breath, is a condition, and therefore means it can be treated. It is the third leading cause for people to seek out dentists and doctors, and with good reason. No matter how well you present yourself in an interview, bad breath can break all your hard work and render them moot.

Usually, Halitosis will mean there’s something wrong either with your tongue, the linings of your mouth, your teeth, or even your stomach. This is why it’s recommended to eat yogurt to help regulate the gastric juices, and to frequently brush your teeth and scrub your tongue really well. Go easy on the mouthwash, too, as this may have strong alcohol that dries out your mouth, leaving it more susceptible to bacteria.

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Apr

16

Your Best Guide For Banking Job Interviews

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Once you past the written exam, the second most important step would be the interview phase. This could be a more critical phase most especially if you are not well prepared. Phase is where the interviewer will scrutinize more about yourself, your communication skills, personality and problem solving skills. So, just before that day come, make sure you are ready enough to answers all their questions. To help you, we have listed down couple of very useful and handy tips on how to prepare for a bank interview. Read on and get into the groove.

Research! Research! About the bank. Read about the bank profile, accomplishment and milestone. You can do this by checking their official website. By knowing important information about the company, you will feel more confident on answering their questions as you know well what you are talking about.

Mock Interview. You would now know what would be the interviewer is going to ask you, thus, be prepared ahead of the possible answer for possible questions. There are several common bank interview questions that you can find all over the internet. Mae a consolidated list of them and note also the best answer for each those questions. Usually, the opening question is centered about yourself, and usually the interviewer will set another question depending on your answer. In interviews, you also should consider learning a different language. Learn Thai or French, multi language is a big point too.

Dress Up the Right Way. During the interview, make sure that you are properly dress up as it will help enhance your personality and makes you look more self aware and confident,. For both men and women, it is advisable to wear business suits of decent colors. Avoid wearing bright and tacky colors.

There you have it. Always stay calm and positive. Good luck!

Mar

28

Dealing With Tough Interview Questions

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Answering interview questions will not always be a straight-forward query about your work habits, your problem-solving skills, or your knowledge about the current exchange rates and the company’s history. The interviewer may also want to test your mettle and see how well you keep your cool and gracefully conduct yourself when placed in a tight spot.

Take this particularly common question, for example: “Tell me about an experience of yours that you consider to be a big failure.”

First off, don’t panic. Your interviewer (upon good faith, of course) is not out to get you, but wants to see how in what kind of light you will paint this particularly embarrassing situation. You can either 1) try to wriggle out of it by giving a “safe” answer where you still look good with minimal effort, or 2) go tell the honest truth, but also focus on how this failure has helped you improve both as a person and as an employee. Your interviewer will well appreciate the effort and risk you took to answer this tough question.

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Jan

26

Smoking Before an Interview?

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medium_3179144246So, you find you have ten minutes left before you’re called in for your big bank job interview. You’ve got frayed nerves, and you absolutely hate the feeling. You find yourself craving to light up and start smoking. Should you, though?

While it’s generally not your interviewer’s business whether you smoke or not, you may want to hold off taking a drag at least until the interview is over. Why? Two words: smoker’s breath. Since it’s quite possible you and your interviewer will be sharing an enclosed space and that you’ll be doing a lot of talking, your interviewer might end up getting all the cigarette smell from your breath. No matter how brilliant or thoughtful your questions about salary, compensation and work duties will be, it’s could become a turn-off for the person in front of you. Instead of turning to a cigarette, try drinking a glass of water, and take deep, slow breaths.

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Dec

25

Should You Ask About Your Salary?

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In the last post about a few tips for the first time applicant, there was mention that it was taboo to ask about the salary coming to you. However, this post begs to differ.

medium_5058432209The game has begun. You are now seated with your interviewer, and have so far answered question after question thrown at you with skill, knowledge, flair and bravado.(and what other excellent qualities have you.) You’ve done your homework, put your documents and paperwork in order, and are dressed to the killer corporate nines. Now comes the million-dollar question: “So, Mr./Ms. Applicant, do you have an particular questions?”

Now’s your chance! You want to ask the burning question regarding your salary, among other things, but wait — should you?

One school of thought recommends you don’t, and this is reasonable. Certain companies don’t like the idea of potential applicants thinking of money first before everything else. However, there’s also another school of though that suggest – and actually, strongly recommends – you do ask. Why so? Once you have established what you can bring to the company, it also matters that you be compensated for your skills and know-how. This shows the company you know what you’re worth, and that you’re your own person.

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Dec

15

Interview Tips For First Time Job Seekers



You must remember that the world of business is a people oriented job no matter what the job is. By attending multiple interviews you are gaining contacts in your field, and presenting yourself as a possible co-worker. When you are starting interviews be prepared to meet and greet people from many companies. All of these new faces can help your career down the road even if you aren’t hired by them. You want to become familiar with all the players in your profession that you can. It always helps to have key players from other companies who know you and trust you.

