Lenders, Insurance Companies Adding Talent

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Here are the main job opportunities of the last week.

Tip: Lenders Hire as Consumers Boost Borrowing

Lending to households, businesses, corporations and the government rose by the most in five years during the final three months of 2012. That should have positive implications on hiring in related industries. Brighter skies are ahead for commercial bankers, mortgage and loan brokers, and credit-card issuers, among others.

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Tip: Guardian Wants Graduates

New York-based Guardian Life is looking to hire as many as 130 college graduates as part of its plans to attract 875 new financial reps in 2013.

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Tip: Nine Insurance Firms that are Hiring Globally

In a financial services job market that is increasingly optimistic, insurance firms are more bullish than most sectors. So, which firms are likely to hire? Here are our top nine.

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