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|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by hardhelt: 8:58pm On Sep 05|
Please, what units can a graduate trainee choose from or be posted to at firstbank?
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Jaykizz(m): 10:02pm On Sep 05|
ezzo09:Congratz bro...You really need a testimony for this.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Jaykizz(m): 10:02pm On Sep 05|
bjbukzy:How far? How did things pan out today?
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Onlywoman92: 6:56pm On Sep 06|
Medicals don finish all the reliable "sauces" have gone to sleep. Abeg let them not sleep yet o because they haven't completed their assignment. They should tell us when TS will start.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by ezzo09(m): 7:19pm On Sep 06|
Mail just dropped o . Thank God. Debit alert I've been waiting for.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by BigDealz: 7:27pm On Sep 06|
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Samkeniyy(m): 10:18pm On Sep 06|
As you dey wait for First Bank. You can commit adultery with this one
Mayoor15 I hail oh. First Bank should call you sharp sharp
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by mayoor15(m): 1:14am On Sep 07|
Samkeniyy:Adultery ke, egbon kilode? I hail you plenty plenty
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by mcpat(m): 4:10am On Sep 07|
e be like say na fornication be dis one
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by DanXplore(m): 8:32am On Sep 07|
So guys, i have decided to leave firstbank whether they call me or not. I just got PTDF scholarship which is a better option for me. I wish you all the best!
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by arazz(m): 8:41am On Sep 07|
abeg give me d ptdf scholarship and wait for first bank to call you
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by mayoor15(m): 8:41am On Sep 07|
DanXplore:Wishing you all the best bro
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Nchabuomo: 8:49am On Sep 07|
DanXplore:Congratulations DanXplore....If they call you for documentation before you leave the country just go and do the documentation.... go with the flow. That's my suggestion.
After the documentation you can always email them when your visa is ready that you would be traveling.... You would be surprised how things might shape up. Good luck
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by DanXplore(m): 9:00am On Sep 07|
Bro, i gas forget about this first bank o, infact i am unfollowing this thread after this comment. Initially, i thought firstbank pays like 250k per month. From what i have heard so far, i am pretty much disappointed. My present job just raised our salary to a net/take home pay of 183k per month excluding other potential benefits.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by DanXplore(m): 9:05am On Sep 07|
Assuming it were possible, i would rather ditch firstbank for Ptdf. i only applied to these financial institutions because of the job situation in Nigeria. If i told you I left kpmg for tutoring chemistry, physics and maths would u believe?
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by DanXplore(m): 9:07am On Sep 07|
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Donmexie(m): 9:15am On Sep 07|
I want to first of all thank everyone that has taken their time to write on this post; the information contained have been very helpful.
I happen to fall under the category of those awaiting assessment. I took my dragnet tests in Enugu and I would love to find out if the 'assessment' will also take place in Enugu or in Lagos or some other states.
Also, this assessment, what does it entail?
Any information on these would greatly be appreciated!
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Dignitas: 9:42am On Sep 07|
Tutoring physics, chemistry and maths? Does that pay better than KPMG? Wish to know.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Nchabuomo: 9:45am On Sep 07|
DanXplore:Okay that's good. But you shouldn't define(stay at) a job because of financial remuneration.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by DanXplore(m): 9:46am On Sep 07|
I was taking like 3 different clients in lagos. Each was paying like 25 ti 35k. i totur for 4hrs to 6hrs daily. At the end of the month i go home with about 90k. Kpmg was paying 125k as at then, but it was not worth the stress to me. The main issue actually was that i did not like commercial science. i am an acute introvert
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by BigDealz: 3:41pm On Sep 07|
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Noel001: 6:48pm On Sep 07|
Hello guys... If you were to choose between first bank and access, which would be your choice and why?
Seems this is the point I find myself now. Tanx
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by juddexy2(m): 7:39pm On Sep 07|
Noel001:I beg you, please Access is a pressure cooker now. People are voluntarily resigning..there are unrealistic targets to be met. If you want pay, Access would give you a good pay but what is good pay without peace of mind to enjoy it. Why would you ask a candidate to convince 10 people to open accounts with a minimum cummulative balance of N2m within five working days, isn't that inhumane? Why would you sign a bond mortgaging 2yrs of your life. If its the car that freaks you, its another way of keeping you till 5yrs time (continuous deduction). I also got access some months ago but had to back out after such conditions. All my friends there presently are counting down daily to end of the 2yrs. Pls choose wisely. Stick to FBN for now!!
