Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) to provide job tips to its customers


Dallas, Texas 07/11/2013 (Financialstrend) – The customers at FITB can now read free tips on finding a job in the newly included feature of the bank’s website at The bank, along with NextJob, a nationwide re-employment solutions company, created the multi-media Job Seeker’s Toolkit to help customers brush up on their networking, job interviewing and resume writing. To provide benefits for customers, the partnership with NextJob will continue, as explained by Steven Alonso, executive vice president and head of the Consumer Bank, Fifth Third Bancorp. FITB first offered a homeowner re-employment initiative to help distressed mortgage borrowers to find their next career and avoid foreclosure. “Now, this phase II effort enables us to offer a key component of that homeowner re-employment program online to a much broader audience, and therefore, help more people gain financial security,”  Alonso said. The Job Seeker Toolkit includes video interviews with job seekers, hiring managers, job search experts and provides examples for learning in a real life hiring experiences. Once registered, customers will be able to access the Internet banking training for a period of 39 weeks.  To develop or strengthen their job search skills, they will be able to work at their own pace.

Fifth Third Bancorp’s (NASDAQ:FITB) share price dropped by 0.05% on Wednesday and closed at $18.79 per share for the day. Intraday prices for the stock touched a low of $18.59 and a high of $18.85 per share. Trading volume stood at 14.88 million shares on Wednesday, with an average trading volume of 9.92 million per day of trading. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) currently has a 52-week low price of $13.07 and a 52-week high price of $18.085 per share. The market cap is at $16.43 billion with 874.66 million shares outstanding and 82% of institutional ownership.

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