by Gayane Isahakyan
To recruit and retrain personnel, Converse Bank has launched a Team of the Future project for 2014. The press service of the Bank has told ArmInfo that under the project 25 active young people, who have passed the preliminary stages of the project, have an opportunity to attend the courses developed by the leading specialists of the Bank.
The source says that the best specialists will be placed in job at Converse Bank. Persons preliminarily tested and interviewed will be able to take part in the project. The courses last 1.5 months at the Training Center of the Head of Office of Converse Bank twice or thrice a week.
"The first Team of the Future project was organized in 2012. As a result, 20 participants were placed in job at Converse Bank. Encouraged by the results, we decided to organize training courses for the second time in 2013, and the number of the specialists placed in job following the course was doubled", said Lusine Meliksetyan, HR Manager at Converse Bank.
"Every year dozens of graduates get a job at Converse Bank. We give high priority to involving skilled and self-motivated specialists in the working process. This year the Bank's corporate social policy is education- oriented", said Tigran Davtyan, CEO at Converse Bank.
To note, as of 1 April 2014, Converse Bank had 749 employees (up 8.7% or 60 people as compared with the same period of 2013). The bank holds the 6th position in the banking market by its staff. Converse Bank has 35 branches (14 in Yerevan, 20 in the marzes and 1 in Nagorno-Karabakh).
To recall, Converse Bank has been operating since 1993. The Bank's shareholders are Advanced Global Investments LLC with a 95% stake (controlled by Argentine businessman Eduardo Eurnekian) and the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin (5% stake).