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by ezzo09(m): 8:30pm On Sep 07|
You have the opportunity to play for Manchester United as a starter na Sunderland u wan go dey play for. Na wa for you o.
My sister just resigned from access. Ordinary recruitment sef, u go find 2m in 10accts or 5m in one fixed acct. My guy FBN na govt work were access dey o.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by ezzo09(m): 8:57pm On Sep 07|
PTDF scholarship is a nice one, but it depends on where u intend to utilize it. My guy if na UK and na MSc just siddon for here go do documentation cos I know it's worth like 5m but if it's not UK maybe Canada or USA secure ur visa first before you bone this FBN thing.
But if na PhD which is worth 25m then my guy u are free to do as u like. UK or not...opportunities will flow once u finish all over Europe, Australia, SA and even America.
Evaluate your options properly, pray, seek advice from experienced people, Evaluate your life goals and dreams and pray again. Then be sure you are doing the right thing.
All the best bro.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Nchabuomo: 9:22pm On Sep 07|
ezzo09:Least would be 10M. 5M would barely cover tuition not to mention upkeep. Although I would encourage him to do documentation if summoned.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by Noel001: 9:26pm On Sep 07|
Hehehehehehe... E say na Man U and Sunderland.... Tanx guys.. That's what has been going through my mind all week.....In other news, no date for first bank Is yet?
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by DanXplore(m): 9:55pm On Sep 07|
Thanks bro for this very useful advice. It is Msc in UK and i will be doing my dream course. I am very certain i will be dumping First bank if eventually i am called. The issue is whether to dump my current job that pays a net of 183k for the scholarship. I am torn in between a secured job (Area sales rep) with a reasonable pay and masters in my dream course (process integration and design). I dont want to derail this thread, pls i will send u a pm
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by otukpoyam(m): 11:02pm On Sep 07|
DanXplore:Hmmmmmm e be like u no know the amount of jobless ptdf scholars for Nigeria. I'm not saying it will be your portion if u decide to do the scholarship, Infact, I reject it on ur behalf but the truth Is that there are many overseas scholars who are jobless in Nigeria. If ur job offers steady advancement and good pay, why do the scholarship? My younger brother also got it, but his school resumes in January. He applied for Fidelity bank, and he says when they call him for training school before January, he will either defer or abandon his scholarship. Remember you will sign a bond to return to Nigeria after the scholarship, and ptdf will not give you Job, Infact the head of ptdf was in the news recently when he said that there are no jobs for ptdf trained scholars. So just think deeply. Yes the scholarship abroad is enviable, it is very great, but there are no guarantees after the scholarship. First bank is one of the best Banks to work,i tell u. Fidelity too.
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by cloud9usher: 11:02pm On Sep 07|
If I were you, I'd stick to my present job or pick up the forthcoming FBN job because I'm sure FBN is a more recognised name professionally as compared to where you are working at the moment.
The goal of PTDF scholarships is to equip Nigerians with the best post graduate education towards effective human capital development so as to have them come back to further make needed competent addition into the nation's oil and gas industry, so after your M.Sc, you'd find it hard to get a job there or get a visa extension, the goal for anyone who came to the UK through PTDF is for you to return to your home country and contribute to human capital in the oil and gas industry. Except you plan to hypnotise a British girl into loving you madly enough to wanna marry you so you don't have to return to Nigeria You didn't hear it from me please
Let's say you go to the UK, after your M.Sc you come back, then what? Do you know the number of people who had M.Sc's before you even registered for your JAMB? The job market is saturated with M.Sc's and not just local but foreign obtained M.Sc degrees.
Your present job of 183K is good enough and you should get even higher pay soon once you get promoted, and you are in sales department which has high promotion opportunities. Stick to your job or accept FBN when the time comes, you were complaining about its modest pay, but there are a whole lot of allowances you stand to enjoy as a confirmed staff.
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|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by mrdankonxept: 11:07pm On Sep 07|
Brother your sure have a decision already, and you've done well accepting opinion and views here, at this stage you go pursue your dream.
That's why we are still very much in the struggle you know
|Re: 2016 Firstbank Graduate Trainee Programme by otukpoyam(m): 11:09pm On Sep 07|
cloud9usher:why did I waste my mb, you have said it all.
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