Greece looks set to enter uncharted waters this week, with the expiry tomorrow of its creditors’ offer of a new €15.3bn rescue loan in exchange for a package of austerity and structural reforms.
Here are the key issues it now faces as it lurches closer to becoming the first member state to leave the euro since the single currency was launched in 1999.
Bank services workers handle a variety of different duties in banks and other financial institutions. Bank tellers handle certain types of customer account transactions. These employees serve the public directly. They accept customers’ deposits (money going into the bank) and give them receipts. They also handle customers’ withdrawals (money taken out of the bank), record transactions, and cash checks. When there is a withdrawal, the teller must make sure there is enough money in the customer’s account to cover the transaction.
Banking in the United States emerged immediately after the Revolutionary War. The First Bank of the United States was a federally chartered bank established to print money, purchase securities (stocks and bonds) in companies, and lend money. It also was responsible for establishing lending rules that state banks would have to follow. At the end of the 20-year charter, Congress refused to renew the First Bank’s charter because of concern about the power that the bank held. The bank was subsequently closed.
Duties: Opens deposit accounts for bank customers; interviews customers to obtain financial information and explain services available; help customers resolve account problems; may help customers complete loan applications
Alternate Title(s): Customer Service Clerk, Financial Services Representative, New Accounts Representative
Tellers are hired as new employees or are promoted from clerical or bookkeeping positions. Over the next several years there will be a decline in the total number of teller jobs as consumers do more of their banking at automated teller machines, instead of the teller window. However, teller turnover is high in most regions of the country Financial institutions are continually hiring new Bank Tellers to replace tellers lost through job turnover or promotion to other positions in banking, especially in urban areas.
• Meet and exceed sales targets; achieve maximum sales through cold calling of target lists and follow up on inbound inquiries
• Frequent Prospecting for New Business
• Facilitate a Positive On-boarding Experience for New Clients
• Continually learn new product knowledge and acquire better selling skills
The economic equivalent of a ceasefire agreement is a debt rollover of an insolvent state. In Europe, we have had both in the past three weeks. Europe’s political and economic diplomacy is focused solely on averting imminent catastrophe with no strategic purpose. The danger is that Ukraine and Greece are ending up as failed states.
A new “social supermarket” is aiming to cater to the poor by redistributing surplus food at budget prices - a model that has become popular in mainland Europe in recent years.
Community Shop (pictured), which opens in Lambeth today, will offer discounted food that is not wanted in the shops or depots of major retailers to 750 local people on benefits.
It estimates prices will be 70 per cent lower than at other supermarkets. Profits will be invested in a professional development programme to provide in-store advice on jobs, finances and healthy living.
(Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years, which could bolster views of an acceleration in job growth after a cold winter dampened hiring.
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 32,000 to a seasonally adjusted 300,000 for the week ended April 5, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was the lowest level since May 2007, before the start of the 2007-09 recession.