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  • Looking for job in foreign bank in India.

    Planning to take up a job in the foreign banking sector after having some experience in the accounting domain? Find detailed process of changing the career on this page.

    I have done graduation (B.Com )from Delhi university (SOL) and having 04 years plus experience in accounting domain. Now I am planning to move in banking sector, mainly in International Bank like Citi Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC or others. But as I had working experience in domestic company so I have no idea how to move there to get a job.

    I am also planning to do some Banking diplomas to move in banking sector but have no single clue about this.

    Please give your valuable suggestion to make my career better and get a job in a reputed foreign bank.
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  • You can apply for jobs in foreign banks.
    You make your CV and place it in and other similar job portals. You will be getting alerts from them and if there are any jobs in Indian branches of foreign banks, you can apply for them. Once in a while, you can open the site and search for any jobs in these areas and you can apply for them.
    Alternatively, if you have any person know working in these branches, you can ask him to refer your CV to their HR department and if there is any suitable vacancy they may call you for attending the recruitment process like a written test or group discussion or interview, as the case may be.
    You can also refer to newspapers for any vacancy advertisements in these banks and you can apply against that advertisements.
    Coming to the diploma related to the banking sector, the following are some of the diploma courses that are helpful to get a job in the banking sector.
    1, Diploma in Banking and Finance
    2. Certificate of Finance and Banking
    3. Certificate in Banking security
    4. Diploma in Banking Services Management
    5. Post Degree Diploma in Economics and Global Banking
    6. PGDM in Banking Management
    7. PGDM in Banking and Financial Services
    8. Short term PGD in Banking
    9. Advanced Certificate in Banking laws and Loan management

    You can decide on a particular course depending on your budget, time and interest.

    always confident

  • In case, you are having the banking experience of around five to six years, it would not be difficult for you to have a job in a foreign bank but you need to follow the following steps so as to land a job of your choice in a foreign bank-
    1) First of all, you need to write the Banking Service Examination and if your performance in the said examination is impressive, you can have a job in the SBI branch and later you can move on to a SBI branch of a foreign country of your choice since SBI has branches in almost all the foreign countries.
    2) By doing your job in SBI, look out for the vacancy in a foreign country for which you are interested. Remain in contact with your higher officials, they will help you in landing a job in the SBI branch located in foreign of your choice.
    3) Thereafter, you will have to face an interview with a foreign bank while still working in your SBI branch in a foreign country and show your best talents while the interview session is going on,
    4) Alternative way is to look out the chances of your absorption in Bank of America, Standard Charted Bank or any foreign bank located in India and then seek a link internally for the overseas job. It is somewhat a difficult path in the sense that you have to be a top performer so as to get the job of a foreign bank.
    5) Members on the Interview Board of the foreign banks would look out your skills relating to customer handling, customer service selling and financial advisory skills within you and you have to satisfy them through your convincing abilities.

  • If you are interested in working in the foreign banks operating in India then you might have to increase your skill levels in some niche areas which can help you in applying and seeking for a job in such banks. Your basic qualification and experience is alright but just by incrementing it with some additional learnings you can hope to make a career in the desired direction.
    You have to keep a watch on job portals like naukri, monester, sine, timesjob, and many more to get a feel of the banking jobs being advertised time to time by the foreign banks. You can register in these sites also so that you get a notification when a matching job is available for you.
    There are some areas where one can think to add skills and there are many online agencies like Udemy or Coursera or Unacademy etc which deliver these courses as per the need of the candidates. Some of the courses which can be really beneficial in meeting the objective of getting a job in these banks are - Banking credit analysis process, Digital banking, Macroeconomics, Advanced banking management, Banking and IT, Loans and credit management, Corporate banking, Microfinance, Risk management, Investment banking, Treasury operatins etc.
    You have to do some home work and from the job portals find out the positions being advertised frequently and then match them with a corresponding course and pursue it. It would be better if that comes out as an area where you have some interest and curiosity as that will push you more towards your goals.

    Knowledge is power.

  • If you want to do job in the foreign bank operating in India so, you need to develop skill in that area. First thing is that what you have to do, you make your resume and register on job portal like naukri. Com, timesjob etc. If any notification is there they will alert you. As far as adding skill is concerned, there are many online sites which deliver banking related course. You can check according to your need. Some banking related course will help you in getting job which are as follows:-
    1.Certificate in Banking security
    2.Diploma in Banking Services Management
    3.Post Degree Diploma in Economics and Global Banking
    4. PGDM in Banking Management
    5.Digital banking,
    6.Advanced banking management

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