Taking the time to fine-tune your resume is a critical step in the job application process. Yet, most bankers get stuck in this step and end up losing endless opportunities.
We know writing job-winning resumes is hard.
So, we’ve prepared a list of details that recruiters expect to learn about you from your resume.
Check out our full guide on how to review your resume for additional tips.
Here’s what a recruiter is looking for in a banker resume
- Creative problem solving - Recruiters look for bankers who can provide financial solutions to clients and provide tailored solutions to meet their needs.
- Customer service expertise - That includes excellent written and verbal communication. It also means that you know how to build rapport and develop strong relationships with valued customers.
- Computer skills - Specifically Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel). You may also include other banking software that help you complete cash transactions and other day-to-day financial operations.
- Knowledge of operational quality standards - Your resume must highlight your understanding of procedures, policies, government regulations, and security requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree - Be sure to write an education section in your resume where you feature relevant degrees such as a BA in banking, finance, or business administration.
PRO TIPIt might be a real challenge to get noticed if your dream job requires more experience than what you have. Most banker resumes have a typical layout that makes all candidates look the same. So, the answer might be in updating your resume and using a creative resume layout.