Financial professionals who have had a tough time finding work during the economic downturn may be interested in a hundreds of new jobs that will soon be opening up in central Ohio thanks to Chase Bank.Chase, which is the region’s largest private employer recently announced it will add at least 350 new positions in the Polaris area over the next 5 years, adding to its year long hiring spree that has brought in more than 2,500 new employees in Columbus, the Columbus Dispatch reports.The banking giant said it will spend $18 million to refurbish space at two buildings on Polais Parkway, and free up more space at its McCoy Center complex.
That’s just fantastic news, said Governor John Kasich, who announced the new jobs at a town hall-style meeting with several hundred Chase workers at the McCoy Center.Positions will include openings for people who have a range of experience on their resume such as information technology support, business and consumer banking and wealth management, some of which could bring in salaries in the six figures range.According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for loan counselors and officers are expected to increase by more than 13% through the end of the decade.
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