Skills to Work in Financial Services

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A Career in Financial Services

Get the skills required to become an exceptional candidate for jobs in retail banking. BankWorK$ will prepare you for positions such as Teller, Customer Service Representative and Personal Banker. This program is for people who see their future in financial services.

Courses

Backed by the Bay Area’s leading banks, the nationally recognized BankWork$ program is opening doors with skills training and networking opportunities.

BankWork$

The 8-week training concludes with a graduation and hiring fair

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Diversity


Bay Area banks seek qualified candidates from the various communities they serve – bilingual is a plus

Connections


Learn how to effectively present yourself through facilitated networking, mock interviews and more

Inside Scoop


Get a better understanding of what banks are looking for in a strong candidate

“I always dreamed of a job in banking. I had the desire and dedication, but needed training and connections. JVS was my ticket. I am so thankful that everything worked out. With my hard work, I have a job I love.”

- Elidel, BankWork$ Alum

Upcoming Workshops

  • Clarify and Construct Your Target Job
    November 19, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Achieving clarity about your target job is a fundamental step in the job search process. This workshop will give participants a chance to explore their strengths, values, interests, and preferred work environments in order to envision that next role. Join us to spend some time clarifying and constructing your target job. There is a follow (more…)

Instructor

  • David Robins
    David has experience as a corporate trainer and consultant and has been an instructor and facilitator for over 10 years. He specializes in networking, including LinkedIn skills, and has a focus on working with clients over 50.

  • Target and Tune Up Your Resume
    November 27, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop will give you a chance to analyze job postings from the perspective of a hiring manager. You’ll develop a strong and consistent applicant profile by aligning your job search materials using successful models. By the end of this workshop, you will: analyze job postings from the hiring manager’s perspective improve your job search (more…)

Instructor


  • 50 + Job Search Strategy Group
    November 28, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Strategize in a safe environment with other 50+ job seekers. This informal group is facilitated by JVS staff and will include topics such as addressing age discrimination in the hiring process, highlighting your work experience effectively and transitioning to a new career.

Instructor

  • David Robins
    David has experience as a corporate trainer and consultant and has been an instructor and facilitator for over 10 years. He specializes in networking, including LinkedIn skills, and has a focus on working with clients over 50.

Employers Hiring Right Now

Bay Area banks turn to JVS for diverse, skilled and motivated employees who are committed to advancing in the financial services industry. Our partners support the program financially and through hands-on volunteer involvement and receive priority in hiring candidates. Get in touch to learn more.