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Easter, despite its holiday focus, is not necessarily a quiet time for job hunting. In fact, it can be an ?egg-cellent? opportunity for you to get on the front foot before the flood of CVs and applications hit companies? desks in the summer – so get ?cracking?.

Six reasons to work in Jersey?s finance industry
A career in finance opens up a world of opportunities. Finance related roles are available in a variety of different sectors, with a wide range of employers also having offices in countries right across the globe.

1. A Choice of Roles and Career Progression
There are a huge number of specialist areas and roles within the finance industry, so you?re sure to find something to suit, excite and challenge you. Moreover, most firms will offer you the chance to progress in your career through training, qualifications and structured professional development schemes.

2. Earning Potential
Jersey?s finance industry contributes over 60% of the Island?s annual revenue and is enjoying growth and buoyancy across its various sectors. As a result, there are some very attractive benefits and rewards packages available from a range of employers.

3. International Prospects
Jersey?s finance industry offers truly global careers, working with clients and colleagues around the world. There is also the opportunity to undertake secondments in different major financial centres of the world.

4. Transferable Skills
Roles within the finance industry enable you gain transferable skills – such as teamwork and communication skills – which are highly valued by employers and make you very marketable for your future career.

5. A Rapidly Evolving Industry
Due to the rapidly changing nature of the finance industry, a job in one of Jersey?s financial services firms will often involve working at the cutting edge of international business issues, with new markets, products, laws and legislation.

6. Work with Forward-Thinking People
The fact that are so many different roles within the finance industry means that you have the opportunity to work with and be mentored by internationally experienced highly motivated, dynamic individuals.

Wherever you come from, whatever your background and whether you are a graduate or not, employers in Jersey want to hear from you.

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Ben arrived in Jersey in 2003 and established our Gallery magazine title, determined to offer a better quality independent media offering. Holding a degree in Advertising and Marketing Communication and Masters Degree in Marketing, he builds media brands with the emphasis on brand. Ben loves mountains and is fond of penguins (the bird, not the bar).

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