Metro Manila one of the metropolitan city of the Philippines and has a great contribution to the economy of the country. The banking industry is growing at a fast pace in Metro Manila and is very popular among job seekers. Financial inclusion is helping banks to make its presence even in the remote areas. This, in turn, is generating a large number of jobs for the graduates. There are a large number of banks and their branches covering almost every part of Philippines, thus offering a large number of jobs in Metro Manila to the job seekers.
The banking industry has expanded its area of operations and working to customer banking, investment banking, and commercial banking. Human resource, accounting, administration and IT industry is playing a very important role in regulating the activities of banking making it busy sector. In this country, banking staff usually works for 48 hours a week.
Educational Qualification Required:
To become a banker depends on the profile you choose. Some profile requires just graduation while some require master’s degree. A candidate must hold a bachelor degree in law, business studies, management, mathematics, and economics. If the candidates have 2 or 3 years of experience in the related field, they are eligible for the higher posts.
Some of the popular banks of Metro Manilla offering ample job opportunities to the job seekers:
• BDO Unibank (the largest bank in the Philippines)
• Metropolitan Bank and Trust company
• Bank of the Philippine islands
• Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
• United Overseas Bank Limited
Salary Offered to the Bankers
The salary of a banker depends on the role you play. If you are hired as a cashier of the bank then salary is comparatively from the CEO of the same bank. You are paid high if you have prior experience in the related field. Indian banks are also opening their branches in the Philippines which are the reason why it attracts more and more people.
Metro Manila has given numerous job opportunities for the candidates who are interested in making their career in banking. And also you can get a job via different ways.
Here is the list, provided with some useful tips to land banking jobs:
Social Networking: Different networking websites are helping a large number of candidates. They provide a platform, where candidate and employers can interact to get jobs. LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook can prove out to be a very resourceful source for getting bank jobs
Word of Mouth: Through this method, candidate’s name is referred to the employers by the existing employees or who have the power. This is one of the successful methods of the chances of being rejected are very low. This is not applicable to everyone.
Contacts: Your contacts can help you a lot in getting jobs in the relevant sector. Inform your friends and colleagues that help you looking for the jobs in the banking industry or in any other sector. Make connections which in turn help you in getting hired.
Job portals: Registering on various job portals can help you in getting job s in a very short span of time. Before you start applying for jobs, prepare your CV. If you are an experienced candidate updating your resume with achievements, experience etc. Some of the leading jobs portals such as Monster Philippines, Indeed and Bayt are always proving beneficial for the candidates.
We can conclude that banking jobs are the most prestigious jobs in Metro Manila, offering good salary and facilities to the candidates.
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