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James Johnson

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Job > Financial Analyst

Entry Level Finance Jobs (Non-Sales)

[QUOTE who="tech in Seattle, Washington"]I'm sorry, but this is a lazy answer. Seriously. How do you get experience if you need experience to break into the field. Can you ...

6 years ago
Company > Wells Fargo

Interview tips

I've heard about $12 as a base, with commissions and bonuses on top of that (assuming you are good at financial sales).

7 years ago
Company > Wells Fargo

Interview tips

Well for those of you applying for any of the banking related jobs (Teller, Personal Banker, Loan officer,etc) the best advice is to emphasize your selling skills and skills ...

7 years ago
Job > Financial Analyst

Entry Level Finance Jobs in Denver

The only other thing I can recommend to everyone if you have the time is to do informational interviews with the managers or finance departments. Don't go in there like you want a ...

7 years ago
Job > Financial Analyst

Entry Level Finance Jobs in Denver

Well the thing is, I'm not trying to get into a Wall Street company or anything. Not trying to get on with a hedge fund or VC firms. Sure it'd be nice, but I didn't graduate from ...

7 years ago
Job > Financial Analyst

Entry Level Finance Jobs in Denver

How long did you work for Chase? My strongest lead right now is as a Personal Banker for a national bank. Yeah, it's all sales, but I am thinking Finance is a club and you have to ...

7 years ago
Company > Wells Fargo

Interview tips

[QUOTE who="meowmeow mrrrrrr in Minneapolis, Minnesota"]If I may ask have you had previous teller experience when you applied with Wells Fargo? I have applied to over 40 ...

7 years ago
Job > Teller

Good banks to work for?

Well I had my phone interview for Personal Banker and Teller with WF. I think I did well, but probably could have been a little more aggressive on my sales experience than I was ...

7 years ago
Job > Bank Teller

bank teller position

Well, considering most retail stores give employee discounts, I'd say go with a store you shop at a lot. In addition to getting a decent discount, the fact that you like their ...

7 years ago
Job > Finance Manager

Entry Level Finance Job that is not sales?

Hello all!

I'm currently in the process of changing careers. I have found I'm more of an analytical thinker rather than a seller. But I'm also finding that the only way to ...

7 years ago
Company > Wells Fargo

Interview tips

[QUOTE who="Employed because of my own efforts! in Oakland, California"]I just got hired at Wells as a Banker. If you want to get hired focus on your selling and customer ...

7 years ago
Job > Teller

Good banks to work for?

Hello,

I will interview with TCF tonight and a phone interview with Wells Fargo tomorrow. However, after reading some former customer comments on TCF, I am begining to doubt ...

7 years ago
Company > TCF Bank

TCF Bank Salaries, Bonuses and Benefits.

I have an interview with a TCF recruiter this evening, but after doing some research on the company, it seems like working for TCF would be a hassle. Let me elaborate:

From ...

7 years ago
General > Job Interviews

I am a Recruiter for a Fortune 300 company; here to answer some questions on interviewing....

Well, one thing I am wondering about now (in regards to my uniqueness comment) is this: Would it be a good idea to gather up a whole bunch of unique skills and certifications, or ...

7 years ago
General > Job Interviews

I am a Recruiter for a Fortune 300 company; here to answer some questions on interviewing....

Well unfortunately that is true so long as you are not the absolutely perfect candidate who has all the various skills they want and jumped through all the hoops they presented ...

7 years ago
General > Job Interviews

I am a Recruiter for a Fortune 300 company; here to answer some questions on interviewing....

I never liked the "don't ask about salary" rule, because if there isn't at least some indication that the job will pay my bills, I could end up wasting my time and the ...

7 years ago
City > Colorado Springs, Colorado

Night Jobs in Finance or Accounting

I'm having a heck of a time trying to get a decent paying job in Finance or Accounting. Unfortunately, my degree was in Political Science, but I have been working in a financial ...

7 years ago
Job > Financial Analyst

Entry Level Finance Jobs in Denver

It's been my experience that you need 2 things to get a job as a financial analyst:

1. A BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
2. Two years of ...

7 years ago
Job > Bank Teller

bank teller position

I've had the same trouble to. Teller is considered "entry-level" only in that it is the bottom of the finance ladder. But they do want you to already have experience cash ...

7 years ago