Hopefully, you will find a match with a company that meets your needs and also wants your skills over other applicants. The process of matching yourself with the right company starts with an interview and the submission of a resume. A cover letter and several recommendations are usually required also.

An interview with a company official should be approached with careful preparation. The outcome of the interview is the most important factor in determining whether you will be hired or not.

A job interview is your first contact with a prospective employer. You definitely want to be well dressed, prompt and as relaxed as possible for the interview itself. Remember first impressions will last throughout the relationship you have with your employer.

When you arrive, the interviewer will have some specific things that need to be answered by you. You can help yourself get hired by simply following the cues of the interviewer. Be polite and answer all of the questions honestly. Let the interview flow as smoothly as possible by waiting for the interviewer to prompt you for your answers. Be professional in your responses and show a caring attitude along with a genuine desire for employment. Let the job interviewer run the interview. Try your best to come across clearly when answering the interviewer’s questions.

The interviewer will ask you for a resume. This document shows the interviewer your qualifications and educational background. Be sure to keep a copy for yourself. You will have to give a copy to each prospective employer.

Prepare a resume that includes your educational background, your prior work experience in the related fields to the job that you are applying for, and all required personal information. This would include your name and address, contact telephone number, and a message phone number also. Keep your resume brief. Most interviewers only read the highlights of the resume anyway. They will spend less than a minute reading it.

Most employers are looking for team players. They want to hire someone who can be friendly and who will integrate well with the office workers that are already there. This is why your first impression at the interview is so important. If you establish a friendly rapport with the interviewer, they will pass this along to the person who makes the final decision on hiring. Every employer wants to hire someone who is highly qualified, has a strong desire to produce results and is friendly.

Some tips to help you land the job you want:

1. Never ask about how much the job pays.

2. Do your research on the company. Talk to some employees before the interview. This will give you a feel for the work environment and job requirements. The more you know the better.

3. Don’t brag to the interviewer. You won’t impress them. Besides the best way to make friends is to listen carefully and interact appropriately. The interview will be a successful one if you simply establish good rapport.

4. Be respectful of the interviewer’s time. Don’t elaborate with unnecessary talk.

5. Thank the interviewer upon leaving. Shake hands and give a warm smile. Give the impression to your interviewer that you like the company and let them know once again how much you are interested in the position. Then exit with grace and purpose. The result will be a win-win situation for all concerned.

By presenting yourself as professional, you will enter the world of business with more allies and a brighter future in your chosen field. People are always happy to accommodate others who are helpful and committed to working for the common good. Be confident of your ability to land that good job that you want. It’s really a matter of making the right connections and following through with honest hard work. Put your best foot forward and look ahead to a great career.

Nov

25

Why be a Bank Teller?

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If you’ve graduated from high school and want some work experience, why not consider working as a bank teller? It doesn’t take a math genius to see how this line of work can have many benefits. Here are just some to take into consideration:

1) No work experience necessary. Are you an entry-level applicant? No problem! Becoming a bank teller is often one good way to learn a few useful real-world skills, and get some work experience on your resume. Becoming a bank teller also does not need any particular expensive pre-employment training.

2) Career Growth and Stability. If you manage to get yourself hired into a stable and trusted bank, this also pretty much ensures your own job stability. In banking, climbing the career ladder may take some time, but keep in mind that banks will constantly be opening new branches, and there will always be new opportunities for promotion.

3) Benefits. Often, bank teller duty will give you just enough time to grab a bite to eat at lunch time, but it will allow you to head home earlier than the rest of the working world. This is why bank jobs have become quite attractive to artists, writers, and musicians, as it gives them enough time afterwards to work on their craft. Should you also wish to continue your education, some banks also make it easier for you to take out a student loan.

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Oct

29

Interview Day? Have Breakfast!

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Early to bed, early to rise, you wake up to a fresh new day, ready to take on the world – or at least, your job interview. You know many key details about the bank you’re gearing for like the back of your hand, you’ve got your interview clothes pressed and waiting, and your suave look is killer-corporate. You’ve got all your answers polished and ready, just like you! Good for you!

Have you had breakfast yet?

No, don’t snort or roll your eyes, this is important. Take my advice: having breakfast in the morning is an integral part of any day, much more to prepare for something very critical, such as a job interview for a position in a bank. Having a well-balanced and heavy breakfast fortifies you with protein, carbohydrates and other vitamins and minerals. Something as simple as scrambled eggs, toast, and your choice of breakfast beverage can boost your attention span, memory recall, and performance.

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