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Commercial Banking: Overview
Commercial banks are in the business of providing banking services to individuals, small businesses and large organizations. While the banking sector has been consolidating, it is worth noting that far more people have jobs in the commercial banking sector than any other part of the financial services industry. Jobs in banking can be exciting and offer excellent opportunities to learn about business, interact with people and build up a clientele.
Today's commercial banks are more diverse than ever. You'll find a tremendous range of opportunities in commercial banking, starting at the branch level where you might start out as a teller to a wide variety of other services such as leasing, credit card banking, international finance and trade credit.
If you are well-prepared and enthusiastic about entering the field, you are likely to find a wide variety of commercial banking jobs open to you. Carefully read through the material below as you decide whether you've got what it takes to pursue a career in commercial banking.
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