Jobs in the financial industry are starting to come back, as businesses are looking for people who can confidently handle the stresses of balancing books and a tighter budget. Charles Schawb, a large financial instution, recently announced that it will create more than 200 jobs in Arizona.
According to The Arizona Republic, the company plans to add more than 200 jobs in Arizona by the end of the year, and up to 400 new jobs in the area over the next five years. The company has worked with the city of Phoenix to buy 9 acres of land that will become part of the “Schwab Peak Campus.”The new area is where the additional employees will be stationed, according to the news source. Phoenix is and will continue to be a really important employment center for us, Joe Martinetto executive vice president of the company, told the news source. “The city has a broad and diverse pool of candidates, it’s a great business environment for us and it’s a great place for people to live and work.”This comes as good news for those looking for a job in finance. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, jobs in the financial sector are expected to increase 20% through 2018.