The hires will be made in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., to staff up retail banking at locations within its Wachovia footprint. The move comes ahead of the conversion of Wachovia branches into the Wells Fargo brand during the fall.
"It's critical that we are fully staffed with enthusiastic, skilled team members in our banking stores," Pete Jones, Wells Fargo regional president for the Mid-Atlantic region, said in a statement. "We also hope that, by adding over 1,000 new team members in the next three months, we'll be contributing to the economic recovery in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C."
Since the Wells-Wachovia deal closed, the bank has added nearly 600 staffers to the Mid-Atlantic area. The new jobs will be both part-time and full-time positions that are eligible for benefits packages.-- Written by Lauren Tara LaCapra in New York.
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